Open Call

Оpen call for researchers, curators, writers illustrators and designers

World of Co

No Funding
Sofia, Bulgaria


Open call for writers, researchers, curators, photographers, graphic designers, illustrators, animators, fashion designers, jewellers, media artists, video / film makers, from all around the world. World of Co is the first all year round multidisciplinary artist residency program in Sofia, Bulgaria. It was initiated in 2017 by independent art organization that wanted to support the local scene and the visiting artists. World of Co Artist Residency Program offers friendly, supportive and stimulating surroundings to Bulgarian and international visiting artists and curators, wishing to realize field research or/and an artistic project in Bulgaria. The duration of the program is from 1 to 3 months. During this time frame, this residency will provide artists with time to work on individual or collaborative projects alongside other resident artists. The participants focus on research, experiments, production, learning new skills, critical discourse, networking, collaboration.

Number of Participants



Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


July 01, 2019 - August 31, 2019


  • €750.00 program fee (monthly)


Co-Working, Desk Space, Gallery, Shared Studio


Apartment, Home-Stay, Kitchen, Live/Work, Private Room, Shared Bathroom


No meals

Public Programs

Discussion, Exhibition, Open Studios, Workshops


Animation, Curatorial, Design, Digital Media, Documentary, Illustration, Literature, Multimedia, Photography, Playwriting, Poetry, Research, Screenwriting, Tech, Video Art, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Web Design, Web Development


No languages listed

Program Description

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES: Accommodation & Shared studio space in the center of Sofia Introduction to Bulgarian art & culture: From traditional to contemporary art (series of lectures) Bulgarian language lessons for beginners Weekly group meetings Two workshops Support with research and project execution Open studio day or group exhibition and the end of the stay Museum / Gallery visit Sofia City Guide - a curated collection of contemporary galleries and museums, art stores, print shops and etc. Curated list of art and culture events in Sofia Options for organizing artists' talk or workshop – present your art to the local audience Bulgarian SIM card In the spirit of an intercultural dialogue and exchange, artists are also stimulated to explore the local culture and contemporary art scene. The program culminates in a final group exhibition, open studio day. More information: Previous artists-in-residency:

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