Open Call

SomoS Arts Residency

SomoS Arts

No Funding
Berlin, Germany


The SomoS residency program is designed for artists working in disciplines such as drawing, collage, photography, media-art, performance, and film/video. The minimum 3-month residency is focused on production, experience, critical discourse, networking, and local participation. All applicants are requested to provide the following materials: – a description of the specific project proposal for the period of their residency, maximum 500 words. – proposed dates of the residency – a link to their website – an up-to-date CV – an artist statement – a portfolio in pdf format (no larger than 7mb) Applicants must be eligible for visa-free travel to Europe for three months duration or secure their own visa in advance.

Number of Participants

Up to six live/work studios are available for artists-in-residence at SomoS Art House. Residents stay for three months each on a rolling monthly basis so that they can benefit from overlapping with other artists and to have the chance for more individual feedback.


No deadline


October 01, 2018 - July 31, 2020


  • €2,850.00 program fee


Desk Space, Film Editing Suite, Gallery, Individual Studio, Installation Space, Library, Sound Studio


Apartment, Live/Work, Shared Bathroom


Coffee, Tea

Public Programs

Critique, Exhibition, Group Dinners, Professional Development, Self-Directed, Workshops


Animation, Architecture, Augmented Reality, Book Arts, Conceptual Art, Curatorial, Digital Media, Documentary, Drawing, Fiber Arts, Film, Illustration, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Mixed Reality, Moving Image, Multimedia, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Printmaking, Research, Scholar, Sculpture, Social Practice, Sound Art, Thinkers, Video Art, Virtual Reality, Visual Arts, Wearable Technology, Web Design


Dutch, English, German

Program Description

SomoS’ Artist-in-Residence Program offers cultivated, supportive, and stimulating surroundings to international visiting artists wishing to realize an artistic project in Berlin. Staying at SomoS, participants will become a part of a thriving artistic community with an active exhibition and event program and will easily and swiftly become well-acquainted with the creative, networked city that is Berlin. The live/work studios are furnished with a working table, chairs, workbench, bed, and a professional LED lighting system. Shared areas of SomoS include the exhibition spaces, a shared kitchen, office facilities, and a big social living space with a collection of art books. At the end of the residency, SomoS organizes a presentation of work in a suitable public format. These can include lectures, discussions, screenings, readings, or exhibitions. SomoS provides PR, artist's talks, interviews, exhibition texts, invitations, and public reception in SomoS exhibition space.

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