Open Call

VIR Viafarini-in-residence


No Funding
Milan, Italy


There are no restrictions of nationality or age. The program is open to individual artists and artist duos. The guests of the studio are selected through open calls, by invitation of curators, as well as through application form submitted directly by artist and curators themselves.

Number of Participants

During each period VIR Viafarini-in-residence shared studio can accomodate up to 10 artists. The shared studio is available for periods of 4 months each: January-April; May-August; September-December.


No deadline


January 07, 2019 - April 30, 2019


  • €3,000.00 program fee


Co-Working, Desk Space




No meals

Public Programs

Discussion, Group Dinners, Open Studios, Performances, Round Tables


Book Arts, Conceptual Art, Curatorial, Drawing, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Multimedia, Painting, Performance Art, Sculpture, Social Practice, Sound Art, Video Art, Visual Arts


English, Italian

Program Description

VIR Viafarini-in-residence is available as a shared studio program for artists and curators. VIR is a place open to dialog between visual arts and other forms of expression, aiming at giving space to the artistic productions of the hosted artists and facilitating skills’ exchange and professional growth. At regular intervals the doors of theshared studio are opened to the public in occasion of the VIR Open Studio, for the presentation of the works produced during the stay. The working place consists of two rooms connected to a wider space, for a total of over 240 square mt, where artists work side by side for variable periods. If the guests are also looking for accomodation, in addition with the use of the working space, Viafarini can offer accomodation in apartments. The flats are located in the same building, in completely indipendent two-room flats of 40 square meters. VIR reserves the opportunity to invite hosted artists and curators to attend meetings, talks, debates and lectures

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