Open Call

Walking Backwards - exhibition oppportunity

Snehta Residency

With Funding
Athens, Greece


We are looking for emerging contemporary practitioners that will demonstrate a genuine interest in the social context of Athens and who can engage with it critically by challenging social norms and taboos. We are looking for creative practitioners who demonstrate elements of experimentation through their artistic practice. Applying artists should demonstrate an interest in the local community of Kypseli and maintain a gregarious approach to potential connections with local artists and organisations.The call is non medium specific.

Number of Participants

Individuals or small collectives (up to 3)


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


June 01, 2021 - October 31, 2021


  • €500.00 stipend (one-time)


  • €10.00 application fee


Gallery, Installation Space, Library, Wood Shop


No meals

Public Programs

Exhibition, Performances, Readings


Book Arts, Conceptual Art, Digital Manufacturing, Digital Media, Drawing, Fiber Arts, Installation, Intervention, Painting, Performance Art, Photography, Printmaking, Public Art, Sculpture, Sound Art, Video Art, Video Games, Virtual Reality, Visual Arts


English, Greek

Program Description

• 500 euro artist fee/reward • Access to our small studio space Mariya (next to our main exhibition space at I.Drosopoulou 47) • Induction on our terms on how to use the space and a variety of tools • Tour of Kypseli and a presentation of the organisations 9 year history in the city • Access to the Snehta library during the opening hours • Snehta will offer consultation during exhibition isntalls. • The work produced by each artist will be promoted on our website and on our social media platforms (facebook/ Instagram) and through our newsletter. • Shenta will provide printing costs and welcoming drinks for the opening day, photographing the event and invigilation of the show during Snehta opening hours (Artist’s will have to take care of their own invigilation times for opening days outside Snehta’s schedule)

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