Craft Village

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Founded 2015
new delhi, India


Craft Village has been ranked as No. 2 best artist residency in India by leading platform Kerosene Digital recently, due to quality of artists applying from more than 70 nations and award winning artist and designers coming from across the world doing break through work in Art & Design. Craft Village is a member of Residency Unlimited, New York (world largest artist residency network) and Res Artis of Amsterdam (having over 600 organisation and individuals as member in over 70 countries). In 2016 alone, Craft Village received over 100-applications from 60-countries, out of which four artists were awarded spring & fall residency awards in Textile & Product Design respectively. Craft Village is the only Craft & Design residency in India besi Craft village also offers trans-disciplinary education to improve the quality of life of crafts persons by providing formal contemporary design and product development through design-technology-skill development programs/ workshops on regular basis.

Local Information

Artist Residency programs are offered twice in an year on various areas of work, including clay and ceramics, textiles, products, public spaces, film, graphic and communication, installations, theatre and many other areas of art and design. These artist stay in individual rammed earth cottages during their residency period, and have studios for 2-D and 3-D work. The Artist Residency is in lush green location as well as building in heart of Delhi with negative carbon footprint, ground water harvesting, and earth quake and fire resistance besides having the best quality of air (29.6 Microns) in town. (Delhi that has 200 Micron (2.5 PPM) and UN prescribed limit is 130 Microns).

Network Affiliations

  • Res Artis

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