Crystal Ruth Bell Residency


Deadline:31st July, 2016

For the third edition of the Crystal Ruth Bell Residency, Red Gate & China Residencies are calling for people who base their practice in research to apply for a funded residency in Beijing for the months of November and December 2016.

Curators, writers, researchers, documentary filmmakers, photographers, choreographers, chefs, designers, developers, activists, scientists, architects, and all kinds of visual artists are encouraged to apply with a project proposal that reflects some of Crystal’s interests and driving forces: curiosity, dedication, perseverance, words, and maps.

The Crystal Ruth Bell Residency covers:

  • A live/work apartment in Tuanjiehu in downtown Beijing
  • Funding towards travel and visa expenses
  • Airport pickups, welcome dinner and orientation upon arrival
  • Project support and coordination
  • Artist talks or workshops (optional)
  • USD $1,000 research stipend (enough to cover meals and daily living expenses in Beijing)
  • Open studio exhibition

Apply online  before July 31st 2016. Finalists will be notified by August 20th and the selected researcher will be announced on September 1st.

Individuals and duos from all nationalities are encouraged to apply, including China, Hong Kong, Taïwan and Macao. This is a wide open call, with no restrictions based on age, medium, educational background or other criteria. Project proposals will be evaluated based on their feasibility and creativity by a jury composed of Red Gate Residency director John Lui and coordinator Hu Xinru, China Residencies board members Jay Brown, Christina Chung, Samantha Culp, Emma Karasz, Rachel Marsden, An Xiao Mina, and China Residencies co-founder Kira Simon-Kennedy.


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