ARTIST RESIDENCY / STUDIO RENT

Need a studio or searching for an artist residency? We offer space for a one month stay in the urban port city of Chittagong in Bangladesh. 

This includes a spacious and comfortable room for a reduced rate to artists, including a 20m2 multi functional room (no natural light) or 12m2 room (natural light) to work in. The artist residency space can be used by one artist or a duo (room with a double bed). 

In the working space are several options possible. It can be used as an office, space to write, do yoga, music (speakers available, but it is not a music studio), paint or draw. Depending on your wishes you can use the room as you like. 

Suitable for writers, (urban) architects, photographers, visual artists, music artists and more (ask for possibilities), who want to dive deeply into a unique experience of the culture of Bangladesh.
To develop concepts, get new inspiration, write plans, write and make music (no recording room), try-out concepts.

Performing and exhibiting in Chittagong or Dhaka is possible if needed (ask for possibilities). 

We invite artists to work with themes around social inclusion, environmental issues and/or urban solutions. Do you have your own theme to work with and do you think it will fit in? Please write the motivation in your plan. 

This residency space is for a one month stay, included:

  • A 20m2 multi functional room (no natural light) or a 12m2 room (natural light) to work in
  • Simple vegetarian meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Wifi
  • Drinking water
  • Personal room with a double bed, attached toilet and balcony
  • Fan
  • Use of washing machine possible
  • Transport from Dhaka to Chittagong and back
  • Visa invitation letter for 30 days visa
  • Additional trips (extra fee) to Cox's Bazar, Bandarban, rural areas of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Sylhet, Sundarbans. 
  • Location is near train and bus stations, national M. A. AZIZ Stadium/Sports Stadium, biggest Buddhist temple in Chittagong and World War II Cemetery
  • Excluding flight ticket
  • Help with funding is possible, depending on your country of residence and your plan


Artists will be selected based on their portfolio, motivation and plan.

Apply now!

Call for applications is open. We are asking artists to apply for the period of:

  • mid July-mid August 2022
  • mid August-mid September 2022

 

Please contact us below for the artist residency rate and application procedure. 

Contact for more information