La Macina di San Cresci

Artist in Residence

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Program Details

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We welcome people of all age and nationalities.
Artists selected for this program are at all stages in their careers and work in all media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, new media, installation, fiction and nonfiction writing, poetry, dance, music ( that is an old organ available), interdisciplinary, design and architecture.

Artist residency consist of sojourning from 7 to 90 days, with a possible time extension subject to availability.
This period covers a program based on the personal project proposal presented.
The artists are expected to pursue work independently or together with other creative people from other countries, developing and interchanging concise ideas on contemporary art and culture.The artist has open access to the space and equipment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
We will provide promotion through exhibition, publication and/or exposure.
As an archive of activities is scheduled to publish a yearbook representative of the various experiences hosted and we provide archive of the artists on our website.

The program is running all year. NO DEADLINE.
Applications: who/how
Applications are open to emerging and professional artists.
How apply
Candidates should submit:
1. The completed application form (may be downloaded from website )
2. An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae with personal details
3. An example of recent work (photographs, catalogues, publications, articles, CD etc.; For the writers : short writing sample)
4. An explanation or outline of the project to be undertaken during the residence
5. The desired dates for your stay

You can send application form and other requested documents :

By mail to : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

or by ordinary mail to:
La Macina di San Cresci 
Pieve di San Cresci 1 
50022 Greve in Chianti (FI)

Selection procedure
Applicants are invited based upon resume, compatibility and stated artistic intentions.
Admissions Timetable - There are no application deadlines. Decisions are made by a committee composed of representatives from the Municipality of Greve in Chianti and a staff of artists and professionals.
Presentation of artists' work
At the end of the residency, we host an Open Studios day, open to the general public. This is a great chance for the artists to share the work done during the residency with a broader audience who is made up of professionals, art lovers, neighbors, friends.
Exhibition and public talks takes place at discretion of the La Macina staff and in agreement with the resident artist.


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