OPEN CALL: Find Your Calling Istanbul; Atelier Muse Artist Residency



Atelier Muse Residency Program is the realisation of a lifelong dream to add value to life by coming together, exchanging our unique knowledge and creativity with curiosity. As a research, production and community initiative to expand horizons with art, this year Atelier Muse invites artists to host and connect their muses in the queen of the cities Istanbul while in the biggest transformational times of turkey and the whole world as well. Artists are encouraged to be a part of this transformation with their creative, curious and conscious ways of thinking. Looking at saint Istanbul where East and West unite from artists’ points of view would be not only a valuable investment for the future of art but also the considerable step to inspire and carry this enthusiasm within societies through art.

Now, application is open for Fall 2017. Scroll down for more.

Disciplines: Performance, Dance, Writing, Community, Film & Video, Installation, Photography, Media Arts, Other (Please specify in your application).

DEADLINE: 20 Jun, 2017

DURATION: 2 weeks to 3 months

TIMING 1 August – 30 November 2017


-Studio space with technical equipments (sound&light)
-Teaching and attending resident artist workshops
-Performance showing, exhibition organisation
-Networking events with local arts community
-Artist assistance


-Regular, active, and productive use of the studio space during the residency period.
-A public presentation as a publication, performance piece, workshop, film etc.
-Monthly blog posts documenting their residency. For participants who will reside less than a month, at least one blog post is expected.

PROGRAM FEE: $290/week | 3 Months: $2,300


Send your application with necessary documents via e-mail to

A full application includes the following:

-Completed application form. Find and fill on the link:
-Resume / CV
-Documentation of recent work (4-10 photos and 1-3 videos)

**Artist collaboratives should apply together by submitting ONE application per group, specifying the number of individuals on the application form.

Please note that all applications and work samples must be submitted in, or translated to, either Turkish or English.

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