Open Call 2024

  • 31 Mar to 31 May 2024

Applications are now open for SAM’s Artist Community & Education; and Curatorial & Research residencies. The studio-based residencies will take place within a period of one to six months. We welcome applicants from around the world and across all mediums and disciplines.

Cycle 3, which will take place from April 2025 – September 2026, focuses on notions of allyship & solidarities, building alternative knowledges and flowing & thinking in betweens.

Find out more about SAM Residencies here.

Residency Types


  • Artist residency: Open to artists and collectives developing their artistic practices and engaging with emergent modes of artmaking.

    Community & Education residency: Open to practitioners who explore the relationship between artistic practice and forms of education or whose core practice engages with local communities or the public in various ways.

    Curatorial & Research residency: Open to curators and researchers working towards new modes of curatorial thinking and research processes.

Key Dates

Application Deadline: May 31 2024 (23:59 GMT +8)

Selected residents will begin their cycle between April 2025 to September 2026. Applications will be assessed by an international panel comprising respected professionals from different disciplines. Due to overwhelming responses, we regret that only selected residents will be notified.

Application form and more residency details

Applicants will be required to submit the following in PDF format:
1. Curriculum Vitae (CV) / Resume
2. Portfolio
3. Statement of Interest (1000 words)

In the Statement of Interest, we encourage applicants to respond to themes of the Cycle: notions of allyship & solidarities; building alternative knowledges; or flowing & thinking in betweens.

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For other enquiries, please email [email protected].