Open Call 2021 Open Call 2021

Open Call 2021

  • 09 Dec 2021

Applications are now closed for the following three residencies – the Artist ResidencyCommunity & Education Residency; and Curatorial & Research Residency. Selected residents will be hosted in Singapore between July 2021 and March 2023, for a period of between one and six months. 

Open to both Singapore-based and international practitioners, across all discipline of the arts, the 2021 cycle focuses on processes and practices which engage with:

  • Notions of “intimacy” and/or “infrastructures”
  • Impact on technology on contemporary life – sociability of the internet; connectivity and capacity of networked platforms; agency and empowerment in civic technology; and digital participatory platforms


Residency Programmes


  • Artist Residency 6-month programme, open to artists and collectives who are looking to develop artistic practices and emergent modes of artmaking.

  • Community & Education Residency 1–3 months programme, open to practitioners who explore the relationship between art practice and forms of education or whose core practice engages with local communities or the public in various ways. 

  • Curatorial & Research Residency – 1–3 months programme, open to curators and researchers who are working on, or interested to explore, new modes of curatorial thinking and research process. 

  • EX-SITU: Art Spaces Residency – Application by invitation only, for art organisations based in Asia, including independent non-profit art organisations, artist-run spaces, and community-led initiatives, exploring innovative ways of activating public spaces to engage with the local art scene and public. 


Key Dates

  • Application Deadline: 28 February 2021 (11.59pm GMT+8)
  • Application Review: March/April 2021
  • Notification of Outcome: May/June 2021


Applications will be assessed by an international panel consisting respected professionals from different disciplines.




For enquiries, please email [email protected].