Closing Date: 20.8 2018. Artists, designers and architects are invited to apply for an artistic residence in the historic center of Gjirokastra in Albania, with the aim to design public art projects which redevelop abandoned spaces in the city, in collaboration with local artisans. Seven (7) candidates will be selected to participate 9-16 September 2018.
- food and accommodation for seven days, hosted in traditional Ottoman houses in the historic center of Gjirokastra;
- bus transports from Tirana to Gjirokastra (and from Gjirokastra ti Tirana);
- materials for the realization of the project.
- Travel expenses will be provided for two (2) international artists identified by the jury in the selection phase. The other five selected participants will cover their own travel expenses.
Program is hosted by the Rete delle Case del Quartiere and the Gjirokastra Fundacioni. The artistic projects will be presented during the National Fair of Crafts and Heritage 2018, 14-16 September 2018, in the city center. Every year more than 100 organizations from all over Albania and Kosovo take part in activities for three days in the Old Town and the Medieval Bazaar in Gjirokastra.