Residency

“Art Residencies” are important part of program of Open Place. Since 2004 we have hosted in Kyiv over 50 international researchers, artists and curators from Austria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Denmark, Georgia, Great Britain, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Ukraine, US, and Uzbekistan.

In 2017 Open Place became one of the twelve founding members of Art Prospect network that aims to demonstrate how artistic and social practices can stimulate community engagement, positive change, and encourage dialogue. Participating countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

In 2018 Open Place joined the CENTRAL & EAST EUROPE CALLING an Artist-in-Residence Exchange Programme between art institutions based in Central & Eastern European countries and art institutions in Austria. Participating countries: Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine.

In October 2019 in the frame of Art Residencies / Open Place, was happened “Art Prospect Intensive” an educational program aimed at exchange of expertise and development of innovative methods to facilitate collaboration between artists, social organizations, and the community to address local problems and issues. The program that had form of educational residence included seminars and practical workshops by experienced international artists and curators in the field of social practice art  resulted in collaborative projects in partnership with social organizations, initiatives and cultural institutions in Odesa. The program was organized by Open Place (Kyiv, Ukraine) in a collaboration with CEC ArtsLink (New York, US) and Oberliht Association (Chisinau, Moldova). Artists and Curators from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan took part in the program.