Why have so many artists visited CEAC?

The Xiamen artists-in-residence program gives artists a spot where they can develop ideas, experiment and produce new work. The CEAC advises artists on how to produce their work outside their studio and shares with them a large network of local artists, companies and work sites to enable them to implement their projects in the best possible way.

The CEAC stimulates a cultural and intellectual exchange between residents, local artists and students at the Art & Design Department of Xiamen University.  Residents can be invited to give lectures or presentations about their work and guest seminars and workshops for students.

At the conclusion of their residence, artists are invited to present their research project and new work at the Art Center. The CEAC can also help mediate presentation spots in other cities in China and, for those who like to travel, CEAC offers travel advice and assistance (reserving tickets, hotels, getting visas).

Based in the Netherlands, the European branch of the CEAC regularly presents the research results of CEAC residents at various locations to an interested audience.  In addition, the European branch of the CEAC strives to promote an exchange of knowledge and collaboration with fellow specialists and artists in other disciplines by organizing lectures, debates, films and video showings.
 
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Duration: variable

Paid by host:  Studio space, living and working accommodation, advice and assistance.

Extra costs of individual technical assistance and making an exhibition at the conclusion of the residence depend on individual wishes, but are normally inexpensive.

Accommodation information: the apartments/studios (for two persons or a family) are furnished and fully equipped for living and working, including air co, washing machine, telephone, internet, TV and DVD player.

For more information about registration and financing options: info@ceac99.org