FAQ

Please avail of these FAQ’s to help you in your application.
Good to know:

Media might be interested to follow the residence, this means you as an artist can be asked to give interviews in local newspapers etc.Artists will participate in a presentation of their art in the form of an open house day.Kultivera will arrange a couple of field trips to different Art centre’s around the county and we will also give you the opportunity to take part of local field trips to learn a bit about the history of the town and meet local artists. You will also during your stay here with us be introduced to local artists whom you can choose to collaborate with if you like.

All of the above is of course all done in coordination with you artists

The building is also used for all different kinds of culture – which means that some other parts of the house can at times be a bit busy due to local bands practicing in their music studios.

*Please take it upon yourself to get travel insurance to cover any mishaps or accidents during your stay here in Sweden. Kultivera is not responsible for any injuries.

Are there any fees?

There are no fees, the Coracle Europe partnership provides  a grant for those who apply to the residency and it covers all expenses when it comes to food, accommodation, studio and utilities. Artists are only responsible for their  travel expenses.

Who can apply for residence?

The residency is open to Swedish and international artists.

Must I commit to the entire program?

All residency artists must commit to the full  programme.

How many artists are awarded a residency?

A maximum of four artists are awarded a place in a residency.

Should I bring any materials with me? 

We recommend that you bring basic materials. If you cannot carry materials personally, they can be mailed to Kultivera in advance of the residency.

Do you have any open day?

Yes. During your stay we will invite the community for an open day or some other form of open studio event during the residence.

Can I do workshops? 

If you are interested in giving workshops, holding symposiums, or readings we would happily provide you with the materials, space and support structures you might need for this to make it happen.  We have several spaces available in the town and other town for that matter that can be used.

What about food?

We do shopping based on the residents shopping lists and the residents then prepare their own food as a part of the community experience. We have a large kitchen area in the residence building.

Do I need to bring bed linens or towels?

We provide both bed linens and towels.

Getting around the area?

We provide bikes so you can cycle to the main street or to the lakes and forests around the area.

Can I have visitors during my residency?

Yes, you are welcome to have friends and relatives for short visits during your stay. Your room will have extra beds if they choose to stay overnight. we take a charge of 150kr per night.

If you don’t find the answer you are looking for to a specific question in the FAQ’s please send us an e-mail: arts@kultivera.nu

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