THE ROAD TO ELEFSINA
A nine-day intensive artist residency on the Mysteries of art in energy vibrating Athens & Elefsina European Capital of Culture 2023
The Athens residency includes intensive workshops in storytelling, performance and video, and promotes the artists’ work through presentation, catalogue and participation in video festivals. The physical residency follows an online introduction to the significance of Greek heritage for contemporary artists.
Application deadline: 3 December 2023
Residency date: Sunday 7 – Monday 15 January 2024
The Road To Elefsina aims at expanding the artists' spectrum of cultural experiences, and offer insight into the beginnings of civilization. The learning program enhances artists’ understanding of how art and poetry may have a soothing effect on human agonies.
The residency, workshop and presentation project addresses visual artists, designers, crafters, jewelry makers, ceramists, performers, photographers, filmmakers and art theorists who wish to dive into the Greek myth of death and resurrection. The myth of Persephone also highlights the mother and daughter bonding, and the challenges of growing up.
ATHENS STUDIO OFFERS
The studio offers include accommodation and workspace for individual art projects, research and inspiration in the rich and vibrant cultural environment of the Greek capital.
Contact us anytime for availability! Applicants must be at least 30 years old.
Contact us for fees and more information.
Your studio request should include your desired dates plus a short overview over your work (links, photos, website).