Open Imagination
 September 15, 2024
Zuecca Projects Call for Applications: AD BESTIAS Art Residency

Zuecca Projects announces the first open call for its Art Residency program in Venice. Selected artist will be invited to join the Residency and to develop new artworks that will be included in the forthcoming editorial project inspired by the dystopian Eco-totalitarian novel Ad Bestias by Francesca Sarah Toich. Artists of all disciplines, ages and nationalities are invited to apply for the opportunity to be selected for a 4-week Art Residency between November 2024 and January 2025. Ad Bestias, a novel by the Italian writer and performer Francesca Sarah Toich, is the theme of this edition of the Residency. The novel is about a dystopian future in which a vegan dictatorial regime has taken control. Women are used as gestation capsules for endangered mammalian animals, as in the case of the protagonist who finds herself pregnant with a white rhino cub. To participate in the call artists need to submit the following materials by the following email: CV with full name, contact details, most relevant solo and group exhibitions, publications and residencies; portfolio or website link with artworks produced; Max 5MB by email; if the size exceeds the 5MB please share it via Google Drive or Dropbox sketch of an artwork inspired by Ad Bestias and/or a project proposal describing the artwork/s to be produces during the Art Residency. Only selected artist/s will be contacted by email by 15 October 2024. The Art Residency includes: A/R travel, studio space for production, accommodation.