The 2019 Open Call has ended. The 2020 Open call will be announed after the summer in 2019. For any questions regarding a recideny stay in 2019 please contact post@arv.international (available months for applying for a residency in 2019 are June,  July, August, and September). 

ARV. I accept three artists each month between April and September every year. Each resident will receive spacious private accommodations, shared studio space, gallery space for exhibition, connections with local artists, curators and galleries and will be given assistance in specific individual research projects. The three months are non-thematic and dedicated to individual research and studio time.

1 month fee: 800€,-

Anyone with an artistic practice can apply.
Send the application to post@arv.international with the following documents attached in the mail:
- CV
- Portfolio (Max. 15mb. including seven of your most recent works. Add links to video and audio works)
- Filled out and signed application form: PDFWord Document


ARV. I Offers
- 96m2 studio space
- Garden, private bedrooms, shared kitchen and bathroom (inc. wifi)
- Exhibition space in Veliko Turnovo
- Organization of practical and material needs for studio practice and research
- Train from the airport arrival (Sofia or Varna) to Pavlikeni 
- Assistance regarding public artistic interventions, guided tours, and networking
- Acceptance letter to support external funding
- Free entrance to churches, museums and galleries in Veliko Turnovo (incl. Tsarevets Fortress, Archeology Museum, Pavlikeni Museum, Boris Denyev City State Gallery, Historical Museum)

ARV.I Conditions
- Number of residents at one time is limited to three persons (Companions are allowed by agreement)
- Travel, supplies and food expenses are paid by the artist
- Applications are done digitally only
- Spoken language is primarily English
- ARV. I do not cover production materials, nor any shipping of materials, artworks or objects produced or collected


ARV.I studio