Now in its third edition, Dharti Arts Residency is a three-month artists’ residency based in New Delhi. Conceptualised as an intensive, studio-based residency for emerging artists, Dharti provides its residents space and resources to develop their practice, work on a new project, and interact with the broader art community in the city. The residency is held annually between the months of May and August.
In the course of the three months the four artists selected for the programme will participate in a lineup of peer-to-peer conversations, critique sessions, gallery and studio visits, artist talks and presentations etc. Alongside, they will be required to conceptualize and produce a new work. The residency will conclude with a weeklong open studio.
The residency is exclusively open to all Indian Citizens and all applicants must be between ages 25 – 35 at the time of application.
Residents will be provided furnished accommodation and access to Serendipity Arts Foundation’s basement studio spaces (750-800 sq ft) in Defence Colony, at the heart of south Delhi. Besides a basic monthly per diem for meals they will also be entitled to a production grant to cover purchase of material, implements, additional technical support etc.