It is a program operating in the fields of Higher Education, Arts, Sciences , Research.
As part of the Ionion Center the residency program has Global and innovative network and vision , which attracts and attends the higher standard creative and academic requirements of prestigious Artists, Scientists, Researchers, Higher Education Institutions & Activists from all over the World.
The Ionion Center for the Arts and Culture through its operation in both the academic and artistic sectors is committed- and thus known- for its expertise to connecting Greece with the International Art’s Community through a cutting edge innovative and distinctive program in arts, art’s education and related sciences .The program is also working on the sustainability and protection of the Natural and Cultural Environment.
The residency program is open, international, running all year, supporting/advancing high level artistic- scientific research and creation projects. It is inviting artists and scientists, curators, art factors , universities and art’s institutions from around the world.
Aim is the exchange of Knowledge , Creation , Artistic expertise ,innovative practices and performance. It is a program establishing bridges to connecting the contemporary International Art- Sciences Forums.
The Center’s function is offering space for the advancement of the works either academic or artistic, personal or collective. It is operating in collaboration with world leading higher education institutions and academics, focusing on creation and innovation.
Education/Multi Media/Media Arts/New Technologies/ Digital Arts/Visual Arts/ Performing Arts/Dance/ Music/ Literary Arts/ Applied Arts/ Curatorial projects
Acceptable are projects on all disciplines, included Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Music, Literary Arts, New Technologies, advanced Academic Study and Research, Archaeology, Anthropology, History, Art History, Classic Studies, Poetry, Literature and Philosophy, Art Preservation – Restoration, Protection of the Natural Environment and the Cultural Heritage.
Activities supported listed as follow: Exhibitions, Conferences, Workshops, Master Classes, Semester and year abroad academic programs, Summer courses, Faculty led programs, Field studies, Seminars, Academic Research, Social involvement programs ,Extended Exhibitions, Arts and Sciences Forums.
The Residency Program and the Grants of the Ionion Center
Grants Available for the years 2017 & 2018
- GRANTS CONNECTED TO INTERNATIONAL ARTS /RESIDENCY PROGRAM OF THE IONION CENTER
Starting from 1000 euro up to 30.000 euro for the most exceptional projects of the residency program of the year.
Web Application form : http://goo.gl/forms/q2f8aD9uzk
Email Application : firstname.lastname@example.org
In the basic selection criteria for the residency program and also for the grants are included as essential -beyond the professional skills- the formality of the process and the responsibility of the applicants.
Evaluation and Selection Committee -depend on the program- is the Curatorial Team and Members of the Academic and Administrative Team of the Ionion Center . The projects selection and acceptance is based on the establishment of strong international projects with Global focus.
Additional info : info@ ionionartscenter.gr
The programs connected to the residencies takes place mainly at the premises of the Center. In exceptional cases for performances, concerts or exhibitions, along with the Ionion Center edifice, are offered specific sites of extreme interest, such as archaeological sites, the medieval castle etc.
The Center is keeping a top level for its activities and network, considering every artist, scientist, academic, educator as special case, offering to him/her all the opportunities to realize something exceptional.Working beyond the material needs of the artists, they have help to to connect with :
1.The local community in the fields of their specific work and activities [artists, researchers, scientists, archaeologists, architects, authors, educators and so on]
2.The Ionion Center Academic team and the academic programς of the collaborating with the Center higher education institutions.
The space is attended 24hours a day by professional personnel.
Administrative, academic, secretarial, promotional, practical and technical support is available for personal, educational or advanced projects.
Time frame for a residency:
There is no limit, starting from two weeks minimum.Acceptable are short or long term residencies(subject to the early formal enrolment and the space availability).
Welcome to the Ionion Center’s for the Arts and Culture residence areas.
The accommodation areas are part of the building complex keeping independence .The basic offer includs : A personal room + bathroom fully equipped, daily room service ,24 hours high speed internet , use of laundry , kitchen personal or shared [depend on the space preference ], garden access or balcony, studio for art creation and personal support. Every day is included as a standard offer full breakfast ( bread, butter, eggs, jams, honey, milk, cereals, hams – cheese, fruits, tea, coffee, sweets and more, depend on the season of the year).During the day and night there are always free and available in the kitchen snacks, sweets, tea, coffee, milk, juices, fruits, pies, pizzas and basic goods [pastas, vegetables, sauces, oil, spices, and many other things for food preparation].
Every season of the year are offered fully equipped rooms, apartments , suites for short or long residence. We address to interested visitors, artists, scientists, researchers,students, art schools, art institutions, artists groups, visitors groups, students groups up to 20 persons. Under specific arrangement are welcome groups up to 50 persons, with special hotel accommodation offers. Under arrangement are offered programs of local traditional food, dinners or banquets, as well dinner is offered in cases of groups up to 15 persons.
- Rooms for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 persons fully equipped, with kitchen
- Apartments for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 persons fully equipped, with kitchen.
- Suite for one to four persons, bedroom, baths, kitchen, desk, dinning-living room, veranda with open view to the Ionian Sea and daily care from experienced personnel.
- All the areas of the complex are safe for children and people with special needs.
- Luxurious hotel rooms in great range & special hotel accommodation services are available upon request.
Residencies price range depending on the season of the year and the type of the housing preferred ( accommodation into the Center, in a co-operating hotel, apartment, villa, swimming pool / tennis area or other facilities included, simple or complicated studio apartment ,choice of a very near the beach room-studio e.t.c) In cases of prestigious personalities are also available personal assistance- waiters , a personal driver, eventually a personal doctor with extra costs. All the cooperating with the Center accommodation facilities are offering reduced prices to our visitors.
(The following price details concern housing accommodation into the Center, prices not changing during the year. Non educational programs , art projects, tuition fees or specific equipment and catering – presentation – technical support expenses are connected to the offers below).
Prices for accommodation facilities into the Center’s area vary:
One, two or three person’s room -bathroom-studio, full breakfast, basic goods and snacks included: 47 euro for a day – night(plus the taxes).
One (or two) person’s room-studio, bathroom, kitchen, full breakfast included: 75 euro for a day – night. For a full month the fee is reduced, offered in the amount of euro 2150.
One (or two) person’s apartment, bathroom, studio, , kitchen, breakfast included: 85 euro for a day –night. For a full month the fee is reduced, offered in the amount of 2400 euro.
Suite (for one to four persons),studio, kitchen, bathrooms, dining – living room, desk, balcony with view to the Ionian Sea, breakfast and special daily service included: 160 euro for a day – night. Price for two weeks reduced, offered in the amount of euro 2300.
OFFER FOR UNIVERSITIES – COLLEGES – SCHOOLS
Special prices are offered for universities, colleges and schools, school departments, artists or independent groups visiting the Center. The offer includes :
1 week group arrangement: for a single person , full housing accommodation, food – two meals every day and free the use of the exhibition areas and the theater of the Center for exhibitions, presentations, performances, lectures, educational or other use, catering for opening celebration/public event, plus a day tour around the island and delivery from and to the port /or/ airport, the cost is euro 1150.
note: in all the above prices is not included the tax fee 24%, to be added upon the issuance of the official invoice. The pricing list of each year is ending the 15th of December of the year, in terms of official registration- enrolment toward keeping the prices of the running year for participation in the programs of the next year .