Wooloo Non-visual residency in Muricia, Spain


New Life Residency is the world’s first non-visual residency program for artists. The residency is organized as part of Manifesta 8, the European Biennial of Contemporary Art, and will take place this fall in the Region of Murcia, Spain.

Residency periods

*October 4th to October 9th, 2010
*October 11th to October 16th, 2010
*October 18th to October 23th, 2010
*October 25th to October 30th, 2010
*November 1st to November 6th, 2010

Number of applicants selected

*For one week each, five artists will be selected to live and work in a dark, visually distorted exhibition space.


*Due to the site-specific nature of the project and its local collaboration, applicants who speak Spanish will be preferred.


*Travel, living and production costs will be covered for the selected artists.

Program info

*In cooperation with her/his assistant, the artist will use the one-week residency to create a guided tour of the non-visual space and experience in which s/he is living. The guided tour will take place on the last day of the residency and will be open to the biennial audience. The blind assistant will be the guide of this work in darkness.

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Submission deadline is August 15, 2010

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