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Artist in Residency program currently active in Myitkyina

Submissions Open

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Want to be considered for the Artist in Residence Program?


An Asian photographer or filmmaker with a personal website or online portfolio.
At least one previous exhibition or screening of a substantial body of work.
Decent English communication skills.
Independent and highly motivated.

DocArtsAsia / SAS offers:

Basic accommodation, food and Burmese visa for up to 70 days

(transport to and from Myitkyina is not yet supported).
A solo exhibition or screening of the work produced at the DocArtsAsia gallery and/or the Chiang Mai Documentary Arts Festival.

DocArtsAsia asks that you:

Produce and exhibit a substantial body of work from your time as an Artist in Residence.
Provide DocArtsAsia with one set of prints/ video file.
Help document DocArtsAsia / KSAS activities 2 days a month (days/times flexible to accommodate your project).

(Optional) Teach workshops at the DAA Center Chiang Mai and / or provide portfolio review sessions (in English, Jinghpaw, Burmese or other languages that are common in and around Myitkyina Area).

Please apply on the online form linked below and contact us if you have any questions.

Note: Projects outside of the city are possible, however the artist should have a presence in Chiang Mai during their residency.

Applications are currently open for 2016