The museum residence ‘Artкommunalka. Erofeev and Others’ and Kolomna Old Merchant District Creative and Museum Cluster are holding an open international competition among artists and writers to receive grants for the realization of creative projects in the visual arts and literature in 2023-2024.
Silk and weaving
a timely theme for Kolomna connected with the launch of the project to revive the art of the Kolomna silk weaving, to interpret the ’genome’ of a textile Kolomna through contemporary art and creative writing
The competition is to support the boldest and most radical creative projects in keeping with the spirit and objectives of developing modern art and literature. Attention to artistic interpretation of the Kolomna’s modern life and heritage is welcome.
Modern prose, poetry and drama
the literature residence is a laboratory of meanings, a ‘writer’s study room’ with the opportunity for communication with the public. The outcomes of the writing projects should be texts in Russian
Contemporary visual arts
art projects revealing the artist’s world and presenting the artist in their context
Artists and writers who are prepared to create projects in accordance with the terms of the competition are invited to take part. This year the competition is held to select the residents for two years 2023 and 2024.