Welcome, dear artist!

Thank you for your interest to participate in the project

Artist in Residence


This is a contest.

For you, if you’re between 18 and 35.

And you live in Europe. And you’re a street artist.

A serious one.

You have plenty material that can fit into a portfolio.

Along with a resume that shows key information about you.

You’re very interested in social issues and the future of your country and Europe.

You’re delighted to finally have an opportunity to say something about it.

To everyone and in your own way!

Because the future concerns everyone. And we want it to be bright!

If you would be happy to visit Novi Sad

— This year’s European Capital of Culture —

To be an artist-in-residence between April 18 and May 10 this year and join another seven young artists in painting a wall in a magnificent location.

In addition, you don’t mind having your likeness and work used in other segments of the official Novi Sad:
Capital of Culture program.

Now you know what the contest is about. And why it’s the right thing for you!

Along with your resume and portfolio, please send a sketch of what you think The Future of Europe will look like and a list of materials you’ll need to bring your creation to life.

Send us your resume, portfolio, sketch, and materials list, and we’ll be waiting for you with accommodation, a surprise masterclass, a fee, and a wall ready for creating legacy in Novi Sad.

The application deadline is 18th March, 2022.

Shall we?

Location: Novi Sad, Serbia

Location of mural: URBAN AREA

Dimensions of the wall: approximately 100m2

Length of residency: 3 weeks

Date of arrival in Novi Sad: 18th April

Date of departure: 10th May

Local coordinator will be in charge of hosting the participants

Who is going to paint with me: Street artists from Serbia, the Western Balkans, and the European Union.

What’s provided: Accommodation, travel, fee, your required equipment, masterclass, photo sessions, time-lapse video of the process of creating the artwork, promotion of your art on social media and through PR, catalogue.

To apply for the call, you must first accept these Terms & Conditions.
Click here to see the document and read it carefully before proceeding.

Please fill in the following form carefully. If you need any help or you have any questions, just drop us an email and we will get back to you with an answer at our earliest convenience.

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All the artists would be given an equal part of a horizontal surface.

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Date of announcing the list of chosen Artists in residence: 25th March, 2022

Eligibility / Criteria for selection of 8 artists:

Artists from the Western Balkans, European Union countries and other European countries

In the age between 18-35 years;

With qualifications relevant to this initiative;

Artist who are engaged and / or interested in local and global socio-economic issues

Able to stay in Novi Sad during the residency program from 18th April to 10th May, 2022

Who are prepared to engage and participate in the activities of the official programme of Novi Sad as the European Capital of Culture for 2022 and other related cultural events in Novi Sad during their stay;

Who are prepared to promote the cultural capital of Novi Sad through their social networks and experience.

Jury members:

Jury president and Art Curator: Lazar Sakan, Director of New Moment Gallery, Belgrade

Tijana Palkovljević Bugarski, PhD, Director of the Gallery of Matica Srpska, Novi Sad

Nikola Dzafo, conceptual creator and visual artist, Novi Sad

Two members on behalf of EU Delegation to the Republic of Serbia