We at Chander Haat introduce ourselves as an artists' commune. Situated in the southern fringes of Sarsuna in Kolkata, India. Our focus is mainly on contemporary art, we have organized many art activities such as workshops, discussions, performances and exhibitions. We also support and encourage innovative and experimental ideas.
CHANDER HAAT RESIDENCY PROGRAM
We at Chander Haat being an artist commune understand that artist's need time and space for their creativity. Our Artist-in-Residence program provides opportunities to artists, academicians, curators, and people of all forms of creative arts a time and space away from their usual environment and obligations. We provide a time of reflection, research, presentation and/or production. We also allow an individual and/or group to explore his or her practice in a different culture, by meeting like minded people, using new materials and experiencing life in a new environment.
WHAT DOES IT FOCUS ON? AND WHAT CAN ARTIST'S EXPECT?
Our residency emphasizes the importance of meaningful and multi-layered cultural exchange thereby allowing immersion into another culture. At Chander Haat we provide a perfect environment for creative folk to be sequestered for a week to several months in order to devote time to their art. Because the purpose of the artist residency is to allow artists to create art.
Residency program since 2015
Disciplines and media: Visual Art, Performing Arts, New Media, Curatorial
Type of organization: Artist run
Duration of residencies: 1week to 4 months
Number of artist resident at one time: Between 1 and 4
Companions allowed: Partners,Pets
Expenses paid by artist: Travel, Supplies, Kitchen
Application who/how: Digital Application
Selection procedure: By committee
Expectation of the artists: Presentation, Donation of an Artwork
Description of residency
Resources: Internet Connection, Library, Office, Computer, Live-work space, Woodworking Tools, Studios, Kitchen
Number of studios: 3
Accommodation: Private Room, Shared Room
Working Language(s): English, Bengali, Hindi
How to reach:
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is an international airport located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, serving the Kolkata metropolitan area. The airport is located approximately 33.5 km from Chander Haat.
Howrah Junction, also known as Howrah Station and Sealdah Station, is a railway station which serves Kolkata. The station is located approximately 20 km from Chander Haat.