Past Residency Projects

  • Autumn AIR 2016

September 23rd – October 28th.
Sefrou. Morocco.

Autumn AiR 2016

This five-week artist residency offers up to 6 arts practitioners the chance to live and work in the heart of an old Moroccan medina in Northern Morocco. Explore and work in a culture steeped in a rich history, surrounded by ancient living and yet a hairsbreadth away from modernity.

For more information click HERE

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  • C.V.’s Summer AIR 2016

July 11th – August 11th.
Sefrou. Morocco.

CV summer AIR

From 11th  of July to 11th August, this artist residency offers up to 8 arts practitioners the chance to live and work in the heart of an old Moroccan medina in Northern Morocco. Spend just over 4 weeks exploring and working in a culture steeped in a rich history, surrounded by ancient living and yet a hairsbreadth away from modernity.

For more information click HERE

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  • AiR Textile Residency

January 2nd – February 2nd.
Sefrou. Morocco.

Work by Lisa Bornholdt, C.V. Artist in resident 2014. Image by W. Garcia

Work by Lisa Bornholdt, C.V. Artist in resident 2014. Image by W. Garcia

2016 sees Culture Vultures Launch their first textile specific Artist in Residence Project.

The aim of this innovative 4-week project is to encourage contemporary artists and practitioners from all disciplines to feed their creative practice and collaborate with the textile artisans of the region including the women craft makers of Morocco. The wealth of artisanal talent available includes carpet knotters, weavers, brocade experts, tailors, textile buttons makers, natural dyers, embroiderers, stitchers and cloth knotters to name but a few.

For more information click HERE

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  • Cherry-Picked Photography Quest

Residency   4th – 8th June 2015
Sefrou. Morocco.cherry fest

Culture Vultures and ASIL Visuals invited practising photographers to dive deep into the festivities through the perception of a camera lens on a 4 –day, photo-focused discovery of the local festival.  Share and discuss you work, approach and photography ethics in a traditional house in the ancient walled town over a fresh mint tea.  Be led through the crowd into the Amazigh tents, onto roof top viewing points, through artisan workshops and across the hills to gain a unique insight and meet your photographic muse on this arts and cultural quest.

For more information click HERE

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  • AiR Artisan II. Fez. Morocco 

Residency 15 March- 19th April 2015
Sefrou/Fez. Morocco.CopperMo3

Spend 5 weeks alongside a Fassi artisan and discover the skills and approaches involved in traditional Moroccan crafts.  Exchange thoughts and concepts on a personal, artistic, and cultural level.For more details go HERE

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  • Sidi Ali III

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    Image by Hollis Bennett

Sidi Ali, Meknes, Morocco this third edition aims to bring together a small group of artists from varying disciplines and backgrounds to the Moussem pilgrimage of Sidi Ali. Artists are guided through a program of Moussem visits, introductions and lectures, encounters and brainstorming sessions to draw from and inspire their practice.

For more on this project go HERE

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