Walk&Talk Azores

Open Call for Residency: Apply by 27th of February

An open call for artists of all ages, geographies and disciplines that assigns two (2) residences to the Walk&Talk Artist Residency Program during the 2020/2021 biennium.

The Open Call for Residency aims to stimulate the investigation, creation and presentation of new artistic projects in the context of Walk&Talk. Applications for co-production or circulation of projects already completed or presented publicly are not accepted. Both winners are invited to start their residency in the Azores during the 2020 edition of the Festival and to develop a new work proposal that will be produced by Walk&Talk for presentation at the 2021 edition of the Festival.


a) Artistic Residence 2020/21: up to ten (10) days with two (2) round trips for one (1) person to Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Azores; accommodation and food; access to Festival program activities; welcome and follow-up by Walk&Talk artistic direction, communication and production teams and guest curators. b) Walk&Talk 2020/21 Artist List: The winning artists will be included in the list of artists participating in the 2020 & 2021 editions of Walk&Talk. c) 2020/21 Residence Fee: € 500.00 (fee to be managed by the artist during the residency period, which should include all costs related to research and development of the work). d) Production Fee 2021: € 2000,00 € (fee to be managed by the artist, where all costs inherent to the production and presentation of the work must be contemplated. The artists are free to invest their own funds or gather other support and grants for the production). e) Collective applications: if the winning applications are from collective, it is up to the artistic direction of Walk&Talk and Anda&Fala Association to decide on extending the “a) Artistic Residency Award” to more elements than the person duly identified in the application as “representative of the collective”. The members of the collective are free to invest their own resources or other support to participate in the residence.


Applications are accepted: - From national or foreign applicants, over 18 years of age. - Individual and collective, upon the mandatory appointment of a representative of the collective. - In all areas of artistic expression. - Only one (1) application per year will be accepted per candidate or collective.


Open Call for Residency only accepts applications in digital format which must include an Application Dossier and Other Attachments (see section 4.1.). All application files must be sent as attachments and in a single email with the subject “Open Call for Residency Application / Candidate Name” to opencalls@walktalkazores.org


January 8: Open Call Announcement Until February 21 - 17h00 Azores: requests for clarification (Requests for clarification sent after this deadline will not be considered) Until February 27 - 17h00 Azores: submission of applications (applications received after this deadline will not be accepted) March 16: Winners Announcement on Walk&Talk social media (only winners will be contacted by email) 2020/2021: Artistic residency and research, curatorial support, production in the 2020 edition of Walk&Talk (9-19 July 2020) and presentation of the works in the 2021 edition (8-18 July 2021).

For more information on the application process and Open Call for Residency, click here.

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