Creation residence

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Nave Ágora launches its call for those willing to participate in its Creation Residence, to be held from March to July 2020, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

This call is primarily aimed at artists, researchers and cultural managers from all around the world, who are interested in carrying out their creations, productions and research during a residence of up to 4 weeks in Nave ÁgoraCultural Space-Laboratory of Civic and Community Innovation.
The Creation Residence includes:
  • Accommodation: individual private room (with a comfortable bed) and bathroom.
  • Access to shared work areas: kitchen-dining room, classroom-workshop, audiovisual studio and multipurpose large-room. It should be noted that these spaces circulate assorted people in processes of creation, production and research; in constant link with the community.
  • Access to equipment, tools, furniture and other resources:
    • Sound Art Laboratory: home studio for recording, editing and mixing sound.Equipment and materials for the different stages of the audio chain.
    • Audiovisual and Multimedia Laboratory: editing island, lighting, video and photography room.
    • Interaction Laboratory: electronics store, computer and body-machine interfaces. Devices with Linux, Windows, OSX and Android systems.
    • Laboratory of Mechanisms and Machines: warehouse of tools and machines for the construction, assembly and prototyping.
    • Library
    • Monitoring and project tutoring.
For the selection of proposals will be especially considered those that could link arts, technologies and sciences, and ponder and work on some of the critical thematic axes of Nave Ágora:
  • Arts and Community.
  • Digital Culture
  • Commitment and Civic Cooperation.
  • Collective intelligence.
  • Re-appropriation and redefinition of public space.
  • Food Sovereignty
  • Environmental care.
  • Alternative Economies, Fair Trade and Financial Education.
  • Responsible and Conscious Consumption.
  • Conscientious and Critical Technological Appropriation.
  • Open Science.
  • Gender equality.
Important dates and work schedule:
  • Application period: extended until January 31, 2020.
  • Evaluation of proposals: February 1 to 10, 2020.
  • Communication of selected projects: February 11, 2020.
  • Creation Residences: March to July 2020.

Other facilities:

  • High speed Wi-Fi Internet.
  • Bike.
  • Individual lockers with key.
  • Urban orchard.
  • Grill.
  • Linkage with cultural and academic institutions and projects in Buenos Aires and Argentina.

Kind of participation:

  • Social Contribution: it is expected that in all cases residents can offer the community an open and free activity of dissemination and social linking: a talk, a workshop or some other process of reflection, training or collective creation.


The residence calls for creators, researchers and cultural managers who have their own or institutional funds (scholarships and/or other types of support).
The selected candidates can request our acceptance letter in order to be presented to their academic, cultural organisms, etc that require it.


  • Per day: 30 USD.
  • Per week: 180 USD.
  • Per month: 650 USD.
  • Latin American: 30% discount.
More information:
Before applying, we recommend examining the following links about other activities carried out by Nave ÁgoraLa BARCALABicicletaAbout Nave Ágora