Mono Lisboa Residency

01 Sep 2024 - 24 Nov 2024

Lisbon, Portugal


Application Deadline: July 13, 2024

Duration: September 1 – November 24, 2024


Lisbon, Portugal

A three-month residency in the heart of Lisbon, Portugal.

Languge: English 

Misk Art Institute has partnered with Mono Lisboa Residency Program to offer Saudi artists an exciting three-month opportunity to exchange with the actors of contemporary art in Lisbon, Portugal.

The Mono Lisboa Residency is a platform that focuses on the discourse and engagement with individual artistic work and pursues the vision of advancing the relationship between art, training, and research.

This residency provides not only production support costs, but also networks, research, creative activities, individual coaching, and more.

Who's it for?

Full-time mid-career Saudi cotemporary artists who work in the fields of visual arts (painting, drawing, sculpture, graphic art) and cotemporary art (collage, assemblages, mixed media, video art) and who meet some or all of the following:

  • 3+ years of fine arts experience

  • 3+ years of exhibiting history

  • Actively practicing and engaging in the arts

The applicants must also be fully committed to prioritizing this three-month program, with no exceptions.

What You Will Gain

  • Time and space to focus on researching and producing artwork

  • Experts to advise, provide feedback, and critique your research and project

  • Long-lasting contacts within the Portuguese and international arts network

  • Exposure to and from important members of the art community (such as artists, press, curators, etc.)

  • Professional development as an artist and new outlooks on your practice

What We Provide

  • Roundtrip flight to Lisbon, Portugal, visas, and accommodation (as set by residency partner)

  • Workspace studio

  • Expert mentorship 

  • Networking opportunities

  • Per diem