SAGA / ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
We offers you SPACE to FOCUS on your CRAFT and CREATE new work.
The SAGA residency is open to:
and other creative artists from all over the world.
SAGA offers partly sponsored Artist in Residence.
SAGA is also proud member of Nordic Analog Network (NAN), where artists working with analog photography methods living in the Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden can apply for fully sponsored residencies. Click on NAN logo to go to their website for more details. This sponsorship is supported by Nordic Culture Point
WE ACCEPT APPLICATIONS CONTINUESLY.
Allow 1-2 weeks for reply.
LENGTHS OF AIR SAGA:
2 - 4 weeks. The residence period last from
Sunday to Sunday.
You will be free to set your own work schedule.
We can help organise tours and studio visits
to other artists in the area.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
Shared fully equipped kitchen (with 2 - 4 people)
Shared bathroom (with 1 person)
Free use of our internett
Access to our daylight studio/ work area (60 m²)
Access to Darkroom/ Wet Plate Collodion Lab
The Artist will have to cover the cost of materials
they needs to create art.
The artist is also responsible for their own meals.
Using the equipment at SAGA is included in the cost.
EQUIPMENT AT SAGA:
2 daylight studio lamps
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 printer (A2)
Epson Perfection V700 Photoscanner
Equipment in the darkroom:
Kaiser Enlarger System-V VPM6002 multigrade head 35mm/120mm
DeVere Enlarger 4x5" 3 lenses: 50mm, 80mm og 135mm
Film developing tank for 35 mm/ 120 mm
Wet Plate Collodion:
Silver Bath tank
Helper tray for poring collodion
Drying racks for plates
Caydo 20W LED UV Screen Printing Exposure Light and Light Stand for Screen Printing Exposing and Cyanotypes
SAGA can offer mentoring/ guidance/ coaching to our Artist in Residence, and can assist in booking models, and help in securing interesting locations to use as backdrops for your artwork.
COST PAID BY ARTIST (listed in Norwegian Kroner):
2 weeks: NOK 7.000,- (NOK 500,- pr day)
4 weeks: NOK 14.000,- (NOK 500,- pr day)
Regular cost is kr. 1400,- pr day. Day rate including accommodation and access to studio and darkroom. SAGA covers kr. 900,- pr day. Artist covers kr. 500,- pr day.
As a sponsored AIR you might be asked to give a lecture or have an open studio session during your stay.
We also ask sponsored AIR to donate a piece from his/her artwork, created at SAGA, to be part of our permanent collection.
T E S T E M O N I A L
‘My stay at SAGA AIR has been nurturing for my soul. To be able to focus on my craft this way,
has been liberating and resulted in new energy
and growth in my work’
- Nina K. Staff