Artsource Global City Residency
Basel, Switzerland

Poised on the banks of the Rhine River, Basel is the cultural capital of Switzerland and an entry point to the rest of Europe. It is a perfect place for an artist residency. Since 1989, Artsource has partnered with the Atelier Mondial to offer artists from both countries a unique opportunity to enrich and develop their art practices.


Congratulations

Brad Rimmer is is our 2017 recipient of the Global City Basel Residency. He is interested in how our past, our experiences and our emotions shape us. For the six-week residency, Brad will produce a substantial body of images to explore new ideas and directions in his photographic practice.


2018 Applications Open

  • Includes use of a self-contained, live-in studio apartment at Atelier Mondial in Dreispitz.
  • Duration of Residency: four months
  • Funding provided: A$19,220 (ex. GST) artist fee + travel. Accommodation costs are paid directly by Artsource to Atelier Mondial. Supported by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.
  • Residency Dates: 1 July to 30 October 2017
  • Applications close: 5pm 19 October 2017
  • CLICK HERE to download application form for Global City Residency Basel 2018


Eligibility + Requirements

  • Applicants must be Australian citizens or have Australian permanent resident status.
  • Applicants must be Western Australian residents and have resided in Western Australia for at least 24 consecutive months prior to the application.
  • Applicants must be professional practising visual artists and recognised as such by their peers.
  • Applicants must have maintained an independent professional practice for at least 10 years.
  • Students are ineligible to apply.
  • Late applications will not be accepted. Applications must be received by 5pm 19 October 2017 (applications postmarked by this date are eligible).
  • The recipient of this residency will be a representative of the State of Western Australia.

Find out more

To check application and eligibility requirements, ask questions and get a form, please contact our Studios and Residencies Manager, Loretta Martella (Tuesdays to Thursdays):


 


Artsource is developing additional Global City Residencies to create new opportunities for members and foster the visual arts in our state. Our goal is to develop and offer a range of quality residencies, of varying lengths, open to artists at different stages in their careers. Fundraising has begun and ideas for potential destinations and support are welcome. Please contact our Studios and Residencies Manager, Loretta Martella:


2016

Jennifer Cochrane, is the recipient of the 2016 Artsource Basel Exchange Residency. Click here to see Jennifer in the Artist gallery and read more about her work here.

Jennifer Cochrane, Steel Stack with tree, steel, 2015. Photographer: K. MaxwellImage above: Jennifer Cochrane, Steel Stack with tree, steel, 2015. Photographer: K. Maxwell


Supported By

Department of Culture and the Arts, Christoph Merian Foundation of Basel, Switzerland and the Atelier Mondial.

Department of Culture and the Arts / Lotterywest logo  Christoph Merian Stiftung Basel logo   Atelier Mondial logo



Previous Basel Exchange Residency recipients

The Basel Residency began in 1989 as an annual reciprocal exchange residency with a six-month stay for recipients in the Artsource Fremantle Artist Studio or at Atelier Mondial, Basel.

Year

To Basel from WA

To Fremantle from Basel

1989

Mary Dudin

 

1990

Jurek Wybraniec

Daniel Goettin

1991

Cecile Williams

Bruno Seitz

1992

Kevin Draper

Markus Grossenbacher

1993

Susan Flavell

Tobias Sauter

1994

Steve Tepper & Anne Neil

Andrea Iten

1995

Rodney Glick

Jean Zuber

1996

Jenny Loverock

Maren & Christian Schaffner

1997

Angela Stewart

Daniel Siegenthaler

1998

Kevin Wattling

Hansueli Babler

1999

Trevor Richards

Adriano Biondo

2000

Rick Vermey

Edit Oderbulz

2001

Lorenna Grant

Simone Fuchs

2002

Perdita Phillips

Martin Blum + Haimo Ganz

2003

Stuart Ringholt

Andreas Hagenbach

2004

Matthew Hunt

Rahel Schneider

2005

Paul Hinchliffe

Walter Derungs

2006

Alex Spremberg

Gian-Cosimo Bove

2007

Indra Geidans

Judith Waelti

2008

Koral + Stripe

Peter Spillmann + Susanne Schaer

2009

Tom Muller

Claudio Rasano

2010

Rina Franz

Vicente Brucker

2011

Kate McMillan

Barbara Meier

2012

Joshua Webb

Anita Kuratle

2013

Minaxi May

Jochen Kitzbihler

2014

Paul Caporn

Zora Kreuzer

2015

Theo Koning

Katrin Herzner

2016

Jennifer Cochrane

Gert Handschin