Current Residencies

OCA offers the following application based international residencies: an artist residency at WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium; an artist and a curator residency at International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York, USA, an artist residency at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany; and a pilot artist residency at Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan. Applications are accepted from Norway and Sápmi based artists and curators and international artists and curators residing in Norway. The residency programmes are not available for BA or MA students. Applications are assessed by an International Jury appointed by OCA. All applications must be submitted on www.stikk.no.

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An 11.5 month residency programme for an artist at the International Studio Programme, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin. Application deadline 1 February. Image of Ingrid Lønningdal by Johanna Dietz.



A 6-months residency programme for an artist at WIELS Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels, Belgium. Application deadline 1 May.

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Are you curious about East-Asian art, culture, and society? Would you like to extend your artistic practice through an up to two-month artist residency in Japan?

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We are pleased to announce our newest artist in residency programme in collaboration with Lusaka Contemporary Art Centre (LuCAC) in Zambia.

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New York

A 12-months residency programme for an artist and a 3-months residency programme for a curator at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York City. Application deadline 1 October.

Past Residencies