[Due to the large number of requests, we've extended the deadline to November 7th! You now have another week to apply]

China Residencies is excited to announce the third open call for “Two to Three 二到三”, a program which will send two to three Australian artists to China for 4-8 weeks on funded residencies (covering flights, visa, accommodation, and a stipend) at partner organizations in second and third tier cities.  

To qualify, applicant must:

  • - Be an Australian citizen or current resident in Australia 
  • - Be available for a 4-8 week residency period between December 2016 and February 2017
  • - Have previously visited China

  • There are no restrictions on age, ethnicity, background, or medium of artistic practice. Curators, writers, choreographers, composers, designers, filmmakers & more are all welcome to apply.

Our two partner residencies this year are CEAC & Organhaus:

CEAC (the Chinese European Art Center) is the oldest residency in China, hosting artists working in all mediums on the southern island of Xiamen. Residency dates: December 20th 2016 - February 19th 2017

Read an interview with past artist-in-residence and previous Two To Three 二到三 recipients Astra Howard and Joshua Hoare, and an interview with residency directors Ineke Guðmundsson and May Lee.

Organhaus is an artist-run space in the central city of Chongqing, with a focus on nurturing emerging experimental and mutli-media artists. Residency dates: February 1 - March  31 2017

Read an interview with Ni Kun, Organhaus' co-founder and curator.

Application fees are not required, however we are requesting a suggested donation of USD$25 to support administrative costs for this initiative. Applications are due by midnight in your local timezone on November 7th, 2016.

We are grateful to Australia Copyright Agency Cultural Fund
for their generous support of this program.