China Residencies is excited to announce the second open call for “Two to Three 二到三”, a program which will send two 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:

  • - Currently reside in Australia
  • - Be available for a 4-8 week residency period between December 2015 and February 2016
  • - Have previously visited China
  • Register an artist's account on China Residencies

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 1st 2015 - January 31st 2016

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: mid January 2016 - end of February 2016

    • Read an interview with Ni Kun, Organhaus' co-founder, and an interview with past artist-in-residence Tommy Ting

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 5th, 2015.


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