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Artist-in-residency programme for individual projects

Kintai Arts is delighted to announce an Open Call for artists, curators, writers and researchers working in the cultural field to apply for a residency programme offering workspace and accommodation to develop individual projects. The duration of the stay can vary from 2 weeks to 1 month. The programme will take place from 1st to 31st May 2022. The residency dwells in a former school of Kintai town. Situated in the coastline of Curonian Lagoon, Kintai is surrounded by unique historical heritage and a picturesque nature. The residency programme offers full accommodation and space for work in serene and rural surrounding. 

Following the requirements and restrictions of the Lithuanian Health Ministry, all selected applicants arriving to the residency, must provide a proof that they are not sick with Covid-19 when arriving to the residency (this can be a negative test result, a vaccination record, etc.).

Application deadline: 01.04.2022 

For further information, please contact

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Conditions and requirements

How to apply:

To present in a single pdf. file:

- CV
- Portfolio
- Motivational letter, presenting the relevance of the theme for applicant‘s practice and applicants motivation to participate in the residency programme.
- Specific needs for work and accommodation

Work and accommodation conditions:

Residency offers private studios and rooms for 1-4 people equipped with individual bathrooms and kitchinettes as well as the common spaces with shared kitchen, office and meeting rooms.

The residency provides 2 personal and 1 shared studio space for work with a possibility to work on bigger scale sculptural, painting or other projects in the workspaces outside the residency building. Considering your needs, we can book various places for rehearsals and work: big shared-space studio (~60 m 2 ), three smaller rooms for working (20-35 m 2 ), space for exhibition (~110 m 2 ), hall with stage, lighting, and sound system with some of the musical instruments (~450 m 2 ), barn for dancing, performances, and rehearsals (~200 m 2 ), another barn for works with wood, smaller architecture, sculptures, painting, and installations (300 m 2 ). We are also offering you an opportunity to use the gym, basketball, and volleyball playgrounds. We have shared-space Lutheran Church buildings for rehearsals and concerts. In Kintai, you can find other options: a lot of big walls in public spaces, fields, a forest and, of course, Curonian Lagoon (Kuršių marios), where you can participate in active sports as much as in peaceful leisure, also, in Ventė Cape (Ventės ragas) you can find a place for the monitoring of migratory birds – all of them are perfectly suitable for your creative ideas.

You can also use bikes (20 units) for your trips around the town.
There is a possibility to loan a PA system for sound and musical events.


Studio and living space rent, including all taxes, use of equipment and communal spaces:

- Single studio – 20 eu/night
- Double room - 25 eu/night for 1 person, - 14eu/night per person if 2 persons reside
- Triple room - 40 eu/night

Depending on the length of the stay during the residency programme for individual projects, the accommodation costs can be reevaluated in each specific case. 


Depending on subsidiary institutions supporting Kintai Arts, the residency can provide grants for selected applicants. Upon the acceptance of the application, the residency issues acceptance letters valid for individual grant applications.

To know more about the grands, please visit Open Call section. 


The applications are assessed by Kintai Arts Board (members: Martynas Pekarskas, Ugnė Vyliaudaitė, Eglė Mykolaitytė-Vaičiūlienė, Adomas Narkevičius, Vykintas Baltakas, Marta Finkelstein). Selected applicants are informed by email.

How to reach the residency?

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