Residential Art Center in the beautiful landscape of Kerala, south India.
The residency consist of a house with four doublerooms with attached bathroom and a common kitchen. The roof terrace offers a great opportunity to see the Arabic sea on one site and the city Trivandrum on the other side. The building is located in the middle of a beautiful ayurvedic herbal garden.
Amidst the hustle and bustle of the city Trivandrum, the ayurvedic garden comes across as a welcome breath of fresh air and serene quietude.
India is a land full of contrast, beauty and surprises. The residencies provides the perfect amount of time to absorb the Indian experience, create work and allow for travel time before or after the residency period.
Expectation from the artist
The artist is free to use the residency for his or her own purposes.
Artists are requested to send in documentation, a curriculum vitae, a motivation and a project proposal. Participation is planned a long time in advance, usually six months. ICCD does not provide artists’ supplies.
To apply please fill in the applicationform.
Project Description: India will inspire and motivate you in more ways than you ever could have imagined. You are highly encouraged to develop your work based upon your Indian experience and therefore you may change your project proposal after you arrive here. Project descriptions are accepted prior to arrival with your application,
Time zone: India Standard Time (IST) is 5:30 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.
Passport and Visa
All travelers to India must have a valid passport and a valid visa. For travel to the residency, you can apply for a Tourist Visa. For more detailed information on visas, please contact the Indian Consulate General / Embassy located nearest to you or online via following links:
India Consular Passport and Visa Division : http://passport.nic.in/
India Ministry of External Affairs List of Missions and Posts Abroad: http://meaindia.nic.in/
Currency: Indian National Rupees (INR) – Commonly written as “Rs” is the currency.
The conversion rate (Jan 2012) equals Approx. 65 INR per 1 EURO or Approx. 51 INR per 1 US.
Electricity: The voltage used throughout India is 220 volts.
Telephone: The country code for India is +91; the area code for Trivanrum is (0)47. To dial overseas from India , the access code is 00 plus the country code.
Transportation: Taxis, public buses, and auto-rickshaws are the easiest ways to get around.