The British Council Ukraine has launched SWAP, its new artistic residence programme connecting artists from Ukraine and the UK.

Having worked with the Liverpool Biennial to run residencies for Ukraine-based artists during March-April 2016, for this second phase of their residence programme the British Council is seeking six UK artists to spend up to a month at one of the following artistic residencies:

Biruchiy peninsula (Sea of Azov): Biruchiy Contemporary Art Project (September 2016)

Kharkiv: NonStopMedia Festival – a residence programme by Kharkiv’s Municipal Art Gallery as part of their biennial festival (10 August – 10 September 2016)

Kharkiv: YermilovCentre (August 2016)

Kyiv: The Muzychi Expanded History Project – a residence programme by Alevtina Kakhidze (September 2016),

Kyiv: 33 Soshenko Art Studios (September 2016)

(West Ukraine/Carpathians): Sorry, no rooms available – a residence programme by Petro Ryaska (September 2016)


Applications will be open until 27 June 2016. More information can be found here.

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