15 agosto, 2016

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RESIDENCY Uberbau_house +Arquivo [Contemporary Art Research]

[2021] – OPEN CALL – deadline 28th of February 2021 

São Paulo, Brazil.

> Application Formulary

Download the informative fanzine of the Residence

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The residency Uberbau_house +Arquivo [Contemporary Art Research] is an instance of reflection, research and documentation on contemporary art, as well as an opportunity of exchange with agents and organizations in São Paulo (Brazil) and all over Latin America.

As well are instance of coexistence and respect, against any type of ethnic, gender and sexual discrimination.

The Residence Uberbau_house + Arquivo is aimed at those who want:
> develop an independent research
> plan a strategy of art production or a strategy of career
> write a thesis in process, essays or a book
> deepen your knowledge in contemporary art

The initiative is oriented to researcher visual artists, historian and art researchers, curators, art management’s, art teachers, sociologist, anthropologists, and other cultural agents and social science professionals.

>No prior research knowledge is required.

  • Participants: 6 persons per month
  • Language: Spanish, portuguese and english.

Some RESEARCH TOPICS that we work at Uberbau_house +Arquivo Residencies

      • Contemporary Art and social process
      • Local Scenes and Artist Run Initiatives
    • Curatorship and Art Editoriality 
    • Art System, Institutionality and Public Policies 
    • Accommodation  (in a shared room), Breakfast; and use of the common spaces of Uberbau_house: kitchen, living room, laundry room and dinning room.
    • Free access to all the activities of Uberbau_house.
    • Public instances of presentation and conversation of the development of your work
    • Tracing and counseling from the coordination team.
  • Meeting program face-to-face in São Paulo and online with agents all over Latin America: artist, curators, art management’s, researchers and other relevant agents from the scene. 
  • Inclusion in online publication and semi-annual research fanzine.

Does not include:  

    • Transportation expenses to and from the residency location.
  • Lunch and dinner. Group meals will be planned.

Proposed PERIODS for the realization of the residencies:


Residency Uberbau_house   Residency 1 month and a half Uberbau_house +Arquivo   Residency 2 month and a half  Uberbau_house +Arquivo
17 days /
16 nigths
  1 month and a half
(45 days)
  2 months and a half
(75 days)
  • 7th to 23rd of June 2021
  • 5th to 21st of July 2021
  • 6th to 22nd of September 2021.
  • 4th to 20th of October 2021.
  • 7th of June to 22nd of July 2021
  • 5th of July to 19 of August 2021
  • 6th of September to 21 of October 2021
  • 4th of October to 18th of November 2021
  • 7th of July to 21st of August 2021
  • 5th of July to 18th of September 2021
  • 6th of September to 20th of November 2021
  • 4th of October to 18th of December 2021
Participation FEE:


usd$950* (nine hundred and fifty
US dollars)

  Participation FEE:


(two thousand US dollars)

  Participation FEE:


 (three thousand US dollars)

* The participation fee can be paid in fees via transfer by Western Union, Credit Card by Pay Pal, or deposit in bank account in Argentina (at official dolar), Chile or Brazil. Invitation letters will be extended to obtain aid funds and laboral permissions.


To postulate, fill the Application Formulary

Apart from fill the formulary you have to answer some questions relative to the research work you are going to develop during the residency.

  • Invitation letters will be extended to obtain aid funds and laboral permissions.
  • Certificates will be given after the conclusion of the residency.

> Download the informative fanzine of the Residence

+ info:

Talk with us – whatsapp / telegram

Care Strategies: at Uberbau_house we follow the recommended care procedures of OMS, to have a safe coexistence during residences and all our activities. We are attentive to resolve any unforeseen in relation to your trip and health issues.

This initiative is possible thanks to the work Jorge Sepúlveda T. (Curator, Critic and Art Researcher), and Guillermina Bustos (Artist and Art Researcher). 

The residency Uberbau_house +Arquivo [Contemporary Art Research] is member of:

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Past Residencies – list of participants 2016 / 2020


Our experience

Uberbau_house together with Curatoría Forense – Latinoamérica have developed collective pedagogical activities, collaborative research and publications that we use for more than 15 years, and have beeen reference in academical context, as well as debate and management benchmarks throughout Latin America.
| 47 collective residences | 45 individual residences | 412 residents | 8 books | 8 fanzines | 4 informative maps | +500 freely available items | +100 seminars in cities in 9 Latin American countries and 6 in Europe |


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