bangaloREsidency 2019 season II © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

The bangaloREsidency programme has been conceived as a long-term collaboration between the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore and various innovative and discerning contemporary art/cultural spaces and partners in Bangalore, with a view to offering German aspirants a space conducive to creative output and the opportunity to interact with Indian artists/experts, in the challenging context of Asia's fastest-growing metropolis.

The application process for 2019 is concluded. Dates for the bangaloREsidency 2020 tba.
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Project and Concept

The bangaloREsidency is designed to involve mutual exchange so that both the visiting artists from Germany and the local community reap the benefit of fresh perspectives and expanding horizons.


Special announcement:
Inviting applications for solo bangaloREsidencies@Pepper House in Fort Kochi, Kerala between February and June 2020.
Duration: 4 to 8 weeks.
Application deadline: October 31, 2019.
Final selection: November 20, 2019.


Meet our bangaloREsidency Hosts - whose profiles range from art arenas and ateliers to theatres, festivals, NGOs and educational institutions.

bangaloREsidents 2019 - II

bangaloREsidents 2019 - I

bangaloresidents 10/2018

bangaloREsidents 2018 Solo

bangaloREsidents 9/2017

bangaloREsidents 11/2016

bangaloREsidents 2016 Solo

bangaloREsidents 4/2016