Artists selected for the program are invited to live in Donetsk, Ukraine, for any 4 weeks from 4 July to 15 August, 2011. During the residency, artists will have an opportunity to attend a masterclass and have their portfolios reviewed by Boris Mikhailov. In return, each artist-in-residence will have to hold a one-day masterclass for local photographers.
Artists-in-residence will have to complete and submit their series by 3 September, 2011, in order to participate in the exhibition that will start at the end of 2011.
Artists will receive a $1,000 USD stipend and shared accommodation with a personal room in the vicinity of the Izolyatsia gallery space. Travel expenses to Donetsk up to $1,000 USD will be covered. Translators and fixers can be arranged in advance. If needed, letter of invitation for visa applications will be provided.
IZOLYATSIA will print and retain all works included in the exhibition. Photographers will hold all the copyrights relating to those works. A book about the project will be published to coincide with the opening of the exhibition.Artists are encouraged to bring their own computers and any necessary equipment.