OPhold og workshop i spanien
III MILENIUM GRANTS
Residencia Internacional Mirador del Júcar
Instituto Rural de Arte – Taller Polivalente
C/ Constitución s/n Casas del Cerro
BASIS: 2008-2009 Season 02211 Alcalá del Júcar ALBACETE (SPAIN)
PROGRAM OF GRANTS III MILENIUM FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES
In the Forum of the Milenium of the UN celebrated in New York in May of 2000, by a proposal
of several ONG, it was created a non profit organisation: III MILENIUM CORPORATION with the head office in Wilmington, USA, where the people and organisations of the five continents participate. The principal objetive is to help all kind of artists, students, beginners or professionals, to develop their creatives projects, reason why it was created : THE PROGRAM OF GRANTS III MILENIUM FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES.
In 2007 it was created the III MILENIUM CONSORTIUM with the project of assign the III
MILENIUM grants through a Comission named for the ocassion which relevant people of art and
culture belong. For the enjoy of the III Milenium grants, our Centre was chosen between more then 50
residence along the world, the Instituto Rural del Arte Hoz del Júcar, for his global concept, policy of
behaviour, geographical situation, and the International Residence Mirador del Júcar both part of the
Complejo Rural Mirador del Jucar, the CENTRE.
THE CENTRE: The centre is located in Casas del Cerro, a small village of 240 people, part of Alcalá
del Júcar, province of Albacete in la Manchuela, region of Castilla la Mancha, land of Don Quixote in
SPAIN. Situated in a natural environment of incredible beauty, it works as an stimulation of our
senses, develops the spacial vision and the creativity. Working far away the laboral stress helps to get
the fluency of the ideas and develop the creation of the artists. This is not a College, because we don
´t teach anything, there is no teacher, alumns or evaluations, every resident is at the same time
teacher and alumn of himself and the rest of the residents.
this Centre was chosen by the UNESCO and included with 22 residences across the world to receive
the UNESCO-ASCHBERG grants. (See list of countries)
OBJETIVE: Our idea is that artists and creative people of the differents countries and
nationalities, cultures and artistics skills could work, live and share tecnical experiences in an
environment of armony, colaboration and respect.
PURPOSE: During the residence, the artist do an artistic project by himself without any
supervisión in order to learn to work alone and develop his skills by himself, something that
without any doubt is going to help him in his career in the future, in a profesional level and in a
personal and artistic level at the same time.
THE CONCEPT OF RESIDENCE: Is an innovative concept serving to the creativity. The objetive of
the Residence is give to the artist a period of time to create, far away the stress and the familiar life, in
an incredible place inside a natural environment, working and living with people of other artistic
disciplines of all across the world, in definitive a greatfull work.
The artists and the creatives don´t come to the Centre to learn (something that they do anyway), they
come to be far away the world, to make their dreams come true, to share experiences with others
collegues of others countries and cultures, to experiment with new tecniques, investigate with new
materials, prepare exhibitions, look for other ways of expressions, write and screenplay or a book, in
definitive, materialize what they learnt and develop what they have in their minds.
The Centre provide the environment, the workshops or the place of work to be able to create,
during the time any artist needs to develop the project presented in the application form.
Working relaxed, investigating new tecniques, discovering other materials, sharing the experiences, in
an environment of armony and mutual respect, is the part we are looking for the Centre. The plastic
artists, writers, poets, movie screenplayers, find this suitable place in the calm of the surroundings
and the life with other artists.
ACCOMMODATION: The Centre opens all the year except on January, closed for holidays. The
Centre has 12 rooms, that could be occuped by one, two or even three or four people, all of them
APPLICANTS: The program is made for plastic and visual artists (painters, sculptors, designers,
etc.), students of arts or with a degree in arts, teachers, creatives, designers, photographers, writers,
poets, journalists, screenplayers, movies and television directors, producers, composers etc.
whatever the circunstances, nationalities or residence.
DURATION OF THE STAY: the period of time in the residence has to be included between 15 and
180 days per year. The minimum period for foreigns is 30 days.
QUOTE: The entire program of the grants has an anual quote of 300.000 Euros.
NUMBER OF GRANTS: Máximum 200 grants per year, until finish the annual quote.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: People can apply along the year, the assignments of the grants is going to
be done at the end of each trimester, between the applications form received.
COVERAGE OF THE GRANTS: The grants cover the 90% of the payment for the use of the
workshops of the Centre (the quantity is 10 euros per day, so the grant holder has to pay 1 euro per
day) and between the 50 and the 70% of the accomodation. The percentage is calculated inside the
official prices of the Centre in the moment of the occupation. The grant doesn´t pay the registration
(registration fee, insurance, taxes, etc.) or the use of internet or other extras.
BUDGET: Between 1000 and 6000 € per grant, the amount can be increased or reduced depending
of the duration of the stay and the number of companions.
COST OF THE ACCOMODATION: Deducted the part of the grant, the price of the accomodation for
the grant holder, depending of the bedroom or the season of the residence, could be between 4,80
and 8,40 Euros per person and day in a shared bedroom, and between 9,00 and 10,20 Euros the
ASSISTANS: An assistant is a directly collaborator who without his help, the project could not be
done. The grant pays the 50% of the accomodation if the collaborator spends in the Centre the same
time than the grant holder. If the period of residence is less but more than 50%, he/she will have a
discount of 40%. If is less than 50% the bonus will be 30%. Anyway, they have 90% discount in the
COMPANION: Despite of the artists used to come alone in order to find an spiritual environment, the
stay could be compatible with some recreational activities, the grant holder could come with three
people maximum. They will have the same economical benefits than the grants holders and except
exceptionals situations they cannot use the workshop.
VISITORS: The relatives, friends, visitors or even the companion of the grant holder, are going to
have the consideration of visitors, they could stay in the residence just if there is any spare place, as a
special attention thay will have a 25% of discount of the usual prices. They are not allowed to work in
· The pertentage of the bonifications will be done about the official prices in the date of the
The grant holder will be responsible of the behaviour of their companion, assistans, family, friend and
visitors. In order to respect the serenity of the Centre, we just can allow children older than 6 years,
always under the supervision of an adult. Pets are not allowed.
PECULIARITIES: The grant will be given to cover the cost of the accomodation and the use of the
workshops in the percentages we said before. The grant is personal and untransferable. It is not going
to be given to the receiver but the Centre when the residence ends, and is incompatible with other
kind of grants or help of any kind.
PAYMENTS: Except those done by VISA, that we would pay the comission, the others payments are
going to be counted by the real quantity that comes to the Centre, discounted the comissions.
EXTENSION OF THE RESIDENCE: If the resident doesn´t finish completely his project and wish to
extend or make his stay longer, in other season or year, can apply for it attaching a memory of his
activities during his residence.
REQUIREMENTS: The solicitor must be older than 18 years old, has to send by email the official
application form with the project to develop, which has to be done in the Centre and has to be
compatible with others activities. He also has to tell the duration of the accomodation, dates of interest
and others alternatives dates if we would have any dificult to provide the rooms. The declaration of the
artist (a small text telling why you do what you do and which ones are your objetives), a covering
letter, CV, a photo of the artist and three pictures of your work. The writers and creatives of others
disciplines could send the documents that they estimate. Every project, once done, are going to be
exclusive of his author.
INCOMPATIBILITIES: The III Milenium grant is incompatible at the same period with the UNESCOAshberg
grants, Karrvaz Foundation, Internet Worldwide Corporation, Arte sin fronteras, or others
grants of the diferents organisations that colaborate with the Centre.
· żWHAT HAS TO PAY THE GRANT HOLDER?: By himself or with another complementary
grants, has to pay a registration (Registration fee, insurance and taxes), which depends of the
number of days , the kind of room or the use of the workshops, any kind of extras and the 7% of
IVA, his maintenance, the materials he uses and the trip to the Centre.
VERSATILE WORKSHOP: In the workshop, every artist has a table and can use an easel and the
others tables if nobody are using them. The workshop for sculpture is equipped with electric
soldiering, work tables, drills, and several machines and tools to work with the metal, wood and
stone, suitable for those ones with enough skills. The price to use the workshop per day is 10
euros, with the discount of the grant, 90%, the resident would pay an euro per day.
SECURITY: For their own safety, the residents have to use all the machines and tools with caution,
they are not going to try to use them if they don´t know how to do it or they don´t have the enough
experience. They must follow all the rules of security and hygiene. If anyone has any doubt, can ask
the workshop coordinator.
MATERIALS: The residents have to bring their owns materials and tools they need to develop their
projects, but, considering the dificulties of transport of some materials, the Centre could manage to
bring some of them for a common price.
WARDROBE: The residents have to bring their own safety clothes, globes, glasses, shoes, face
mask, etc. Suitables to develop their activities.
ACCOMMODATION: The Residence has singles rooms, doubles, triple and quadruple rooms. All the
beds are singles or doubles, all of them with sheets, towells, bathroom, wardrobe, and a big
panoramic window in order to see the “hoz del Júcar”. If someone wants, with a comission, the
resident can have some extras, like fridge, microwave, tv or a safe box.
COMMUNALS FACILITIES : The Residence has a free-use kitchen, equipped with electric heater,
oven, fridge, microwave, coffee machine, toaster etc. A living room, with a washing machine, an iron,
barbecue, tv, an small biblioteque, table games, computers with internet access, spare rooms,
gardens, parkings, exhibition hall, etc.
ACCEPTANCE OF THE GRANT: Once the grant is given, if you agree, you can accept it sending an
email to confirm it. Then, you have to decide the length of the grant and pay an euro per day of stay.
REGISTRATION: The registration confirm the acceptance of the grant, the lenght of the stay, the
registration fee, the insurance and the taxes, and can be paid until 90 days before the beginning of
the residence. It is used to confirm the dates and to book the room.
INSURANCE: The Centre provide an insurance to cover all the posibles injuries of the grants holders,
residents and companion during the stay in the Instituto Rural del Arte.
ASSIGNMENTS OF THE DATES : After the acceptance of the grant, the grant holder can choose the
dates he wants, but only after the registration the booking will be definitive. The registration
guarantees the place in the Residence. If you prefer to pay the acceptance and the registration at the
same time you can choose your fauvorite room.
REJECTION OF THE GRANT: The grant will be rejected if the grant holder doesn´t confirm the
acceptance and the registration of the grant before the deadline. The grant holder can reject the grant
but he cannot have his money back because that money is for administratives expenses and
management fee. The resident could save the 50% of the fee. The Centre can avoid the grant if
considers that the behaviour of the resident is not correct.
CERTIFIED OF RESIDENCE: The Centre will give a certified if the resident requests it after a report
of his activities done during the stay in the Residence.
RESIDENTS WITH VISA: The residents with autorised visa to do their projects in the Centre, if they
decide to go before the deadline of their visa, they should pay the money for the rest of the days until
the end of the visa.
CONFIDENTIALTITY: The residents and the grant holders must accept that their information are
going to be part of the archives of the Centre and the Foundation, in order to be included in the annual
memory, in our web site and in several publications. Anyway their treatment will be confidential and
they are not going to be given to other institutions.
RULES: The residents must respect all the facilities and the rules of the Centre. These rules are
avaliables in the web site.
CONSENT: If someone accepts or participates of any kind of grant, or even if he goes to the centre,
he has to meet the Centre standar, and his rules.
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
And in the web sites: www.milenium-usa.org www.institutoruraldearte.es
· VISA: If the artist doesn´t need a visa, he could enter in Spain until 90 days as a tourist, but, once
in the Centre can extend the stay until 180 days. Anyway, for any doubt please contact to the
embassy or consulate of your country.
DIFERENT KIND OF VISA TO COME TO THE ART CENTRE :
"Travel visa for a short period of time. (Tourist). With this visa the traveler will be able to stay in Spain until
90 days since the enter in the country.
" Visa of special stay”. With this visa the traveler is autoriced to do any kind of job, courses, or investigation
workshop until 6 month as a maximum period. The achievement of the visa is up to the traveler. This is not a
responsibility of the Centre.
COUNTRIES WITH NO NEED OF VISA TO ENTER IN SPAIN
REP. OF KOREA
P R CHINA OF HONG
KONG AND MACAO.
III MILENIUM GRANTS
OFFICIAL APLICATION FORM
PROGRAM GRANTS OF RESIDENCES FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES 2008-2009
Please fill all the spaces and send by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Date of the application:
· SOLICITOR: Age: Sex:
· Address: Town: Post Code:
· Provincia / Region: Country:
· Phone number E-mail: Web site:
ACTIVITY TO DO DURING THE RESIDENCE:
NAME OF THE PROJECT:
NUMBER OF DAYS OF RESIDENCE:
*Laboral, personal and familiar situation:
Are you going to use any other grant?:
In case that you come with assistants or companion, please, write: name, age, relationship
with the grant holder and if you want to share the room or differents ones.
Please tell the room you wish: Double to individually, single, double, triple, triple with living
room or quadruple.
OTHER INFORMATION (in Word format ) :
*PROJECT TO DEVELOP IN THE CENTRE: Title and description
*DECLARATION OF THE ARTIST:
RECENT PHOTOGRAPHY AND THREE PICTURES OF YOUR WORK Attached in JPG:
If you want to attached more than three, we will take the best of them.
OBSERVATIONS: As much as you wish
Please tell your chances to come to the Centre if you could not get the grant:
NOTA: The application form, the declaration of the artist, the covering letter and the CV shouldn´t be more than three
pages, in word format, ARIAL 12 size or bigger.
Please, tell us how you know about the program.
PROGRAM OF GRANTS IN RESIDENCE 2008- 2009
INSTRUCTIONS TO FILL THE APLICATION FORM
Fill all the spaces and send to: email@example.com
Dates: The day you are requesting the grant SOLICITOR: Name and surname. Age: Sex:
Nacionality: Address: Town: Post Code: Province / Region:
Country: Phone number: E-mail: Web site:
ACTIVITY TO DO DURING THE RESIDENCE:
We will try to keep the people of similar disciplines in the same dates.
PROJECT TO DEVELOP IN THE CENTRE: For example: prepare an exhibition, write a book, prepare a tesis,
improve your style, try to experiment with new tecniques or materials, share experiences with other creative people of
the world, etc.
MATERIALS THAT YOU ARE GOING TO NEED: In order to try to have here (machines, tools, materials etc.).
Please, tell us if you are going to need them or you are going to bring them.
NUMBER OF DAYS OF RESIDENCE: Since 15 days until 6 months, you can divide these days in differents periods
in this year and the next one.
DATES CHOSEN: Please tell us the dates that you prefer.
Alternatives dates, first option: Just in case that we have booked the principals dates.
Alternatives dates, second option: Just in case we can´t guarantee the first alternative date.
Laboral situation: With this information we want to know if is impossible for you to come in other date.
Personal and familiar situation: This is not relevant but we would like to know your personal and familiar
Are you going to use any other grant?: This is just an extran information, it will never decide if a grant is given or
If you come alone, would you like to share the room?: The Centre hasn´t got many singles rooms, so, once here
if you don´t mind to share the room you will get the discount for it.
Number of assistants: Age: Relationship:
If both of you have a grant couldn´t be accumulate.
Tell if you want to share the room or you want a separated rooms:
We want to know if you are going to share your room with your companion or if you want to share the room with
others residents in a double, triple or even quadruple room.
DECLARATION OF THE ARTIST: We want to know why are you an artist or creative, why you do what you do, why
in this way and what are your objetives in amedium and large period of time.
COVERING LETTER: Please tell why did you cose the Instituto Rural del Arte to develop your project.
RESUMED CV: In word format, no more than three pages as an attached file.
Other information: Attached several pictures of your work, or, if you are not a plastic artist please send us the
information that you consider enough to see your work.
Please, tell tour chances to come to the Centre if you couldn´t get the grant: This information are not going to
decide who has the grant, this is just for ours archives.
OBSERVATIONS: You can write whatever you want.