Artist Residency

Every year Rucka Artist Residency organizes open calls for the residency programs for artists to work on production and post-production of their projects.

The aim of the residency program is to bring together artists from different spheres (film and photography, multimedia, dance, theatre, design, drawing, etc.) to create artworks that address important social and environmental issues and preferably involve local community in the development of the proposed artwork.

The program is offered to artists both from Latvia and abroad.

We offer

Artists will have their private rooms with shared WC/bathrooms. A fully-equipped kitchen and dining area is also available to the residents on a self-serve basis.

Workspace/technical information
The residents have access to an analogue photography laboratory, shared open space studios, workshop space for creating large scale artworks. Wi-Fi is available in the whole building.

Fees and support
The residency program covers accommodation and shared open studio space costs for one month. Applicants are responsible for covering their travel and food expenses. Rucka Artist Residency will issue acceptance letters for successful residents in order to help them to obtain grants to cover travel, insurance, food costs etc.

To apply

Application information
The next open call will be announced in 2024. For any inquiries concerning the residency program, please email us at

Selection process
The evaluation criteria include the importance of the topic proposed and its relevance to the aims of residency program and Rucka Artist Residency, previous experience and artistic merit of the applicant, and interest/ability of the applicant to involve the local community in the development of their work.