The call will be extended and open until 30.09.2021.​​

Parsec provides an informal environment for discussion and research in which to deepen their artistic practice and expand their work, through a period of residence.

Parsec Residency is a call for emerging artists, curators and researchers, both Italian and international, coming from different fields and disciplines, with no constraints of age, education, expression or language.

The residency program aims to encourage individual and collective research, starting a process of collaboration aimed at the production of new works and projects.

The residency will be held at the headquarters of the association in Via del Porto 48 C/D in Bologna, from October 15th, 2021 to January 31st, 2022.



  • Shared studio of 20 sqm
  • Access to the studio 7 days a week
  • Use of tools in the space, printers, scanners, darkroom and consultation material
  • Wi-Fi connection
  • The opportunity to contribute to a public program with workshops, talks and events
  • Critical and practical support
  • Communication
  • Organization of studio visits
  • Final exhibition

The residency program does not provide room and board.

A contribution of 100€ per month will be requested for the maintenance of the space.

According to current regulations, participation is allowed to Green Pass holders.


Parsec wants to be a meeting place for different visions and artistic practices. 2 artists, curators and researchers will be selected on the basis of the following criteria: quality of artistic practice, need to work in a shared studio, openness to confrontation, willingness to collaborate and open to the public through meetings and debates of different nature, possibility of deepening the issues addressed through a public program designed together with the association.

In particular:

  • for the artists: the willingness to discuss around their practice by presenting their work during a CRIT,and organize, in collaboration with Parsec, a workshop open to the public and a talk;
  • for curators and researchers: willingness to propose, develop and manage a part of the program related to their research and possible publication and/or management of the in-depth section on


Applications may be submitted no later than Sunday, September 26th, 2021. Applications sent after the indicated date or incomplete will not be considered.


Fill out the APPLICATION FORM at the following link: 

To complete the application you must send an email to attaching portfolio (max 2GB) and CV.

In case of audio/video works send link (Vimeo/Soundcloud) with excerpts of max 3 minutes.