Koumaria Cross Media Art Residency


Sparta, Greece
6-16 October 2017

Selected artist in residence
Katherine Wilkinson
Peter Gonda
Mitchel Herrmann
Sara Maino
Jamie Ranney
Alma Toarspen
Evi Nakou

Koumaria Residency is organized by Medea Electronique, Athens

Since 2009 the artist collective Medea Electronique has organized annually a 10-day experimental artist residency, Koumaria, near Sparta in Greece, focusing on improvisation and new media practices. Avant-garde artists from all over the world, inspired by the Greek natural landscape, come together to create a multicultural and cross-media ‘dialogue’ culminating in a collective presentation in Athens at the end of the residency.

The goal of the residency is the creation of an educational experience for the participants that will inspire and exalt their future work. The cross-cultural dialogues that the residency engenders both create new artistic speculations and smelt older assumptions. Past residents have formed lasting friendships and new artistic partnerships. Medea Electronique, being an eclectic art collective, is interested in people from diverse cultural and artistic backgrounds. For us the residency serves as a model for future creative endeavors.

Read more at http://medeaelectronique.com/koumaria/