The Artist-in-Residence Program provides local and visiting artists, curators, and researchers with accomodation and studio facilities at the Tile Factory, providing a unique space for the creation, development and exchange of creative ideas and projects. The program serves most of all as a meeting place for artists: facilitating creative encounters, discussions and the exchange of experiences, and then opening these up to the public, acting as a conduit to the outside world.

In a sense, the residency acts as an incubator for the creation and exchange of ideas, experiences and representations. In the course of residency, our public - both within the region and further afield - are encouraged to engage with activities planned to help create awareness of one's own cultural difference and uniqueness. Each artist is given the opportunity to propose and focus on a particular project while in residence, which may be influenced or inspired by the reality of daily life in the city, the country and the region. Opportunities to work with local artists and the local community during the residencies will be plentiful and strongly encouraged.  

Applications are currently closed.

Victoria Perez Royo

Victoria curated a screening program for the 2011 Jerusalem Show: On/Off Language 

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Victoria Perez Royo is a performing arts researcher and professor. She received her MA and PhD in Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Theory of the Arts at Universidad de Salamanca. She is an assistant professor at Zaragoza University in Aesthetics and Theory of the Arts, and a guest professor in the choreography and dance programs at Palucca Shule (Dresden) and in performing arts practice and visual culture at Universidad de Alcala de Henares in Madrid.