• The P8 Artist residency is open for artists and designers internationally.

  • The forms of creation accepted for this session: New media, architecture, sculpture, installation, public art, graphic design and interactive art.

  • If you have more than two years of experience in independent art creation, you will be given priority in applying for opportunities. 


Please submit following materials:

  • A completed application form

  • One page of your latest CV/resume, including your educational background, important solo and group exhibitions, awards and bibliography.

  • A portfolio of works including pictures, words or video. Please clearly indicate the title, media, size and time of creation.

  • A proposal concisely describing your application objective and your work plans that you will complete during your stay.

Responsibility of Recipients /

  • Submit documents and residency proposal as requested and achieve the project you mentioned in your proposal when the residency ends.

  • We accept all forms of art/architecture work, the outcome of your project needs to be able to exhibit and collect, architects are required to submit the Architectural drawing, model and its digital file 

  • During the residency: Communicate and coordinate with P8 team; attend the events and exhibitions organized by P8 for this residency. 

  • Put in a report to summarise your residency experience.


  • Accommodation, internet and meals at P8 spark canteen are provided for free of cost

  • The necessary facilities and funds for creation, investigation and research work during the stay period

  • The sum of 10,000Yuan (RMB) per recipient / team for the cost of materials and researching works during the residency (Formal invoice is needed for reimbursement. Special circumstances require communication with the staff in advance).

  •  The sum of 2,000 Yuan (RMB) per month per recipient / team for the cost of living during the residency. 

  •  The sum of 2,000 Yuan (RMB) per recipient / team for the cost of traffic (can be used on the flight ticket from your city to Changsha, Formal invoice is needed)

* The above funds are provided according to the standard of one-person treatment for applicants in a combined form.
** Please be aware of your health and life insurance during the residency are not included in the fund.
In addition to the P8 commitments, all other expenses incurred during the stay will be borne by the residents themselves. (P8 reserves the right of final interpretation) Works of artists and architects during their residence are owned by P8. P8 can selectively retain the right to exhibit works of artists.

Residency target: Contemporary artists, designers and architects from all over the world. Creative media is not limited but creative direction should be in accordance with the theme of this residency program.

Recruitment time:  From August 1st to September 1st 2019 ( Maximum 2 months if needed, resident time is agreed upon between P8 AIR and the artist)

Number of residents:  2 recipients / teams of Artists, 2 recipients / teams of Designers & 4 recipients / teams of architects (no more than 2 people per team) 

Application deadline: June 30th 2019