Artists Residency Program for Artists from Ibero-America and Haiti

Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (SRE)
Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID)
Key objectives of the measure:

The program sought to promote the cultural and interdisciplinary exchange and the creation of artistic networks, as well as trying to bring together in one creative place artists and curators from different countries.

Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
financial, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

The program is a result of the cooperation between Mexico, through the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (SRE) and the CONACULTA (via the FONCA and other federal agencies), and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID).

The residencies were individual and lasted 16 weeks. During the residencies, a follow up and closure was given to projects that had been previously developed; it took place in the facilities of public institutions specialized in visual arts, dance, design, literature, audiovisual media, music and drama, located in different parts of the Mexico.


Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

The institutions give support to the artists with the facilities they require which help the development of the projects presented that strengthen the country’s image abroad, encouraging artistic exchange.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Allocated amount of $1,404,000.00 MXN.

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

During the program, 39 people were supported.

Indicators used to determine impact:
Total number of beneficiaries
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Cinema/ Audiovisual Arts
Performing Arts
Visual Arts