Each residency program has its own call for applications. They will be publish before april 2024

General residencies: applications for April to December 2023. Call is open until March 12th. 1 grant (includes accomodation, follow up and public presentation) See the residences page for this call.

Residence and Grand Tour grant. 1 grant (includes Grand Tour trip, accommodation and travel) Call April 2023

Residency and grant Grand Tour Walking Arts. 1 grant (includes stay on the Grand Tour trip, accommodation and travel) Call April 2023

Sound art residency in collaboration with the platform walk·listen·create Call issue l in May 2023. 1 grant (includes accomodation, follow up and presentation on the digital platform of sound art and walking arts walk·listen·create

Walter Benjamin residency and grant in collaboration with the Walter Benjamin Chair and the La Jonquera Memorial Museum. Call issue in June 2023. 1 grant. Includes accomodation, follow up, presentation in the International Walter Benjamin Colloquium and fees €750

Residence and exchange scholarship El Hondo Catral Oika Spain in collaboration with Oika Spain. For the artist we send to El Hondo Catral, accommodation, support, travel, presentation of the work and fees €1000. granted For the artist who sends Oika to Nau Côclea accommodation, accompaniment and presentation of the work. Call in April


Small house 1 km from the village of Camallera, Alt Empordà. It is surrounded by fields and forests. 15 km from the beaches of Empúries and L´’Escala, 20 from Figueres, 30 from Girona and 130 from Barcelona.
2 double rooms; one with a double bed and the other with two single beds, a kitchen equipped with two stoves, a microwave and a very small fridge, a bathroom with a shower and a living room with a sofa and a table with 4 chairs. Equipped with household linen and shower towels. There is wifi, and a washing machine for shared use. The exterior is very large and has a private garden.
Well behaved pets allowed. We have 3 cats and 3 free range chickens. Parking for the car is on the street, outside the property.

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This is Nau Côclea. Outdoors space, working hall, residency

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Andrejs Viksna, Gazi Nafis, Ferran Fages, Beca Art Sonor Ganta, Sandrine de Borman, Shannon Collis, Clara Cortez Cia., Niall Fallon. Jury has been formed by Carme Sais, director of Contemporary Art Bòlit  Girona, Jordi Rallo artist musician, Clara Garí director of Contemporary art center Nau Côclea  Camallera. bannerThese are the selected residents invited to develop creation projects in visual arts, sound art, audiovisual, circus and research. Congratulations! thanks to those who have already been with us and welcome to the rest.

Open call for applications to residencies 2019  . See here open call ENGLISH



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New rules for Nau Côclea residencies in 2017. Residencies are free. Applications can be sent at any time.

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Call for international applications from creators who wish to take up residency to perform research work in 2015. We encourage applications for a wide range of projects from a diversity of visual artists, musicians, composers, directors, choreographers, and performers of different cultural and geographic backgrounds. We are open to proposals for all phases of a project, from initial concept to full production.

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Nau Côclea residence program intends to enable the artist to encounter the ideal conditions of space, concentration, technical and artistic support and facilities for his or her research.

The research residency offers a workspace, housing, and may include coaching, information or feedback from staff, curators, other resident artists and the Nau Côclea community.

Spaces and timing of the residencies
Residencies include accommodation for artists (maximum 4) in a small independent house situated in a rural area. The house has two double bedrooms, a small kitchen, a bathroom and a living room with a firewood stove in a country background. 
Residents can also use the common office/library of the centre and the workshop/rehearsal room (80 sq.m. Depending on the time of the year). The minimum residence time is 7 days and the maximum 90 days.

Maintenance fee and facilities
Residents should pay a fee to contribute to the residence expenses: hot water, firewood, power, cleaning, Wi-Fi and furniture. The fee varies depending on the number of residents:

– 1 resident 10 € per day
– 2 residents 14 € per day (7 € each person)
– 3 o 4 residents 20 € per day (5-7 € each person)
Nau Côclea technical resources ( sound equipment, video projector, etc.) may be used.
Nau Côclea staff will help artists to make the necessary contacts with the local suppliers of materials and services associated with their research.

Residence fees can be eventually exchanged. This possibility must be studied and the applicants must propose it by an email to

Applications and deadline
Applications for 2015 can be sent up to february 15th 2015
Artists who wish to apply for a residency must send a single document including all the information labelled with the main applicant’s name to
It must include:
– Contact details of the person in charge of the project

– Number of applicants

– Dates for which the residency is requested (with alternative options if there are).

– The spaces required ( work room,outside gardens).

– A letter in which the artist explicitly agrees, if he or she is chosen, to perform the residency in the dates and under the terms and conditions established in this rules.

– A description of the project (maximum 3 pages with maximum 3 photos, JPG format and www references: website, blogs, youtube, vimeo, myspace…).

– A short CV (maximum 1 sheet).

Projects sent by postal mail will not be accepted.

  1. Jury
    Independent curators and professionals together with director of Bòlit Centre d’Art Contemporani de Girona and the Nau Côclea team will compose the jury of the creation standard residencies.
  2. Resolution and acceptation of the rules
    Resolution will be announced during the first week of march. The result will be communicated by e-mail to the participants and will be published on the Nau Côclea website too.
    The fact of applying means the acceptation of the rules.


Patricia Fernandez. (Los Angeles USA). visual artist. September

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Job Ramos, (Barcelona Spain)  visual artist. August


Nieves Correa, (Madrid,Spain). Performer. August


René Meshake, (Ontario, Canadá) storyteller, musician & visual artist ethnic Objiwe. July

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Christina Schultz (Munich Germany) visual artist Daniel Canet (Barcelona, Spain) digital communication researcher. July

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Estudi Tonic Graphic Design.( La Bisbal , Girona Spain). June

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Nuria Mañe (Barcelona, Spain) social media communicator. May

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Tomomi Tanagawa & Kei Minoura (Japan) choreographers & dancers, Toko Okuda (Japan) visual artist, Hector Zerkowickz & Vj Ovideo (Argentina) audiovisual artists, Andrea Juzga (Argentina) scenographer. May

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Meritxell Romanos  (Barcelona, Spain), visual artist. March/April

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Javier Malaguilla  (Malaga, Spain) Bailaor.  February

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Jordi Rallo (Barcelona, Spain). Percussion, composer . January/February

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