GlogauAIR is a non-profit art space and residency created in 2006 by Chema Alvargonzalez and nowadays supported by La Memoria Artistica Chema Alvargonzalez, located in a historic building in Kreuzberg, Berlin.
The artistic residence project is focused on the principals of exploring, creating and exhibiting. The Residency offers 13 studios to international artists of all artistic fields who during their stay participate in the Residency Program where they receive curatorial and technical support, as well as the possibility to take part in diverse activities; such as workshops, exchanges and talks that aim to help them in their professional careers. During the months of the residency Program each artist develops an artistic work in one of the GlogauAIR’s studios in Berlin, along with the remote option that is successfully running since 2020, opening an opportunity to share ideas and opinions with other artists.
Especially this past year 2020 GlogauAIR has faced many challenges, most of them originated from artists not being able to join the Residency due to COVID-19 pandemic. Far from allowing this to stop us, we have developed with permanence views, our On-line Residency Program which is now available for artists who can’t join us physically in Berlin. This program includes most of the elements of the On-site Residency Program, including our personal monitoring, activities and final Open Studios exhibition.
Foremost, GlogauAIR continues the project created by Chema Alvargonzalez built on openness receptivity to new ideas and support of local and international contemporary art practices.
There are 13 studios distributed over the top 3 floors of this historic Kreuzberg building from 1896. Each floor has shared kitchen, shower, WC and WIFI. Basic expenses (maintenance, gas, electricity, and internet) and utilities are included in the accommodation. The kitchens are equipped and the studios have a double sofa bed with bed linen, table, chairs, desk lamp / bed lamp, wardrobe and shelves. There is also a charming garden and a backyard for common use.