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Open Call Peers 2024

We are pleased to announce that Khoj is now accepting applications from young emerging creative practitioners, final year MFA students (and those who graduated 2 years ago) and self-taught artists with a minimum of 2 years of experience in the field, for the 20th edition of the Peers artist residency.

This year, the Peers residency will be 6-week long and will provide emerging artists a platform for dialogue, experimentation and exchange.

Applications are now open for 5 Artists-in-Residence, and 1 Critic-in-Residence.

Application requirements for Artists-in-Residence

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Portfolio — Up to 10 images of previous works not exceeding 5 MB (each) to 25 MB (for videos). Each work must have a short concept note or explanatory text accompanying it (.pdf format) OR A pdf of images (25MB limit) along with the concept note and/or explanatory text.
  • 2 References (contact details only)
    *No Letters of Recommendation needed this year.

Application requirements for Critic-in-Residence

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • A one-page Statement of Purpose with up to 1500 words describing your reasons for applying to the program and elaborating on the influences on your work, its current direction, and your research interests.
  • 1 recent piece of writing (published or unpublished; up to 1500 words)
  • 2 References (contact details only)
    *No Letters of Recommendation needed this year.

To submit your application, please fill in this form with the required documents.

Application submission deadline: Sunday, 7th April, 2024
Residency dates: 20th May to 06th July, 2024

Please Note: This opportunity is for Indian nationals only.

The Peers programme is generously supported by the Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation.