Kindly go through the FAQs before writing to us. If your query is not answered here feel free to contact us.

Q: How long is the residency?

Usually our programs are of 2-3 weeks.

Q: Do you provide housing? Studio Space? A Stipend? Meals?

Yes we provide comfortable rooms on twin sharing and single basis. We provide with workspace and a studio. 

As of now we don’t provide any stipend.

We won’t provide meals. But breakfast will be available at the accommodation unit. Also every dwelling will have a small kitchen and if any participant wants to occasionally cook, they are free to do that.

Q: I need help with my online application, whom should I contact?

Write to us at mail@carpediemresidency.com or carpediemresidency@gmail.com. We will assist you with your query.

Q: What is a completed application?

Complete application includes: 

(1) the web-form completely filled and submitted electronically,

(2) plus sending us your resume, work sample, declaration, and other documents as mentioned in our Guidelines for respective programs by email.

Q: Is there an entry/ application fee?

No we don’t have any entry fee.

Q: So what is this fee mentioned in your guidelines?

The fee mentioned is for the residency program. The selected residents will have to pay it within 15 days of notification of selection. They can pay it via Bank transfer, the details of the same will be provided to the selected residents.

Q: What is expected of me while in residence?

This is your time, and we hope you will use it to engage fully in your work.

Q: Can I bring my spouse/partner?

Spouses/partners are not allowed to stay during your residency unless they have submitted an application and been accepted as a resident.

Q: I work in team with my creative partner, can we apply as a team?

Yes working partners can apply however we need you to send two separate applications and you will have to pay individual fees. (In the application form you can write the same ‘artists purpose’.)

Q: Who owns the intellectual property of residency results and projects?

Artists in residence retain all intellectual and physical property rights for the work that they complete during their residency. The resident artist can also sell their work during the closing exhibition. 

Q: How do I reach the location?

Kindly check HOW TO REACH in each program and if you have any queries after that feel free to write to us.

Q: Does Carpe diem provide residents with visas?

Carpe diem Residency does not provide residents with visas. Residents must arrange their own visas and should enter India as visitors. We will provide all residents with an invitation letter explaining the reason for their visit.

Q: What is your refund policy?

Unfortunately, all payments are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Once you submit an application you are accepting to attend our residency upon selection.

Also kindly note that if due to any reason whatsoever, you decide to withdraw or leave the residency after selection there is NO REFUND from the residency fee.