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WHAT IS RESIDENCY PROGRAM IN SAN FRANCISCO?
WHAT?

Creative marketplace Redbubble will be offering five artists (3 in Melbourne, 2 in San Francisco) a paid residency position for a total of six months.

 

The selected artists will be provided with their own studio space available seven days a week, the opportunity to help transform Redbubble’s newest creative space, share their story through video and social networks, connect directly with different Redbubble teams, and showcase designs produced during the residency at the Made in House Pop­Up Shop exhibition. All work created during the residency will be available for purchase on a range of products on Redbubble.

El departamento creativo de Redbubble ofrece cinco (3 en Melbourne, 2 en San Francisco) puestos remunerados por seis meses.

 

Los artistas seleccionados tendrán su propio estudio disponible los siete días de la semana, la oportunidad de contribuir al espacio creativo de Redbubble, compartir su historia através de videos y redes sociales, conectar directamente con diferentes equipos de Redbubble y ofrecer los diseños que hayan hecho durante su periodo de trabajo en  la exposición Made in House Pop­Up Shop. Todo el trabajo creado durante el periodo de residencia en el estudio estará disponible en los diferentes productos de Redbubble.

WHY WOULD BE GREAT TO TAKE PART?

Well, I'm freelance illustrator for four years. Is so great to work everyday in your own space, alone, with your music, your stuff, your inspiration... but sometimes I miss to be surrounded by creative people, I mean, on the next room. To share, to ask, to have ideas together...

 

Also is a big point to be remunerated to go everyday to your studio. Today many people don't consider the illustration, they don't give the value that it has. The creativity must to be paid, the artwork must to be paid. It is not for free, is my work! (how many times I said that!)

So, the fact that Redbubble team offers this great opportunity to five artists around the world is so great.

 

Also would be great to stay in San Francisco for a while. To make contact with different culture and the people who live there.

 

Soy ilustradora freelance desde hace cuatro años.

Es genial trabajar todos los días en tu propio espacio, sola, con tu música, tus cosas, tu inspiración... pero a veces echo de menos estar rodeada de gente creativa, es decir, en la habitación de al lado. Para compartir, preguntar, tener ideas juntos...

 

También es un gran punto ser remunerado por ir todos los días a tu estudio. Hoy en día mucha gente no tiene en consideración la ilustración, no le dan el valor que tiene. La creatividad debe que ser remunerada, el arte debe ser remunerado. No es gratis, es mi trabajo! (cuantas veces he dicho eso!)

El hecho de que el equipo de  Redbubble ofrezca ésta oportunidad a cinco artistas de todo el mundo es genial.

 

También me encantaría quedarme en San Francisco por un tiempo. Para conocer una cultura diferente y a la gente que vive allí.

 

 

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