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Open Call: Four (plus one) Elements Residencies (Tinos, Greece)



  • Fire: November 15, 2019
  • Water: 15 February 2020
  • Air: June 15, 2020
  • Earth: August 15, 2020


Kinono 2020 / Open Call "Four (plus one) Elements" / Residencies in Tinos Greece

After four years of continuous presence on the island of Tinos, ΚΟΙΝΩΝΩ Tinos Art Gathering invites
participants from all disciplines in the arts and sciences to apply to the ‘Four (plus one) Elements’  thematic series, which will be implemented through four distinct 15-day residency programmes (fire, water, air, earth) until the fall of 2020 on a set of more than 60 indoor and outdoor locations all around the island of Tinos. The fire element locations are presented on a map and more detailed information on them can be found here

The “Four (plus one) Elements” project is supported by the Greek Ministry of Culture, the NEON organization and in collaboration with the Athens School of FIne Arts, will accommodate up to 200 guests from the fields of art, science and research.With reference to the diverse cultural and natural landscape of Tinos, the ‘Four (plus one) elements’ thematic series adds the element of time to earth, water, air and fire, referencing both the alternation of the seasons and the era of human intervention on the natural landscape..

Detailed information and instructions on the residency can be found here.

Residency dates:


Apply by: 24 November 2019

Residency: 18-31 January 2020


Apply by: 15 February 2020

Residency: 18-30 April 2020


Apply by: 15 June 2020

Residency:  18-31 August 2020


Apply by: 15 August 2020

Residency: 18-31 October 2020

Participants are offered:

  • free transport for a limited number of participants (in and out of the EU),
  • free transport to the island of Tinos and all residency sites,
  • free accommodation (rooms and hostels),
  • free subsistence (common lunches-dinners, food supplies),
  • partial production and material costs.



“ΚΟΙΝΩΝΩ” is a multidimensional cultural organization located in Tinos, Greece since 2016,
organizing site-specific art exhibitions, open workshops, music and theatre performances, research
projects, interactive tours in the natural environment of the island as well as in specific buildings of historical or architectural significance. “ΚΟΙΝΩΝΩ”s objectives are, to intensify the inter-
connectivity and mobilization of participants from diversified geographical locations, the
assimilation of the material environment as a vital part of the creative process and an essential
element of sustainability, the emergence of particular elements of tradition and locality as a matter
of public interest, the dissemination of knowledge and the acquisition of skills for a variety of
disciplines, the exchange of ideas and the reinvention of collaboration in coordination with the
various manifestations of culture and locality (tradition, environment, community) and the
expansion and diversification of audiences.