A first phase was developed in 2016 in Barcelona, during which the three selected artists, Violeta Ospina, Lyes Karbouai 'LMNT' and Nourhene Ghazel, developed artistic projects interrogating the cultural landscape of Barcelona.
Between March and May 2017, selected artists Bárbara Sánchez, Houssem Mokeddem and Slim Gomri will spend two months in Tunis, focusing on local cultural and architectural heritage, and investigating ways for reactivating them both aesthetically and historically. A similar format will be developed in Algiers, with three new artists, spending the months of September and October in Algiers. Each residency will conclude with a public presentation and exhibition of the results.
Overall, the project aims to: