Welcome to the Urban Residency Art & Design Collective

Tailoring residencies towards international and interdisciplinary artists, designers & architects.

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Interdisciplinary
Mariella Poli
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Outskirts of an Urban Blueprint

21 June - 8 July, 2018

This residency is designed to accommodate a collective of 15 participants whose creative art, design and architectural interest reside in the evolution of community within a diverse cultural landscape in the vibrant Sicilian city of Palermo on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea.

Mariella Poli
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Graphic Design
Meta Newhouse
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Type of Place: Taking Inspiration from Milan’s Neighborhoods

2 July - 14 July, 2018

Open to all creative disciplines. Especially relevant to Graphic Design graduates as the focus of this residency is how typography reflects the culture of each city neighborhood and its inhabitants.

Meta Newhouse
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Fashion Design
Amy Williams
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Responsible Fashion in Milan

15 October - 27 October, 2018

Investigating the realities of fibers, materials and scaled creativity in a top fashion capital is an adventure of a fashion lifetime. This residency will encourage deep consideration of creating exquisite and responsible fashion and textiles.

Amy Williams
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Our Connection to Valorizzazioni Culturali

Urban Residency Art & Design Collective is proud to be partnered with the Valorizzazioni Culturali.

Valorizzazioni Culturali was created to insure a comprehensive and responsible management of cultural heritage.

Beginning in 2017, Valorizzazioni Culturali set up a new educational project called Italylab, in order to support institutions, training agencies and groups of students with the complicated process of organizing study programs.

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Valorizzazioni Culturali specializes in:

  • The management and redevelopment of historical buildings, working across the entire territory in Italy with a particular focus in Venice & Milan
  • Planning, organizing and promoting cultural projects and events
  • Educational Projects Enhancing Italian communities and cultural heritage, making it accessible to an international audience