Our mission is to have on going functional relationships between artists, community and environment.  Nurturing sustainability through our on site permaculture garden, organic olive grove and animal sanctuary, we seek artists whom find pleasure engaging in a holistic approach with respect for the natural world.

Artists are encouraged to develop and experiment in their medium while creating works that would contribute to the functionality and aesthetic of the various aspects of the property in forms such as but not limited to: murals, sculpture, mosaic, stucco relief, installations, photography, documentary, earthwork, landscaping – functioning with elements of the permaculture garden, wildlife and animal sanctuary or via installations and accoutrements for leisure, yoga and meditation. Art created while at the residency not intended to stay on site will be showcased for merchandising, artist promotion or be donated back to the artist.

Opportunities to visit the old city medina to meet local artisans and learn about their craft and techniques unique to the Moroccan culture will be arranged on an ongoing basis specific to artists´ program.

Selected artists may schedule a residency with a duration between 1 and 3 months.  They are provided with free accommodation and materials (excluding photo and video equipment, and most musical instruments).  In-turn artists are obliged to donate a piece of work created while at the residency conducive to Dar Slimane’s mission.

Artists are responsible for their own transportation, insurance, food and other miscellaneous expenses.

Applications are accepted on an on-going basis.  To apply please send:

  • Residency work and donation proposal
  • intended dates and duration
  • website/portfolio
  • CV