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Focus > Bari

The artist-in-residence project Focus > Bari takes place in the framework of the European Art Scholarship of the District County of Upper Bavaria. Partner of the cooperation is the nonprofit organization Vallisa Cultura Onlus in Bari / Italy.

Date :

01.04.2019 until 31.12.2022

Focus > Bari
© Schafhof - Europäisches Künstlerhaus Oberbayern 


The goal of the European artist exchange of the District County of Upper Bavaria is to consolidate the cultural relations between countries of the European community by a partnership and to enrich the regional as well as the Upper Bavarian cultural scene.

The artist exchange with Vallisa Cultura Onlus in Bari started in April, 2019. One artist each from Italy and from Upper Bavaria are living and working for each 3 months in the respective partner country.



1. turn 2019

  • April-June: artist from Upper Bavaria in Bari: Sara Chaparro
  • September-November: Italian artist in Freising: Biagio Putingnano


Upcoming dates in Freising

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Previous dates in Freising

Europakarte Künstleraustausch
16.07.2022 - 17.07.2022
Symposium about the "Significance of Artist Exchange" - Input and presentations with representatives of the partner institutions from different countries ... more information
Atelierausstellung Almozayyen Hajas
13.06.2020 - 21.06.2020
Katinka Hajas and Rima Almozayyen are artists-in-residence at Schafhof in the framework of the European Art Fellowship of the District Council of Upper Bavaria since March 2020. ... more information
Lob der Musik - Kunstwerk Dirnaichner
19:00 - 20:30
New compositions by Biagio Putignano, guest artist at Schafhof from Bari/Italy in the Framework of the European Artist Exchange of the Bezirk Oberbayern ... more information
19:00 - 21:00
Presentation and Artist talk with the guest artists from the Ukraine, Slovakia and Italy currently working at Schafhof. ... more information
The second waiting for Eurydike
19:30 - 21:00
Chamber opera in three Scenes for sopran and piano. Composer: Biagio Putignano > Transfer > Bari ... more information
Input AIR 002
19:00 - 21:00
Presentation and talk with artists participating in the artist exchange program 2019. ... more information
Kammerensemble der HfKM Regensburg
17:30 - 19:00
»From the classical to the modern« - festival program of the "Sacred Nights" in Bari 2019 ... more information
KUNSTTAG 068 Offene Ateliers
16:00 - 17:30
Presentation and Artist talk with the guest artists from the Ukraine and Italy currently working at Schafhof. ... more information
Europakarte Künstleraustausch
13:30 - 18:30
Symposium about the theme "European artist exchanges" with keynote speech by Gitte Zschoch (director of EUNIC Global) and round table discussion with artists and representatives of the partner institutions from different countries ... more information

About the Artist-in-residence in Bari

The partner institution Vallisa Cultura Onlus organizes cultural programs of all artistic fields in the region of Bari. The artistic assistance of the guest artists in Bari is undertaken by the artists from the art association Federico II Eventi, which is the host of the art biennale BibArt in Bari as well.


Vallisa Cultura Onlus / Kunstverein Federico II Eventi
va Vallisa 11, via latilla 13, Bari, Italien

Apartment for the guest artist:
Guest house Sacro Cuore, Via Cardassi n. 15, Bari

Spaces in the church San Gaetano in the historical center Via San Gaetano, Bari

Leistungen des Stipendiums

  • Free accommodation and working space
  • A scholarship of 800 € / month. The amount includes the production budget.
  • Travel costs (one time return, most favorable connection, after agreement).
  • Participation in an exhibition at the European Center for Art Upper Bavaria – Schafhof in Freising in the following year.

Knowledge of Italian language is helpful.

Historische Innenstadt. Links und rechts sind geschlossene Türen. Historical center

Historische Straßenfront. Entry to the apartment

Stadt am Abend. Vorne ist ein kleiner Laden und hinten im Bild sieht man eine Kirche. Near by the art association

Aufnahme bei Nacht von einer Innenstadt. Auf der Straße laufen MenschenNight life

Fünf Personen sitzen um einem Tisch herum. Organizers and artists