ADATA AiR Residency May 17th-July7th 2018


Broadcasting on 199 Radio + DIY Church Radio
With special guests Sybella Perry, Markus Stein, Gabriel Birch, Anna Kostreva and Nathan Gray

"Plovdiv 2019 Foundation launches an artist-in-residence programme – ADATA AiR – in the city of Plovdiv. The residency aims to give a space for a creative exchange that fosters intercultural dialogue and interaction.

(…) During their stay, the residents will have the opportunity to develop new projects and interact with local communities and the complex cultural realities of the city.

(…) Adata is the name of a river island in Plovdiv (etymology from Turkish – “island”). Used as a picnic area in the beginning of the 20th century and also for growing fruits and vegetables, the island is currently a deserted area, a burden for its owners, serving only for free wood cutting and for different illegal activities. (...)"
- Plovdiv 2019 Foundation for the European Capital of Culture


Image: Alex Head/Nabil Sami