We open for Artists, Curators, researchers from all artistic disciplines to apply for Artist in Residence Program

Baan Noorg Collaborative Arts and Culture is a not for profit, artist run initiative, established in 2011, in a Tai Yuan (ไทยวน) civilization town of Ratchaburi province, Thailand. Its independent project is organized by artists with a trans-disciplinary background between art, theory & diverse sciences with the aim to support and boost artistic experience and community development. The program invites artists from around the world to develop work within the “International Residency Program” in a community, communally used and remodeled space for a period of 3 weeks -3 months.

Objectives of Residency Program

To promote contemporary art within an universal and specific context, to stimulate creativity through direct contact with urban and the local of Nongpho community, to set up an exchange of ideas in contemporary art with local as well as international artists from various disciplines of contemporary art practice.

Each artist or group artist will have the opportunity to develop his/her or their project within a number of different artistic fields and post studio. All artists have the chance to show and promote their work in the program. It can help organized exhibition openings, as well as press conferences and campaigns to inform the public about the activities. The program include artist talks, studio discussion – in groups and one to one – social events and professional development. Central to the program is a focus on working as an artist in Nongpho community, a district which offers opportunities to investigate community life, multidisciplinary practice and to visit art institutions, art space and artist-run spaces. Each participating artist will shape their own experience, striking a personal balance between independent studio time and the community.

AIR program in Baan Noorg Collaborative Arts and Culture are mainly run by Baan Noorg via invitation and self-financing by individual artist. By-Project-Air will be held by Baan Noorg’ in collaboration with institutions, museums and art centers.  We would like to try to create more opportunities for artist who are passionate in art, cultural exchange and interested in exploring the culture of local Thai and making new art in a community. We welcome different status artists, curators, researcher to join our program, such as established artists and curators, emerging artists and curators or art students from overseas.

Participants receive all documentation necessary to apply for funding and the visa process. If required, the project can assist with additional individual reference letters. Artists can apply to participate upon their convenient session: January – June / July – December

Application (General) DEADLINES (2024 Application is closed)

Session1: January – June

Application Deadline: 30 November

Session2: July – December

Application Deadline: 30 April

Note *2023 Air Program is by invitation only

2024 Application Deadline: (Open Call)

Session1: January – June

Application Date: 1-30 November 2023

Residency runs 2 Sessions: January- December 
Duration of Residencies: 3 weeks -3 months

Application Process
Who can apply?

Artists from all artistic disciplines (installation, video art, sculpture, electronic music, painting, drawing, performance, photography, net art etc.) and curator/researcher are invited to send us an application.

How to apply?

Please send below information to email: baannoorg@gmail.com subject: (Year/Session) Air Application

Which should include:

  • A short CV with full official address
  • An artist statement (300 words)
  • A current portfolio and (if existing) a link to your website
  • 1 Letter of Recommendation

*Non-formal education applicant or self-taught please specify your practice and experience in statement and CV


We provide accommodation at Baannoorg Commulab, a room with capacity for 2 persons.

Studio/ Workspace

Share studio at baannoorg commulab and  basic tools at baannoorg studio. We appreciate artists on post studio work.

Since Baan Noorg’ is an artist run self-financing organization, residency artist has to responsible for the travel, materials, food and transport during the stay or apply funding from institution to cover their stay.

Invited artist will be supported by Baan Noorg, depending on each project’s condition

AIR program fee (via Open Call)

For network artists: Participation fee: 80USD/week and depending on each year/project term and condition.

AIR with institution funding or Exchange Program: Please contact for information, cost depending on project

Costs to be covered – bedroom, studio space, basic studio equipment and administration support.

Resources – Internet connection, shared studio, kitchen and Library.

What we provide

Our “International Artist in Residence Program” fuses the use of studio space with internal and external program activities. The Studio space consists of: one furnished up to 30m² large communal hall including wifi and all side costs (water, energy, kitchen, toilet etc.)

Approximately 1-2 artists per month working in a shared space.

A prior payment of US$30 per artist is required to hold the place in the program, not refundable, refundable by cancellation 3 months before the residency starts

Travel costs, art materials & extra are additional. Additional fee is requested for the exhibition, depending on each artist’s work scale and project.

The project offers one shared studio limited for two artists. The Program activities consists of studio visits, local museum tours, scheduled art critiques, an art talk by our residents, as well as open studio.


Participating artists are expected to participate with the program objectives, to contribute to a collective enterprise, and be open to work with others. In exchange for the program, artists are expected to donate time for community such as artist talk and school activity. There is one Open Studio for each artists.

AIR Exchange program:
Baan Noorg also cooperate with network institutions to operate AIR Exchange program
The MOU is to be updated year by year

Past exchange AIR between Bamboo Curtain Studios, Taiwan and Baan Noorg 2016 – 2019

Wu Chi Yu, artist from Taiwan at Baan Noorg residency during 365 days: LIFE MUSE project, supported his residency program by Bamboo Curtain Studios, 2015, as part of the AIR Exchange program between Baan Noorg and Bamboo Curtain Studios

Suphitchaya Khunchamni, attended the Cultural Management program during her residency program at Bamboo Curtain Studios, 2017, as part of the AIR Exchange program between Baan Noorg and Bamboo Curtain Studios

Past artists in residence:
2024: Itsuki Toda (Japan) / 808 Factory (HEEJUNG SONG & INSANE PARK, South Korea) / Eris Setiyawan (Ruangmes56, Indonesia)
2022 – 2023: (Emerging AIR) Wisarut Thatthong (Thailand), BITTO (the Philippines)
2019: Chang Wei Loy & Chen Zi Yin (Taiwan)
2018: Teddy Tedi Nurmanto, Andzar Agung Fauzan (Jatiwangi Art Factory, Indonesia), Alfred Banze, Christine Falk (Camping-Akademie, Germany), Ryan Chen (Taiwan)
2015: Katherine Nuñez (98B COLLABoratory, the Philippines), Helmi Hardian, Tuwis Yasinta (WAFTLAB, Indonesia), Masaru Iwai (Japan)