– Administration and preparatory research
– Orientation to the city
– 7 studios (20-25 sq mt each) available 24 hours, Internet, shared kitchen
– Basic support for production and technical assistance
– Professional networking with the art community in Mumbai
– Studio visits by artists, critics, curators

For application to the residency please send the following documents by email to

 1) CV
2) Short description of the project
3) Portfolio with 20 JPEG images in case of artist; written material in case of curator/researcher
4) Please mention desired time frame for residency period.

Please note that this is a paid residency. Each resident is responsible for their own funding, though WAA can help with this process. Please write to us for more details.

WAA Studio

Past residents

Erin Carew, Installation, Australia
Mary Barton, Painting, Australia
Faraj Daham, Painting and installation, Qatar
Meghna Patpatia, Drawing, Mumbai
Raymonde April, Photography, Quebec

Pat & Miki Dionne Gingras, Photography, Quebec
Sanket Jadia, Mixed media, Surat
Ruchi Bakshi Sharma, Installation, Mumbai
Priyanka D’Souza, Painting, Mumbai
Nirvaiir Nath, Painting, Mumbai
Neasa Terry, Digital art, Wales
Sophie Dloussky, Film, Paris
Nandita Kumar, Sound and installation, Goa
Sarnath Banerjee, Drawing, Delhi
Zeenat Nagree, Curator, Mumbai
Ayushi Sriramwar, Sculpture, Mumbai
Chris Mcguinness, Sound art, New York
Priyank Gothwal, Film, Delhi
Sarita Chouhan, Textiles, Mumbai
Rhea Maheshwari, Painting, Auckland
Lisa Myeong-Joo, Mixed media and performance, Sydney
Virginie Mercure, Painting, Quebec

Raymonde April, Photographer, Quebec
Moumita Das, Fibre art, Kolkata
Preksha Tater, Installation, Surat
Hari Katragadda, Photography, Mumbai
Jeff Gillette, Painting & Installation, California
Sonam Chaturvedi, Mixed media, Baroda
Prashant Chavan, Digital art, Mumbai
Radhika Wader, Mixed media & Painting, Baroda
Starlyn D’Souza, Sculpture, Mumbai
Shivanjani Lal, Installation & Performance, Melbourne
Meghna Patpatia, Drawing & Painting, Mumbai
Sarah Pupo, Painting, Quebec

Gilles Aubry and Rob Millis, Sound new media, Switzerland
Oliver Roura, Painting, Spain
Soazic Guezennec, Painting, France
Xim Llompart, painting & sculpture, Spain
Tahireh Lal, Sculpture & video, Assam
Teja Gavankar, Sculpture, Mumbai
Philippe Calia, Photographer, Paris
Abir Mukerjee, Painting, Kolkata
Alicja Dobrucka, Photographer, London
Tamaris Borelly, Drawing & painting, Paris
Mahana Delacour, Performance & Painting,Paris
Gayatri Kodikal, Film & video interactive Game design, Bangalore
Emilio Leofreddi, Video & painter, Italy
Marie Velardie, Painting & sculpture, Paris
Sarah Pupo, Drawing & painting, Animation, Montreal Canada

Jim Holyoak, Drawing installations, Canada
Dheer Kaku, installation new media, India
Adrien Rousseau, Drawing, France
Moira Zoitl, Installation, Germany
Aishwarya Arumbakkam, Photography, India
Pascal Schwaighofer, Installation, Switzerland
Gabriel Beckinger, Photography, France
Sherry Aliberti, Performance, USA
Vanessa Vettorello, Photography, Italy
Swapnaa Tamhane & Aman Sandhu, Installation,Toronto, Canada
Kyungwoo, Installation, Korea.
Nobina Gupta, Installation, India
Philippe Calia, Photography, France

Ratna Gupta, sculpture, India
Natasha Mendonca, video, India
Kedar Dhondu, drawing, India
Joel Sames, photography & film, Switzerland
Abul Hisham, painting, India
C&G Artpartment, sound art, Hong Kong
Meera Sethi, drawing & mixed media, Canada
Odin McEvoy, performance, USA
Crystal Mafia, performance, Germany
Ernesto Klar, video, Venezuela/New York
Antonio di Cantino, photography, Italy
Treibor Mowlang, drawing, India
Gitanjali Dang, curator, India
Marie Julia Bollansee, performance, Belgium

Ivan Buenader & Maximo Gonzale, installation, Mexico
Compasswallah, installation, India
Carlos Hinginio, drawing, Spain
Dean Baldwin, photography, Canada
Raymonde April, photography, Canada
Eveline Sutter, curator, critic & author, Switzerland

58 thoughts on “WAA Residency

  1. Hello, i would like to know more as well if there is any further informations to receive before applying. Best regards. C.D.


    1. Hi Mila, Thank you for your message.
      Would you be looking for a studio or accommodation + studio?
      As of now we have 1 studio free for the month of Aug. Unfortunately our accommodation is full.

      I request you to send us your portfolio at the following address :
      Thanking you,


  2. Dear WAA residency,
    I have tried to e-mail you with a proposal but unfortunately it didn’t arrive but got send back. Please do let me know your contact information so i can send you my work!

    Thank you