The Residency

The Studio 88 space has up to five self-contained bungalows that include living spaces and studios. The residency space welcomes artists, artisans and thinkers, and includes diverse artforms such as literature, visual arts, new media, performing arts, craft and design.

Studio 88 Artist Residency bungalows
Studio 88 Artist Residency bungalows
Studio 88 Artist Residency entrance
Studio 88 Artist Residency entrance

Sasiwimon Wongjarin, an international arts manager and a native of Doi Saket, will introduce the residents to the space and the local context through a series of studio tours and site visits. Additionally, where possible she can provide any additional information about local artist initiatives relevant to each artist’s interests.

Check out the open calls for more information on current deadlines.

Studio 88 Artist Residency Bedroom, Chiangmai
Studio 88 Artist Residency Bedroom, Chiangmai

The bungalows are self-contained and are set within cool tropical gardens. Each house includes:

  • Bedroom (approx. 18m2)
  • Work space (approx. 12m2)
  • Kitchen with cooking utensils and gas stove
  • Bathroom (with hot shower)
  • Air-conditioning, electric fans and mosquito nets
  • Wi-Fi
  • Free drinking water
  • 220 volt electricity
Studio 88 Artist Residency Kitchenette, Chiangmai
Studio 88 Artist Residency Kitchenette, Chiangmai

 

Studio 88 Artist Residency, dining area in each bungalow, Chiangmai
Studio 88 Artist Residency balcony, Chiangmai
Studio 88 Artist Residency balcony, Chiangmai
Home-cooked meals at Studio 88 Artist Residency, Chiangmai
Home-cooked meals at Studio 88 Artist Residency, Chiangmai
Home-cooked meals at Studio 88 Artist Residency, Chiangmai
Home-cooked meals at Studio 88 Artist Residency, Chiangmai
Fresh food sourced locally at Studio 88 Artist Residency, Chiangmai
Fresh herbs sourced locally at Studio 88 Artist Residency, Chiangmai

There are also a number of other resources available including:

  • Free use of bicycle
  • A workshop space for lager projects off-site (less than 2km from the main space)
  • Technical support upon request (wood, metal, mixed-media)
Bamboo grove around Studio 88 Artist Residency, Chiangmai
Bamboo grove around Studio 88 Artist Residency, Chiangmai
Studio 88 Artist Residency Chiang Mai
Self-contained bungalows at Studio 88 Artist Residency, Chiangmai

Please note that there are no shared computers, so residents will need to bring their own equipment for their work. Some supplies (such as paints, etc.) can be purchased from Chiangmai.

Studio 88 Artist Residency shared living area
Studio 88 Artist Residency shared living area

There is one shared space that can be used for relaxing in and cooking (although each bungalow also has its own kitchen), and this is also where breakfast and dinner will be served. It is opposite the residential bungalows and is a large, multipurpose space, intended as a space to get together and share ideas.

Studio 88 Artist Residency hosted by Sak Homestay, Chiangmai
Studio 88 Artist Residency hosted by Sak Homestay, Chiangmai

Studio 88 is hosted by the family-run Sak Homestay, who will provide meals throughout the residency.