Residency – Intensive course in writing in nature

Intensive course in writing for artists, thinkers and makers of any kind

Retreat in Parc Natural de la Serra de Montsant

Price including food and accommodation: E380,-. Artists can apply for a stipend.

The workshop consists of a calm arrival day on Monday, three days of intensive writing and feedback, one day of traveling back home on Friday. In addition to the workshops we do daily (optional) hikes in nature, we present, discuss our work over dinner.

5 days including arrival and leaving – Monday-FridayProgram details

Testimonies of participants

Online information meeting to prepare the trip March 29 (zoomlink here) and April, 19, 2023 at 8pm (zoomlink here).

Spring 2023

April 3-7, 2023 – Writing for artists Read more

May 01-05, 2023 – Creative writing Read more

Fall 2023

October 23-27, 2023 – Writing for artists Read more & Creative writing Read more

Spring 2024

March 28 – April 02, 2024 – Writing for artists Read more & Creative writing Read more

Group size min. 2, max. 6. We stay at Cal Boli or Casa Catalunya, Margalef de Montsant (map below), near Reus, Tarragona and Barcelona in Spain

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Notes (please read)

Program Tu-Th

07:30 – Simple breakfast available

09:00 – Excursion (optional hike)

11:00 – Course in writing

12:30 – Lunch

13:30 – Siesta & Working time

19:30 – Course in writing

20:30 – Presentations during Catalan ‘Cena’ (simple tapas meal)

Ester Eva Damen is a filmmaker with a background in the visual arts. In addition to the Film Academy (screenplay & direction) she studied at the Rijksacademy of Visual Arts in Amsterdam. She advises artists who want to develop a text about their own work in groups as well as in one to one sessions.

Margalef de Montsant is located south of (airfield) Barcelona at the height of Tarragona (a pleasant train or bus trip along the shore to Reus) and can be reached with a bus from (airfield) Reus, Spain. If you think about traveling by train, interrail to Reus might be a good suggestion.

Contact us before you make a booking.

Photos by Joris Berger and Dorota Radzimirska, 2022

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