Call for applications for the program “Fabrika Studios. Session IX"

The Center for Creative Industries "Fabrika" opens the call for applications for the ninth session of the "Factory Workshops" program. Artists and artists who wish to participate in the competition can send an application to receive a workshop and / or show their project in the factory spaces until January 15, 2023.

This year, the new season of the "Fabrika Studios", a support program for mid-carreer artists, opens to artists aged 30 to 55. In a situation of general instability, we invite authors who continue to work in Moscow and the Moscow region to join the creative and safe professional community that Fabrika has been creating in recent years. Nominations opened in 2023 for participation are “Studio at Fabrika” and “Special Grant from Piranesi LAB”.

We invite artists working with any media, sculptors, writers and researchers with at least 5 years of experience, creating both interdisciplinary projects and works made in the same genre, to apply for a free studio for up to 6 months.

According to the results of the competition, the winners are provided with a studio for work and a budget is allocated for the production of the declared project, work or works (up to 30,000 rubles). The result of the work in the workshop is the implementation of the declared project and the exhibition in the spaces of Fabrika in 2023. According to the results of the competition, the winners in the nomination "Special Grant from Piranesi LAB" are given the opportunity to print graphic works in the workshop of Alexei Veselovsky.



January 15, 2023 is a deadline for applications.

February 15, 2023 — announcement of the winners of the contest.

February 27 — March 5, 2023 — meetings and interviews with the winners.

March 13 — September 30, 2023 — check-in and work in the workshops.

September 1 — January 15, 2023 — exhibitions of the program nominees.




Studios at Fabrika are designed for professional artists and artists working in various techniques. In 2022 — 2023 Fabrika is considering the applications from the artists of 30 — 55 years old (mid-career artists). This year the studios will be offered to three or four artists.

Preference is given to personal projects. Curator group projects are not considered.

Mandatory are the final implementation, the premiere of the project submitted for participation in the competition, as well as the presence of the author on the site during the installation and opening of the exhibition.

As part of the preparation of the project, curatorial support is possible.

The artist is obliged to provide the organizers with the formed project budget (no more than 30,000 rubles for implementation).

CCI Fabrika DOES NOT provide accommodation for program participants.



The application must include a CV, portfolio (with links to completed or shown works, photo and video materials), a motivation letter, a description or project plan (up to 1000 characters) for which a studio is requested. All of the above information is required to accept the application for consideration.

Applications are accepted at until January 15, 2023.

The winners will be announced on February 15, 2023.

Applications that do not include all items will not be considered.




It involves the provision of a studio and a final exhibition in the Olivie, Tsekh Otdelki or Arthaus venues. A curatorial support of the project is possible. At the request of the artist and with the agreement from Fabrika, the venue for the exhibition can be changed.

Spaces provided:

1) Space 5-21 "Compressor"

2) Small residence space (2 studios)

Space 5-21 "Compressor"

  • 100 sq. meters, electricity, heating. The bathroom is not in the studio.
  • The studio does not imply residence, but does not exclude the round-the-clock presence / work.

The space of a small residence

  • 65 sq. meters, electricity, heating. ATTENTION: the workshop is divided into two rooms and will be offered to two artists. The bathroom is in the studio.
  • The studio does not imply residence, but does not exclude the round-the-clock presence / work.


Special grant from PIRANESI LAB

Provides the opportunity for two artists to create works using the printing facilities of the PIRANESI LAB workshop. In the ninth session, the organizers are waiting for applications from authors working and wishing to implement a project in silk-screen printing, gravure or letterpress printing techniques, as well as alternative photoprocesses. The main condition for the selection of an application is the originality of the author's idea and the full use of technology capabilities (not reproductions of old works).



Irina Gorlova, Mikhail Sidlin, Stanislav Shuripa, Kristina Pestova, Elena Kuprina-Lyakhovich


Alexey Veselovsky, Asya Filippova, Alexandra Danilova



Applications should be sent at

In the subject of the letter, please indicate "FABRIKA STUDIOS" with an indication of the nomination of interest, a confirmation will be sent within 24 hours.

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CCI "Fabrika" concludes an agreement with the winners, which specifies the terms of the project, the area transferred for use for this period and other essential conditions. In addition to the contract, no later than 1.5 months before the final exhibition or show, an additional agreement is signed, which specifies the financial and technical support of the project. Fabrika has the right to terminate the contract if the resident of the workshop does not fulfill the conditions stipulated by the contract. Accommodation in Moscow is NOT provided.


On the territory of the CCI FABRIKA, any actions, actions and objects related to nationalism, intolerance, animal abuse, sexism and infringement of human rights are prohibited.

Address: Perevedenodskiy pereulok 18,

Call for applications for the program “Fabrika Studios. Session IX