Open Call for the 5th Crystal Ruth Bell Residency – Nourish (Fully Funded to Travel to Beijing)

Application Deadline: July 17th 2018.

For the fifth edition of the their Residency, Crystal Ruth Bell is inviting people to apply for a fully-funded residency at Red Gate in Beijing for the months of November and December 2018. Crystal Ruth Bell Residency is  calling for people of all types of creative practices, of all passports, ages, gender-identities, abilities, and interests to send us proposals for projects to pursue in Beijing this winter around the verb “nourish” – in any way the word makes sense to you.

Whether you are a farmer, a cook, an artist, a food scientist, a culinary critic or historian, a guerrilla gardener, ethnographer, nomadic food truck entrepreneur, a writer, a poet, dancer, filmmaker, photographer, journalist, urban planner, nutritionist, or any other kind of creative person whose work involves food in some way, Crystal Ruth Bell Residency welcomes your proposals for a fully-funded two month residency at Red Gate Residency this winter.

The Crystal Ruth Bell Residency covers:

– Housing in either a downtown apartment or loft studio, both equipped with home kitchens
– Round trip flight
– USD $1,071 stipend {as of 2018, our stipend is pegged to inflation)
– USD $500 for materials & ingredients
– Visa & travel health insurance
– Airport pickup, welcome dinner
– Optional artist talk or workshop & open studio
– Use of Crystal’s sanlunche
– Project support from the Red Gate and China Residencies teams

Application Deadline: July 17th 2018.

Finalists will be notified by August 8th and the selected resident will be announced on September 1st.


For more information, please visit the officil website of the Crystal Ruth Bell Residency – Nourish 


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