The Museum of Loss and Renewal Residency Programme



To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Tracy Mackenna & Edwin Janssen’s collaborative art practice, in 2017 The Museum of Loss and Renewal launched a residency programme in Italy. Following last year’s successful residencies The Museum of Loss and Renewal is offering a new series of residencies.


The location is Collemacchia, a small village within Italy's National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise, a protected area of exceptional significance and beauty. In the local village of Filignano (1 km from Collemacchia) a range of amenities is available: post office, chemist, mini-supermarket, bar, church, butcher, hotel, town square.


Collemacchia and Filignano are largely trilingual Italian-French-English due to the large community of Filignano emigrants who continually move between European nations.


Each residency provides artists, curators, musicians or writers with uninterrupted periods of time to reflect and/or to produce work.


Accommodation in a recently refurbished, fully furnished house consists of multiple bedrooms, clean work space, central heating and internet. Additional studio space is located 2 minutes walk from the house. Engagement with the natural world begins on the doorstep.




The Museum offers three types of residency, normally taking place between April and October. Artists based in the Hauts de France region of France are invited to apply for the Fully-funded residency <<IDEAL>>. This residency is organised in partnership with artconnexion, contemporary art production and mediation consultants, Lille and is supported by the City of Lille and the Institut Français. Part-funded residencies provide accommodation and studio free of cost (travel and subsistence not included). Self-funded residencies are offered at the following rates:

Single occupancy: €300 per week.

Two occupants: €240 per week / per person.

Three or four occupants: €180 per week / per person. (Inclusive of cleaning costs).


Please contact the curators for information about self-funded residencies outwith the above period or if you have a proposal you would like to discuss with us.


The call for the 2019 Residency Programme will go live in December 2018 with a closing date in Jan 2019.