Ukrainian Institute is launching EXTER international residency programme for 2023

EXTER is a long-term programme by the Ukrainian Institute aimed at building sustainable partnerships with art residencies around the world. The programme is designed for artists, curators, art critics, and scholars. In January and February 2023, there are two available residencies initiated by Rupert in solidarity with Ukraine.

The EXTER programme is based on collaboration with leading contemporary art residencies in the countries of the Ukrainian Institute’s activity. Programme partners are organisations and institutions that are well integrated into the professional community, have the experience and infrastructure to meet the residentsneeds as well as an extensive network of local contacts. 

Where: Rupert, Vilnus (Lithiania) 


  • January 5 – February 5 ,2023 (1-month residency, 550 EUR stipend for travel and basic needs available upon arrival ) 
  • January 5 – March 5, 2023 (2-months residency, 950 EUR stipend for travel and basic needs available upon arrival)  

Who can apply: artists, curators, critics, scholars 

Rupert’s Residency Programme is dedicated to local and international practitioners and thinkers (such as artists, writers, curators, researchers, cultural managers and academics), providing them with the opportunity to live and work in Vilnius while developing individual projects and immersing themselves in the region’s contemporary art field.

Residents will be jointly selected by teams of the Ukrainian Institute and Rupert. Selected artists, curators, scholars, and critics will be given time and space for creative work as well as institutional support in establishing contacts with local art communities. An individual programme will be tailored for each participant based on their practice and expectations stated in the application. 

Requirements for applicants an details: link. 

To apply for the programme, please fill in the form and send it in a letter titled “EXTER 4: Application” to [email protected] 

Deadline: 18 December 2022, 11:59 PM, Kyiv timePlease note that applications received after this time will not be considered.