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Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain.

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ADDRESS: Av. Jaquard 1, 08222 Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain.
TELEPHONE: (0034) 937 84 83 90.
DISCIPLINES: Visual arts and, in some cases, performing arts.


BaumannLab is a centre for creation set up by the Youth and Leisure Service of the City Council of Terrassa. It focuses on producing and supporting artistic creation of multi-disciplinary activities, in particular visual arts and contemporary thought.

BaumannLab provides support to emerging artists and cultural producers who want to develop or disseminate a project, helping them in their professional practice and training process, while making available to all young people the possibility of establishing a relationship with art which goes beyond passive consumption.

BaumannLab was established with a clear set of criteria for its activities:

To encourage the development of critical thinking in children and young people through artistic practices;

To promote the visibility of young people and their vision of the world to the citizens of Terrassa;

To provide training for and encourage professionalism in young artists;

To strengthen research and artistic production;

To promote the production of collective creative projects through the establishment of a network among institutions, organisations, groups and others with goals in common with those of Baumannlab, and also through work with programmes from the Youth Service.

Open to the general public, BaumannLab welcomes young artists and creators, as well as organisations that work with young people.

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In addition to studios and a media lab, BaumannLab has an exhibition hall (65m²), a bar with terrace, and a library.

Studios: There are three studios of 18m², 24m² and 30m², one of which is equipped with a sink. All studios have tables, chairs, shelves, lockers, internet access and air conditioning.

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Media Lab: The media lab includes two Mac Pro desktop workstations, a scanner, cameras for photography and video, and other equipment.

Access / Artists with families: The programme states that they welcome both artists with reduced mobility and those with families.

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Duration of stays: From one month to a year.

Cost: Contact the programme directly.

Grants: Yes.

Under 20 years old: €900 for production and fees.

Over 20 years old: €2,000 for production and fees.

BaumannLab also offers other calls for certain groups:

Graffiti invaders: Establishing a dialogue with the locale through graffiti: €900.

Artistic projects in educational contexts: €550.

Art projects in leisure organisations: €550.

Selection Procedure: Assignment of the studios is through an open call (September - October), which offers a grant. It is also possible to rent the studios when they are available.

Projects presented must be in line with the objectives of BaumannLab (see above). Priority is given to artists, collectives and cultural agents with ties to the region. BaumannLab looks for projects that experiment with new ways of using language and forms of expression and communication, and projects which interact with the local environment and explore new ways of linking artistic practice, youth dynamics and social context.

The open calls are addressed to young people up to 35 years or those part of groups where more than half of the members meet this condition.

Languages: Catalan and Spanish.


BaumannLab is a member of Xarxaprod.

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