Online training program + editorial project


October 5th, 2020 through January 29th, 2021


Manuel Cirauqui (curator, teacher), Cory Scozzari (Cordova gallery), Mireia Sallares (artist), Veronica Valentini, Andrea Rodriguez Novoa, Juan Canela (BAR project curators) and extra guests (to be announced at a later date).

Deadline for application

2pm, Monday, 14th September, 2020

BAR project launches a new open call to participate in the fourth edition of its practice-based training program that, due to the consequences of Covid-19, has been postponed and will take place ONLINE from October 5th, 2020 through January 29th, 2021.

BAR TOOL#3 is a 13 weeks training program addressed to participants from various fields of knowledge – art and non-art related practices – who are willing to develop a project through a reflection related to visual art practice.

BAR TOOL’s aim is to generate learning spaces through different themes and dynamics, bringing together local, national and international tutors and guests, and the participants will focus on the production and presentation of a final project that this year will be a publication produced with contributions also from tutors and other selected guests.

BAR TOOL’s previous editions tutors and guests have been: Vittoria Matarrese, Irene Aristizabal, Julie Bukowska, Francesc Ruiz, Ad Minoliti, Joan Morey, Martí Manen, Latitudes (Mariana Canepa Luna, Max Andrews), Ruth Estèvez, Carles Guerra, Valentin Roma, Angel Calvo Ulloa, Aimar Arriola, Aimar Pérez Galí, Jordi Ferreiro, Osías Yanov, Nuria Güell, Emily Pethick, Susan Gibb, Philippe Pirotte, Vivian Sky Rehberg, Inés Katzenstein, Summer Guthery, Helmut Batista, Daniel Blanga-Gubbay, Karima Boudou, Santiago Villanueva, Dorothée Dupuis, Alfredo Aracil, Eva Rowson, Leire Vergara, Gelen Jeleton, Erick Beltrán, Antoni Hervás, Equipo Palomar, Montserrat Rodríguez, Ignasi Aballí, Emma Haugh, Suza Husse, Oriol Vilanova, Valeria Graziano, Sofia Dourron, Pablo Martínez, Mario García Torres, Dora García, etc. BAR project team tutors: Veronica Valentini, Andrea Rodriguez, Juan Canela.


For this edition of BAR TOOL, a maximum of 7 fellows will be selected by BAR project team through an open call for applications. Candidates are considered on merit, as well as the overall response of their applications within the mission and context of BAR TOOL.


BAR TOOL #3 is open to participants from various fields of knowledge – art and non-art related practices, willing to deepen into knowledge and practice through visual arts. For those with no previous experience in arts, a draft for a project to be developed during the year, included in the motivation letter, would serve as a sample on how their approach to it could be pertinent enough.

Successful applicants must:

  • Have completed an undergraduate degree or have equivalent experience.

  • Be available to commit to BAR TOOL’s assigned schedule for the 13 weeks.

Please note:

  • Attendance is due on Mondays 5th October -29st January 2021. BAR TOOL is open to Spanish and international applicants coming from different fields of practice (artists, curators, performers, architects, designers, researchers, teachers, educators, etc)

  • Due to the international scope of BAR TOOL program, the working language is English.


BAR TOOL scholar tuition is 500€ and includes:

  • Production and presentation of a final public online and editorial project curated by BAR project’s team.

  • Mentoring and tutoring by local, national and international guests, together with the follow up of BAR project team.

  • Workshops, lectures and presentations on diverse subjects driven by relevant guest tutors.


Applications must be submitted to: It is mandatory to present the required documentation here under in single A4 format PDF file (max. 5 MB/7 pgs.):

  • a motivation letter explaining your interest in the program and the approach of the project you will be willing to develop of maximum 500 words

  • a curriculum vitae and portfolio containing up to 5 examples of projects/artworks and of maximum 5 pages.


The deadline for submissions is 2pm, Monday, 14th September, 2020. Applications received after this date will not be considered. You will not receive a confirmation email for your entry. Acceptance to the program will be confirmed to the applicants via email by 18th September 2020 and the list of participants will be made public shortly after.


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