Introduction

This two-month artists’ residency in Mexico City is awarded to selected Visual Arts Students. One is selected from recent graduates and the other is a current student.


SOMA is a non-profit organization conceived to nurture discussion and exchange in the field of contemporary art and education in Mexico City.

Photo : SOMA Mexico
2019 residents

Residency awarded to:


  • Mandine Knöpfel (CH-FR) MA-AV 2nd year (graduate)
  • Byron Andrade (IT-EQ) MA-AV 1st year

Photo : ECAL/Calypso Mahieu
2018 residents

Residency awarded to:


  • Lorenza Longhi (IT) MA-AV 2nd year (graduate)
  • Marco Rigoni (IT) MA-AV 1st year

Photo : ECAL/Calypso Mahieu
2017 residents

Residency awarded to:


  • Virginia Ariu (IT) MA-AV (graduate)
  • Shirin Yousefi (Iran) MA-AV (graduate)

Photo : ECAL/Younès Klouche
2016 residents

Residency awarded to:


  • Catarina Bota Leal (PT) MA-AV 1st year
  • Vinzenz Meyner (CH) MA-AV 1st year
  • Gabriele Garavaglia (IT) MA-AV 1st year

2015 residents

Residency awarded to:


  • Linda Voorwinde (NL) MA-AV 2nd year (graduate)
  • Francesco Cagnin (IT) MA-AV 1st year
  • Francesco Nardozzi (IT) MA-AV 1st year

2014 residents

Residency awarded to:


  • Julien Berberat (CH) MA-AV 2nd year (graduate)
  • Julien Gremaud (CH) MA-AV 1st year
  • Emanuele Marcuccio (IT) MA-AV 1st year