We will not be accepting applications for 2020.

For all living creative professionals in this cosmos

Are you looking for a creative RESIDENCY that matches your personality and skills?

Here at INSTINC, we  hold true to these 3 words: COLLABORATION, CULTURAL EXCHANGE AND FRIENDSHIP. We believe having a conducive work and living space can encourage international creative minds like yourself to experience Singapore in a new way and in turn energizes your practices.  

Creativity is contagious. Surrounded by highly talented, passionate creative people will very likely spark great artistic projects, including collaborative ones.  Why? Because creative people tend to share key personality traits & have similar interests :)

INSTINC artist-in-residence program has hosted more than 70 artists from more than 26 countries since 2009. We are excited to launch " INSTINC CREATIVE RESIDENCY" this JAN 2016. This will mean more cross disciplinary collaboration between both local and international artists and designers/architects/writers/poets/musicians/dancers...the list goes on!!

If you are any of these creative people, we hope to host you in the near future:

art historian | art critic | art curator | art writer/journalist | art magazine editor | art consultant | art dealer | art teacher | art professor | art consultant | art therapist  

graphic designer | interior designer | fashion designer |web designer | stage designer | sound designer | lighting designer |toy designer

illustrator | animator | media designer | architect | musician | composer |

Even if your passion is not in this list, fret not, just send us an email here and we will figure it out!



INSTINC CREATIVE RESIDENCY is housed in SOHO@ CENTRAL. It is conveniently located above Clarke Quay MRT station, overlooking the Singapore River and Clarke Quay. The venue is equipped with Internet, High speed Wi-Fi, linens, beddings, dishes and cooking facilities. In addition, private rooms are situated in front of a 50m-lap pool and include a gym and Jacuzzi. INSTINC SOHO has two residential suites (loft style), where each artist is accommodated with a living space with a shared bathroom and kitchen.



The residency fee is SIN$2680 per month for this program. Min 1 month and Max 3 months.

The following  is provided  under this program:

·       Engage with local art community through art openings and events via email during period of residence

·       Promotion through our network, INSTINC's e-newsletter, facebook page and instagram

·       Pick up service from Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel Lobby, Clarke Quay

·       Assist in finding a local collaborator if requires


INSTINC has partnered with Flywire (as of 22 Aug 2018) to make international payments easier and cost effective for our customers. Flywire allows customers to pay from their home country, in their local currency, thereby eliminating costly banking fees and international credit card charges. Flywire also provides round-the-clock, multilingual customer support for payment processing via phone, live chat, and email. Please note that Flywire only supports international payments and not domestic transactions. 

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To apply pls click here