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Il Vivaio del Malcantone is an independent space based in Florence. Since  2011 it deals with artistic promotion by hosting residencies and projects with the aim of  promoting and disseminating performing arts.

The venue is an ancient Florentine home in a green area of town and in the past it was functioning as a greenhouse producing plants. Today it sustains growth and development of young artists  with the aim of facilitating their access in the art world.

Il Vivaio del Malcantone provides promotional support and its spaces (work space of about 60 square meters and guesthouse of 40 square meters) to guest artists interested in spending a working period in Florence.

Conditions offered:

space work
guesthouse with kitchen, bathroom and bedroom.
accommodation (maximum 4 people)
communication and promotion

Contact details:

How to apply:

Fill the form on the website:
The application must be sent to the following address:
Subject email: WorkspaceFlorence

Residency Period and Application Deadline:

Residency Period: 23 December 2016 – 6 January 2017 – Application Deadline: 30 November 2016

Residency Period: 1 August 2017 – 31 August 2017 – Application Deadline: 15 June 2017

Where: Italy – Florence – Via del Malcantone 15/b – 50137 Firenze


International and Italy-based artists, individuals or collaborative groups, working in the fields of contemporary theatre, dance, performance or multimedia art.

Cost: €50/day which includes accommodation and 24 hour studio access.

It is also possible to book shorter periods.