In 2008, 4Culture (formerly ArtLink) received 12 project applications for the residency program, five project applications from Romania and seven foreign project applications. From these proposals, they selected two projects from Romania and five foreign projects, in total 12 artists for a three weeks residency, in
The participants were: Alexandra Pirici (RO)/solo project; Mihaela Dancs (RO), Rui Catalao (PT), Iuliana Stoianescu (RO), Paul Dunca (RO)/group project,;Julia Hadi (HU)/solo project; Ana Dubljevic (RS)/solo project; Anna MacRae (AT)/duo project with Simon Kurmayr (AT); Raquel Gualtero Soriano (ES)/solo
project, Anja Müller (DE) und Dennis Deter (DE) - duo project.
During the residency (July 15 -August 3) they shared the working spaces from Mogosoaia Palace, receiving/offering feedbacks to each other. The artists received accommodation in single or double rooms with bathroom, three meals/day, and a fee of 400 Euro. The travel expenses were also in charge by the
In the second week of the residencies, on July 21, 2008, ArtLink organised a press conference, introducing the Jardin d’Europe project and all the participating artists.
At the end of the residencies a work in progress presentation was shown in August 2008. In order to promote the activity, 4Culture produced posters, flyers/invitations and brochures. During the residency two artists (one journalist and one visual artist) collaborated for the video/photo and written
documentation of the activities. The journalist (Gina Serbanescu) interviewed the artists and published articles about the work in progress presentations. The visual artist (Cristi Puscas) presented his video documentation during the final presentation.