We wish all interested followers of MONGOLIA 360° a happy 2010. We have had an unexpected and overwhelming response of applications for the residency from Azerbaijan, Alaska, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, Denmark, China, Chile, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Island, Israel, India, Germany, Hungary, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, U.S.A., Japan and Russia (app. 300 entries) Due to the high number of relevant proposals and as the curatorial team is internationally based, the selection process has been delayed. A shortlist of pre-selected artists shall be published by the end of January 2010. Short listed artist shall be interviewed beginning February.