I miss

I miss

Caroline Lighthart | Television researcherGetting up at seven to go for a swim in the pool, having a wonderful breakfast with the other early birds, the exchange of thoughts, going up to my desk in front of the window with the overwhelming view that 100% meets my...
Write in Faber

Write in Faber

Daniel Humberto Escoto | Writer (narrator)The space one finds in Faber is one of carefully orchestrated neutrality. The hotel, the landscape, the timetables for eating seem designed to be invisible: the only thing that matters is the empty place that opens up for...
A Transformative Residency

A Transformative Residency

Monique Mizrahi | Musician, songwriter and artivistMy experience at Faber was transformative. I came in with some ideas and song sketches for a new album and left with the album written and ready to record. The lyrics took a fascinating turn towards a more inclusive,...
New exciting perspectives

New exciting perspectives

Laurence Estanove | Researcher, writer and teacherStaying at Faber was such an amazing opportunity for me. It was my first residence and the conditions were just ideal: everything is made so that you can fully focus on your work. The Faber team are amazing people who...
The Ambience and Hospitality at Faber Residency

The Ambience and Hospitality at Faber Residency

Christopher Okemwa | Lecturer, Writer and PoetThe silent grey skies above Olot, the gentle rain in the evenings, the peaceful hills and trees around the Hotel Riu Fluvià, the ambience of the rooms – all contributed to my comfort at Faber Residency and provided an...
Time + Colleagues = Inspiration

Time + Colleagues = Inspiration

John Maloney | Computer scientist and creator of programming systems for beginnersCreative endeavors require deep thought. Unfortunately, for most of us quality thinking time is rare. We are often forced to do our thinking while doing other things such as commuting,...