Artist Opportunity: UZ Arts Residency

26th April 2016

This opportunity is open to Scotland based artists or artists whose work will benefit the people of Scotland. There are …

This opportunity is open to Scotland based artists or artists whose work will benefit the people of Scotland. There are two residency periods available, each six weeks. The first period; October 2016 – December 2016, the second: February 2017 – March 2017. Artists can apply to take part in either one or both of these six-week blocks.

The residency offers artists the chance to produce and present a new piece of work which responds to the environment of Sura Medura and Sri Lanka, as well as working alongside artists from other countries. Artists are encouraged to present their artistic practice at the beginning of their stay through our partnership with Colombo University of Visual and Performing Art. At the end of their stay artists to present the outcome of their residency, for example through exhibition, screening or performance. UZ Arts will also seek to present the outcomes of residencies in Scotland in 2017.

Artists taking part in the Oct – Dec residency will have the opportunity to submit their work for consideration for inclusion in the Colombo Art Biennale November 2016.
For artists taking part in the Feb – Mar residency there will be a specific opportunity to collaborate with other artists taking part in the residency in addition to making their own work.

The residency programme will cover travel, food and accommodation costs for artists and includes a fee of £2,000 to cover all material and production costs for work produced.

The deadline is Monday 16 May 2016 at 16:00.

 

More information and how to apply visit their website here.

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