[ARENA] ISIS Arts Research Residencies - Call for applications
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ISIS Arts Research Residencies - Call for applications
Media artists, UK and beyond, are invited to apply for a three-week
research residency at ISIS Arts, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK between
April to end of July 2009. Deadline for applications is Friday 20th
Artists are offered a self-contained city centre studio space, a fee
of £1200 (to include travel and accommodation costs) and access to
ISIS equipment and technical support. The emphasis for this residency
is on research not on finished art work.
ISIS Arts is an artist led, visual and media arts organisation with
an international artist residency, commissions, training and research
programme. Their programme seeks to address themes of identity and
cultural understanding and they engage with artists to produce work
that challenges and presents social issues within new contexts.
ISIS has two studio spaces for visiting artists, a media training
room, and an inflatable touring venue for sharing media arts with a
wider audience. From their Newcastle base ISIS works with over 100
artists a year supporting practice and exchange.
The ISIS Arts Research Residency programme started in 2005 and has
included artists such as Joseph DeLappe (US), Mark Vernon (UK),
Germaine Koh and Gordon Hicks (Canada), Monica Ross (UK), Kelly
Richardson (UK, Canada), Francis Gomila (Germany), Jorn Ebner
The ability to research, interpret and present ideas.
Experience of using digital media in the creation of art works.
Experience of working on fixed term residencies with deadlines.
A professional practice, students not eligible.
To apply please include:
Artist Statement and current CV
Supporting material/documentation of previous work - can be cd, dvd,
jpegs - please include and an SAE with adequate postage for return of
Statement about why you want to work with Isis Arts
Please send your application to: ISIS Arts, 1st Floor, 5 Charlotte
Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4XF. Applications via email will
also be accepted.
For more information about this opportunity and application process
please email <isis isisarts.org.uk>isis isisarts.org.uk or phone 0191
261 44 07. For more information on ISIS Arts please visit:
DEADLINE: Friday 20th March 2009.Selection will take place before end
of March all applicants will be notified shortly after that.
ISIS Arts seek to ensure that no present or potential member of staff
or project participant is treated less favourably than another on
grounds of age (up to statutory retirement age), class colour,
disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, political
persuasion or sexual orientation. ISIS Arts premises have limited
access. However, we aim to ensure that as many of our activities are
as accessible as possible. If you have any particular access needs,
please contact us.
This information is available in large print or alternative formats
Co Director ISIS Arts
5, Charlotte Square
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: +44 (0) 191 261 4407
Fax: +44 (0) 191 261 6818
Company registered in England and Wales No. 2632544
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