Digital Arts Studios International Residency Deadline approaching
This programme invites applications from international artists
Digital Arts Studios International Residency Guidelines 2013/14 The Accommodation The Digital Arts Studios pays for the rental of a room as accommodation for the artist.
The artist will have a private, bright double room in a shared house.
The house is located in South Belfast on a tree-lined avenue, near to the local park and amenities. The house is privately owned and lived in by Marie, her adult daughter Siofra and their cat Jasper.
The artist will have their own private room at the top of the house (access by stairs only), which includes a sitting area. Relatives, partners or friends of the artist are not permitted to stay in the accommodation: the room is for the individual artist only. The artist must arrange with Marie in advance if they wish to have a visitor to the house.
Who can apply? Professional Artists from outside the UK and Ireland. The following are NOT eligible Artists living and working in the UK and Ireland How do I apply? Applicants must apply directly to DAS using the application form and guidelines. Applicants must include
• A proposal with a project description (300 max)
• Current CV (no more that 3 x A4 page)
• Support material Application form available to download from Resartis Residency Periods and Deadlines International Residency Upcoming Deadlines Residency Period / Application Deadline May – June 2013 / 28th February 2013 September & October 2013 / 10th June 2013 February & March 2014 / 31st October 2013 Please note:
• Residencies take place from the beginning of the first month to the end of the second month in the period, inclusive.
• Residencies will begin on the first day of the month and will be completed by the last day of the second month or as close to these dates as possible depending on how dates fall in relation to Digital Arts Studios office hours.
• Exact arrival and departure dates must be arranged with the Digital Arts Studios Manager in advance. • Applications to be received by 5pm on the date of deadline. Is support material required? Work completed within the past two years is requested. Indicate the date of completion on work samples. DAS will accept any of the following:
• Films/videos on VHS tape, DVD, mini DV, CD-Rom. (PAL format 15mins max) or video files sent electronically.
• Images/Documentation (10 max) CD-Rom, Slides, Prints or Photographs. (slides should be labeled clearly with name and a number (1-10) with and accompanying slide list)
• Previous reviews, catalogues or publications etc
• For return of work an SAE (Self-addressed stamped envelope) must be supplied.
No application materials will be returned unless specifically requested by the artist and an SAE is included. DAS will accept applications sent electronically or by post.
Electronic submissions should be sent to
What are the criteria for assessment?
DAS guidelines stipulate that artistic merit is the sole criterion for acceptance to the International Digital Residency Programme. Artists at all stages of their careers may apply.
How are decisions taken?
DAS will assess applications. DAS will then inform the successful applicant directly. Successful applicants will be notified of decisions approximately three weeks after the deadline for applications.
Requirements for successful applicants?
1. Successful applicants will be required to adhere to the terms and conditions stipulated in the DAS Terms of Residency & Code of Conduct.
2. Successful applicants will be required to provide DAS with documentation of or a copy of the work created whilst participating in the residency, to be held in the DAS archive along with a short description of the work.
3. Applicants will also be required to complete a brief post-project report form, which may be submitted to the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
4. Applicants are also requested to produce a public presentation in the form of a workshop, artist talk or presentation of artwork (screening/installation etc.) This provides an opportunity for residents to present their work to the public and their peers.
These events are advertised on the DAS website and in the printed brochure where possible.