Deadline: 15/10/2017

Winter - Drawing Research Residency

Exploring Drawing in all it´s forms.

Exploring drawing - Image : Stefan Backmand AiR 2017
DRAWinternational residency programme continues to expand notions of drawing.

Drawing Research Action Works
Join us to explore drawing methodologies, meaning and material.

DRAWinternational is a non profit organisation that caters for creative people in pursuit of new and dynamic form, in preparation for exhibition, publication or postgraduate qualification.

The AiR programme aims to support artists in their professional practice/research and encourage creative exchange.

Artists are selected on the quality of their residency proposal, it's relevance to DRAW's philosophy and the environment and evidence of previous artistic work.

The centre organises events (exhibitions, open workshops and seminars/presentations) to promote it's activities and share creative experience and opportunities within the public domain.

Duration of residency: 1-3 months
Drawing Research Action Works welcomes proposals from artists of all nationalities and disciplines who use drawing as a significant dimension to their creative practice. This also includes writers, musicians and scientists.

Studio/ workspace
Artists are allocated individual studio spaces to suit particular project requirements with unlimited access. Additional facilities include, flexible studio space for large scale works/installation/performance/music, technical workshop, etching press, top loading kiln and technical assistance. Data projector for public presentation.

Artists are accommodated in shared self catering apartments with private rooms.

The centre provides weekday evening meals for all artists and uses fresh local produce in order to create delicious menus that incorporate regional specialities.

Fees and support
DRAWinternational is an artist run, non profit organisation promoting cultural exchange in a rural environment. Artist are required to raise their own funds, we do however, provide the necessary documentation to support applications for funding and references for future career opportunities.

The fee covers :

Private bedroom in self catering apartment with shared kitchen, bathroom, dining/sitting room and gardens. Evening meal on weekdays

Individual studio

Academic support and regular discussion of work and access to relevant documentation.

Documentation of studio practice. Daily support for artists to encourage integration within the community.

Editing and translation of written text.

Organisation and promotion of Open Studios at the end of the residency for the public.

Promotion of the artists residency via DRAWinternational's website, radio and local newspapers.

Cultural visits.

Expectations towards the artist
An open attitude in order to engage in new perspectives/experiences/challenges and to facilitate reflection and communication.

Artists are encouraged to integrate and build a rapport within the community to maintain the genuine interest in DRAWinternational's activities and each artists' particular contribution.

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Winter - Drawing Research Residency

Winter - Drawing Research Residency


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