Art In Motion platforms Imagine Residency

General information

Brief description of organisation

Imagine is a residency in Australia on the beautiful Mid North Coast of N.S.W. it is an independent, artist run, not for profit micro artist residency program with a focus on supporting serious artists by helping in the facilitating of their projects.
Being “micro” means that we are flexible in the range of creative initiatives that interest us, personal in the way we work with individual artists, quick in making decisions, energetic in development and implementation of projects, open to multidisciplinary collaborations.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

Imagine residency provides a supportive environment for Artists to either use process based space and time that does not need an outcome or project based work.

Also artists can experience workshops that support their continuation as artists and moving forward (it is hoped that artists leave inspire, motivated and stimulated to continue as artists within their chosen fields such as dance creators Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Film, and Hybrid Arts.

Visual Artists, Artist visionaries are invited to propose events, gatherings, exhibitions and other creative initiatives.e Great Lakes Area.

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • New Media
  • Animation
  • Film Making
  • Dance
  • Performing Arts
  • Cross artform
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 1 week
  • 3 weeks
Number of artists resident at one time


Companions allowed
  • Other
Grants available

Partial Stipend which is 40per cent off the total cost... Artist can apply for full stipend offered each round and then 7 artists Per year offered partial stipend which is discounted accomodation and food. DAIR Dance artists are also offered each year through Ausdance NSW.

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Food
  • Other
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Donation of an Artwork

or documentation of stay process.

Application who/how


Selection procedure

By Curator

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency



  • Dance / Performance Practice Space
  • Outdoor stage
  • Library
  • Kitchen
  • Computer
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

  • Private Room
  • Shared Room
Working language(s)
  • English

How to reach

By train

By train to Newcastle then take bus to Forster pick up Coomba Rd
Or train from Sydney to Taree and pick up at Taree Station.

By plane

To Sydney then train and bus

By car

F3 from to Lakes Way Turn off travel 30 minutes
down Lakes Ways turn off into Coomba Rd, travel
18 kilometers.

Nearest airport

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport

Contact information

Art In Motion platforms Imagine Residency
Coomba Rd
2428 Coomba

Phone: 0408118648

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