Bogong Centre for Sound Culture

General information

Brief description of organisation

The Bogong Centre for Sound Culture (B–CSC) is an independent arts initiative located in Bogong Village. The centre provides access and opportunity for artists to respond to the environmental, social and cultural forces underpinning the Victorian Alpine region and its attendant community.

Organisation founded in


Brief description of residency program

The B–CSC Residency program provides artists opportunities to creatively engage with Australia’s Alpine National Park a region renowned for its remoteness, ecology and intemperate climate. This wilderness area is also the site of complex industrial and commercial enterprises including alpine resorts and hydroelectric power schemes. The B–CSC Residency provides time and space for artists to consider and develop their practice by responding to this unique environment and its attendant complexities.

The B–CSC Residency accepts applications from innovative artists working in:

• Sound Art
• Music composition
• Moving Image
• Photography
• Creative Writing
• Media Art
• Curators
• Land Art
• Environment Art

B–CSC Workspace

The B–CSC has a small office with desk and printer for artist’s use.

Additionally artists are able to work in the large multi function area comprising:

Panasonic Video Projector
Sony BluRay DVD player
Cambridge CD/DVD Player
Digidesign 003 Audio Interface
6 Dynaudio BM12A Speakers
Mackie 1402 stereo analogue mixer


B–CSC Residency is located in Bogong Village. The village is situated in the foothills of Victoria’s Alpine National Park, between Mt Beauty and Falls Creek. It takes approximately 4.5 hours to get there by car from Melbourne.


The B–CSC Residency runs 35 weeks a year from the first Monday in October through to the last Sunday in May. Residencies range in duration from two to four weeks. They commence on a Monday and conclude on a Sunday.

Accommodation is provided at no cost to the artist. However artists must cover their living expenses and transport costs. Please note there is no public transport between Mt Beauty and Bogong Village. If artists wish to explore beyond Bogong Village they must have a car.

The B–CSC accepts applications throughout the year.

The application and guidelines are located at

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 2 weeks
  • 1 month
Number of artists resident at one time


Grants available

Bogong Centre for Sound Culture does not offer grants or stipends but can provide support letters for funding bodies.

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Supplies
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Leading Workshop or Class
Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Housing
Application who/how

Digital Application

Selection procedure


Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency


Other- National Park

  • Internet Connection
  • Library
  • Office
  • Kitchen
Type and size of studios

Live-work space

  • Private Room
Working language(s)
  • English

How to reach

By train

Train/bus from Melbourne Southern Cross Station to Mount Beauty
Contact V/Lines on 1800-800-007

B–CSC will provide connecting transport from Mt Beauty to Bogong Village if require.

By plane

Albury Airport

By car

From Melbourne to Bogong Village takes approximately 4.5hrs.
Please refer to Google Maps or the Melways

Contact information

Bogong Centre for Sound Culture
PO Box 456
3699 Mount Beauty

Phone: + 61 (0)424-095-554

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