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CENTRE / SUBSTRUCTURED LOSS RESIDENCY PROGRAM (London, UK: Autumn/Fall ’17)

Deadline: 26 Jun, 2017

Disciplines: All Disciplines.

Location: London, United Kingdom

Deadline: 26 Jun, 2017

Duration: 1 MONTH

Eligibility: The residency is open to artists, researchers, and other professionals from any country. The selection process is based on the merits and quality of artistic practice. The program is not available to students.

Support: The CENTRE will arrange for shared studio, workshop facilities, or office desk space for the duration of programming. The workspace will be located within a studio collective shared by other artists and working professionals. The environment will allow participants to engage in public conversations and cultivate dialogue with local artists and professionals. Presentation space is provided. Participants are expected to bring their own computer and other tools necessary for their work during the residency.

Costs: London, United Kingdom Residency: Fee: £509 (GBP)

URL: http://www.substructuredloss.org/residencies/

Program Description:

ANNUM:
2017

RESIDENCY:
OPEN CALL

PARTICIPATING CITY:
London, United Kingdom Residency

APPLICATION DEADLINES:
London, United Kingdom Residency: 26 JUN 2017

RESIDENCY PERIOD:
London, United Kingdom Residency: 31 OCT 2017 - 29 NOV 2017

The CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF SUBSTRUCTURED LOSS is now accepting applications for its annual residency program. Artists, researchers, and other arts professionals are encouraged to apply.

ORGANIZATION:
Established in 2009, the CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF SUBSTRUCTURED LOSS is a Canadian organization dedicated to the development of applied grief and bereavement research. Documented through the use of practice-led methods within art and comprised of work from an interdisciplinary network of creative and technical practitioners; the CENTRE is committed to the advancement of the arts and sciences; providing programming in support of education; public and professional engagement; and the development of field research in partnership with local, national, and international academic bodies, institutions, foundations, and non-profits.

RESIDENCY BACKGROUND:
The artist-in-residence candidates are selected annually through an open call application process or in some cases, by invitation. The program supports emerging and established artistic professionals/researchers working in any medium. Residents can continue with existing projects or undertake new research.

The residency program encourages experimentation and the development of multi/interdisciplinary studio work grounded in research within the field of grief and bereavement. The work can encompass and explore varying physical and emotional processes (or loss) that people undergo.

Previous residents have undertaken both theoretical-historical and practice-based projects surrounding loss; working with, but not limited to the following subject matter: the aging process and the elderly, cancer, sex work and sexual assault, miscarriage, suicide etc.

Participants are expected to present their findings when the residency program concludes and are given the flexibility to choose which form of presentation suits their findings best (i.e. exhibition, lecture, panel and/or forum).

The residency aims to provide working artistic professionals with a platform for research and production; one that may lead to expanded possibilities, collaboration, a broader network, and possibly new works.

PARTICIPANT ELIGIBILITY:
The residency is open to artists, researchers, and other professionals from any country. The selection process is based on the merits and quality of artistic practice. The program is not available to students.

RESIDENCY STRUCTURE:
Residency programming is one (1) month in duration followed by a brief presentation period. The CENTRE provides mentorship and guidance throughout the creative development process including iteration, subject-specific research, presentation of works, as well as, access to local resources and administrative support.

LIVING & WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The CENTRE will arrange for shared studio, workshop facilities, or office desk space for the duration of programming. The workspace will be located within a studio collective shared by other artists and working professionals. The environment will allow participants to engage in public conversations and cultivate dialogue with local artists and professionals.

Presentation space is provided.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
We accept applications in English only, to accommodate our international jury members. However, language proficiency is not a criteria for evaluation by the jury unless it directly relates to the chosen discipline/practice. Applications are assessed and chosen by a jury on the basis of merit, and the ability the CENTRE has to support the proposed research or project.

For current and ongoing work enacted by the CENTRE, please visit the link below:

https://vimeo.com/substructuredloss

For more information and to apply please review the Residency Guide and submit an Application Form by visiting the link below:

More Info: http://www.substructuredloss.org/residencies/

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