Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies (University of Canterbury) and Creative New Zealand
We invite expressions of interest (EOI) from Pacific artists for a three month artist in residence position at the University of Canterbury. The applicants will have some expertise and experience in any one of the following areas: fine art, carving, tattooing, music, weaving, pottery, dancing, graphic design, poetry, creative writing, new media art and other forms of creative expression. The residency aims to promote Pacific artistic innovation to the university community and nationally, regionally and internationally.
The residency is worth $18,000 for three months and the artist will be required to present the work produced by way of exhibition, performance or a seminar presentation during or at the end of the residency. The selection panel will also be looking for artists who are willing to engage and share their work with interested students and staff when available. Participation in university and Pacific community outreach events is also encouraged should such opportunities arise.
Applicants must send in:
- their CV, clearly stating areas of artistic experience and expertise;
- a one page project proposal explaining what you want to do including: the key ideas/themes of your project; rationale (why you are doing it); output (what you hope to produce); potential impact (some benefits to the community); and what is unique about your project.
The short-listed applicants may be asked to submit further information if required. The residency is expected to take place between the months of April and August 2019 and the actual start date could be negotiated.
Applications should be sent as a single PDF attachment to Patricia Ydgren email@example.com.
Applications close 4 February, 2019.