05.12.2018

Artistic Residency (Ireland) > Irish Street Art, Circus and Spectacle Network and Áras Eanna Arts Centre - Inis Oirr

ISACS is delighted to launch an open call for a 4-week residency on the island of Inis Oirr, Aran Islands, Atlantic Ocean, Galway, Ireland.

This residency is being offered by the Áras Eanna Arts Centre on Inis Oirr and with the support of the Irish Street Arts, Circus and Spectacle Network towards the FRESH STREET#3 event in partnership with Circostrada and Galway 2020.

The theme of this event is ‘Place and Identity’ and is driven largely by the global and local crisis that the world is experiencing currently in relation to how we relate, feel and perceive same.

The event will be hosted by the National University of Ireland, Galway, with a one-day exploration of place and identity on the beautiful Inis Oírr – Aran Islands, Atlantic Ocean, Galway.

What is this residency about: The residency is aimed towards the creation of a site responsive piece of work, belonging to the people and the island of Inis Oírr. The piece will be presented as a work in progress during the FRESH STREET#3 international conference on the 23rd May.

Who can apply: The organisers are looking for artists from all disciplines and genres wishing to work outdoors on a site responsive project, directly tied to the people and the island of Inis Oírr. Applications from national and international artists are welcome.

What the organisers offer the artist:

In addition to the use of the space outlined above, the ISACS and Áras Éanna team offer the following:

- local knowledge, contacts, introductions and technical support from the team at Áras Éanna

- marketing, promotion and media through ISACS, CircostradaGalway 2020 and the Áras Éanna networks (mailings, social media, local and national press etc)

- a stipend towards the total travel expenses and per diems will be made available upon proof of expenditure

- production costs may also be negotiated according to the scale and ambition of the proposed work

Deadline: 18 December 2018

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