SAM Residencies, a programme of Singapore Art Museum, is now accepting applications for the 2021 cycle for three residencies – the Artist Residency, the Community & Education Residency, and the Curatorial & Research Residency. Selected residents will be hosted in Singapore between July 2021 and March 2023, for a period of between one and six months.
Open to both Singapore-based and international practitioners, across all discipline of the arts, the 2021 cycle focuses on processes and practices which engage with:
- Notions of ‘intimacy’ and/or ‘infrastructures’.
- Impact on technology on contemporary life – sociability of the internet; connectivity and capacity of networked platforms; agency and empowerment in civic technology; and digital participatory platforms.
The Artist Residency is a 6-month programme, open to artists and collectives who are looking to develop artistic practices and emergent modes of artmaking.
The Community & Education Residency is a 1–3 months programme, open to practitioners who explore the relationship between art practice and forms of education or whose core practice engages with local communities or the public in various ways.
The Curatorial & Research Residency is a 1–3 months programme, open to curators and researchers who are working on, or interested to explore, new modes of curatorial thinking and research process.
SAM Residencies supports residents with:
- 1 x return airfare on economy class.
- Monthly stipend of SGD$1500 (~935 EUR).
- Housing allowance.
- A studio space OR co-working space.
- An “ideas lab” – a shared space where anyone is free to post (physically), respond, explore and flesh out ideas-in-progress.
- Support from the museum and the residencies team in the form of (but not limited to) institution resources and expertise, network building, opportunities for public engagement, and a scaffold for interaction and exchange.