26 Mar Artist in Residence 2018 – School of Geography, University of Melbourne & Ian Potter Museum of Art
Artist in Residency Program
Call for Applications for Artist in Residence 2018, School of Geography, University of Melbourne
The School of Geography in association with the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne seeks applicants for its Artist in Residency Program commencing June 2017. We seek a practicing visual artist to interrogate and explore themes researched in the School of Geography. The successful candidate will engage with cutting edge geographical ideas and explore contemporary social and environmental processes. S/he should be able to create new modes of communication about the work done in Geography and generate discussion amongst broader audiences. A goal of the residency is to contribute to the generation and public exhibition of a major new work.
The artist will benefit from sustained dialogue with some of Australia’s most respected and innovative thinkers in physical and human geography, and have opportunities to extend their artistic thinking in place through field trips in Australia and Asia.
The AiRG is for approximately 9-12 months and the artist will receive:
- An artist fee
- Workshop space
- Materials and communication costs
- Field trip costs and organisation (if applicable)
- Opportunities for media engagement, public seminars and exhibition of work
Applications close 22 April 2018
For details on selection criteria and how to apply see this:
For an insight into the program the current AiRG Linda Tegg will be discussing her work and residence experience on Monday 26th March and all potential applicants are encouraged to attend.
Please contact Alexander Cullen for enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org