[NetBehaviour] ISIS Arts Research Residencies - Call for applications

Olga olga.panades at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 12:40:03 CET 2009

ISIS Arts Research Residencies - Call for applications

Media artists, UK and beyond, are invited to
apply for a three-week research residency at ISIS
Arts, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK between April to
end of July 2009. Deadline for applications is
Friday 20th March 2009.

Artists are offered a self-contained city centre
studio space, a fee of £1200 (to include travel
and accommodation costs) and access to ISIS
equipment and technical support. The emphasis for
this residency is on research not on finished art

ISIS Arts is an artist led, visual and media arts
organisation with an international artist
residency, commissions, training and research
programme. Their programme seeks to address
themes of identity and cultural understanding and
they engage with artists to produce work that
challenges and presents social issues within new

ISIS has two studio spaces for visiting artists,
a media training room, and an inflatable touring
venue for sharing media arts with a wider
audience.  From their Newcastle base ISIS works
with over 100 artists a year supporting practice
and exchange.

The ISIS Arts Research Residency programme
started in 2005 and has included artists such as
Joseph DeLappe (US), Mark Vernon (UK), Germaine
Koh and Gordon Hicks (Canada), Monica Ross (UK),
Kelly Richardson (UK, Canada), Francis Gomila
(Germany), Jorn Ebner (Germany, UK).

Selection criteria:

The ability to research, interpret and present ideas.
Experience of using digital media in the creation of art works.
Experience of working on fixed term residencies with deadlines.
A professional practice, students not eligible.

To apply please include:

Project description
Artist Statement and current CV
Supporting material/documentation of previous
work - can be cd, dvd, jpegs - please include and
an SAE with adequate postage for return of
Statement about why you want to work with Isis Arts

Please send your application to: ISIS Arts, 1st
Floor, 5 Charlotte Square, Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE1 4XF. Applications via email will also be
For more information about this opportunity and
application process please email
isis at isisarts.org.uk or
phone 0191 261 44 07. For more information on
ISIS Arts please visit: www.isisarts.org.uk

DEADLINE: Friday 20th March 2009.Selection will
take place before end of March all applicants
will be notified shortly after that.

Equal Opportunities
ISIS Arts seek to ensure that no present or
potential member of staff or project participant
is treated less favourably than another on
grounds of age (up to statutory retirement age),
class colour, disability, ethnic origin, gender,
marital status, political persuasion or sexual
orientation. ISIS Arts premises have limited
access.  However, we aim to ensure that as many
of our activities are as accessible as possible.
If you have any particular access needs, please
contact us.

This information is available in large print or alternative formats on

Sharon Bailey
Co Director ISIS Arts

First floor
5, Charlotte Square
Newcastle upon Tyne

Tel: +44 (0) 191 261 4407
Fax: +44 (0) 191 261 6818

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