Research Residency in Art Writing (Edinburgh College of Art, United Kingdom)

give_up_artApplications are invited for two Research Residencies in . The Residencies are supported by the ECA’s School of Art and Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, each lasting one-month, and taking place during the ECA’s first and second semesters in the academic year 2013-14. The first will be in November 2013 and the second in April 2014. Deadline: 5pm, Monday 9 September 2013.

Edinburgh College of Art’s mission is to promote critical inquiry through scholarly research, learning, teaching and education in creative practice; within this context the Residencies demonstrate the School of Art’s commitment to practice-based research, offering the opportunity for two individuals to focus intensively on their own work for a one-month period. The Residencies are open to national and international, emerging and established art writers, working in an expanded field.

Each Research Resident in Art Writing will be invited to participate in a public ‘in-conversation’ event with Maria Fusco, Chancellor’s Fellow at Edinburgh College of Art, and to deliver a lecture and one day teaching, during the period of the residency.

In support of each residency, each Research Resident will:

  • Have use of an apartment in Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
  • Be awarded a stipend of £1,000
  • Be eligible to apply for return travel expenses for one return journey to Edinburgh

How to apply

Please submit:

  • Two-page CV, including your name, address, contact details
  • Reference (one page) in support of your application
  • Documentation on up to four examples of your previous work, (e.g. 20 images, 15 minutes of film, 10 pages of writing)
  • One-page statement of your interest in the Residency, and how it will benefit your work

Applications must be received by 5pm, Monday 9 September 2013 Please note late applications will not be considered.

Please send applications, preferably by email to:

Link: Research Residency in Art Writing 

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