'Cultivating Flight in Blue Skies' is a new residency and commission opportunity produced by Coventry Biennial, DASH and Talking Birds which is designed to support a D/deaf or disabled visual artist from Coventry or Warwickshire to undertake a residency with the aim of producing a new artwork or project which will be presented as a part of Coventry Biennial 2019.
The residency is offered by Talking Birds as an addition to their current Nest residency programme which is focused on supporting D/deaf or disabled artists to take their ideas to the next level.
During this residency the artist will be working towards making a new artwork or project which will then be commissioned by DASH and Coventry Biennial.
The successful visual artist will be provided with an accessible work space, will benefit from mentoring, constructive critical input and production support from the 3 partner organisations and will receive:
Residency fee: £900 plus additional access needs.Commission fee: £600 (inc materials etc).
To apply for this opportunity you can complete this short form or you could submit a video or sound recording explaining:
Who you are.What artwork or project you’d like to develop during this residency.What relevant experience you already have and what support you might need. Additionally, please mention if you have any access requirements?How this artwork or project relates to The Twin.Why this opportunity is beneficial to you at the moment in particular.
The deadline for applications is: 15th of March and we’ll contact shortlisted applicants on the 18th of March.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an informal interview at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum on the 22nd of March to discuss the project.
If you have any questions please contact Ryan Hughes on: email@example.com