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Residency Submissions

ARTISTS' RESIDENCY PROGRAMME - ONGOING

Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre offers Artist in Residence studio opportunities to artists. Artists are invited to apply for an opportunity to research and develop their practices and to engage in dialogue with Uillinn, other organisations in Cork, the local community and general public.
This is a non-accommodation residency. Currently West Cork Arts Centre does not offer a stipend for the duration of a residency. We recommend that artists apply to their own Arts Councils, Local Authorities etc to source funding for accommodation, travel and expenses. Now taking applications for residencies for 2019, see below for details on submissions. 

- The Artists' Studios
The three Artists' Studios are located on Level 2 of Uillinn, West Cork Arts Centre's new arts building, and range in size from 18.2 metres square to 21.2 metres square. They are interconnecting work spaces, with north facing roof lights, that can be closed off from each other. Each studios is equipped with heating facilities, desk/work bench and wireless internet. Weekend and evening access can be facilitated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please click here to download a PDF with more details on The Artists' Studio Residency Submissions. 

- The Dance Studio
The Dance Studio is located on level 3 of Uillinn and is 56 metres square. It has a sprung dance floor, a full length mirror and barre. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please click here to download a PDF with more details on The Dance Studio Residency Submissions. 

UILLINN ARTIST IN RESIDENCE - LEARNING AND ENGAGEMENT
This opportunity is for an artist whose practice focuses on collaboration, interacting with communities and engaging people in arts practice.
Your work will be part of a comprehensive ongoing programme, working closely with the staff team to achieve the common objective of engaging the public/s in the programme at Uillinn. It will include a 10 week full-time studio residency for research, making and reflection.
The residency will take place throughout Uillinn, over 7 months with a €7,000 fixed fee plus a material budget to be confirmed taking place between May and December 2018, including 10 week full time residency in Studio from 16 October to 22 December 2018.
Applications for this residency should be made by submitting a 1 page statement outlining how you would approach public engagement at Uillinn, how you would draw in and engage the key audiences, how you would measure success; and your CV / Biography which should include your experience of working with people and links to online documentation of your work.
Please indicate if you have a full, clean driving licence and have access to your own transport. Please note interviewed applicants will be asked about their commute or re-location plans for the duration of the 7 month residency. 
The residency will involve working with young people from time to time. Please indicate your willingness to undergo Garda Vetting.
By 5pm Friday 6 April 2018. Interviews for short-listed artists will take place on Thursday 12 April. Mark your application AiR LEARNING AND ENGAGEMENT 2018 and submit to justine@westcorkartscentre.com  Download this PDF for further information. 

WEST CORK DANCE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre in partnership with Cork County Council Arts Office are currently seeking expressions of interest from dance artists who wish to develop their practice at Uillinn Dance Studio and support an application to the Arts Council Dance Artist Residency Scheme in 2018 for January to December 2019.

The West Cork Dance Residency aims to support dance professionals in developing new work, support a creative platform for performance and build a community based programme which seeks to engage and build dance audiences across West Cork. The Residency programme offers a number of practical supports including studio space, desk, key holder privileges, wifi, canteen facilities, technical and administrative support. We also support and encourage cross art form collaboration with other artists in residence at Uillinn.
Information on previous residencies can be researched on our website dance

Applications for this residency should be made by submitting:
• A short outline of a programme of work you would like to undertake during a residency, including a description of a personal area of research and proposals to demonstrate how you might connect with the community and link your work with audiences in West Cork
• Outline a budget breakdown of proposed expenses for the residency                                                
• CV and links to supporting video and documentation material of current and/or past work.
• A list of any collaborating artists

Please indicate if you have a full, clean driving licence and have access to your own transport.
The residency will involve working with young people from time to time. Please indicate your willingness to undergo Garda Vetting

Mark your application AiR DANCE 2018 and submit to: justine@westcorkartscentre.com by 23 March 2018, 5pm

Uillinn Residencies are supported by the Arts Council and Cork County Council.

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