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. 
Please note that we are fully programmed for 2021, and with limited space in the period January to August 2022.
We are now inviting applications for the period September 2022 to April 2023. 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 studio 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artists Residency Programme 2022 │Call for Applications

Studio Residencies
Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre offers Artist in Residence studio opportunities to practicing 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 other than for Partnership Residencies, one of which is listed below. We recommend that artists apply to their own Arts Councils, Local Authorities etc to source funding for accommodation, travel and expenses. See also the EU Artist Mobility Scheme www.i-portunus.eu/

Uillinn provides a vibrant creative hub and an extensive programme of exhibitions and events. There is a strong emphasis on making connections and networking, even in these most challenging times we are seeking safe and creative ways to remain connected.

Priority is given to:

  • to artists who show a strong commitment to public and audiences, with a Covid-19 considered approach
  • Proposals that show relevance to our venue location and facilities
  • While Covid-19 restrictions are in place, priority will also be given to artists residing, or with residence in the County.

We have some limited availability in the period January to August 2022 with more availability in the period September to December 2022 and will consider submissions into the first quarter of 2023.

Partnership Residencies
We are delighted to be working with partners to support our Artist in Residence Programme.
We invite applicants to the Cork County Council Residency for a period of 4 weeks within the timeframe of September to December 2022.

Cork County Council Residency 2022
If you are applying for this residency, please mark your application Cork County Council Residency 2022

Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre in partnership with Cork County Council invite submissions for a 4 week studio residency from a practicing artist who is resident in any part of the Cork County administrative area. The residency supports artists seeking 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. The artist will receive a stipend of €1,500 towards their residency and will share their work with the public via a number of events over the course of the residency. Artists who have not participated in a previous residency programme at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre are encouraged to apply.

Please read this PDF for more details on how to apply

Please submit your application for the Uillinn Artists Residency Programme and for the Cork County Council Residency by 27 August 2021

 

- The Dance Studio (UCC and Bollinger Family Space)
The Dance Studio is located on level 3 of Uillinn and is 56 metres square and is fully accessible throughout. It is double height equipped with sprung wooden floor, mirrors, barre and sound system, desk and wifi facilities. Changing room with shower is also available on level 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dance Research/Production Residencies 2022

Uillinn provides a vibrant creative hub an extensive programme of exhibitions and events. There is a strong emphasis on making connections and networking, even in these most challenging times we are seeking safe and creative ways to remain connected.

Priority is given to:

  • to artists who show a strong commitment to public and audiences with a COVID19 considered approach
  • Proposals that show relevance to our venue location and facilities

  • While COVID19 restrictions are in place, priority will also be given to artists residing or with residence in the County.

Residencies can vary in length, though out the year from 5 to 20 days, in blocks or in spread out. To find out more we recommend you browse through previous residencies on our website.

Deadline 5pm, 31 July, 2021 for residencies in 2022

An application should include:-

The type of residency you wish to apply for Research or Production
An up-to-date CV.
Images and weblinks of your work or other appropriate samples with relevant information. (jpegs no larger than 2mb each)
A written proposal which clearly stating what you hope to achieve during your dance residency. The length of residency you're interested in
preferred time of year. Any specific ideas that you may have about ways to engage with the public, locality or the Centre as a whole

Download this PDF for further information

Please send a proposal to justine at westcorkartscentre.com

Opportunity for Artists - Arts for Health Learning Residency
Deadline Wednesday 28 July at 5pm

Please click this link for further information

Uillinn West Cork Arts Centre in partnership with Cork County Council/Creative Ireland, Cork ETB and HSE Cork Kerry Community Healthcare are inviting expression of interest from artists who would like to take up learning residency as part of the Arts for Health Partnership Programme.

 

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

Image credit: photograph by Kevin O'Farrell, 2018 HELICA choreographed by Helga Deasy, featuring dancers, Sara Hernandez, Kevin Hayes and Bella Boldt 
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