Artist in Residence

BALTIC X Shape Arts Open call

Updated: 21 June 2022

BALTIC and Shape launch Emergent, a new hybrid residency and support programme for emerging disabled artists with a £5k bursary.

Take part in a three-month residency programme that combines digital and physical elements of delivery, supported by both organisations.

Receiving an award of £5000, the selected artist will take part in a residency where, in addition to receiving expert support and mentoring to inform their practice, they can use facilities and technical input to develop new or existing artwork. A showcasing or broadcast opportunity will be provided as part of the programme. A package of support will also be offered to a small number of shortlisted artists.

Eligibility: You can apply if:

  • you're a disabled artist
  • you're over 18
  • you're in the first 5 years of your career
  • you live in the UK
  • you're not in full time education
  • you are available between September and November 2022.

What you get: £5k bursary to support their practice, three month hybrid residency with 1 month in-situ at BALTIC, Gateshead, package of support from both organisations before, during, and after residency.

Deadline 10 July 2022

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