Standpoint Futures residency programme


Standpoint Futures

Development residencies for visual artists from Regional UK

Applications will be via online submission, and will open at the beginning of October for the 2015 residencies.

Please visit the website to download the Information for Applicants which contains full details of the residencies, and the criteria and eligibility for applicants.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Monday 3rd November. Interviews for shortlisted artists will take place on Tuesday 25th November at Standpoint.

We will be selecting four artists: one from England, one from Wales, one from Scotland, and one ‘early career’ artist, who can be based anywhere in the UK.

We are pleased to announce that our partners for the 2015 programme are Grand Union in Birmingham, Exeter Phoenix, Peacock Visual Arts in Aberdeen, MOSTYN in Llandudno and Chapter in Cardiff,

Standpoint Futures visual art development residencies are for emerging/mid career artists, based outside Greater London. They are designed to be flexible and responsive to the project, needs and desired outcomes of individual participants. The residency’s chief aims are to provide high quality, individualised opportunities to develop the artist’s practice and career, and to integrate London and the regional UK art world to promote access and the exchange of ideas.

Artists will come to Standpoint for 4-6 weeks, during which time we implement a tailored set of meetings with artists, thinkers and curators of the highest calibre. Our aim is to give as much input into an artist’s work and career in the time we have, to make the most difference to their future practice and career. Through engaging in London’s art scene and being in a new context, artists can develop ideas and contacts that will develop their practice, expertise and opportunities.

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