WHO: UK based mid-career artists and makers who work with, or wish to work in, contemporary basketry. Applicants must have been practising for a minimum of seven years.
WHAT: the V&A and the Crafts Council are collaborating on a series of three six month residencies in the Sackler Centre for arts education at the V&A. This residency presents a new opportunity for mid-career practitioners to have a studio at the V&A for six months commencing in July 2009. Proposals are invited from UK based artists and makers working with, or wishing to work in, contemporary basketry who want to develop their practice through working with the V&A collections and engage in public participatory programmes. The new Sackler Centre for arts education at the V&A has two studios for museum residencies to be occupied by artists/ craftspeople/ designers/ writers/ performers/ architects/ film and video makers etc. There will be 4 residencies of 6 months (26 weeks) each year. This programme is integral to the philosophy of the Sackler Centre, helping to make it a dynamic, creative space.
WHEN: 1 July-19 December 2009. Applicants must be available for the full residency period.
PAYMENTS: the artist will be paid approximately £7180 during their 6 month residency in monthly instalments. This fee will be subject to income tax and National Insurance. This fee is inclusive of travel costs within the UK and living expenses. There will be an additional budget for studio equipment and materials to be agreed with the V&A Residency Co-ordinator.
DETAILS: interviews will take place on the 15th January 2009. Candidates must be available for interview on this date.
Deadline: 5 December 2008 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: Victoria & Albert Museum
[ Added on 30 October 2008 ]
- Pays fee/prize/award
- No charges
- Experience required:
- Students eligible:
- UK - London