Hospitalfield Arts have 2 two-week residencies offered in 2014: 23 April – 7 May 2014 and 11 – 24 August 2014 – aimed at professionals from all cultural backgrounds – giving you the head space to go deep into your research to reappraise your practice or map your new direction, or to germinate new ideas or work with collaborators.
The application deadline for both residencies: Friday 24 January 2014. Selection will be confirmed by the 6 February 2014.
The Interdisciplinary Residency Programme at Hospitalfield has been devised to appeal across all artforms. It has been planned as an opportunity to support those working across the arts who recognise that they require some time to focus on the development of their work.
Hospitalfield will ensure that this is a productive time set within the retreat-like setting of Hospitalfield, which works for individuals or collaborative groups as a test bed for developing their practice. It is also an opportunity that appeals to those arts professionals who need time to work on a specific project, undisturbed, in a supportive environment.
The Residency is open for application from artists, writers, producers, dancers, choreographers, commissioners, curators and others developing their working lives within the scope of contemporary cultural practices.
The selectors will wish to bring together a group that reflects a very broad range of practices, that will find the time invaluable and gain much from the informal exchange of working within the residency setting.
The Interdisciplinary Programme is not supported directly through public funds but Hospitalfield subsidises the cost with the aim of keeping it affordable. They expect that some of the applicants will pay for themselves and others will look to their professional body, local cultural support structures, private trusts or advocating agency for support. Examples of these would be; Creative Scotland, regional Artist & Craft Maker Awards, Hope Scott Trust, Royal Scottish Academy Residencies for Scotland Scheme and The Cross Trust in Scotland and similar agencies in other countries which practitioners can access information about through relevant Arts Councils and practitioner support organisations.
The cost for a full 2 weeks residency is £560 full board and shorter residencies within this period can also be accommodated.
There are 12 places available on this programme.
Selection Panel for the Interdisciplinary Programme will be chaired by Laura Simpson, Programme Manager, Hospitalfield
Selectors: Roanne Dods, Artistic Director, PAL; Peggy Hughes, Director, Dundee Literary Festival; Neil Murray, Executive Producer, National Theatre of Scotland