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Photography Residencies Madrid / Birmingham. Deadline: June 17, 2016

International Photography Residency Opportunity

GRAIN and IED Madrid are seeking submissions from artists, photographers and curators both from the West Midlands, UK and from Spain, to apply for a residency program in Birmingham and Madrid. The applicant must have a photographic practice.

1.) For Spanish artists (in Spanish, scroll down for English version, for Midland-based artists):

¿Tienes ganas de volar lejos con tu fotografía?

IED Madrid y GRAIN queremos invitar a artistas, fotógrafos y comisarios residentes en España a participar en un programa de residencia artística que se llevará a cabo en Birmingham (Reino Unido).

Esta residencia tiene como objetivo que fotógrafos, artistas y comisarios puedan dedicar tiempo a trabajar en un espacio alejado de su entorno y obligaciones habituales. Un espacio para reflejar, investigar y explorar su práctica profesional en otra comunidad; conocer gente nueva y utilizar nuevos materiales experimentando la vida en un nuevo lugar.

Anímate a participar en esta oportunidad que proporcionará al ganador un acercamiento a la amplia oferta de colecciones e investigación cultural de Birmingham. Podrás trabajar con comisarios, artistas, académicos, comunidades e investigadores con el fin de forjar nuevas relaciones e inspirarte para profesionalizar tu portfolio.

Valor de la Beca: 1.500 £

Cuándo solicitar
Tienes de plazo hasta las 18.00h (GMT+1) del 17 de junio de 2016.
Las fechas de la residencia serán entre septiembre y noviembre de 2016 (durante un mínimo de 7 días). Al mismo tiempo, se realizará una residencia con un artista, fotógrafo o comisario de Midlands (Reino Unido) en Madrid. Puedes ver su invitación aquí.

Cómo solicitar la participación
Descarga el brief e inscríbete en el formulario que encontrarás a continuación.

Descarga el Brief


 

2.) For Midland-based artists:

When

Deadlines: apply by 5pm (GMT) on 17th June 2016

Residency dates: September – November 2016 (for a minimum of 7 days)

How to Apply

Please download the full brief and application below.

For any enquires please contact hello@grainphotographyhub.co.uk

The residency is a special opportunity for an emerging artist or curator to research and devise new work that contributes to their professional development, portfolio and the cultural significance of the spaces/hosts/communities.

This opportunity is part of a broader series of continued professional development opportunities conceived and developed by GRAIN in partnership with IED Madrid, supported by Arts Council England and Birmingham City University.

GRAIN and IED Madrid will be the host and will provide introductions, contacts, networks, information about accommodation and the local area etc.

The Residency has been designed as an exchange. At the same time a residency will be undertaken by an artist, photographer or curator from Madrid/Barcelona in the West Midlands, UK.

We are looking for artists to engage with this opportunity, to gather information and inspiration from experts in other fields, to develop their practise in new ways and to create work that engages wide ranging audiences.

The material outcomes of the residency must engage with photographic practice. The outcomes may take the form of new work for a portfolio, research outcomes, new writing, temporary artworks created with input from a community. It is expected that the artist will present work in progress and give at least two public talks about the experience.

Residency Fee: £1,500

The selected artist will be paid the bursary in instalments to be agreed on appointment.

This fee is inclusive of all travel costs, subsistence, materials and accommodation.

IED Madrid will help coordinate travel arrangements and excursions to other places of interest in Spain and the artist/curator will be able to attend selected workshops in the framework of IED’s photography program, available at iedphotography.com

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