Sound art residency call for proposals
The New Zealand School of Music - Te Kōkī is thrilled to announce that submissions are now open for the Toi Pōneke Arts Centre and the New Zealand School of Music Sound Art Residency 2018-2019.
With support from Toi Pōneke and the New Zealand School of Music, the successful candidate will undertake a 12-week residency. The residency will culminate in a new work, along with an exhibition, performance or installation and a series of workshops or lectures, depending on the nature of the work.
The artist will have access to the Lilburn Studios and Sonic Arts Lab at the New Zealand School of Music, along with other equipment and resources depending on the nature of the work undertaken and subject to the availability of these resources.
Toi Pōneke will provide the candidate with a small studio space to work and development support towards a 3 week exhibition at Toi Pōneke Gallery. The artist will also be provided logistical support and assistance with publicising activities associated with the residency.
The artist will be provided a small stipend to help support them during their 12-week residency. At the completion of the residency the artist will be required to provide a written report and feedback on their residency to Toi Pōneke and the New Zealand School of Music.
Applicants must be:
- Professional emerging or mid-career artists with a record of achievement. Students or artists within one year of finishing under-graduate study are not eligible to apply
- New Zealand citizens or permanent residents
- Wellington-based artists with a history of sound art practice. Preference will be shown to candidates that propose projects seeking interaction with the New Zealand School of Music, other Toi Pōneke Programmes, and most importantly the greater Wellington art community and general public.
- Currently residing in Wellington and intending to live in New Zealand for at least one year after they complete the residency.
Applications open on the 1st of July, and close on the 30th of July 2018. The successful candidate will be announced on the 1st of September 2018.
Terms and conditions
Successful applicants will be required to:
- Sign the Toi Pōneke - New Zealand School of Music Sound Art Residency Agreement
- Agree to the Toi Pōneke Arts Centre Terms and Conditions
- Complete a Toi Pōneke Arts Centre Artist Studio Application
- Agree to the Toi Pōneke Arts Centre Artist Studio Agreement
An independent panel appointed by Toi Pōneke Arts Centre and New Zealand School of Music will select the successful candidate.
Selection criteria will include:
- A specific artistic rationale for wishing to be the Toi Pōneke - New Zealand School of Music Sound artist in resident;
- The quality and significance of the proposed residency project. This may include research, creating a new body of work and/or artistic collaborations;
- Ability to develop networks and work collaboratively;
- Quality of confirmed or potential outcomes.
How to apply
Applications will include:
- One document saved as .pdf containing the following.
- A cover letter;
- An artist biography;
- A 500-word abstract detailing ideas for the work, proposed use of time and resources, with projected outcomes and key interactions with the community.
- A digital photograph of the applicant and at least 3 images of recent work;
- Audio and/or video examples of work. Please provide links within your application.
1 July 2018
30 July 2018
Successful candidate announced
1 September 2018
22 October 2018 - 13 January 2019
11 January 2019 - 2 February 2019