Speke Hall Makers Residency
Speke Hall,a National Trust property in South Liverpool,is offering a two month residency for a contemporary maker between June – July 2016.This will culminate in a presentation of new work at Speke Hall in Autumn 2016. Speke Hall is seeking a resident maker with an interest in the ideals of the Arts and Crafts Movement to engage with this unique history and environment. The artist will use the residency as the basis for inspiration to develop new work in response to Speke Hall,which will offer visitors the opportunity to view the house from a new perspective. The selected maker will be provided with accommodation on site. Archival access and curatorial support is provided by the National Trust team. UK based makers at any stage in their professional careers (not currently studying) are welcome to apply. The successful applicant will receive a fee of £2,500 which is intended to cover 2 months residency at Speke Hall and the development of a new work. There is a production budget of up to £4000 to realise this new work which will be shown at Speke Hall in Autumn 2016. Further budget is available to resource artists travel.
Expires: March 14, 2016
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