Arts Catalyst’s Instagram Artist Residency – UK

Arts Catalyst’s Instagram Artist Residency

Residency dates: 10 – 30 October 2017
Minimum content: 1 image/accompanying description per day
Fee: £500, all inclusive

Arts Catalyst is excited to announce a new digital residency initiative for an Instagram artist-in-residence, the first of what is hoped will become a recurring programme of digital take-overs. From the 10th to the 30th of October 2017 we are looking for a contemporary artist interested in exploring the interrelationships between art, science and technology, to takeover the Arts Catalyst Instagram account.

We are particularly interested in proposals that critically approach Instagram as a medium itself and/or that look at the ecology of the city; environmental change and its impact on communities; forms of self-governance and commoning practices.

The selected artist will be expected to present a series of images – which could include work-in-progress, research, documentation of a new work created from start to finish or visual experiments within the context of Instagram – with an emphasis on experimentation in their field. During the residency, the selected artist is also invited to make use of Arts Catalyst’s King’s Cross space and window-fronts, in either/both a workshop and/or display capacity, although this is not a mandatory requirement.

Artists from a wide variety of disciplines, working in any medium are encouraged to submit a project proposal. There may also be future opportunities to develop a project with Arts Catalyst, depending on the research/work carried out during this residency.

For more information about how to apply and the necessary requirements, please visit our website.

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