Artist in Residence Call – September 2018

Artist in Residence call

Access Space is looking for an artist or artist-researcher to be resident for fifteen days between September 11th and October 4th 2018.

This year’s theme is Postdigital.

Deadline for applications Sunday 22nd July 2018 at midnight BST.



Please send a project or research proposal of no more than 500 words which clearly demonstrates how your work relates to the theme, a production budget (if needed) and your preferred dates. Please ensure that you list any equipment, software or technical requirements, and any technical support you will need clearly. Please also tell us what equipment and software of your own you intend to bring with you to use.

Although the fifteen days need not run concurrently they will need to be between the dates September 11th and October 4th 2018. Please note that the time period is not flexible.

We would like you to give a talk about your work at some point toward the end of your stay and document the residency online. Please also tell us what the proposed outcome of the residency is e.g. a performance, artwork, exhibition, document, event of some kind etc.

You will be able to use our main space (see our Facebook photostream) for periods during the residency. We also have access to other spaces  for exhibitions or performances.
Access Space also has Refab Space, one of the first maker spaces in the UK, with a laser cutter and cnc router, digital embroidery machine, vinyl cutter, workbench facilities,hand tools, Arduinos and electronics which you will be welcome to use to create anything for your work.

Please put your name, address, phone number and email at the end of the proposal together with your website url and/or web addresses of online examples of previous work.

We will accept pdf format documents only.

Email to Jake Harries (Director of Art & Innovation)

Short listed candidates will be interviewed by Skype on the 31st July or 1st August.

The successful artist will receive an artist fee of £1500 GBP, self catering accommodation, a contribution toward travel and a modest production budget if needed.

Access Space
3-7 Sidney Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 4RG
United Kingdom

+44 (0) 114 249 5522

The Arts Programme at Access Space
is supported using public funding by
the Arts Council England