DENA FOUNDATION ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAMME

Organised by Dena Foundation, in partnership with the National Arts Council

 

This 3-month residency at the Centre International d'Accueil et d'Echanges des Récollets Paris offers professional visual artists the opportunity to develop their practices, incubate new ideas for the advancement of contemporary art and encounter creative challenges within the context of the Dena Foundation residency and the international networking opportunities it presents.

 

The 2016 run of this 3-month residency commenced in September 2016 and ended in November 2016.

 

WHAT IS THE SELECTED ARTIST EXPECTED TO DO?

The selected artist(s) is expected to:

  • Manage his/her time well at the Dena Foundation

  • Take charge of the work/project based on the residency application, and participating in the studio visits and other activities organized by the Dena Foundation for its artists-in-residence.

  • If provided with the opportunity to showcase his/her work in France, he/she is expected to take full advantage of this.

  • Be responsible for his/her own health and safety during the residency period.

  • Attend French Language Classes before the residency.

 

FUNDING SUPPORT FROM THE NAC

As part of the provisions to undertake this residency, NAC will be sponsoring:

  • The artist’s accommodation, associated costs with participation, production budget and per diem through the Dena Foundation.

  • Up to EUR6,000 in exhibition costs in France organized by the Dena Foundation

  • A grant of up to EUR2,000 to cover roundtrip travel costs to the residency.

  • A grant of SGD5,000 to realize a post-residency presentation in Singapore.

  • A grant of SGD1,000 to attend French language classes.

 

RESIDENCY PROVISIONS

  • Lease of a studio and living space (30 sqm), plus basic equipment including electricity, heating, water usage and weekly cleaning services.

  • Curatorial, administrative and technical support from the host institution, exhibition and publicity services (exhibition sitting, insurance, installation and de-installation, receptions and advertisements, public relations, invitations).

  • Studio visits and mediation of contacts to international curators, collectors, art critics, institutions etc. for the artist.

  • NAC grant to support round trip travel costs and living allowance, accommodation & studio rental, project development, artists’ materials and possible related exhibition expenses.

 

If you have any queries about the residency, please contact Ms Annabelle Aw (Manager, Visual Arts),

Download the form here (artist)

Deadline for submission: 31 May 2016

For more information about Dena Foundation Curator Residency Programme, please click here.