Monday, November 13, 2023 - 10:00
A huge rocky open cave on a beach with waves lapping on the beach and a woman with long black hair standing in front of the cave facing away from the camera

Residency opportunities for three young artists

Photoworks and English Heritage are seeking proposals from young artists aged 18 – 25 keen to develop their practice with support from the Photoworks team and an experienced mentor. Three artists will each be commissioned to make a new body of artwork at an English Heritage site.

The Brief
Three artists will be invited to spend time exploring and responding to an English Heritage free site that holds some significance for them, and other local people that it has meaning for. 

The Residency

  1. Artist research & development, supported by Photoworks and English Heritage
  2. Three sessions with an experienced mentor who will support your research & development for this commission
  3. Community engagement
  4. Production of a new body of work
  5. Public presentation of artwork
  6. Participation in a public programme

A fee of £3,000 (inc VAT) to be paid to each artist. There is a separate budget for travel and materials costs plus a fee to support community engagement activity.

Application deadline 
10am, Monday 13 November 2023.

Open to apply now!

Photo credit: © Mia Parker-Tang, Charon, from the series There lies the world, 2021


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