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Mini-Residency at The Ecology Centre, Fife

Fife Contemporary, in partnership with The Ecology Centre, Kinghorn, is offering a short artist residency in 2022.

We wish to appoint a visual artist or maker to undertake a mini-residency at the Ecology Centre by Kinghorn Loch in Fife. Following familiarisation with the Centre’s values, work and the people involved, the artist/maker will devise and deliver a collaborative creative outcome. This will have the aims of:

  • enhancing staff, volunteer and visitor experience of the Centre’s natural environment in a new way through art;
  • attracting new visitors (especially families).

The Artist/Maker
The artist/maker’s practice will demonstrate an interest in, and knowledge of, current environmental issues. They will have experience of working within community settings.

Structure and Timeline
The mini-residency will operate in two phases – 4 days in March 2022 & 10 days April-June 2022.

July 2022
Deliver physical outcome for July launch in collaboration with the Ecology Centre Manager.

Budget
Artist/Maker’s Fee
£4,000 + travel expenses

Materials
£1,000 (it is envisaged that circular economy principles, using local waste streams and a light touch on the environment, will minimise workshop and outcome costs but further material costs may be negotiated).

How to Apply

Email by 5pm on Monday 13 December 2021 mail@fcac.co.uk with subject line Ecology Centre:

  • CV
  • Statement of why you wish to undertake the project, any relevant experience and what your general approach/focus of interest would be.

Any questions? – please contact diana.sykes@fcac.co.uk

Download the full information here.

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