LOVELY WEATHER ARTISTS RESIDENCIES DONEGAL- IRELAND
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
DEADLINE: Monday 3rd August 2009
Leonardo/Olats, partner of the Regional Cultural Centre,
Letterkenny, Donegal County, Ireland, would like to remind
all interested artists the call for Lovely Weather
residencies project related to art and climate change, that
will take place in 2009-2010.
You will find all relevant information and forms online at :
A short reminder about those residencies (full details online) :
- Five residencies are proposed in the five Electoral Areas
of County Donegal, Ireland. One per area. (Please refer to
Appendix II on the project website).
- Artist must apply to one of the 5 areas
- Residencies will be of 4 - 11 weeks in duration (although
proposals for shorter or longer periods can be considered).
- The successful artists will not necessarily have to be
resident in Donegal for the entire duration of the project.
But they must demonstrate a commitment to working on the
ground during at least part of the residency.
- The commissioned artists will receive a fee of circa
€15,000 for fees/research/travel & materials. Please note
exact amounts will be confirmed at a later stage in the
- The residencies will be managed by co-curators for the
project John Cunningham (Regional Cultural Centre) and
Annick Bureaud (Leonardo/OLATS). Workshops and seminars will
be held with the artists and interested parties, throughout
the run of the residencies.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A TWO PHASE SELECTION PROCESS
PHASE 1 IS A GENERAL CALL FOR SUITABLE CANDIDATES
(deadline August 3rd 2009)
SHORTLISTING OF CANDIDATES FOR PHASE 2 WILL TAKE PLACE
SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES FOR PHASE 2 WILL BE ASKED TO
SUBMIT A MORE SPECIFIC PROPOSAL RELATED TO ONE OF THE FIVE
LOCATION FOR THE RESIDENCY PROGRAMME
Submissions MUST ONLY be submitted via the Lovely Weather
Submissions should include a current Curriculum Vitae
(300 word max).
A maximum of 6-images/ audio/ video of previous works.
A proposed project outline (including timescale,
costings etc.) of no more than 750 words.An artist statement
of no more than 500 words.
Final date for Phase 1 submissions – 3rd August 2009
Shortlisted artists for Phase 2 informed – 17th August 2009
Final date for Phase 2 submissions – 25th September 2009
Successful applicants for residencies informed – 16th
Start date for Lovely Weather Residencies – 1st November 2009
Completion date for projects – 1st November 2010
Exhibition – 23rd November 2010 – 25th February 2011
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