Toi Pōneke Arts Centre and the New Zealand School of Music are pleased to announce the 2nd annual Sound Art Residency, with a call for submissions.
With support from Toi Pōneke and the New Zealand School of Music at Victoria University of Wellington, the successful candidate will undertake a 12-week residency (running from 20 November 2017 to 11 February 2018), which will culminate in a new work, along with an exhibition, performance or installation, or a series of workshops or lectures, depending on the nature of the work.
The candidate will have access to the Lilburn Studios and Sonic Arts Lab at the New Zealand School of Music, along with other equipment and resources depending on the nature of the work undertaken and subject to the availability of these resources.
Toi Pōneke will provide the candidate with a small studio space to work and the gallery space for a 4 week long exhibition.
The successful candidate will also be provided logistical support, and assistance with publicising activities associated with the residency. They will be provided a small stipend to help support them during their 12-week programme.
At the completion of the residency the successful candidate will be required to provide a report and provide feedback on their residency to Toi Pōneke and the New Zealand School of Music.
Applicants must be:
- Professional emerging or mid-career artists with a record of achievement. Students or artists within one year of finishing under-graduate study are not eligible to apply
- New Zealand citizens or permanent residents
- Wellington-based artists with a history of sound art practice. Preference will be shown to candidates that propose projects seeking interaction with the New Zealand School of Music, other Toi Pōneke residents, and most importantly the greater Wellington art community and general public.
- Currently residing in New Zealand, and intending to live in New Zealand for at least one year after they complete the residency.
Applications open on the 15th of July, and close on the 15th of September. The successful candidate will be announced on the 1st of October.
terms and conditions
Successful applicants will be required to:
- Sign the Toi Pōneke - New Zealand School of Music Sound Art Residency Agreement
- Agree to the Toi Pōneke Arts Centre Terms and Conditions
- Complete a Toi Pōneke Arts Centre Artist Studio Application
- Agree to the Toi Pōneke Arts Centre Artist Studio Agreement
An independent panel appointed by Toi Pōneke Arts Centre and New Zealand School of Music will select the successful candidate.
Selection criteria will include:
- A specific artistic rationale for wishing to be the Toi Pōneke - New Zealand School of Music Sound artist in resident
- The quality and significance of the proposed residency project. This may include research, creating a new body of work and/or artistic collaborations
- Ability to develop networks and work collaboratively
- Quality of confirmed or potential outcomes
how to apply
To apply, email your application with supporting material to firstname.lastname@example.org
Dropbox is preferred; please do not send multiple emails or messages.
Applications will include:
- A cover letter (300-500 words, .pdf format)
- An artist biography suitable for online and print media (300-500 words, .docx format)
- A digital photograph of the applicant and 3 images of recent work suitable for online and print media (300-dpi and 2000px wide)
- Audio and/or video examples of work. Please post these examples online, and provide links within your application
- A 500-word abstract detailing ideas for the work, proposed use of time and resources, with projected outcomes and key interactions with the community (.docx format)
15 July 2017
15 September 2017
Successful candidate announced
1 October 2017
Residency runs from
20 November 2017 - 11 February 2018