Irish Aerial Creation Centre in Limerick has multiple residency opportunities available for 2020. There are 3 residencies for Irish or Irish based artists and 2 for International. Funding ranges from €1000 to €3000. Deadline 4th March.
There are three national unlocked residencies available from April to mid-November 2020 (the space is shared.). Each residency is suitable for Irish artists/companies and includes: free use of the IACC, a rigger to help with the get in, and €1200 in funding, perhaps to pay for a mentor and their expenses. You will need to manage your own expenses, but Irish Aerial Creation Centre can supply letters of support to help you get funding elsewhere. Priority will be given to proposals that explain clearly how the residency would impact the artist’s/company’s practice and the Irish circus community.
Please submit a one-page proposal outlining what you’d like to achieve in the residency, which dates suit you best (usually one week), and who your chosen mentor/coach/director is. Please also include a CV and link to online examples of your work. Application deadline : Wednesday 4th March 2020. Successful companies will be notified Friday 20th March. Funded by the Arts Council.
Clear Sky Residency
The Clear Sky Residency is available between the 19th August – 8th September 2020 and is aimed at International artists. Artists (2+) can choose a two week period during that time for the complete IACC space to themselves. The residency includes €3000 of funding and in return the artist gives a one-day workshop and a public sharing of work. Solo artists can choose a one week period during that time, with €1000 of funding.
Applications are open to all aerial circus companies, the facility is suitable for aerial dance/circus but not just dance. Applications close on Wednesday March 4th 2020. Successful applicants will be contacted on Friday March 20th 2020.
For further details please see the website: irishaerialcreationcentre.com