Open Call | Photographic Residency at The Darkroom, Dublin 7

Application deadline: 31 January

The Photographic Artist Residency (4th March – 10th May) is focused on contemporary artists for whom photography is at the core of their practice. It is designed to allow participants the time, space and resources to develop a lens-based body of work that will culminate in public exhibition, photobook, zine etc to be exhibited/launched at The Darkroom. This residency will take place over 8 weeks with an additional two-week slot for refining work for exhibition install.

Residencies include:

Full access to the Black and White darkroom (except when classes are on in the darkroom)
Full access to the photography studio (except when classes are on in the studio)
Use of camera and studio equipment (with prior booking)
Access to professional Epson professional scanner and printer (will prior booking)
The provision of all the chemicals and equipment for film processing and printing in the darkroom (residency recipient will have to provide their own photographic film and paper)
Mentorship, weekly feedback sessions, technical support, advice and access to coinciding Darkroom courses (depending on availability of space)
Use of our in-house photography library
Access to hot desk.
All Artist can attend courses that are running during their residency, (depending on availability)

Residency Submission Materials:

Applications should take the form of one PDF document to include the following:
1) Up-to-date CV (2 pages max)
) Statement about your art practice, detailing themes, working methods and use of media (300 words max);
3) a project proposal including details of project timeline and required technical resources (300 words max);
4) Examples of work: documentation in the form of images or You tube/Vimeo link. Please include the following details: title, medium, date of work. (10 works max)

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