Open Call | Resort Residency, Lynders Mobile Home Park, Portrane, Fingal

Deadline: 19 May 2017, 5pm
Residency Opportunity: Resort Residency: Case Study III: Revelations, Lynders Mobile Home Park, Portrane, Fingal, 2017

Fingal County Council’s Arts Office is seeking expressions of interest from Artists & Curators to engage in a short term residency opportunity at Lynders Mobile Home Park, Portrane.
Resort Residency/and associated commissioning programme Resort Revelations has evolved from the initial invitation to artists, curators and academics to spend week long periods at the mobile home park gathering, processing and engaging with the local area and it’s people, as researchers and holiday makers. The week long residencies focused on process, sharing of findings and the incubation of new projects. The Resort Revelations programme provides the resident an opportunity to return to the area and present new work during the local Bleeding Pig Festival at various locations in Portrane.
What stood out from the experience of previous participants was the wealth of history, beauty of the area and the willingness of those from the area to engage with the residency programme.
This year we have an opportunity for a limited set of residencies, which continue to offer the successful candidate the opportunity to explore and consider their practice within this unique and supportive context.

Details:
Must be available in flexible periods from July – September
– Opportunity is open to Artists, Curators/ those wishing to collaborate/research
– A fee of €500 euro will be provided for the week long period
– The Mobile Home is located at Lynders Mobile Home Park, The Quay, Portrane,Fingal, Co. Dublin and is fully fitted out with two rooms available 1 double room and 1 single room
-The public event – Resort Revelations at the Bleeding Pig Festival which will take place in September 2017 and will feature new projects by previous residency participants.
– Assistance and introductions to local groups will be made and facilitated for the resident to gather information.

Requirements:
Those wishing to avail of the residency must submit an expression of interest which demonstrates their interest in engaging with Portrane/Donabate through this residency. A maximum of 500 words/A4
A Recent C.V/Biography/with reference
Links or Images must be contained within a pdf document to demonstrate previous work.

Deadline for Expressions of interest May 19th 2017 submitted by email caroline.cowley@fingal.ie by 5pm
For further information please visit www.fingalarts.ie

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