Time and Space Residencies – UK

Time and Space Residencies in Southend, Peterborough and Liverpool

 

Time and Space Residencies

Metal has 9 Time and Space residencies to offer each year.  3 in Southend / 3 in Liverpool / 3 in Peterborough.

Our Time and Space residencies are by application and selection – with two application deadlines each year.

Deadlines for 2014: 10 March 2014 and 15 September 2014

 

Our Time and Space Residencies offer the following resources to artists at Metal’s venues:-

In Southend

Accommodation for two people – or 4 people sharing bedrooms.

Access to a dedicated work space – can accommodate up to 6 people working together (n.b. our space in southend is not suitable to use as an artist’s studio – perfect for ideas development, writing, script development, post-production work, initial readings & some small scale rehearsal.

All costs of space met – i.e. light / heat / water etc

Length of stay – flexible – anything up to a month-long stay in accommodation (20 working days).  Use of other spaces longer periods can be negotiated.

Access to Metal staff time/advice;

Access to Metal resources such as broadband/workstation etc

Southend on Sea is a 45min train journey to east London and as such has fantastic access to the cultural offer in London.

 

In Liverpool

Access to a dedicated work space – there are a number of types of spaces available depending on the type of work being developed, including:-

– Short term studio space – a 5.5m x 4m (22sq m) space within a larger, open plan space that is shared with one other.

– Ground floor scratch performance space – suitable for up to 10 people working together

– Desk space for writing / design / computer and digital work

All costs of space met – i.e. light / heat / water etc

Length of stay – flexible – anything up to six months (120 working days)

Access to Metal staff time/advice; Metal resources such as broadband/workstation etc

Liverpool has a thriving cultural scene and is 30 mins train journey from Manchester too.

Currently we have no accommodation facilities in Liverpool.

 

In Peterborough

Access to a dedicated work space – there are a number of types of spaces available depending on the type of work being developed, including:-

– Short term studio space – (sq m to follow) dedicated space …….

– Ground floor scratch performance space – suitable for up to 15 people working together

– Desk space for writing / design / computer and digital work

All costs of space met – i.e. light / heat / water etc

Length of stay – flexible – anything up to six months (120 working days)

Access to Metal staff time/advice; Metal resources such as broadband/workstation etc

Peterborough has a burgeoning cultural scene and is just 45 mins train journey from Kings Cross, London and as such has fantastic access to the cultural offer in London.

Currently we have no accommodation facilities in Peterborough.

 

Criteria for artists applying for Time and Space

Must be:-

• an established artist with at least 5 years in practice

• currently exploring a new aspect / project  / development in their own practice

• prepared to commit the time necessary to the process and to ensure that the opportunity is made full use of

• prepared to ensure that Metal’s Venue is respected and looked after during stay

• prepared to make a contribution to Metal’s ongoing programme (e.g. give a talk / Future Network meeting / contribute to an event / or other.

• prepared to make a contribution to Metal’s website (e.g. images / video podcast / written contribution)

Artist’s who are selected for a Time and Space residency are expected to be self motivated, self organizing and self contained and to meet all their own expenses other than accommodation and working space.

Please note: These residencies do not offer a fee or any per diems.

 
CONTACT
email chalkwell@metalculture.com
website metalculture.com/current/timeandspace.html
tel 01702 470 700

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