Apply now for the UTS Library Creative in Residence 2022.
Now in its 10th year, the program is an opportunity for creatives to inspire playfulness, provoke curiosity and encourage engagement with the UTS Library through the research and realisation of a creative work.
How does the residency work?
The successful creative will develop and produce a new creative project that uses the UTS Library’s collection, community, services and spaces as its foundation.
The program involves
- a 6-month residency
- a stipend of $10, 000
- a materials budget of $5, 000
- access to UTS Library collections, workspaces, display spaces and support staff
- exhibition and display space within UTS Library facilities.
Applicants do not need to be affiliated to UTS to apply for the Creative in Residence.
Applications are open to all creative practitioners, including (but not limited to) artists, artisans, designers, digital producers, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, musicians, performers, researchers, writers and creative thinkers.
How to apply
Consult the UTS Library Creative in Residence Guidelines 2022 for all application requirements.
Email applications to Karina.Glasby [at] uts.edu.au by 5pm, Friday 24 September, 2021.
Things to know
The successful Creative in Residence project will:
- respond to UTS Library’s current and evolving context
- visibly engage with UTS Library clients and staff
- creatively occupy the library spaces, services and/or collection
- explore the client experience of navigating a connected physical and digital library
- outcomes will be presented to students, staff and public in an appropriate format eg. exhibition, talk or screening event.
View application selection criteria in the UTS Library Creative in Residence Guidelines 2022.
- Applications open Monday 5 July, 2021
- Applications close 5pm, Friday 24 September, 2021
- Successful applicant notified November
- 6-month residency to take place February – July 2022
- Presentation of residency project August - September 2022
Explore the work of the Creative in Residencies from the past 10 years.
- 2021 The Finishing School Collective and Marian Abboud
- 2020 Cherine Fahd, Whispers in the Library
- 2019 Alexandra Crosby and Ilaria Vanni, The Planty Atlas of UTS
- 2018 Natalya Hughes, Safe Sopor
- 2017 Timo Rissanen, Letters to the Library
- 2016 Adam Goodrum, Molloy chair
- 2015 Zoë Sadokierski, The Book Is…
- 2014 Elisa Lee and Adam Hinshaw, 11-808
- 2013 Chris Caines, Fog Warning, Flowers, Read me first
- 2012 Chris Gaul, UTS Library Spectrogram
Contact Karina.Glasby [at] uts.edu.au for enquiries regarding guidelines and applications.
Download the UTS Library Creative in Residence Guidelines 2022 for terms and conditions of the program.