We are absolutely ecstatic to announce that applications are now open for UTS Library’s Creative in Residence 2024. The program is now running for its 13th year, and we are calling all creatives to come play with us!
How to apply
Check out the UTS Library Creative in Residence Info Pack where you will find everything you need to know.
Please email applications to Mia.Turner [at] uts.edu.autarget="_blank" by 12pm on Monday 6 November, 2023.
The gist of the residency
- You will have 6 months to bring your vision to life.
- Whatever you manifest will become a special part of the UTS Library’s collection.
- To compensate you for your time, energy, and actual art making, we offer a remuneration of $10,000.
- You will receive $5000 material budget to make your concept a reality.
What we are looking for
In search of our 2024 Creative in Residence soul mate, we have a few relationship non-negotiables.
We are looking for someone who:
- Is willing to work in any one of our fabulous Library spaces at least once a week so that our community can see you in action.
- Is excited to engage with the collection, community, services and spaces.
- Is ready to participate in all kinds of events and activities
- And finally, it goes without saying, we are looking for someone who will deliver their creative vision.
Go check out the application selection criteria in the UTS Library Creative in Residence Info pack.
While you're at it, take a gander at the lovely spaces and architecture of UTS Central in UTS Central Spaces.
Residency applications are open to ALL creatures great and small, and applicants do not need to be affiliated with UTS to apply for this residency.
- Applications open Monday 2 October 2023
- Applications close 12pm, Monday 6 November 2023
- Successful applicant notified by 22 December 2023
- 6-month residency to take place March - August 204
Check out our previous creatives
Explore the work of the Creative in Residencies from the past 12 years.
- 2023 Raquel Caballero
- 2022 Katy B Plummer, BOOK WITCH
- 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 Mia.Turner [at] uts.edu.autarget="_blank" for enquiries regarding guidelines and applications.
Download the UTS Library Creative in Residence Info Pack for terms and conditions of the program.