A.I.R.

Deadline November 30th 2023

The Guesthouse Project presents international and Irish artists and collaborative groups with an opportunity to live and work in Cork city. The A.I.R requires a dedication to situating your practice in the house for the full 3-month duration.

The Guesthouse is a shared space set up to facilitate transdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary non-hermetic practices that develop through experimental modes of operation. The residency facilitates research and experimentation and the development of collaborations that create new approaches to artistic practice. We invite artists to find new ways of imagining, activating and utilising the Guesthouse building. We are interested in artists that have both solo and collaborative practice and work in a transdisciplinary manner.

The A.I.R. opportunity is open to all practitioners at any stage of their career such as:

  • experimental filmmakers
  • sound artists
  • musicians
  • visual artists
  • performance artists
  • artistic and/or scientific researchers
  • culinary artists
  • creative programmers and digital technology artists
  • curators
  • anybody working within a specialist area of interest who wants to work within the arts and with artists.

The residency gives visiting artists a point of contact with the Guesthouse artist community and runs for the duration of three months. The deadline for application is 30th November 2023.

Facilities

The ground floor has a fully equipped kitchen and is available to artists (especially culinary artists) for experimental dining and social gatherings. The first floor event space is equipped for sound performances, screenings and live-streaming for public events. The second floor maker’s space is a shared workspace equipped with trestle tables and chairs, basic materials, photocopier, scanner, printer, sewing machine and a selection of tools and equipment.

Accommodation Information

The Guesthouse resident artists are provided with a loft apartment that contains a bedroom with a double bed and separate living area with a double desk space for working, two single beds for guests and a small diverse library. On the second floor there is a fully equipped private kitchenette and shower room. On the ground floor there is also a fully equipped kitchen and dining room available to our artists in residence for larger gatherings.

Duration

Three months, starting from 1st January 2024.

Paid by host

Residencies are free to artists. This includes accommodation and facilities.

Paid by artist

Artists are requested to pay a monthly membership fee of €50. Artists also need to cover their travel, material and living costs.

Application guidelines

The applicant should send an email to the.guesthouse.project@gmail.com with the application form downloaded from here. Under the subject heading AIR 2024. Download Application – Applications will be open from 31st August 2023. Deadline for applications 30th November 2023.

A.I.R. is a very specific commitment, and not one that will suit everyone. We want applicants to carefully consider whether this is the right thing for them before applying.

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INHOUSE

Deadline November 30th 2023

InHouse is an opportunity for local artists to join us for the duration of one year and actively participate in our creative setting. InHouse is well-suited to practitioners who are available to attend regular gatherings in the Guesthouse.

InHouse facilitates experimentation that tests out new approaches to artistic practice. We invite artists to find a new way of imagining, activating and utilising the Guesthouse building.

We are interested in transdisciplinary practitioners who enjoy collaborating. This opportunity gives artists a place to share skills, participate and host activities and events with us over the duration of one year.

The InHouse opportunity is open to all practitioners at any stage of their career such as:

  • experimental filmmakers
  • sound artists
  • musicians
  • visual artists
  • performance artists
  • artistic and/or scientific researchers
  • culinary artists
  • creative programmers and digital technology artists
  • curators
  • anybody working within a specialist area of interest who wants to work within the arts and with artists.
Duration

One year

Paid by artist

Artists are requested to pay a monthly membership fee of €50

Application

Expressions of interest should be sent by email to the.guesthouse.project@gmail.com under the subject of InHouse with a brief description of your area of interest, C.V. and biography. Practitioners will be selected on the basis of an interview.

Facilities

The ground floor has a fully equipped kitchen and is available to artists (especially culinary artists) for experimental dining and social gatherings. The first floor event space is equipped for sound performances, screenings and live-streaming for public events. The second floor maker’s space is a shared workspace equipped with trestle tables and chairs, basic materials, photocopier, scanner, printer, sewing machine and a selection of tools and equipment.

InHouse is a very specific commitment, and not one that will suit everyone. We want applicants to carefully consider whether this is the right thing for them before applying.