BCSC AiR runs 35 weeks a year from Oct 6 to May 31. Residenc
Paid by artist:

AUD$300 per week for a private room in a shared cottage.
AUD$30 international bank transfer fee.

Artists are responsible for their own living expenses including food, transport, insurance, tools and art materials.

Application guidelines:

Applications are open to practicing artist within the specified disciplines.
Proposals should address the applicant’s reasons for undertaking the BCSC AiR program and include project outline and timeline.

What to Submit:

  • Completed application form
  • Signed copy of the BCSC AiR Guidelines
  • Proposal: project outline and time line (250 words)
  • Artist Bio (250 words)
  • Link to artist website

PDF versions of the Application and Guidelines can be found here:

BCSC Supported Residency programme 2015 covers the accommodation fee for a residency period of 2 weeks. Apply by 29 May 2015 - read all guidelines here (pdf)


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Bogong Centre for Sound Culture

Bogong Centre for Sound Culture

BCSC AiR Program

The Bogong Centre for Sound Culture (BCSC) was established in 2010 to investigate the relationship between industry and the natural environment through projects that focus on acoustic ecology and environmental sustainability. It supports cultural initiatives investigating the history and ecology of the Australian Alps including research, festivals, commissioned artworks, masterclasses and Artist in Residency programs.

BCSC AiR is a self-funded residency open to a broad range of artistic practices. Set within the Alpine National Park the residency provides an inspirational space for creative thought and experimentation. Residencies range in duration from a minimum of 2 weeks through to 4 weeks. Applications are open to professional practicing artists working in the areas of
  • Sound Art
  • Music Composition
  • Creative Writing
  • New Media
  • Media Art
  • Art Research
  • Environment Art
  • Curators
  • Art Administrators
Land Art

BCSC AiR strives to foster connections between artists and the local communities. Artists should be able to work independently but also be happy to interact with residing artists and the broader community.

• Community engagement
• Performance
• Exhibition
• Publication
• Website

Accommodation Information

Artists will have their own room in a three bedroom self-contained cottage. Cottages have been refurbished with modern kitchens and laundry facilities. Linen and towels are supplied.

The village cottages date back to the 1940’s. They were originally built to house the workers of the Kiewa hydro scheme.


BCSC AiR is an independent micro artist in residency program located at Bogong Village. The village is situated in the foothills of Victoria’s Alpine National Park, between Mt Beauty and Falls Creek. It takes approximately 4.5 hours to get there by car from Melbourne.

Contact information

Po Box 456 Mt Beauty
Bogong VIC 3699

info [at]