Language 
English
Founded 
2011
Duration 
1 week up to a year
Paid by host 

Private live/work studio

Paid by artist 

Travel, Basic Living Expenses

Application guidelines 

Works based on Performance, Sound Art, Generative Art, Kinetic Sculpture, Intermedia, Video Art, Graphic Notation, Visual Poetry, Data driven Informatics and Conceptual Aesthetics are the only criteria for the selection process. 

Work must address issues of memory and create a symbolic language used to describe the activity of remembering as an integral theme in the creative process. Works can investigate the roles of the senses and the influences between body and mind on the perception of viewing and creating works of Art.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please include a detailed written proposal with any supplementary materials including a project timeline for consideration.

Deadline

Deadline 
Ongoing
working
more than 60 m2
shared
to do
exhibition
other
setting
urban
paid by host
accommodation
studio space
living
private
room
identity
Artist-Run
Gallery
facilities
basic tools and equipment
computer
exhibition space
project space
wood workshop
How long
1 to 3 months
3 to 6 months
6 months +

The Center For Forgetting

The Center For Forgetting

Patacademy Residency Program

Description 

Artists and writers are encouraged to develop work addressing the role memory has in constructing symbolic language systems. Research driven and theoretical based artistic practices that deal with new ways of visualizing relationship to technology is ideal.

Outcome 

Works developed in the program will be publicly presented as exhibitions or through community based educational workshops. Visiting Artists are scheduled as well as opportunities for local college speaking engagements.

The Patacademy goal is to offer Workshops and Classes to bring new ideas about the Arts and Technology to a wider audience. Exhibition space is available in multiple locations in and around the city of Allentown. 

Accommodation Information 

A small private room/studio

Studio Information 

Artists receive a free private live/work studio. There is a communal kitchen and full bathroom in addition to a shared 4,000 sq ft workspace with secure storage.

Technical Information 

Warehouse with 2 freight elevators, Loading Dock and 14 ft ceilings.

Woodworking tools, 3 video projectors, HD/Still Camera, Audio Recording Equipment, Electronic Music Studio.

Location 

The Center for Forgetting is situated in the pristine post-industrial oasis of Allentown Pennsylvania.

Address: 
315 W. Linden Street
The Center for Forgetting
Allentown, PA 18101
United States
Telephone 
+1 610 844 1678

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