The residency offers:
The finacial support provided by the residency should cover all costs.
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Watershed is a cross-artform venue and producer, sharing, developing and showcasing exemplary cultural ideas and talent. Watershed curates ideas, spaces and talent to enable artistic visions and creative collaborations to flourish. It produces work that cuts across film, music, theatre, de sign, visual art, and the creative and technology sectors.
The Pervasive Media Studio, located in the same building as Watershed, is its research space which brings together a network of over 100 artists, technologists and academics to explore the future of mobile and wireless media.
Description of the residency programme: Watershed’s Studio Residencies support artists to research, produce and present ideas exploring art, culture and technology. They are currently offering one residency, for artists interested in time and space to develop thinking and prototype work. Residencies are two-months in duration and take place at Watershed’s Pervasive Media Studio. They offer the opportunity to be fully immersed in development of a project idea, whilst becoming part of the inspirational network of practitioners associated with the studio.
What do we expect from you?
The residency provides up to £1000 for travel and accommodation. Travel and accommodation is not provided, but Watershed will assist in sourcing local places to stay.
Watershed’s Pervasive Media Studio brings together an active network of over 150 artists, creative companies, technologists, engineers and academics to work on new and emerging ideas. Ideas can be cultural or commercial and span gaming, projections, location-based media, tangible interfaces and new forms of performance. Run in partnership with the University of the West of England’s digital cultures research centre and the university of Bristol, the studio has a great workspace, an open ethos and a can-do attitude. www.watershed.co.uk/pmstudio
Watershed and the Pervasive Media Studio (a city-centre research space) occupy the first floor of a historic building at the entranceway to Bristol's Harbourside.
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