one month
Paid by artist:

Cost of studio is $25 per week, plus a studio bond of $100. Accommodation is not included, but backpacker style accommodation is available nearby for $30 per night.

Travel and subsistence costs.

Cost is $110 per month.
Please note accommodation and assistance with travel costs are not included, however, we can provide a list of places to stay nearby to suit a range of budgets.

Application guidelines:

WTS invites applications from Photographers, Painters, Drawers, and Sculptors. If you are interested in renting a space please contact them.

There are two opportunities available: 

  • June – August 2013 (Up to 12 weeks)
  • September – November (Up to 12 weeks) 

To apply for the 2013 opportunities, please send a cover letter stating why you wish to take to the residency, an artist CV and contact details, up to five images of your artworks and two contactable referees. Indigenous, emerging and established artists are encouraged to apply. For more information please contact Watch This Space on 08 8952 1949 or wts[AT]

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Watch this SPACE

Watch this SPACE

Travelling Artist Studio

Watch This SPACE is the only contemporary experimental art space in Central Australia within a 1,500 km radius. They support local, national and international artists, both emerging and established. Their mission is to support, foster and value contemporary art practice in the central desert region through presenting a program of exhibitions and offsite projects that inspire and stimulate local, interstate and international audience.

Two studio spaces are available for artists living ‘out of town’ ie, interstate, overseas or outside the Central Desert region of the Northern Territory.


The residency includes a pop-up exhibition at the end of the residency.

Studio Information

WTS has two studio spaces to offer local and visiting artists. 

The inside studio spaces are leased to artists at $20-40/ week. WTS also has a much larger Shed studio available for $50/ week. All studios are inclusive of power, wireless internet and 24hr access. WTS studios are conditional upon a standard contract.

  • Studio includes a desk and chair, and artist easel if desired.
  • Access to the gallery toolkit can be arranged.
  • Dimensions are 3.5 x 3.2m.
  • Communal kitchen with fridge, microwave and tea/coffee making facilities.
  • Watch this Space is a 10 minute walk from the town centre, shops and supermarket.
Technical Information

An artist easel and work desk is available if desired.

Contact information

P.O.Box 8405
Alice Springs NT 0871

wts [at]