Deadline: 1571097600

Website: http://www.berwickvisualarts.co.uk/artists/22/researching-the-rural-women-in-agriculture

Berwick Visual Arts and Newcastle University’s Centre for Rural Economy (CRE) and Institute for Creative Arts Practice announce a new artist residency opportunity for an artist to actively collaborate with researchers at CRE and relevant communities in Berwick and Northumberland to research, document and respond to the role of women within agriculture and the challenges and barriers that they face, within this sector. The residency is open to artists working in any medium based in the UK and EU or artists who already have permission to work in UK. Applying artists should have an established, engaging and accessible visual arts practice and have the ability to engage with a wide range of partners including community members, researchers and academics and can collaborate with these partners to inform artistic outcomes. The residency period runs from January-June 2020 and the artist should be resident for a minimum of 4 months and a maximum of 6 months during this period. The residency offers the successful applicant a bursary of £14,000, which is includes artist research and development fee, bursary for accommodation in Berwick-upon-Tweed and travel costs.