ANAT is calling for applications from artists and scientists for our prestigious Synapse Residency program, which, since 2004, has enabled research collaborations between more than 100 artists and scientists.
ANAT Synapse involves Australian science organisations hosting artists in residence, leading to profound artistic and professional development for the participants, while also building a sustainable support base for interdisciplinary creative collaboration in Australia.
ANAT Synapse brings artists and scientists together in research partnerships that generate new knowledge, ideas and processes beneficial to both fields. A distinguishing feature of the residencies is their creative research focus, with applicants dissuaded from anticipating specific outcomes at the outset.
Residencies take place over 16 weeks full-time, the equivalent part-time, or, in discrete blocks over a longer duration during 2021. ANAT will pay participating artists a fee of $4,400 per month (or part-time equivalent) and contribute towards project material costs, accommodation expenses and return travel to the destination of the residency if required. The host organisation will provide in-kind access to staff, equipment, space and resources, and will assist with disseminating outcomes at the conclusion of the residency.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Residencies are open to Australian artists (Australian citizens or permanent residents)working in any discipline and/or medium.
To ensure a good fit between the artist and host organisation, a joint application must be submitted. It is the responsibility of the applicants to establish contact and to identify the nature of the proposed research collaboration prior to application.
As an accessible and inclusive arts organisation, ANAT enables artistic perspectives that reflect contemporary Australia. We especially encourage First Nations people to apply.
Through our programs, we seek to reduce barriers by encouraging applications from culturally diverse backgrounds and those with a disability.
HOW TO APPLY
Complete the online form at www.anat.org.au/apply by 5pm ACDT, Wednesday 17 February 2021. Applicants must read the guidelines before applying.
The program is highly competitive and it is strongly recommended that you discuss your project proposal with us prior to application.
DEADLINE: 5pm (ACDT), WEDNESDAY 17th FEBRUARY 2021.
NOTIFICATION: MARCH 2021
For further details, and to apply, please visit www.anat.org.au/apply