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Digital Arts Studios Belfast, Northern Ireland

Residencies

You can apply now for our residency programs. Learn more about the different programs we offer.

UK & Ireland Residency

The DAS residency programme encourages and supports artists based in the UK & Ireland in the creation of innovative, challenging and experimental new work by providing a creative hub with access to a range of facilities and resources. There are up to 12 residency places each year. The residencies provide artists with 24-hour studio access, technical support, free audio/visual equipment hire and access to training. Read more details

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International Residency

DAS will offer three International residencies in 2016-2017. International artists will work alongside local artists in the studio for a period of 8 weeks. They will work on a project of their choice that they propose as part of their application. DAS selects international residents based on the quality of their past work, the innovation of their proposed work and its potential relevance to Belfast. Read more details

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Residency Awards

DAS provides three UK & Ireland residencies as awards, one to a professional artist member of Visual Artists Ireland and two to graduates from the University of Ulster’s BA and MFA programmes. These awards encourage recent graduates by providing them with the opportunity to work in a professional studio environment alongside more established local and international artists. Read more details

Introduction to our awards program

The DAS residency programme was established in 2004 and has welcomed over 150 artists from Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Ireland, Hungary, Croatia, Denmark, Spain, France, Germany and the United Kingdom. The influx of artists and the constant variation of the activity taking place makes DAS a dynamic environment for resident artists. The studio environment provides fertile ground for discussion and exchange between artists, staff, facilitators and workshop participants. Artists working in any media are welcome to apply for a residency at DAS.

DAS is now well established as a facility for artists wishing to work with digital technologies, with demand increasing every year. Artists can apply as an international artist or as a UK & Ireland artist.

DAS provides three UK & Ireland residencies as awards, one to a professional artist member of Visual Artists Ireland and two to graduates from the University of Ulster’s BA and MFA programmes.

For eligibility to each strand of the residency programme please see the full guidelines. 

DAS is a member of Res Artis, the worldwide network of artists residencies. 

All residents will have the following available to them:


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