Digital Arts Studios Belfast, Northern Ireland

Residencies

DAS is the only organisation in Northern Ireland to offer a residency programme for local and nationally based visual artists who wish to work with digital media and is one of only two organisations in Northern Ireland to offer an international residency programme.

Established in 2003, DAS has hosted some 200 artists-in-residence, and we are delighted to be hosting our next residency both in-person and online. Our doors are open and we look forward to supporting you and the digital arts in both the physical and virtual world.


DAS is now offering two residencies for practitioners engaging with digital arts:


The new Future Labs Foundation Residency will support up to 8 new or emerging artists to upskill and produce innovative digital art over a 6-month period. Future Labs Foundation Residency Guidelines

DAS Home Residency (in-person and online) offers artists four months to work on a specific project of their choice, developing their skills and artistic practice. DAS Home Residency Guidelines

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DAS welcomes proposals from artists from any background who wish to engage with digital technologies to push the boundaries of their own practice and the cultural world around us.

Residents will benefit from:

- iMac workstation in DAS shared studios (in-person)

- Our range of audio-visual equipment (in-person)

- Future Labs programme of online workshops

- Group seminars with discussion and peer review guided by DAS staff

- Enhanced artist page on DAS website


Future Labs Foundation Residency

DAS is delighted to announce the Future Labs Foundation Residency which will support up to 8 new or emerging artists to produce innovative digital art. The residency will take place over a 6-month period (August 22 – March 23) during which the artists / creative participants will advance their skills and understanding of digital art through a series of workshops, peer critiques, one-to-one tuition, practical and digital experimentation and research. New art generated through the Foundation Residency will be showcased in a public exhibition. Application deadline 25 July 2022

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DAS Home Residency

The next DAS Home Residency will run from August to November '22, offering artists four months to work on a specific project of their choice, developing their skills and artistic practice.

  • Application Deadline 22nd July (midnight) 2022

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Residency Awards

DAS offers a number of residency awards annually. A residency award means that the monthly fee is waived, with the aim being to offer additional support and encouragement to artists.

  • VAI Award

    This award is for artists who are members of Visual Artists Ireland. The VAI @ DAS Award 2019 will run from October 2019 to January 2020. View more details

    • Applications are closed
  • MA Award

    This award is for graduates of the Master of Fine Art Degree at Ulster University. One residency is awarded annually. View more details

    • Applications are closed
  • BA Graduate Award

    This award is for graduates of the BA Fine and Applied Arts Degree at Ulster University. One residency is awarded annually. View more details

    • Applications closed

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