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 once again we are delighted to be hosting our Home Residency in house. Our doors are open and we look forward to supporting you and the digital arts in both the physical and virtual world.

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The Home Residency at DAS offers artists four months to work on a specific project of their choice, developing their skills and artistic practice.

DAS Home Residency welcomes proposals from artists based in the UK and Ireland from any background who engage with digital technologies to push the boundaries of their own practice and the cultural world around us.

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Residents will benefit from:
  • Personal iMac workstation
  • Access to our range of audio-visual equipment
  • Access to Future Labs programme of online workshops
  • 24hr access to shared studios
  • Group seminars with discussion and peer review guided by DAS staff
  • Enhanced artist page on DAS website


Applications will be invited for the following residency periods with 5 artists in each period.

  • April 2021 – July 2021
  • August 2021 – November 2021
  • December 2021- March 2022

Home Residency Guidelines: DAS Home Residency

Net//Work Online Residencies

Working in partnership with The British Council and Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridgeshire, we are delighted to invite applications for Net//Work, an exciting new programme providing residencies for UK-based and international mid-career artists and creative practitioners interested in digital technologies. Net//Work offers time for reflection, research, practice, skills exchange, and professional networking opportunities focused on digital artistic practices and technologies. APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

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Home Residency Programme

The next Home Residency will run from December '21 to March '22, offering artists four months to work on a specific project of their choice, developing their skills and artistic practice.

  • Application deadline November 14th (midnight) 2021

Apply Now

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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