New Contemporaries Studio Residency and Bursary with Hospitalfield

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Hospitalfield Studio

New Contemporaries is delighted to offer a studio residency opportunity in partnership with Hospitalfield, Angus from 6 September to 3 October 2021.

Previous recipients of New Contemporaries Studio Residency and Bursary with Hospitalfield include Jasmine Johnson (BNC 2015) in 2019, Marie Jacotey (BNC 2014) in 2018 and Alice Brown (BNC 2010) in 2017.

To be considered please read the information below.

Autumn Residency information:

  • Dates: 6 September to 3 October 2021
  • £1,000 research and development bursary (travel costs not included).
  • The New Contemporaries alumni would be in residence with circa 6 UK-based visual artists.
  • The residency at Hospitalfield includes full board with meals prepared by their chef on weekdays. Accommodation is provided within Hospitalfield House and cottage. You can work within the shared historic studios, your room or within the house and grounds.
  • For more info please see: http://hospitalfield.org.uk/residencies/

Criteria:

  • You must have exhibited as part of New Contemporaries between 2014 and 2019 inclusive.
  • You must agree to produce a minimum of 1 piece of digital content for the New Contemporaries website over the residency
  • You must be based in the UK due to current Covid-19 restrictions*.


Access:

If you have any access requirements you can include these or an access rider with your application. Hospitalfield is a 19th century artists’ house and there are a number of steps up to many of the rooms in the house and between the House, Studios and around the Grounds. Prior to your application we aim to provide as much helpful information as possible around access to best inform your decision about whether to apply. If you have any questions, please email cicely@hospitalfield.org.uk.

Application:

To apply please fill out the Equal Opportunities Form and thisApplication Form in 11-point font containing the information below:

  1. Artist’s Name and year you were part of New Contemporaries.
  2. Artist CV containing contact details. No more than 1 page of A4.
  3. Short statement of no more than 300 words about your work.
  4. Summary of no more than 300 words explaining how the opportunity will benefit your practice and how you would use your time at Hospitalfield – for example is there a specific project that you want to make headway with (research, experimentation or making)?
  5. A maximum of 5 examples of your work as images, videos or sound links. Including title, year of completion and medium of work. Please note that these works must have been completed within the last 2 years.

You must save your application form as a PDF document titled in the following way: FirstnameLastname_HospitalfieldStudio2021

Please send your PDF application and Equal Opportunities Form form to: opportunities@newcontemporaries.org.uk by no later than 10:00am on Monday 28th June 2021.

If you would like to apply by video or audio application, please contact opportunities@newcontemporaries.org.uk ahead of the deadline.

Regrettably, only applications submitted in the format above will be considered.

We will let you know if you have been successful by mid-July. Unfortunately, we are not in a position to give individual feedback due to limited resources.

*Covid-19 Adjustments:

Hospitalfield carefully follows Scottish Government Guidelines in taking precautions around Covid-19.

In advance of attending a residency at Hospitalfield, systems and protocols are carefully assessed in accordance with the current public health situation and visiting artists are asked to strictly follow the Scot Gov guidelines for the safety of themselves and their peers both in advance and during the period of the residency and programme.

Based on the assessment of the public health situation, the residency dates are subject to change based on what is considered to be a low-risk environment to run the residency in and whether travelling between tiers or countries is possible.

More info about Hospitalfield's Covid-19 guidance for residencies can be found here: https://hospitalfield.org.uk/residencies/covid-19-guidance-for-residencies/





Previous Recipients
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Jasmine Johnson, More than two: Episode 3, 2018, Almanac, London. Image: Oskar Proctor.

Jasmine Johnson (BNC 2015) was third recipient of the Studio Residency and Bursary with New Contemporaries and Hospitalfield, Angus. Jasmine’s work incorporates video, drawing, installation, sound and performance to produce increasingly ambitious portraits of globally dispersed individuals. Johnson's solo presentations include Barbican FreeStage; Almanac; Jerwood Project Space; ANDOR Gallery, with MoreUtopia! (all London); DeVos Museum with Rachel Pimm (Michigan); ASI & CCI Fabrika (Moscow) and Eddie Peake’s Hymn Programme (Online). Group presentations include the Barbican Level G; Government Art Collection (all London); Bloomberg New Contemporaries (UK) Daata Editions (online); Place des Arts (Montreal). Her work has been screened at Chisenhale Gallery, ICA, Jerwood Presents – Genesis Cinema and Contemporary Art Centre (Vilnius). She works as a visiting lecturer at Nottingham Trent University.

Blog Post: Jasmine Johnson


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Marie Jacotey, YES, 2016-17, Dry pastel on Japanese paper, 69 x 94 cm

Marie Jacotey (alumnus 2014) was the second recipient of New Contemporaries' studio residency and bursary with Hospitalfield. Marie completed her MA in Printmaking from the Royal College ofArt, London in 2013. Recent solo and group exhibitions include ‘Architectural Ethnography: Portraits on Livelihood’, Japan Pavilion, Venice Biennale (2018); ‘Morning Defeats’, Hannah Barry Gallery, London (2017); ‘Walled garden in an insane Eden’, Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome (2017); and ‘Rhythm and depiction’, Centre for Recent Drawing, London (2016). Jacotey was also commissioned by Art on the Undergroundto design the new night tube map cover for TFL and in 2015 worked with Assemble’s Granby Workshop to produce a set of limited edition digital prints. Her work can be found in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

Blog Post: Marie Jacotey


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Alice Browne, installation view of STUDIO VISIT, 2017, Eduardo Secci Gallery, Florence. Courtesy of the artist and Eduardo Secci Gallery


Alice Browne (alumnus 2010) was the first recipient of the New Contemporaries' Studio Residency and Bursary with Hospitalfield. Browne completed a BA Fine Art Painting at Wimbledon College of Art (2009) and her MA Fine Art Painting at the Royal College of Art (2016). Solo shows include Limoncello, London, UK (2016); OUTPOST, Norwich, UK (2015); Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, NO (2014); Limoncello, London, UK and annarumma, Naples, IT (both 2013), and The China Shop, Oxford, UK and Supercollider, Blackpool, UK (both 2012).

Blog Post: Alice Browne