I-Park announces a new residency program for landscape and garden designers. The program is directed to professional landscape architects as well as to landscape and garden designers and site planners.
Location: East Haddam, Connecticut, USA
Date: May – November 2010
Open to: professionals and graduate students
You need not be a professional to participate. Academics (including graduate students) and visual artists whose practice involves transforming the land and/or working with plant materials are encouraged to submit proposals. Selected artists/practitioners will reside at I-Park in the company of music composers, writers and visual (including digital and environmental) artists during 4-week and 2-week residency sessions running from May through November. Work samples are evaluated through a special jury formed for this program.
I-Park is a 450-acre natural woodland retreat in rural East Haddam, Connecticut. Accommodations include comfortable private living quarters in a renovated 1850’s era farmhouse, shared bathroom facilities and a private studio on the grounds. An abundance of power tools and equipment, site materials, an electric kiln, wireless internet and library facilities are provided. Landscape/garden designers will have the opportunity, but no obligation, to create installations on the land.
International applicants are encouraged to apply. A limited number of grants will be awarded to non-U.S. citizens living abroad to help defray the cost of travel.
Applicants upload their submission materials online and there is a $25 application fee. For their residencies, artists/practitioners are responsible their own work materials as well as transportation to and from the area. Most, though not all, of the food will be provided. The facility and program are otherwise offered at no cost to invitees. The deadline is 12/04/2010.
Here you can find more detailed information about the application procedure.
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