SAHMRI 2018 Artist in Residence – applications open

Anatomical heart shaped sculptured mounted on wall. Female artist stands next to it in a red dress.
Sonali Patel with her work. Photography by SAHMRI

In association with the SALA Festival, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) is inviting proposals for participation in an Artist-in-Residence program in 2018 from South Australian artists or groups of artists for up to six months.

Submitting a Proposal to the Residency Program at SAHMRI

In association with the South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) is inviting proposals for participation in an Artist-in-Residence program in 2018 from South Australian artists or groups of artists for up to six months.

Proposals must include an outcome of new works inspired by SAHMRI activities and is suitable for display at SAHMRI during the SALA Festival in August 2018.

Proposals need to include the following

1. An up-to-date CV for each participant

2. A selection of images of previous work with detailed information.

3. An outline of your intended residency project (media, concept, possible activities, potential outcomes)

4. The intended timeframe and;

5. An indication of your needs for residency space and display area

Successful participants will receive an office space to work in the building as well as access to observe and interact with SAHMRI staff and research laboratories.

SAHMRI will require the successful participants to sign a confidentiality agreement due to the sensitive nature of SAHMRI’s activities.

Residencies are considered according to proposal strength, relationship to the SAHMRI activities or infrastructure and availability of space.

Artist Fee – selected individual artists or artist teams will be paid a total fee of $2,000 (ex GST). $1,000 will be paid upon signing the MOI to assist artists with materials and expenses with the final payment of $1,000 being issued on completion of the project.

 

SAHMRI research themes;

Aboriginal Health

Cancer

Healthy Mothers, Babies & Children

Heart Health

Infection & Immunity

Mind & Brain

Nutrition and Metabolism

For more information about SAHMRI go to https://www.sahmri.com/

Download information about past recipients here

Please submit proposals by 5pm on Monday 22 January 2018 via email preferably with a link to a dropbox to: office@salafestival.com or post to: Penny Griggs, General Manager SALA Festival GPO Box 544, Adelaide SA 5001

The successful applicant will be informed by Monday 5 February 2018.