Arts/Science Residency at the National University of Singapore – deadline 29 October 2011 #artopps

The Arts and Creativity Lab & the Interactive and Digital Media Institute are pleased to announce the 2012 Arts/Science Residency program at the National University of Singapore. Selected artists will be invited to spend 1 month living on the NUS campus, engaging with students and the local arts community as they conduct projects exploring and making connections between art and science.

The Art/Science Residency is made possible with the support of the National Arts Council of Singapore, and the National University of Singapore Tembusu and University Scholars Program residential colleges.

Themes for 2012 Art/Science Residency program and potential research institution affiliates are:

Aquatic Science Centre @ Sungei Ulu Pandan and the Singapore-Delft Water Alliance

Quantum Technologies
Center for Quantum Technologies

Acoustic Ecologies
Yong Seow Toh Conservatory of Music and the IDMI Arts and Creativity Lab

Biology in context
Asian Biopoleis

Selection – Proposals will be evaluated by the ASR Review Committee comprised of NUS science and arts faculty members. Proposals will be judged for
– artistic merit,
– potential to engage audience, participants, researchers, local artists, and community in the project through seminars, development, or realization of the work.
– potential to involve students,
– thematic relevance,
– connection to SE Asian region,
– budget,
– feasibility.

Time Period – One-month residencies are available starting on the following dates:

– Jan 29 – Feb 26, 2012
– March 25 – April 22, 2012
– Sept 2 – 30, 2012
– October 28 – Nov 25, 2012

Funding Support – Resident Artists will be provided with NUS campus housing and board, SD$3200/month artist fee, travel to and from Singapore, and are eligible to receive funding for materials and resources up to SD$5000.

Proposals – Application forms can be downloaded from the website, and should be submitted by email (address on application form). Deadline October 29, 2011.

Expectations Management:

Student involvement – Residency projects will be publicized in advance, but student will have their normal course loads during residency periods, and their involvement with the projects will be voluntary.

Research Lab Involvement: Research Directors relevant to the Themes have agreed to facilitate engagement with their labs. This may include access to space, equipment, contact with researchers, lab seminar presentations, etc. However, the involvement of students and researchers in Labs will be voluntary.


Application Forms: