Visual Artist Residency, Sonic Arts Research Center (SARC), Belfast – deadline 30 May 2009

Visual Artist Residency at SARC in 2009
Call for Proposals

The Sonic Arts Research Center (SARC) is offering a 6 Month residency in 2009 for a visual artist working with digital technologies.

This residency is co-hosted by the European Culture 2007 project CO-ME-DI-A (Cooperation and Mediation in Digital Arts) . The successful applicant is expected to have a solid grounding in at least one of the following: Motion Capture, Live video, Opengl, Computer gaming or 3d modeling.

The chosen artist will be working alongside the network performance research team at SARC, developing real-time computer graphics for network performance, addressing virtual presence and will also contribute to other CO-ME-DI-A – related events.

The residency includes travel to CO-ME-DI-A events and an all inclusive honorarium of £10000. The successful applicant is expected to take residency in Belfast for at least 5 months and collaborate with CO-ME-DI-A partner CIANT in Prague.

Application Process:

Applicants should include a 2 page CV, links to previous work, and a short paragraph detailing any experiences in network environments, as well as a short section in which you should give reasons why you would like to be considered for this residency.

The deadline for applications is the 30th May 2009.

All applications should be emailed to Dr. Franziska Schroeder (F.Schroeder [at] as either word or pdf documents. DVDs or other materials can be posted to Dr. Franziska Schroeder. Sonic Arts Research Centre, Queen’s University Belfast. Belfast BT7 1NN

If you would like to discuss your application please contact Dr. Pedro Rebelo (P.Rebelo [at]