Use and Ornament – A Residency

Use and Ornament is a practical, creative and working 4-week artist residency at AirSpace Gallery, leading to a finished artwork/installation which will form part of a group exhibition of the same name, part of the British Ceramics Biennial 2021 festival.

The successful applicant will receive an artist fee of £2000 plus up to £500 towards materials; accommodation and travel costs can be covered if necessary; AirSpace Gallery staff will provide ongoing logistical, technical and critical support. Specific clay-based facilities, technical and material requirements can be met; AirSpace Gallery will promote and document works throughout the residency period.

“We are looking for UK based creative practitioners to work with the communities and publics of Stoke-on-Trent to participatively co-create an artwork during the residency.

Practitioners from all creative mediums are invited to apply, though an understanding of the clay and ceramics context of this exhibition and the wider festival should be considered.”

Ideas underpinning the work should cover one or more of the following themes:

 Clay for recovery
 Clay for respite and refuge
 Alchemical processes of making
 The future city
 What Is ceramics In the Stoke-on-Trent of today?
 Ceramics as a space for encounter
 Clay as growing medium
 The useful ceramic product
Please follow the link below for more detail…



Application Deadline:
11 Jun 2021


£2000 plus up to £500 towards materials

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