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Artist Residencies Available, The Island


The Island is the longest running project of Artspace Lifespace. We offer artist residency
opportunities to develop specific or open-ended projects and to test works in progress.
For 2021 we have 9 residency opportunities across 3 rooms in The Island.
● 3 residencies in the Dance Space
● 3 residencies in the Gallery Space
● 3 residencies in the Circus Training Space

What we offer:

✓ Access to up to 20 hours of space in kind support (free)
✓ A letter of support for funding applications or for your work in general
✓ Your work can be featured on our website
✓ Ongoing artists support from our management team

Artspace Lifespace projects operate on an inclusive, ‘all welcome’ policy. Our unique blend of creative activities, fantastic crowd and atmosphere have helped The Island project go from strength to strength, and enabled us to create more projects across the city. We take pride in looking after our staff, artists and guests.

All further details are available here:

Unpaid opportunities

View our policy on unpaid opportunities and internships

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Photo, Crowds enjoying Garden of Light, by TILT. Lumiere London 2016, produced by Artichoke, supported by Mayor of London. Credit Matthew Andrews 2016.

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Photo, Jennie Gill, Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield. Photo Our Favourite Places / Nigel Barker for Yorkshire Artspace.