OPEN: Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK

Application deadline: 14 April 2017 (midnight)

Yorkshire Sculpture park field with a public sculpture in the background
Pat Naldi, AER Yorkshire Sculpture Park Residency 2016

Residency: 2 to 4 weeks between July and September 2017

Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) seeks to provide a centre of international, national and regional importance for the production, exhibition and appreciation of modern and contemporary sculpture.

The revelatory nature of YSP opens up possibilities and encourages exploration of the relationship between art and nature, stimulating engagement and adventure in the surroundings.

This residency takes place within the grounds of YSP, giving privileged out-of-hours access to respond to the park’s diverse natural environment, as well as a unique opportunity to create work that can engage with the YSP visitors in new ways.

AER at Yorkshire Sculpture Park provides:

  • Two to four-week residency situated in the YSP Gate House
  • Use of metal and wood workshop / clean space
  • Free accommodation and catering
  • Half a day of technical support
  • Materials and financial support up to £300
  • One return train ticket up to £80
  • Curator/critique feedback
  • UAL grant of £500 on completion of the residency and final report

Please note the applicants are responsible for visa, health and travel insurances.

Read the reports from previous AER Residencies at Yorkshire Sculpture Park:

Pat Naldi, 2016 YSP Residency Report on PG Community Blog

Magz Hall 2015 YSP Residency Report on PG Community Blog