BIG SKY MIND
APPLICATION FOR RESIDENCY PROGRAM
Big Sky Mind Artists’ Projects Foundation, an independent artist-run organization based in Manila, Philippines, offers studio residencies to young visual artists at the 18th Avenue Artists Compound in Cubao, Quezon City.
Located in a warehouse complex, Big Sky Mind offers young artists space to create and develop their work amidst an environment of community, camaraderie and professional support. Its Residency Program grants one-year studio residencies to young Filipino visual artists and short-term residencies to foreign visiting artists.
The Compound has three studios for local artists and one studio for foreign artists. Technical and support facilities include a library of books, magazines, catalogues, portfolios and other reference material on contemporary art, a computer lab with cable internet access, scanner, printer, fax, CD burner and video editing equipment.
Each quarter, Big Sky Mind hosts exhibitions by the resident artists, providing them with a platform to present their work to a wider public. Talks and
workshops are also held in order to broaden public awareness on contemporary art and practice.
The 2004 Residency period is from July 1, 2004 June 30, 2005. Artists who wish to apply may submit their cv, portfolios, and other supporting documents from 15 January 15 March 2004. Artists also need to submit a clear, concise proposal of works to be developed during the residency. Qualified applicants will be notified by April 2004.
Big Sky Mind
70 18th Avenue, Murphy,
Cubao, Quezon City
Office Hours: Wednesday Saturday, 9 am 12 nn, 1 6 pm.