Amplify AIR Residency in Cape Town

Amplify Studio’s Artist-in-Residence program will provide conditions for an open and carefully considered artistic work. This can involve individual studio work, reflecting about artistic expression or researching for upcoming projects, or new site specific work.

Residency Duration: Two months

Residency Description: Residents will get the opportunity to create new personal and professional contacts while also networking within the local arts community. The residency’s activities can in part be public, and include lectures, artist talks, open studio events, or presentations of work in progress. Residents have access to a fully operating and equipped photographic studio, a black-and-white darkroom, computers and editing software, photographic printers, as well as exhibition space within Amplify Studio’s gallery. Residencies will take place over a two-month period, and applications open quarterly throughout the year. In specific circumstances residencies can be extended by an extra month.



Application Deadline: 31 October 2016

Residency Date: 1 February 2017 – 31 March 2017

Application Requirements: Applicants can complete the application form on Amplify Studio’s website and submit a completed application form along with the following supporting documents:

  • A curriculum vitae including a list of references and their contact details
    [3 pages maximum]
  • Portfolio of recent work (minimum 5-10 images, alternatively provide a web link where your work can be viewed)
  • Copy of your ID or passport
  • List of your current photographic equipment
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