By UK/Indonesia 2016-18 team

15 September 2016 - 00:44

View from Blast Theory's Studio in Brighton
Blast Theory Residency ©

Blast Theory

One of our partners, Blast Theory, is offering a unique opportunity for an Indonesian artist to spend up to four weeks at its studio in the UK next March as part of its 2017 residency programme.

Blast Theory is an internationally renowned artists’ group using interactive media to create groundbreaking new forms of performance and interactive art. The group’s work explores the social and political aspects of technology.

The residency aims to provide a space and uninterrupted time to research and develop new work in a supportive environment and comes with an award of £1600 to support costs for return travel from Indonesia to the UK and living expenses during the resident’s stay.

A women observing objects in a room whilst listening to somehting
Blast Theory's Project - Ghostwriter ©

Blast Theory

A performer on top of bricks seems to be firing something
One of Blast Theory's Projects: I'd Hide You ©

Blast Theory

They will be offering accommodation and studio space in their studio in Brighton, UK. Residents will also have access to equiptment, weekly mentoring, professional advice, and much more. Blast Theory can tailor their support including presentations to the resident's needs. In the past this has included running game tests, works in progress, talks and creating installations.

They are looking for an Indonesian artist who work in fields such as pervasive and location based gaming and interactive media, games design and theory, narrative design and all forms of digital story telling.

For more details and information on how to apply please visit Blast Theory's website.