Describe the main features of the policy/measure:
The Bundanon Artist in Residence program focuses on providing space and time for artists of all disciplines to create and develop work on the properties owned by Bundanon. Artists may apply to be in residence as individuals or groups from one to eight weeks. The Artist in Residence program is open to both national and international artists, hosting an average of 10-12 international artists each year.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?:
Bundanon has a number of formal partnerships and artist residency exchanges in place with the aim of enabling artists to cross borders, exchange ideas and inspiration and create new connections: • The French Embassy in Australia for an artist exchange program with France: Bundanon has hosted four artists for a six-week residency each and one artist for a two-week residency since 2017. • Biennale of Sydney and French Embassy agreement: Bundanon hosted two French artists commissioned for the 2020 Sydney Biennale. • Africa Centre Residency program supporting an African artist in residence for up to six weeks: Bundanon hosted Rwandan film maker Kantarama Gahigiri in 2019, Beza Hailu in 2017 and Yewande Omotoso in 2015. • Red Gate Gallery in Beijing, a cross cultural artist exchange between China and Australia: Bundanon hosted four artists for a six-week residency and facilitated the exchange of two Australian artists to undertake residencies at Red Gate Gallery in China in 2018 and 2019. • Partnership with Word Travels provides a residency opportunity for Indigenous spoken Word artists: Bundanon has hosted four artists since 2017 from Canada, Yirrkala (East Arnhem Land) and Papua New Guinea. • Partnership with Performance Space brings together artists from across Australia and the Asia Pacific to undertake an intensive two-part residency program to support the creative development of artists from a number of developing Asian countries: Bundanon has hosted 13 artists during this residency partnership since 2017.
Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD:
Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure:
|Name of partner||Type of entity|
French Embassy in Australia
Biennale of Sydney
Red Gate Gallery, Beijing
The Performance Space
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: