A.N.C.A and Art Monthly Australasia are pleased to announce the 2019 CiR’s.
All of the selected arts writers will work the A.N.C.A and Art Monthly Australasia to produce several pieces of writing throughout their three-month term.
Rebecca Blake is a writer and curator based in Canberra. She recently completed a Masters in Art History and Curatorial Studies at the Australian National University whilst interning in the Australian Painting and Sculpture Department at the National Gallery of Australia. She has published articles in Artonview and other publications.
Rosalind Lemoh graduated from the Australian National University with First Class Honours in 2007 majoring in sculpture. She has received project grants from ArtsACT and NAVA and been shortlisted for award exhibitions including the Blake Prize for Spiritual Art (2008, 2018), ArtRooms London (2016) and Tokyo International Art Fair (2016).
Angus McGrath is a Canberra-based writer, curator, performer and artist whose interests intersect sound, queerness, film and subcultural studies. His writing practice works at integrating a personal perspective with academic concepts in experimental yet accessible texts.
Oscar Capezio August – December 2018
Caren Florance February – June 2018
Chelsea Hopper 2016
Jessica Oliver 2015
THE FINE PRINT
Submissions close midnight 15 October, 2019
Please provide your application in the form of one digital PDF no more than 10MB.
Each applicant will:
Currently be a resident of the ACT or has been a resident of the ACT in the last 12 months.
Provide a professional reference or letter of support
Be considered an Emerging Writer
For the purpose of the ANCA CIR, an emerging writer is defined as someone who:
Is not currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree
Is not employed full time in an academic post or in the field of Arts Writing
Demonstrates a commitment to arts writing
Each applicants folio will:
include at least two written pieces about a Canberra exhibition or artist
not exceed a 2000-word limit per written piece
Each applicants folio will be assessed on:
The novelty of the writer’s critical observations
The clarity of the description of the works of art (including art and design)
The accuracy and relevance of its references and contextual research
The two successful applicants will:
Be offered a 2-month residency period either March – April 2020, May – June 2020, July – August 2020, or September – October 2020 (we will try to accommodate preferences however this may not be possible)
Receive a monthly stipend from ANCA of $350 p/month
6 hours of mentoring with Art Monthly Australasia Editor Michael Fitzgerald
12-month subscription to Art Monthly
Be offered paid publishing opportunities online and in print with Art Monthly Australasia
One 2000-word essay or two 1000-word essays that discuss elements of an ANCA exhibition or studio artist’s practice to be published by Art Monthly online and in-print.