Call for Entries – Metamorphosis 03, 04 & 05

Deadline: Monday 7 May 2012, 6pm (UK time)

Series: Metamorphosis
Residencies: 03, 04 & 05


Metamorphosis 03 – 6 weeks from 12 June 2012 – 24 July 2012

Metamorphosis 04 – 6 weeks from 26 July – 6 September 2012

Metamorphosis 05 – 6 weeks from 10 September – 22 October 2012

Description of Residency

The Metamorphosis series of residencies is conceived of as a regenerative development following on from the success of the first residency programmes at ArtFunkl. It is aimed at artists who are enthusiastic about working within the Manchester environment, and who are energetic about making connections in this context.

The Metamorphosis residency is an opportunity for artists to confront new ideas, or experiment with their work, unrestricted by any formal or commercial considerations, over a 6 week duration. This is regarded as a period of exploration, without any pressure, with a completely open brief for how the work should be shown at the end of the residency.

Manchester has a very active art world, as well as an active cultural life in other creative fields, such as entertainment. The aim of the Metamorphosis Residency is to allow artists to absorb and use this dynamic, while reviewing their past thinking, and experimenting beyond what they have already achieved.

You will:

Have space and time to work on your own project.
Show your work during the final week of the residency in an event to be formulated during the residency
Be involved in devising and constructing the exhibition space for showing your work
Be actively involved in making contacts and promoting the work.
Have the opportunity to host gatherings or social events at the venue.

Room Fees:

Room 1: £109 per week
Room 2: £99 per week

See A Place for Art(ists) to Live and Work for more information on accommodation provided.


Please download the attached application form and email it to ArtFunkl along with the documentation listed below:

Word Format: App_Form_Meta03_04_05
PDF Format  : App_Form_Meta03_04_05

Please provide the following in pdf format, combined together in one zip file with your name as the title:

A completed application form
A resume
10 examples of your work (or links to work online if you work with digital media).
A paragraph about yourself, a personal description (around 50 – 100 words).
An Artist’s Statement describing the main points of focus of your work and your artistic mission (no more than one A4 sheet).
A brief outline of the work you propose to carry out while at ArtFunkl (no more than one A4 sheet)
A link to your own website or any public site where your work is posted

2 x references (must be from a professional person who knows
you well such as a university tutor or an employer)

Please email all of the above information to by 6pm (UK time) on Monday 7 May 2012.

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