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Paid Fellowship for New Orleans Artists for Elsewhere Residency Program, June 16 – July 12, 2022
Due Feb 1 2022

URBAN EXCHANGE FELLOWSHIP: NEW ORLEANS

Funded fellowship for six (6) residents who are based in New Orleans and demonstrate active local investment to participate in our 26 day residency program.

Fellowships come with $1,000 stipend, $500 for travel expenses, room and board ($550 value), $100 materials budget (increased from $50).

The deadline to apply is February 1st, 2022 at 11:59PM EST. ⁠ ⁠You can also nominate artists here.

The Urban Exchange Fellowship Program fosters exchange between Elsewhere and emerging ecologies of contemporary art production in major cities across the United States. Past cities include Chicago (2015, Museum as Instrument, curated by Shannon Stratton and Joe Jeffers), 2016 Miami (2016), Baltimore (2017), Philadelphia (2019), and Kansas City (2021). More info about the Urban Exchange Fellowship.

This is part of our call for over 30 artists to participate in our 2022 Residency Program.⁠ ⁠

Residents collectively live and work within Elsewhere to create projects that activate the Living Museum. Work produced is site-specific and responsive, exploring Elsewhere’s environment, material inventories, cultural histories, social systems, neighborhood communities, and past projects. All objects and artworks remain part of the museum, available for continued transformation by future creatives.

We will host a BIPOC Town Hall on Tuesday 1/26 from 6-7PM EST on Zoom to answer questions of prospective BIPOC applicants (register here).⁠ ⁠

Who make great candidates for residencies at Elsewhere?⁠ ⁠Makers, doers, and thinkers of all kinds, working in site-specificity and across disciplines, who demonstrate radical creativity and resourcefulness, are incredibly inclusive and intentional when creating in relation to underserved or marginalized communities, have capacity to produce new work independently in a short period of time, and who stand to grow personally, professionally, and/or artistically from this experience.⁠

*New* Artists In Residence Financial Support Fund. Invited artists may now request additional financial support needed to be able to participate in the residency. You can donate directly to help increase this pool of funds to $5,000 to make our residency more accessible to artists who face financial barriers to participation.

Elsewhere is a living museum, international artist residency, and collaborative learning laboratory built from Sylvia Gray’s three-story thrift store and her 58-year collection of material culture and surplus.