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SHSAH Researcher in Residence

Open call for a PhD student to explore making and material practices at Scottish Sculpture Workshop

Closing date: 16 Sep 2019

We are looking to work with a ‘Researcher in Residence’ through the SGSAH Artist Residency programme, to support the development of learning at Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW). Within our residential workshop facility, artists entangle their making/ material practices with the wider ecological social-economic and political concerns of our rural locale, bringing diverse approaches and practices together through residency, open access and artist-led projects.

In particular we are interested in working with a researcher in a hands-on manner within the workshops to explore:

— How a multi-species discourse informs future material practices and pedagogies

— How we support the cultivation of vital skills needed to make, repair and repurpose in a future with limited resources

— Making as a means for relationship building

— How our rural open-access workshop can inform the autonomy of its communities and the possibility for these communities to to exist outside hegemonic governance models

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Opportunity provided by:
Scottish Sculpture Workshop
Venue Location:
Scottish Sculpture Workshop,
1 Main Street
AB54 4JN
01464 861372
Main Contact:
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