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Residential Artists’ Studio Open Call 2019

Dublin City Council Art’s Office is pleased to announce an open call to Irish and international Artists’ as well as Arts Organizations interested in applying for our “2019 Residential Scheme”. The scheme will run from April 2019 until the 31st January 2020.

We have three residences on offer for periods of three months to ten months. Shorter periods of occupation may be considered at the discretion of the City Arts Officer subject to demand or as part of an agreed joint programme with Dublin City Council.

Albert Cottages consists of two properties located in Hampstead Park, Dublin 9, a tranquil parklands setting. Each cottage consists of two bedrooms, living area, kitchen and a small studio/work space. 

St Patrick’s Lodge is located in St Patrick’s Park next to St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin City. This is a busy city park. The property also consists of two bedrooms, living area, kitchen and a small studio/work space.

All our properties are fully furnished and include complimentary TV, phone and wifi service.
Rent for each property is set at €700 per month.  

The final month of occupation may be reduced by a few days to facilitate change over. The letting arrangement will be with a single individual or entity regardless of the number of persons occupying the property.

To apply for a residential studio please send a cover letter detailing the proposed usage of the studio, a work plan outlining ideas for the residency; duration of residency; current Curriculum Vitae; artists’ statement; documentation of work; and any special requirements, for example in terms of access.

The closing date for the receipt of proposals is 12 noon on Friday 15th March 2019. Please send proposals in hard copy format only to Residential Artists' Studio Open Call, Jonathan Ekwe, Dublin City Council Arts Office, The LAB, Foley Street, Dublin 1.

Please email:  / t: 01 222 5455

PRIVACY (General Data Protection Regulation G.D.P.R.).

The purpose for processing the data you provide is for the selection  of suitable candidates for the 3 x residential spaces on offer at different times from April 2019 to January 2020.. The information you provide will be accessed by staff of Dublin City Arts Office and invited external specialists and may be shared with relevant Dublin City Council staff. Your information will be retained for 6 years if successful and 1 year if unsuccessful with your application. This process is being undertaken in accordance with the Arts Act 2003.
If you do not furnish the personal data requested, Dublin City Council will not be able to process your application. You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to applicable exemptions, in relation to your personal data:

the right to access the personal data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing of that personal data

the right to require us to rectify any inaccuracies in your personal data

the right to require us to erase your personal data

the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes

the right to object to our use of your personal data or the way in which we process it

Please note that to help protect your privacy; we take steps to verify your identity before granting access to personal data. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please submit a request to our Data Protection Officer outlining the specific details of the request: Email: Tel: 01 2223775. All valid requests will be processed without undue delay and in any event within one month of receipt of the request. This period may be extended by up to two further months where necessary. 

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About Residential Spaces

Spaces are for the furtherance of artistic practice and are designated for this express purpose. 

All three residential spaces are located in Dublin City Councils Parklands. St Patrick’s Lodge is located within St Patrick’s Park next to St Patrick’s Cathedral and within five minutes walk of Dublin City Centre.  Albert Cottages are located in Albert Park/ Hampstead Park, a 15 minute drive from the city centre. All properties comprise of two bedrooms, living area, kitchen and a small studio/work space. 

Albert Cottages

There are two properties located in Albert Cottages.  Rent is €700 per calendar month, for the duration of twelve months only. (Rent includes utilities, broadband, satellite TV and waste collection – fair usage policy applies). A refundable deposit of €650 is required.

St. Patrick's Lodge

St. Patrick’s Lodge is available for €700 per calendar month for one to three months. (Rent includes utilities, broadband, satellite TV and waste collection – fair usage policy applies). A refundable deposit of €300 is required.

Dublin City Councils Cultural strategy focuses on the need support artistic practice, encourage cultural inclusion, develop cultural infrastructure, support the cultural economy and ensure that culture plays a central role in urban regeneration and local identity. Priority will be given to proposal’s that seek to support these strategic goals, as well as to proposals for longer engagements of six to eighteen months in duration. Shorter periods (not less than one month) may be considered on application.