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Residency Program

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Residency Program

New Art City's residency program provides virtual space, mentorship and a stipend to artists making work which engages marginalized identity and involves collective or facilitatory practice. Artists are selected on a rolling basis. The aim of the New Art City Residency is to offer funding and technical resources to artists with interdisciplinary practices in new and traditional media, for whom showing work on the web presents technical or financial barriers. We are interested in facilitating both virtual-first installations and virtual exhibitions of existing work.

What We Offer

  • Access to unlimited New Art City space to realize your project
  • One month of weekly tutorial sessions with the New Art City team
  • Scheduled 1x1 meetings with established artists in our community
  • Opening on the New Art City homepage, Instagram and newsletter
  • Access to a Discord channel with current / former residents, advisors, alumni
  • $500 USD stipend

Who Should Apply

  • Women, especially Black women and women of color
  • Trans, non-binary, and queer people
  • People with disabilities
  • People who have never been to art school, shown in a gallery, or applied to a residency before

Selection Process

  • Artists in residence are currently selected from members active in our community, and who are recommended by partner organization Output Field.

Current and Past Residents

Alice Dee Hoffman

London, UK

Alice Hoffmann- Fuller - AKA Alice>>>Dee and various other alter-egos is a UK artist and curator currently based in London. Working as Artistic Director for Corsica Studios (London Venue) and also producing Schemata - Corsica’s Arts Platform, which creates exhibitions and shows both IRL and URL, she also has a personal creative practice that focuses on highlighting issues around social injustice, exposing capitalism and artifice and conversely, utopian aesthetics, utilitarian beliefs and future thinking. She frequently collaborates with and curates the work of anonymous artists and collectives, questioning prevailing modes of celebrity and self-promotion.

NAC June 2022 Artist in Residence

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Henrique Fagundes

Canoas, BR

Henrique Fagundes, multimedia artist and art educator, works from excerpts, symbols, images and materials found in media repositories on the Internet, seeking to understand through the creation of videos, animations, objects and installations, the sociocultural and affective logics behind this content. In his investigations as well as in his educational propositions, he considers new media usage as a political and poetic tool, reflecting them as instruments of emancipation of new narratives and contexts. Lately he has explored turn to virtual and augmented reality as sensitive expressions about autofiction, memory, and affectionate spaces.

NAC April 2022 Artist in Residence

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Heesoo Kwon

San Francisco, CA

Heesoo is a multimedia artist based in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2017. Her practice centers around an autobiographical feminist religion which she instituted, called Leymusoom. She facilitates collective ritual performances with followers of her religion, and uses avatars of her female ancestors, 3D scans of significant personal spaces, and 3D rendered virtual worlds to process her own experiences with gender, patriarchy, and generational memory. She constructs a virtual utopia in which digitized memories become sites of metamorphosis and communion with ancestors, while supporting her followers in the creation of their own personal Leymusoom.

NAC September 2021 Artist in Residence

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