Applications open for Research & Development Residencies Spring/Summer 2018

Salary: a contribution of up to £1000
Application Deadline: Wed 6 Dec , 10am
Interview Date(s): w/c Mon 11 Dec


Our residency programme is a way for artsdepot to engage with emerging and established individuals and companies from different art form backgrounds, allowing them access to resources and expertise within a professional working multi art form venue.

We are inviting applications for new and established artists and companies from performing art based practises with exciting new ideas to undertake a residency in our Creation Space.

Successful applicants will receive:

  • The Creation Space – space of up to 2 weeks which will be used to research and develop new ideas.
  • A contribution of £500-£1,000
  • Access to support and mentoring from artsdepot team subject to availability.

The Creation Space:

The Creation Space is a low tech room with limited resources. This is not a purpose built studio. We are fundraising to further develop this space. Please see plans, photos and information below to ensure the activity you’re proposing is suitable for the space.

We have an interest in:

  • Both new and established individuals/ companies.
  • All performance based art forms.
  • Work to complement artsdepot existing programme of work / ethos.
  • Ideas that can have potential to be taken beyond the R&D residency period in a future working relationship with artsdepot.
  • Individuals/companies able to create a sustainable relationship with artsdepot going forward.
  • Residency for artists making work for audiences under 5 years.
  • Residency exploring themes and ideas linked to climate change.
  • Residency for ideas making work suitable for 7 – 12 years.
  • Residency that uses, integrates or explores digital in its practice.

To apply, please submit:

  • Application form
  • Artist CV
  • Links to previous work

All submissions should be made to artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London, N12 0GA or to the Programming & Participation team at

If you have any questions then please email Please note that there may be a delay to your enquiry as this e-mail account is only checked intermittently.

All completed applications need to arrive no later than 10am, Wednesday 6 December 2017. Late submissions will not be accepted.

If you have not heard from artsdepot by Thursday 14 December, then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted. We are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applications.