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MAKING ROOM
RESIDENTIAL

A DREAM-SPACE FOR YOUR CREATIVE PROJECT

Build your creative project

The Making Room residential provides artists the time, framework, and space to realise their project. Held at Aercwel Mill in the Forest of Dean, artists have the opportunity to work in a devoted and focussed site of research to manifest their creative vision. 

WHO IS IT FOR?

Any artist seeking to build their creative project 

Any artist seeking to understand their process of making

  • Artists seeking a place to develop their work away from the city, to focus their work and be surrounded by inspiring landscapes

  • Artists of any discipline - writers, movement artists, theatre makers, filmmakers and sound artists

  • Artists seeking to live and work within a supportive and devoted making community

  • Artists looking for time to dream and listen to their project, and to be held by making frameworks that cultivate experimentation and new forms of practice

Empower your creative world.

TESTIMONIAL

"In an often busy world, the environment, mentorship and structure of this residency gave deep space to question and discuss. Unlike other residency spaces, Aercwel Mill offers a real connection back to the humanity of the work."

- Billy Maxwell Taylor, Movement Artist
 

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AERCWEL MILL

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HOW DOES IT WORK?

  • 4 artists will be selected to work on their project for 6 days at Aercwel Mill

  • Artists will live on site, and have access to a beautiful studio to develop their work

  • Artists will be supported by Henry McGrath - performance and filmmaker, director of Eden’s Cave and Founder of the Solo School

  • Artists will work collaboratively, supporting each others making process during the week

Any artist seeking to understand their process of making

Empower your creative world.

WHAT YOU RECEIVE

  • 16 hours studio time alone to develop your work

  • 4 hours across the week of personal mentorship

  • 8 hours across the week working collaboratively with input from a making community to support your project

  • Time to walk and dream in an inspiring landscape

  • Beautiful accommodation and access to shared cooking and bathroom facilities

INVESTMENT

£500

£425 for Emerging Artists (£75 discount)

Price includes accommodation and food

£50 deposit to hold your place

Payment installments available

Residential Courses

NEXT RESIDENTIALS

5TH - 11TH MAY 2024
 

23RD - 29TH JUNE 2024

HOW TO APPLY

ANSWER

1. What is the creative project you're seeking to develop?

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