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UCD Parity Studios is delighted to announce new Open Calls for artists in residence 2017.


UCD Parity Studios is a significant development in the ecology of arts in Ireland providing valuable support to artists who are interested in working with other researchers at the intersections of their respective disciplines.


One year residencies are offered to professional artists. This includes free 24 hour access to studio space at UCD Parity Studios, an artists fee of €7,000.00 with an additional €1,000.00 towards the dissemination of work related to the residency. Artists will also have access to lectures, research seminars and other resources of the supporting Colleges.The artists will have the opportunity to engage with staff and students in UCD towards the creation of work, informed by the multidisciplinary environment of the university. The principal aims of the scheme are to support mutual exchange between the artist and University staff, students and researchers and to explore areas of research, current and prospective, through the lens of artistic practice.


The residencies commence in February 2017.


Applicants are invited to submit proposals for residencies in the

College of Science

College of Social Sciences and Law

College of Business or

College of Engineering and Architecture.


Your proposal may be relevant to more than one College. If you wish, you may name up to two Colleges listed below to consider your proposal. There is no need to submit two separate applications.


Please follow the link to the residency you wish to apply for and see the guidelines on how to apply.

Link to College of Science

Link to College of Social Sciences and Law

Link to College of Engineering and Architecture

Link to College of Business


Closing date for applications is Sunday 13 Nov 2016. 


Please send your application to parity.studios@ucd.ie


Please ensure your application does not exceed the standard Gmail allowance of 25MB.


We will confirm receipt of your application by e-mail within two days of receipt. Unfortunately we will not be able to provide feedback on applications.


The final shortlisted artists will be invited to elaborate on their practice and proposals in the week beginning December 5th 2016.


Note: This residency does not include accommodation as part of the award. International applicants or applicants living far from Dublin  will need to organise their own accommodation if their application is successful.




Science; Social Sciences and Law; and Engineering and Architecture are NOW CLOSED

Deadline for applications to the College of Business has been extended to Friday 16th Dec 2016. Click for more