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Image of Lake Saana by Björn Kröger

North AiR : Expanding Entanglements

“To be entangled is not simply to be intertwined with another, as in the joining of separate entities, but to lack an independent, self-contained existence” — Karen Barad North AiR : Expanding Entanglements is a residency and research cooperation spanning six residency/ arts organisations in Scotland and Finland. Each partner fosters long term enquiries into its role and response-ability within the ecological crisis and together we look towards a post-fossil culture with a trans disciplinary approach. As a key part […]

SSW x CounterflowsSholto Dobie carries out research in Rhynie Chert Quarry

SSW x Counterflows

The deadline for the SSW x Counterflows residency has now passed. Scottish Sculpture Workshop and Counterflows are inviting applications for the second SSW x Counterflows residency programme. Building on a successful pilot programme throughout 2018, we are now opening up applications to artists who break disciplinary boundaries between visual arts, performance and sound and whose practice foregrounds an interdisciplinary, experimental and improvised approach. We are particularly interested in supporting artists who are at a pivotal moment of transition in their […]

Naomi Pearce, Nine Parts Navvy (2018). Photo: SSW

Summer Residency Programme

The deadline for Summer Residency in 2020 has now passed.  Coming together on residency at SSW, artists live and work onsite and have daily access to our facilities coupled with support from our technical and curatorial team. We aim to foster conditions for conversation, peer exchange and experimental making across a diverse range of processes and practices both those associated with contemporary sculpture and beyond. Our Summer Residency programme is for artists wishing to spend a month working on the […]

Splat, Squish, Resist (2018) India Harvey. Photo: Erika Stevenson

Lumsden Residency

Applications for the Lumsden Residency have now closed. The Lumsden Residency looks to support artists with collective learning and making practices, who are looking to develop and test out their modes of inquiry through residency at SSW and working with students at Lumsden Primary School. Together with the students, we welcome applications from artists that explore the multiple and expanded ways in which we can make, live and learn together. There are three part-funded residencies available, each a month long, […]

George Ridgway, Out-tract (2019)

WINTER RESIDENCY 2020: STONY CONNECTIONS MATTER1

We are no longer accepting applications for this residency.  The Winter Residency programme at Scottish Sculpture Workshop invites artists to come together and continue developing their practices, informed by our wider research and programme. This winter, we continue explorations into the role of making and understanding materials in a time of climate breakdown. Together we will dwell2 in the tangles and tensions between materiality and extraction, industrial processes and ecological (un)learning. The messy overlaps between the making skills we foster […]

SSW Graduate Award Programme

£270/three weeks – The EAR programme is available for graduates up to two years after graduation, for three weeks within the monthly block in Spring and Autumn (March/April/May OR September/October).