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The Visiting Artist Scheme enables three artists per year to be based for one semester each at the School of English and Media Studies. Massey University and Palmerston North Community Arts have run the scheme since 2004.
The Visiting Artist can develop their own work and collaborate with students, local artists and the community in a creative or leadership role.
The Visiting Artist will receive a salary of NZ$10,000 and rent-free use of a downtown flat in the centrally-located Square Edge Arts Centre. They will also have office space on Massey’s campus and access to the Massey Library.
The scheme offers promotional support, the opportunity for community interaction through classes and presentations of work and a supportive environment with other artists within the community.
You can apply for the scheme online.
Three residencies of three months each are offered, scheduled to fit with the academic year. This enables the artist to work with students in a leadership role.
The visiting artist in semester one is a writer, in semester two a video or film-maker is chosen and in semester three, a theatre director or practitioner works with students and local performers to produce the annual Summer Shakespeare play.
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Last updated on Monday 18 September 2017