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Elsewhere, a living museum set in a former thrift store in downtown Greensboro, NC, is now accepting applications for 2014 residencies. Installation, sculpture, textile, sound, and video artists, musicians, curators, scholars, writers, system-thinkers and game-makers crossing interdisciplinary boundaries are encouraged to apply. Artists are invited to create using the museum’s immense 58-year collection of cultural and material surplus for site-specific projects that interpret and contribute to Elsewhere’s concepts, collections, and communities.

Elsewhere’s three-story museum offers an evolving environment of living installations, public studios, and materials that provides an experimental context for investigating material culture, re-thinking process and practice, and developing new collaborative approaches. Elsewhere is an active participant in the vitalization of its emerging downtown neighborhood, and an exceptional place for rethinking things in everyday and extraordinary life.

Individuals and collaborative teams working across media, fields, and disciplines are encouraged to apply. Residencies 2-6 weeks. Creative retreats and internships also available. for more information.

Residency Logistics:
Applications are due by January 10, 2014
Residencies are 2 - 6 weeks and all creatives are invited to apply online.  

Elsewhere's residency fee is $500 and offers the support of a five person curatorial team including media, production, building and documentary resources. 24-hour museum access includes Workshops equipped for construction, textiles, screen printing, and book arts, and a small material budget is provided to support incidentals necessary for artistic production. Residencies provide online and on-site presentation of work, vast material resources and collaborative work environment to experiment and learn. Further opportunities through Elsewhere’s ETC alumni network are available. 

An additional $50 p/week covers Houspitality with shared residency and studio space in the museum and all meals provided in the Kitchen Commons, Elsewhere's food cooperative.

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