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Residencies

The Art Writing Programme: Bristol Writer's Residency

27 October 2016

The Art Writing Programme: Bristol Writer's Residency

A new opportunity for a writer to work at Arnolfini and Spike Island.

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Aaron McPeake Announced as Winner of Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2013

05 November 2013

Aaron McPeake Announced as Winner of Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary 2013

The winner of the 2013 Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary is artist, photographer, sculptor and film maker Aaron McPeake. In 2002, McPeake had to abandon a long career in stage lighting design due to the loss of most of his eyesight and returned to arts education and practice on a full time basis. He received a first class Honours Degree in Arts, Design and Environment from ... read on →


2013-14 Graduate Fellows

01 August 2013

2013-14 Graduate Fellows

Each year Spike Island works with University of the West of England and Falmouth University to provide support and opportunities for promising graduates.

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Thank You!

10 April 2013

Thank You!

With your support we have successfully crowd funded more than £4000 towards Melissa Gordon's residency here.

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Support Melissa Gordon's Residency

11 March 2013

Support Melissa Gordon's Residency

We've launched a Kickstarter campaign to support Melissa Gordon's production residency here in April and May, offering a number of  limited edition prints and opportunities.

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Curfew Tower Despatch: Holly Corfield Carr

29 January 2013

Curfew Tower Despatch: Holly Corfield Carr

Spike Associates have been invited to undertake a series of residencies in this unique location in Northern Ireland, and the first reports back on her time there.

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2012 Graduate Fellows

16 October 2012

2012 Graduate Fellows

Elisa Juncosa Umaran, Menna Cominetti and Sebastian Jefford have recently joined us as the 2012 Graduate Fellows.

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Happenstance: Digital Downtime

03 September 2012

Happenstance: Digital Downtime

Spike Island hosted a pair of creative technologists for 12 weeks as part of the Happenstance project. Two months on, communications manager Anna Searle Jones considers what the impact has been.

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Purchase Work by Ciara Phillips

06 August 2012

Purchase Work by Ciara Phillips

‘Irregular Bulletin No. 53’, produced by the artist during her July residency here, available to buy, as well as screenprinted posters.

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UWE Spike Island Graduate Fellows Announced

26 June 2012

UWE Spike Island Graduate Fellows Announced

Recent graduates Menna Cominetti and Sebastian Jefford receive studios and professional support for a year.

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Design Jam at Spike Island

29 May 2012

Design Jam at Spike Island

Practice your research, brainstorming and collaboration skills at this design session exploring a User Experience challenge.

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Wish You Were Here

11 May 2012

Wish You Were Here

Current creative technologist in residence Kevin Walker invited Spike Island artists, designers and staff to contribute a postcard design to this interactive installation.

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Happenstance: Week 2

27 April 2012

Happenstance: Week 2

Kevin and Linda get started on some mini-projects for next weekend's Open.

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Happenstance: Week 1

20 April 2012

Happenstance: Week 1

Residents reflect on the first week of this project that embeds creative technologists in arts organisations.

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12 January 2012

Opportunity: Happenstance Technology Residencies for the Arts

Happenstance aims to change the way arts organisations use technology through a series of embedded residencies during which technologists work closely with staff teams.

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