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Elsewhere Residencies

Published December 4, 2013

Elsewhere, a living museum set within a former thrift store is accepting applications for residencies, internships,documentarian fellowship, and retreats.


Apply online Deadline January 10, 2014.
Elsewhere is now accepting applications for 2014, including residencies, internships, and retreats. Installation artists, sculptors, musicians and sound artists, textile artists, political and social critics, system thinkers, game makers, farmers, chefs, and creatives of all kind crossing interdisciplinary boundaries are welcome to create using the museum’s immense 58-year collection of second-hand surplus for site-specific projects that interpret and contribute to Elsewhere’s concepts, collections , and communities. Individuals and collaborative teams working across media, fields, and disciplines are encouraged to apply. Residencies 2-6 for more information.
StorepanoramaElsewhere’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.

Internships, Documentary Fellowship staff position, and creative retreats available.
Residency Logistics:
Applications are due January 10, 2014
Residencies are 2 – 6 weeks and all creatives are welcome to apply online at

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.