The B–CSC Residency program provides artists opportunities to creatively engage with Australia’s Alpine National Park a region renowned for its remoteness, ecology and intemperate climate. This wilderness area is also the site of complex industrial and commercial enterprises including alpine resorts and hydroelectric power schemes. The B–CSC Residency provides time and space for artists to consider and develop their practice by responding to this unique environment and its attendant complexities.
The B–CSC Residency accepts applications from innovative artists working in:
The B–CSC has a small office with desk and printer for artist use.
Additionally artists are able to work in the large multi function area comprising:
BluRay DVD player
Digidesign 003 Audio Interface
6 Dynaudio BM12A Speakers
Mackie 1402 stereo analogue mixer
The B–CSC Residency is located in Bogong Village. The village is situated in the foothills of Victoria’s Alpine National Park, between Mt Beauty and Falls Creek. It takes approximately 4.5 hours to get there by car from Melbourne.
The B–CSC Residency runs 35 weeks a year from the first Monday in October through to the last Sunday in May. Residencies range in duration from two to four weeks. They commence on a Monday and conclude on a Sunday.
Accommodation is provided at no cost to the artist. However, artists must cover their living expenses and transport costs. Please note there is no public transport between Mt Beauty and Bogong Village. If artists wish to explore beyond Bogong Village they must have a car.
The B–CSC accepts applications throughout the year.
The application and guidelines are located at http://bogongsound.com.au/air
B–CSC building: Philip Samartzis
Fog Bogong Village: Madelynne Cornish
Untitled: Shannon Collis
Miyamoto: Kristen Sharp
The Bogong Centre for Sound Culture [B–CSC] is a remote-regional cultural initiative situated in the foothills of Victoria’s Alpine National Park. Established by Philip Samartzis and Madelynne Cornish the Centre supports projects focusing on the processes and impacts of sustainable energy production; effects of climate change in wilderness areas; ethnographic studies of remote communities; the chronicling of vanishing industrial procedures; and systems of representation used to render natural and built environments.
- Weeks: 2
- Weeks: 3
- Months: 1
- Visual Art
- New Media