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Open Call Deadline Extended
Submit your proposals by 21 January 2024!
As part of Superhero Me and Rainbow Centre’s three-year partnership, we’re excited to announce a pilot creative residency programme aimed at sparking new ideas, collaboration opportunities and an exchange of perspectives surrounding disability inclusion.
The Rainbow Centre x Superhero Me Creative Residency will run from 4 Mar – 28 June 2024. We are seeking two individuals or groups who are passionate about understanding the system, services, community and relationships surrounding a child with disability and are keen to contribute to our work in inclusion advocacy through your creative skills and talents.
We invite applicants to submit their proposal to develop a project or create work that explores and challenges themes related to:
- Inclusive Communication: How may we expand our appreciation of Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC)?
- Inclusive Public Spaces: How may we create welcoming spaces for persons with disabilities?
- Inclusive Arts and Heritage: How may we build on existing cultural initiatives for more persons with disabilities to benefit from the arts?
- Inclusive Communities: How may we support persons with disabilities and their families to have more friends?
We’re open to anyone from the field of arts, culture, design, education, space, technology and beyond – who possesses curiosity, empathy and a drive to progress our society’s understanding and ability to include those with disabilities.
- Monthly Stipend of $1,500 for 4 months
- An estimated production fee of $1,000 .
- Co-working space in Rainbow Centre Margaret Drive
- Introduction to Disability & Interacting with People with Disabilities Workshop by Rainbow Centre Training and Consultancy
- As Residency Producer, Superhero Me will facilitate and bridge opportunities with Rainbow Centre. Superhero Me will also provide marketing and production support for workshops and public facing events
- A residency project that involves regular engagement with the Rainbow Centre community, which includes children, youth, families, caregivers, social service professionals and special educators etc during the duration of the residency.
- Documentation of process
- Fortnightly updates of project milestones
- Ad-hoc exchanges with the Rainbow Centre community
- A public facing workshop or conversation about Residency outcomes
- Applicants must be based in Singapore
- You may apply as an Individual or collective.
- Applicants must commit to the entire duration of the residency. Do expect to spend at least 2 days a week on the residency. Applicants are still free to pursue other endeavours.
- Open Call: 13 Dec 2023 – 21 Jan 2024
- Interviews: 31 Jan – 2 Feb 2024
- Open Call Results: 7 Feb 2024
4 Mar to 28 June 2024 (4 Months)
Required Reading before Proposal Submission
How to Apply
- Residency Proposal (PDF). Here are some guidelines to help you
- What do you seek to achieve?
- How will this residency enable you to deepen or expand your practice?
- Why are you interested in exploring disability inclusion work?
- Curriculum Vitae(s)
- Sample or Link to Portfolio (If Applicable)
Please attach the above in an email to email@example.com