Blue Oyster Art Project Space director Chloe Geoghegan
waits for summer writing residency applications at the
Dunedin gallery yesterday. Photo by Gerard O'Brien.
Applications for a summer writing residency at Dunedin's
Blue Oyster Art Project Space close on Sunday.
Gallery director Chloe Geoghegan said the ''niche'' residency
would give an emerging writer six weeks to produce about 5000
The work would be motivated by the question: ''Is criticism
Miss Geoghegan said the successful applicant would be offered
a space at the gallery in Dowling St and, if needed, off-site
The fundraising had started so the resident writer could be
paid a wage and she hoped to include unique Dunedin
experiences during the residency.
The summer residency would be between January 19 and February
28 next year and would be an inaugural collaboration between
the gallery and The Lumiere Reader, an online journal on arts
review and film criticism.