We all know the value of an artist residency. They provide essential time to work on your practice, connect with other artists, and give you the space to develop a body of work.
But is there an art to getting the most out of a residency?
To help find out more about what can make a residency more successful, we spoke with Wesley Enoch, Director of Sydney Festival, about his time as an Artist-in-Residence at Bundanon Trust.
Sculptor and installation artist Sharnie Shield was a resident at Bundanon in 2015; Image of Social Engineering by Shield, copyright the artist.