Artist Residencies

Socially Engaged Arts Research & Development

ONCA’s Residencies provide opportunities for artists to research and develop work in response to environmental and social challenges.

ONCA Artist Residencies

Throughout the year, ONCA hosts social-engaged residencies for artists who want research and develop work in response to environmental and social challenges. As well as providing a space for experimentation and social practice, these residencies aim to support collaborative learning and cultural change in Brighton and beyond.

Our current artists in residence is: Callous Affection Dance

You can find out more about our current and previous artist residencies by clicking the link below.

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ONCA Artist Studios

Our artist studios are located downstairs of our Barge at Brighton Marina. As part of our socially engaged residency format, we host Open Studios sessions connect with resident artists and learn about their creative process as they prepare to exhibit work.

Our studio space is available to hire throughout the year. If you are interested in hiring the Barge, please make an enquiry through our online form. Once we have received your enquiry we will aim to get back to as soon as possible.

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Learning Resources

If you can’t make it down to the studios to meet the artists, you can catch up online by listening to our Open Studios podcast. The podcast features interviews with our various artists in residence with ONCA’s Communication’s Manager Susuana Amoah.

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