2011: The Rocks
For 2011 A.R.P was housed in an open plan ground floor space in the Rocks as part of the Rocks Pop Up projects, right in the heart of Sydney citytherockspopup.tumblr.com
4 artists were combined in an open studio to create work and exhibit in various locations in The Rocks and in vacant shops in Darlinghurst.
Each artist received an open studio space approximately 4 x 5 meters.
Studio rent was $55/week and $300 bond, 3 months rent paid up front in full .
A floor plan below shows the overall space.
Artists selected needed to be able to utilise their studios consistently and create a key work to be included in the exhibition. Exhibition installation asistants and equipment for the exhibition were sourced by artists themselves. ARP assited where possible with the exhibition equipment and installation.
Artists exhibited work in an exhibition in satellite locations within the Rocks & Darlinghurst for 3 weeks.
Key Dates 2011
Residency commenced mid August for 3 months
Residency ended 11th December
Exhibition Opened 24th November until 16th December