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Aberdeen City Council A residency with six schools aiming to be ‘beacons’ for their communities.
The Adam Smith College, Fife

The Xpress project is a partnership between the College, FRAE Fife and YMCA/YWCA Glenrothes.  A photographer and writer will work with groups of people of all backgrounds in the area to produce new work which will be showcased in a touring exhibition and online. They will also provide master-classes and develop their own work.

An Lanntair

A digital artist will work with adults with special needs at the Grianan Centre in Stornoway.

An Tuireann A visual arts residency, exploring the relationship between the Gaelic language and contemporary visual culture.
Angus Council & Aberdeenshire Council These two councils are joining to host three artists in residence in electronic urban music, street poetry and large scale installation work.  The artists will work with pupils of four secondary schools across the area, bringing urban culture to this rural community.
Arches, Glasgow This Glasgow venue has already hosted summer schools for circus skills.  A two year resident circus performer will work with young graduates of previous summer schools to provide a programme of workshops for young people in up to 30 schools in the area.  They will also develop a support network for professional performers, and develop new work for performance. 
Art in Hospital Using the mediums of sound, sculpture and interactivity an artist will work with frail, elderly people to create artworks based on their stories of everyday life.
Artlink (Edinburgh & The Lothians) Ltd

A twelve month residency called ‘Let Them Eat Cake’ that will allow dance artist Janice Parker to work with individuals with learning disabilities and high support needs in their home environment.

Benchtours Previous projects such as Explorer’s O2 in Aberdeen provide a successful model for this new residency programme in East Lothian.  Three artists will work with adults with learning difficulties to develop several new works including a large scale sensory installation which the participants will be able to spend time in.  Four students will also be offered placements to develop their skills and experience in working with this sector.
Brunton Theatre Trust A sixteen month residency for Ross Cooper and Curve Foundation Dance Company enabling work to be created and presented.
Buckie Festival An artist in residence will work with Buckie Festival on a multi-disciplinary community event for Buckie and surrounding areas to create a spectacle event to celebrate the culture, heritage and talent of the area (and a focus on looking to the future). The theme will be Buckie’s ancient relationship with sea, myths and legends which will be explored with Theatre Modo.
Burghead Headland Trust A visual artist and musician will work with local community groups to make at least four professional community films reintrepreting the Pictish traditions of Burghead to reflect contemporary arts practice and celebrate Highland 2007.
Byre Theatre of St Andrews Limited Artist in residence Al Seed will make a new work at the Byre Theatre and develop participatory physical/circus/street theatre with targeted young people in rural communities.
Byre Theatre of St Andrews Limited Dance artist David Hughes and collaborators will work with school pupils, families and older people and make new work that will be premiered in the Byre Theatre Studio and on the Main Stage for audiences across Fife.
Clackmannanshire Council A writer/storyteller will be based at the new Art House; a hard-to-let house which will be transformed into a centre for arts activity.  The writer will work with many local organisations to explore the built and natural heritage of the area.  Workshops and events using radio, web video and other media will develop the themes, and the participants will perform at the MacRobert centre, local festivals and the National Youth Theatre festival.
Community Woodlands Association A residential theatre tour of eight Community Woodland venues involving theatre, music and circus as part of Highland 2007. Theatre company tePOOKa and the Blazin Fiddles band will develop this event which will be a celebration of the diverse aspects of Highland culture such as traditional music, storytelling, history and folklore with an additional focus on woodland conservation and environmental heritage.
Cromarty Arts Trust

Two artists in residence, a writer and film maker, will work with the local and migrant Polish communities to celebrate Highland Year of Culture 2007, one for the past and one for the future.

Dance Base A professional dancer/choreographer will work with groups of disabled adults, tailoring programmes to their specific needs.  They will also work with professional dancers at Dance Base to develop new work.  The work of both groups will be showcased at Dance Base.
Dance House Dance House has recently moved to the Maryhill Community Central Hall and this two year dancer-in-residence programme will allow them to create opportunities for people of all ages to participate in classes and workshops.  Previous programmes have been very successful in their targeting to various groups, including the elderly and after school clubs.  The dancer will also produce new work with support form other professional dancers.
Deveron Arts ‘An Artist for All Seasons’ working with the community of Huntly to develop traditional and present-day festivities in the town.
Deveron Arts A residency for a composer with a programme of work on Ronald Centre to take place in Huntly.
Drake Music Project A musician will work closely with the Antonine Court centre for adults with disabilities, Glasgow.  They will develop skills and work towards an exciting project with the RSNO – a performance of swing-time music.  The staff, carers and family members will also have an opportunity to get involved, and there will be some short projects with other schools.
Dumfries & Galloway Arts Association

Writers in Dumfries and Galloway have new opportunities for support with the arrival of DGAA’s first Virtual Writer in Residence, Jules Horne. 

Dumfries & Galloway Council Crafts residency.
Dumfries & Galloway Council A dance artist in residence will create a programme of contemporary dance in rural communities.
Dumfries & Galloway Council Italy. Scotland.  A residency involving one international and one Scottish artist working in Dumfries & Galloway with school pupils and teachers to visually investigate, speculate and observe on cultural transitions in the Dumfries & Galloway landscape.
Dundee College A dance artist in residence to provide dance opportunities to the communities in Dundee.
Durness Development Group Ltd This residency will use sites of historical and scientific interest to develop projects accessible to the local community.  For further information, please contact ronnie@durness.org.
East Dunbartonshire Council

Crafts residency.

East Lothian Council The Prestongrange Heritage Museum will host a resident craftsperson in glass or ceramics.
Read our feature on the residency.
Edinburgh University Settlement To employ a film maker to work with people with mental health issues.
Falkirk Council To engage a digital artist in residence to work with the residents of the High Flats in Callendar Park.
Fife Arts Co-Operative A year long residency for a contemporary textile artist/textile sculptor to work with the local community groups to explore the past and present relationship between the community and the land in Newburgh.
Forth Valley College A residency to develop a site-specific artwork for Donaldson’s College.
Giant Productions Ltd A two year musician in residency to work with Giant Productions and communities in Glasgow to develop inclusive arts methodologies.
Glasgow City Council

Aileen Ritchie was been appointed as Writer in Residence based at the Mitchell Library. Aileen will work with refugee and asylum seeker groups including the Artists in Exile network and will develop projects involving different artforms.  Aileen is one of the founders of Clyde Unity Theatre and an established playwright for stage, television and film. She is also a film maker and will be working on her first novel as part of the residency.

Glasgow City Council A joint writer and artist residency addressing issues around sectarianism with youth groups in Glasgow.
Glasgow Science Centre A two year artist in residence programme to make science and technology more accessible.
Greater Easterhouse Arts Company A visual artist in residence for 'The Bridge', an arts facility for Greater Easterhouse.
Helmsdale Heritage Society ‘Ours’, a two year artist/curator in residence to lead a programme of out-of-school activities for young people in Sutherland.
Hidden Gardens/NVA Building on the success of this new garden venue at Tramway, a resident artist in visual arts/drama will develop a programme of events with the local community, resulting in exhibitions and events presented at Tramway.  The projects will be based on the combination of horticultural and artistic resources this unique venue provides.
Highland Council Crafts residency.
Highland Council A visual artist, storyteller/writer and bookbinder will work with a school from each Highland region to discover a constellation to mark Highland Year of Culture 2007.
Highland Print Studio Visual arts residencies for four schools in Easter Ross.
Highland Print Studio A printmaker and animator to work with community groups in Lochcarron in Wester Ross.
Imaginate A performing arts residency for young children in north Edinburgh.
Inverclyde Council A writer-in-residence will work with eight groups of children and their parents.
Inverclyde Council A theatre company in residence will develop a new work in a school setting which will also involve working with pupils to create their own theatre through workshops, labs and performances.
Inverness Riverside Churches Association Three residencies to explore arts and spirituality.
Inverurie Medical Group ‘Pathways’ is a GP referral service exploring the role of the visual arts in primary healthcare.  Read our feature on Pathways.
macrobert Arts Centre A creative partnership between Martial Dance Company and macrobert that targets young people.
North Edinburgh Arts Ltd

A two year visual artist in residence programme for early years in North Edinburgh.

North Lands Creative Glass

Residencies in glass, visual arts and literature, working collaboratively to create works around local heritage in Caithness.

Oriental Culture, Education & Arts Network

An artist will work with the East Asian community and partnership organisations targeting children and adults who have little engagement with the arts.

Orkney Islands Council A visual artist will work with children in Kirkwall during the refurbishment of their school.
Orkney Islands Council A year long Writing Fellowship dedicated to the Scottish writer George Mackay Brown linking to the Orkney Highland 2007 Community Programme.
Peacock Visual Arts This residency will be run in partnership with Great Northern Partnership.  A visual artist will work with local community members and the Station House Media Unit producing a range of publications in various media formats, and developing a community led internet channel.  Peacock Visual Arts has won two recent awards for projects bringing together artists and communities.  The artist will be housed in vacant Council housing in the community.
Pier Arts Centre A residency for an artist to work with the farming community in Orkney reflecting a dialogue between art and agriculture.
Project Ability An artist, based at Project Ability, will work with three communication disorder specialist primary schools in Glasgow.
Right2Dance A dancer/choreographer will provide a range of opportunities for people in Renfrewshire to experience dance, and for young professionals in the area to develop a new company and perform their work.  Introductory classes will be held in schools and community centres, at least four new youth dance groups will be formed, and there will be a special project for Primary 7’s as they move on to secondary school.  For further information, please contact info_right2dance@yahoo.co.uk.
Scottish Book Trust A writer-in-residence will work with all sections of the prison community at HMP Glenochil.
Scottish Sculpture Workshop Four visual arts residencies established in schools in rural Aberdeenshire, working in partnership with Aberdeenshire's Cultural Co-Ordinators programme.
Scottish Sculpture Workshop ‘The GANGHUT Lumsden Festival 2007’, a six month residency by Ganghut artists in the village of Lumsden to reinstate a gala day event.
Scottish Traditions of Dance Trust

This two year dance residency in Clackmannanshire will follow the model of recent successful residencies in Angus, the Borders and Glasgow. Developing a network in the area, they will work with schools and community to develop a range of workshops and classes, supported by training for teachers. The work will be showcased in performances in the community.
Read our feature on the residency.

Sense Scotland A visual artist will work with 15 disabled individuals in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire and develop new projects.
South Lanarkshire Council ‘Resume’ will be a short residency programme offering visual artists a development opportunity and will be targeted to community areas, through the Community Regeneration Programme.
Stirling Council The Tolbooth will host a musician in residence to work with three groups in the Raploch community: primary school pupils and their parents; a centre for the homeless and a youth centre.  Taster sessions will be followed with development of work by the groups and new composition clubs.  A community orchestra will be formed, and performances held at the Blend festival 2007.  The musician will also work with three local support musicians to develop and perform new work.
Traverse Theatre The Traverse as Scotland's new writing theatre has a long history of supporting writers at all levels through specific projects, workshops and development.  The Playwriting Fellow post is a one year residency for a professional playwright, culminating in a commission from the Traverse.  This appointment allowed us to engage new audiences out in the local community and continue to support our Young Writers Group.
Visual Statement A dancer and musician will provide taster sessions for up to 6,000 schoolchildren. This is great timing, as the organisation re-locates to a new purpose built arts centre in Easterhouse in 2005.  Individuals will then be able to join the new programmes of evening classes, and the artists will work with some schools to develop their work. These activities provide an introduction to the arts which breaks down elitism and involves new participants.
West Dunbartonshire Council A team of three artists, a writer, graphic artist and web-designer, will work with children and young people.  They will learn to write, illustrate and electronically publish their own stories, producing animated stories, e-stories, illustrated stories, poem posters and cartoons.  The programme will be run by the library services, engaging children in writing in new ways.
West Lothian Council A film maker in residence to facilitate people with dementia to make video portraits of their lives.
West Lothian Council To establish the West Lothian Artists in Schools Programme.

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