Polar Steam offers residency program for artists and writers for deployments to Antarctica.
- Applications are now open and will close August 31, 2023 at 11:59pm Pacific Time.
- Polar STEAM welcomes applications from working artists, writers, and creative practitioners in a variety of genres, from traditional to experimental.
- Before applying, please read the FAQs.
- Because the potential creative scope of projects will be determined in part by logistical considerations in the remote Antarctic environment, we strongly encourage applicants to watch the recording of the webinar and read answers to questions asked during the webinar.
- Application questions can be previewed here. Applications must be submitted through the application portal, Submittable, below. Please note: the banner will show Spring Creek Project but the application title is correct. Emailed applications will not be accepted.
- Semi-finalists will be required to prepare a logistics plan. The questions can be previewed here.
- If you have additional questions about the application process or logistics in Antarctica, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Staff are unable to comment on the merit of the creative proposal, but can provide technical assistance with the application.
- To stay connected and receive updates about future opportunities, join the email list and follow on social media @polarsteamteam.