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Applications closed on July 30th, 2022 at 11:59pm (GMT-04:00).

Here’s what you need to prepare to submit your application:

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Your project proposal should include but not be limited to the following:
  • A project abstract.
  • How this residency is relevant to your field?
  • The broader context of your project,  e.g. where does it fit within contemporary culture?
  • What would your ideal outcome or outcomes be?
  • A project timeline.
  • The estimated breakdown of your project budget  (e.g. materials, processes, or activities; excluding costs for technical or laboratory capabilities that Ginkgo could fulfill)
  • Any special requirements that would enable you to execute your work.*
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We also feel it’s important to point out the obvious here – there’s a serious lack of diversity in our industry, and that needs to change. Our goal is to help drive that change. We hope to continue to build an industry whose culture promotes inclusion and embraces how rewarding it is to work with people from all walks of life.
We welcome proposals from people of all backgrounds, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, age, or ability.

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Thank you for taking the time to submit a proposal, we’re so excited to learn more about you and the inspired work that you do! We’ll be in touch with an update of your submission by early August, and further details of next steps will follow if you have been shortlisted for an interview.
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Thank you for your interest in the Creative Residency. The application submission period for 2022 has now closed.