Project 24 - Artists in Residence
Project 24 provides time and space for artists to develop, collaborate, experiment and showcase their work at 2nd Space, Nambour.
Every month we host two new creative residents and a public showing.
Artists are selected through an application process once per year. Applications open in March 2023.
Project 24 is an ArtsCoast - Sunshine Coast Council initiative supported by the
Arts and Heritage Levy.
Residency # 18 - March 2023
Amanda Bennetts is a Meanjin/Brisbane and Noosa photo-media, installation and moving image artist. Her work is influenced by the medical encounter, drawing from her own knowledge and experience. Throughout her residency, she will use the space to experiment and create an immersive installation that will serve as both a studio and set for a new video work.
Residency # 16 - February 2023
Darren is a First Nations man of the Gureng Gureng and Gangalu language groups. His multidisciplinary arts practice encapsulates who he is as a contemporary Indigenous Australian. Raised in the mainstream culture of the Sunshine Coast and attending high school in Nambour, he has spent much of his life living in North Queensland and Cape York.
Residency # 14 - January 2023
Shikani/Smessy is a painter and collage artist whose work is inspired by the hinterlands and the concept of home. During their time at 2nd Space they will be reconstructing analog collages into a life-size installation exploring themes of home and attachment.
Residency # 12 - December 2022
Visual artist, Shyanne Clarke is experimenting with collaging photography and charcoal together to further develop their sea exploration. Whilst in the space, Shyanne is looking to collaborate with more artists in the region through the development of new works.
Residency # 10 - November 2022
WIFT QLD - Women in Film & Television
Activating the space as a screen lab of sorts during the residency with workshops, community and creative development opportunities as the focus. WIFT QLD plan to undertake this residency in partnership with the Sunshine Coast Screen Collective (SCSC).
Residency # 17 - March 2023
Michelle Bucci is a practicing contemporary dance artist, educator & founder of Dancelab. She is also the creator of the Dancelab Method; a contemporary dance syllabus, designed specifically to promote authentic contemporary dance & safe dance practice. Michelle aims to explore creative development for the Dancelab & collaboration with lighting expert David Rudder.
Residency # 15 - February 2023
Eco Trio has collaborated over the last 3 years performing at Horizon 2020, Floating Lands 2021 and at The Maroochy Botanical Gardens in May 2022 with "Listen... Mother Tree" performance. Consisting of Yanni Van Zijl, Helena Jackson Lloyd and Rosie Lloyd-Giblett are mid career multi disciplinary artists who move between painting, drawing, ceramics, and performance works.
Residency # 13 - January 2023
Mira Chorik, Jane-Louise Anderson & A Maree
Featuring work by Mira Chorik, Jane-Louise Anderson and A Maree, three artists with contrasting practices will come together to create a site-specific body of work. Exploring the absence and presence of the body and an exploration of surfaces, reflections, and personal and projected identity. Their work aims to be a gentle and accessible inquiry.
Residency # 11 - December 2022
Isabella Hood & Jag Popham
Collaborative dancers, Isabella and Jag are challenging themselves and collaborators to embrace play and explore the most outrageous, mind-bending, ridiculous, obnoxious, imperfect situations we could possibly think of (within the scope of the work). Working towards a new work designed to explore audience responses to confrontation.
Residency # 3 - August 2022
Horizon Festival - Looks Like a Tourist
Led by Danielle Constance as part of Horizon Festival in partnership with DANCE.HERE.NOW. Unidentified strangers dressed in inflatable orange suits saturate the landscape, bringing our attention to the complexities of being a visitor in a new place.
For more information visit Sunshine Coast Council or email