Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency 2019

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and the Stuart Hall Foundation are pleased to announce the third Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency commencing in March 2019. The residency is a funded opportunity for an artist to be in residence at Iniva’s Stuart Hall Library over a three-month period from the end of March to June 2019. The selected artist will receive a total sum of £4,500 and given support to pursue their research in the library.
Professor Stuart Hall (1932 – 2014) was actively engaged in the arts throughout his life, and in particular the visual arts. He championed the establishment of Iniva and chaired its board for more than a decade. Professor Stuart Hall worked closely with artists, filmmakers and photographers, writing about the visual arts, informing critical thinking and influencing public policy on arts education.



Iniva’s Stuart Hall Library is an open access reference library located at 16 John Islip St, London SW1P 4JU.

The development of the collection takes Professor Stuart Hall’s work as a guiding principle, and in keeping with this, the library collects around art, which takes issues such as cultural identity as its theme. The library includes over 10,000 volumes. The are over 4,000 group exhibition catalogues, 3,500 works on individual artists, and 2,500 contextual, historical or theoretical works as well as over 200 periodical titles and over 200 zines.

The Stuart Hall Library is currently closed for refurbishment in the new location and will reopen in the New Year. The library catalogue can be accessed at

Residency Fee

The selected artist will receive a fee of £3,750, plus up to £750 to cover materials, travel and subsistence costs in relation to the production of the event and digital output.

More info on the direct link.