The Black Embodiments Studio accepts up to 10 residents per quarter to be in residence. 

Interested candidates should submit a 2-page Letter of Inquiry in PDF format to Dr. Kemi Adeyemi ( This letter should detail the applicant’s own critical practice, how thinking through black embodiments may be generative to it, and what they hope to gain from the methods of engagement offered by The Studio.

Letters of Inquiry for Winter residency (January 7-March 15, 2019) are due December 15, 2018, 5 pm PST.  Residents will be notified of acceptance via email by December 22, 2018.

Letters of Inquiry for Spring residency (April 1-June 7, 2019) are due February 15, 2019, 5 pm PST. Residents will be notified of acceptance via email by March 15, 2019.