Visiting The Container Project
| Residency Budget Plan |
If you are planning to visit Jamaica or is visiting Jamaica at the moment.
You are Invited to come and visit us at the Container!
This is an exciting opportunity that you can't afford to miss. The Container
Project has an open door invitation Residency Program
for visiting artist/practitioner and participants who enjoy meeting new
people and have an interest in Media Culture, Arts and ICT as a means
of community development. Participate in New Media Technology Development
A nominal residency administrative fee is charged for each participant
below is a brief outline of what the fee covers, the type of accommodation
will make a deference to the costing as is explained; With regards to
accommodation we have worked out a residency package that offers the following
options: this does not include airline tickets
| Camping type accommodation where you bring your own camping gear | JM$18600.00
| Live with a friend of the Container family home or a self contained
room/house | JM$25000.00
| Residential units built out of containers (caravan style) | JM$30000.00
This is not yet constructed economy option is to crash at my unimpressive
under reconstruction house near the Container
| Stay at the Hotel Versailles a modest local hotel 3 miles from the Container
| JM$37500.00 (approximately)
These prices are calculated on one person per week visiting the Container
and are broken down as follow in JM$ the $/£ rate is approximately
$100 - £1:
Accommodation | Campsite $350; Family/House $2100; Hotel
$21000 per night(approximately)
Meals | Provided by the Container $3500
Land travel | 2 x Sight seeing trips $18000; Airport pick
up and drop off $12000 (one off)
CCC Registration | $1000 (one off)
Your ordinary travel insurance should cover you for any eventualities.
While we can guarantee relatively security at all our facilities and within
the community of Palmers Cross, as we have not had an incident regarding
any of our visitors over the 2 years of operating, however one never know
if or when something may happen so it is also incumbent on you to ensure
your personal safety and that of your belongings. Attitudes and camaraderie
goes a long way in maximising safety assurance.
Method of Payment: there are several payment options available to
you these may all have an additional processing cost that is not related
to the Container, please be aware of any such cost and make the necessary
adjustments. Above prices are calculated as one person staying for one
week (7 nights) including 2 days for sight seeing trips.
| MoneyGram |
Western Union |
Bank Transfer | Cheque
Order by mail | payment must be made in advance of arriving.
will get to work with a dynamic group of people all eager to
learn and share in the experience. You will visit interesting sights
on the island and develop a range of social languages and communication
skills. Work on new media development projects with local community,
recharge and invigorate your senses and gain a positively useful
experience. Gain an insight into the mongrel concept of Social Software
development and the opportunity to work with mongrel mervin Jarman
developer of the Container Project.
each resident must disclose their intended skillset to be used
during the workshop in advance if possible by giving a brief outline
of the what you would like to achieve during your participation.
Resident's sole purpose for coming to the container is to participate
in its community development workshop programme. any other ulterior
motives must be disclosed before final agreement is entered into.
Applicants with special needs must make us aware of these needs
well immediately upon arriving at the Container or earlier if possible.
| any donation to the Container sustainable
fund is always appreciated but is not a requirement |