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New Opportunity: Artist Call Out

We are looking to commission an artist to creatively interpret data from the citizen-science air quality project, Slow the Smoke.  

The commission will involve creatively working with data collected from air quality sensors and the stories / ideas collected from the community to share a clear message and help effect change.

Artist Brief

Date: July to October 2022

Artist Fee: £2,000, inclusive of VAT. Additional budget available to fund access needs, materials and fabrication.

Location: Flexible and welcome to work remotely. Access to workspace and facilities at KWMC and The Factory.

Access: If working at KWMC, find out about accessibility here.

We are looking for an artist working in any medium who has:

  • Experience of working with data and interpreting different data sources;
  • Experience of or interest in working in community contexts;
  • A working process that allows for collaboration and iteration;
  • Passion for and strong skills in creating tangible lasting outcomes that tell powerful stories;

Please read the full Artist Brief here.

How to Apply

To apply, please email Annali at annali.grimes@kwmc.org.uk with one Word or PDF document (no more than 2 sides of A4, font size 12) that includes:

  • Your contact details (email and phone)
  • A little bit about your background / relevant experience / personal motivations
  • Why you are interested in the commission and any initial ideas
  • Relevant links to examples of your work

Please also complete our online anonymous Equalities Monitoring Form. The information you share will not be linked to your submission. Completing the form helps us understand whether we are reaching people from a range of backgrounds through our promotion of this opportunity.

If you have access needs that require you to submit your proposal in another format, please get in touch so we can help you find a suitable option. Call Annali on 0117 903 0444 or email annali.grimes@kwmc.org.uk.

Application deadline: Midnight Friday 24 June 2022

Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
Bristol
BS4 1NL
+44 (0) 117 903 0444
enquiries@kwmc.org.uk

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