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Opportunity : Come Together Artist Commissions

Knowle West Media Centre are excited to launch a new programme of public events, training and co-creation called ‘Come Together’The programme is designed to support artists and communities to develop new skills in hybrid (digital + physical) arts practices and explore new inclusive ways to come together.

Artist call-out

We are looking to commission four South West based artists, working in any medium, who are experienced in working with communities and looking to develop new skills in mixing digital and physical arts practices

The commissioned artists will work in and collaborate with Knowle West residents (either remotely or in person) between July – October to co-create and showcase new hybrid work that explores inclusive ways to come together. You will be supported and coached to develop your practice by KWMC producers, national partners (including MAIA Group, Grizedale and Onion Collective), critical friends and a creative cohort.

Fee: £3,000 each, inclusive of VAT
Additional budget available for: creative collaborators, community collaboratorsmaterials and access (such as travelBSL, translation etc.). 

As this project is exploring how to co-create more inclusive hybrid (physical plus digital) spaces, we particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of finding digital or physical spaces to be ableist, ageist, racist, classist, sexist, homophobic or transphobic. 

To apply

*Please note: The deadline for this opportunity has now passed. Find out about the Come Together programme here. If you are an artist or creative technologist making inspiring hybrid work, we would love to hear from you as there will be opportunities for artists to share their practice throughout the programme. Email martha.king@kwmc.org.uk

1.) Read or listen to the full Artist Brief

 

2.) Submit a written audio or video response in this online form.

Application deadline: 9am, Monday 28 June 2021
Interviews (via video call or in person) on: Thursday 1st or Friday 2nd July 2021
Commission start date: week commencing 5 July 2021

If you have any 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. All applications will be assessed according to the same criteria and submitting in a different format will not affect your chances of being selected.

To find out more

If you would like any further information or have any questions, please contact Georgia on 0117 903 0444 or georgia@kwmc.org.uk

Q&A drop-in
Friday 11 June 2021, 10 – 11am
Join us via zoom to hear more about the project and ask questions. Email georgia@kwmc.org.uk to receive a link and book a place.

Project Night
Thursday 24 June 2021, 6-8pm
A chance to find out more about the project, discuss initial ideas and eat together.
Email georgia@kwmc.org.uk to book a place: via zoom or in person at KWMC

The ‘Come Together’ project is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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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