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Deadline Monday 26 February 2018
b-side is offering 3 – 5 bursary opportunities for young artists to make a brand new piece of art for the b-side festival. b-side are inviting young people aged 16 – 25 to create new artwork that responds to Portland in Dorset. The work, for example, can respond to a geographical location or a particular theme of interest like: the island’s environment, a community on the island, the history or sociology etc.
Applications are invited from artists working in any media including: visual art, digital, sound, film, text based work, performance art and social media.
To apply for this bursary applicants will need a partner organisation that is willing to financially support and mentor the applicant in partnership with b-side. (If you are without a partnership organisation and would still like to apply please contact us, we may be able to find an organisation to accommodate you!)
The location of the finished piece will be decided in collaboration with the mentor and the b-side team. Work can be for indoor or outdoor locations, made for intimate spaces as well as larger public places or incorporate a route, journey or event.
THE B-SIDE BURSARY ARTIST
Will receive mentoring support from b-side team member and mentoring support from the partner organisation
Will receive a bursary of £500 to complete the proposed project
Will receive support from their nominating organisation to develop ideas and proposed project from March 2018 – December 2018
Will have the opportunity to platform any work created at the international arts festival ‘b-side festival’
Will be featured in the printed programme and listed on the website
Will receive installation assistance & venue facilitation from the team
Will have the opportunity to meet & talk to the selected artists #bside18
More information about this opportunity is provided in the attached document below.
03 Jan 2018
Take A Part and Active Neighbourhoods (Plymouth City Council) have joined together to commission an artist or collective of artists to create, design and install an art piece(s) to aid in the interpretation and enjoyment of Efford Marsh as a community site.
Open call for pecha kucha presentations for artists and organisations working with social practice and VASW bursary opportunity
16 Mar 2018
Take A Part are looking for South-West based artists, curators, producers, educators and arts organisations, who work with social practice to share a pecha kucha at the 2018 Social Making symposium.
14 Feb 2018
Whitleigh Big Local & Whitleigh Arts have joined together to commission an artist or collective of artists to create, design and install up to six park benches to aid and encourage our residents, of all ages and abilities, to add gentle exercise to their daily routine and to enjoy their community surroundings.
12 Mar 2018
What does it mean to be artist-led? Is there an alternative to a globalised gallery system? How do you build your own art world? VASW is offering a travel bursary to attend and report back from Build Your Own Art World
12 Mar 2018
Exeter Cultural Partnership (ECP) is entering a new and exciting phase. It recently secured funding to oversee the delivery of the first distinctive place-based Cultural Strategy in Exeter which will be the priority of the new Steering Group.
14 Mar 2018
Loft 6D have a private studio available for a creative professional from the 1st April. Loft 6D is an artist run, self built studio space in the centre of Bristol.
16 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Every year at Spike Island, hundreds of artists and creative businesses throw open their studio doors and visitors are invited to explore their working environments. Open Studios weekend includes a programme of family friendly activities, tours, events and pop-ups by some of Bristol’s best street food traders.
20 Mar 2018
Bristol City Council Arts Team are looking for an Arts Officer to join our team. The Bristol City Council’s Arts Officers work within the Arts and Events team to support the development and delivery of city-wide Arts.
21 Mar 2018
The Riverdown Park Mentorship Programme is a site-specific project based in Salisbury, Wiltshire. The programme is an open call for an early career visual artist wishing to develop their practice to include working in the public realm, or for a recent arts graduate, who ideally intends to work and develop their practice locally to Wiltshire.
03 Apr 2018
This placement offers the opportunity for a creative practitioner to work for a short period as an Arts and Culture Fellow to explore creative sites and practices across the University’s colleges and institutes
30 Apr 2018
The University of Bristol is looking to commission one poet and two artists-in-residence, to work with the University and local communities
30 Apr 2018
This one-day symposium debates the issues of contemporary arts commissioning in forests, waterways, churches, landscapes and heritage settings. We are looking for two people to record and document the event.
15 May 2018
Heseltine Gallery, Truro is inviting expressions of interest from Printmakers to respond to the theme of Kober. This will be the first open art exhibition at Heseltine Gallery, with submissions being selected by professional printmaker John Howard and members of the Heseltine Guild.