Arnolfini launches City Fellows artist opportunity
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Arnolfini is pleased to announce the launch of City Fellows, a new programme that will support artists to create projects born from Bristol, collectively building a city that better reflects the people who live here.
The programme will support ambitious, collaborative and experimental ideas, from artists working within their communities to address overlooked histories, current conversations, and dreams for what we need next. The aim of the work is to collectively understand the world we live in and to find ways to imagine the future together.
In 2019, we will support two artists to develop new projects. Across a 9 month process, we will provide an artist fee, a production budget, mentorship and professional development – giving artists the space and time to conceive of a new idea that inspires ways of thinking, working, or dreaming for Bristol.
Alongside these projects there will be a public programme of walks, meals, conversations and performances – City Fellows will open the making process up to the city’s artists and communities to dream a new Bristol together.
Artist applications are open. Click here to download the artist brief and details on how to apply
Please note the deadline for applications in Sunday 26th May, Midnight.
Need further information?
If you have further questions related to the process, please email [email protected] with the subject line ‘City Fellows Application.’
Creative development at Arnolfini
Arnolfini exists to support, develop and amplify both artists and ideas from across Bristol. We are currently doing this through both City Fellows and sister project, Now or Never. Our aim is to turn Arnolfini into a centre for civic action and imagination, acting as a catalyst for social change.
City Fellows is kindly supported by Paul Hamlyn Foundation.
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