Deadline: 28 February ATLAS Arts, working in partnership with Staffin Community Trust (Urras An Taobh Sear), invites applications from artists interested in researching and developing a contemporary memorial to acknowledge the crofters’ troubles in Staffin, Isle of Skye, in the 1880s. We are seeking artists who will demonstrate imagination and sensitivity in challenging perceptions of what a contemporary memorial to a historical event can be. The proposals will form a series of pilot commissions that contribute to an awareness and understanding in the local community of the potential positive impacts and benefits that a commissioned public artwork/contemporary memorial can have. This is a unique opportunity for artists – local, national and international, to engage in social practice and develop ideas for a context-specific artwork. Stage 1 – submit application In line with the requirements stated in the brief – please bear in mind that due to the nature of the project and its focus on social practice, collaboration and engaging with the community/place we do not expect finished proposals. Your application should include: A short statement outlining your interest in the commission including how you might approach community engagement CV and a detailed portfolio of relevant past projects or links to work that illustrates your artistic practice/maximum of six images Your availability through 2017 How you heard about the project Due to the nature of the project and its focus on collaborations and engaging with the community/place we do not expect finished proposals. It is anticipated that ATLAS Arts will contact selected applicants in late March 2017. Applicants will then be invited to an initial meeting in Skye, the costs of which will be covered. Stage 2 – selected artists It is anticipated that three artists will be selected. The artists will each receive £500 to work on their proposal in more detail. As part of this the artists will be expected to visit the Isle of Skye for an initial meeting. Stage 3 – development ￼￼It is anticipated that these artists will then each be awarded £2000 to further develop the proposal. This commission explores social practice and it is expected this will include further time spent in the Isle of Skye, engaging with the Staffin community, the area and researching the history of the Crofters’ troubles. For more information see: atlasarts.org.uk/projects/open-call-for-artists-crofters-memorial/
Closing date for submissions: 7 April Open submissions for Butler Gallery 2018/2019 programme are now being accepted. The Butler Gallery specialises in one-person exhibitions for emerging and mid-career artists. Submissions to include CV, artists statement, documentation, images and proposal if appropriate. Web links accepted. No group show applications. Email application to email@example.com Further details and gallery floor map is available here: www.butlergallery.com/exhibitions/submissions/ Butler Gallery, The Castle, Kilkenny T: 056 7761106 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: butlergallery.com
Deadline: 13 February 2017 Radiofare | Dublin Digital Radio programme – Curated by Kerry Guinan and Rory Caraher. We are seeking proposals from audio or internet artists for a new weekly live programme on Dublin Digital Radio. Radiofare is an interrogation of the contemporary nature of radio: a platform for site-specific work, meta-content, disruptive broadcasting and interactive play. Applicants are encouraged to consider the following: Irish radio regulations and restrictions The history, politics and technologies of pirate and DIY radio The politics, economy and social structures of internet communities Online vs. offline listening experiences Digital vs. analogue broadcasting technologies The experience of live vs podcasted broadcasts The web design and user interfaces of listen.dublindigitalradio.com Max 1hr for durational pieces. Submit a 150word proposal to email@example.com For more information about Dublin Digital Radio please visit: listen.dublindigitalradio.com/contact
NORTH END - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a public art project for North Square, a public space located in the North End of Boston. Working closely with the Public Works Department and the Boston Art Commission, the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture invites artists to submit their proposals for public art to be incorporated in the reconstruction of North Square.
Hillsborough County is interested in receiving submissions from artists demonstrating their ability to provide completely realized artwork appropriate for a Memorial to the USCG CUTTER TAMPA at the Tampa Bay History Center. The USGCC Tampa was sunk by an enemy…Read more ›
Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to commission an artist or artist’s group to create work for the Critical Care Unit in their new hospital, which opened in 2015. It is the first in Europe to be built within a park and is a truly world-class, patient-friendly hospital. Every year it treats more than 270,000 patients and is globally recognised for excellence in children’s healthcare.
PLASTIK Festival of Artists’ Moving Image is a festival devoted entirely to artists working with the moving image. Taking place at a range of venues in Dublin, PLASTIK brings international and Irish work together to form a distinct programme, much of which will be screening in Ireland for the first time. PLASTIK aims to represent the breadth and scope of innovative and experimental work being produced in this ever expanding field of practice, with a focus on the cinema as exhibition space. The privilege of a festival of this nature allows an intensity of work, creating uneasy combinations, and challenging perspectives through its ability to affect. All festival screenings will take place at the Irish Film Institute. In addition to this, a series of discussions, talks and live performances will take place at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios (TBG+S), with many internationally acclaimed artists and curators in attendance, including James Richards, Erika Balsom, Yuri Pattison, Ann Hirsch, Sasha Litvintseva, Mark Toscano, James Kienitz Wilkins and Benjamin Cook (LUX). Tickets are now on sale through the PLASTIK festival website: www.plastikfestival.com
Deadline: 15 March Residencies will take place from 11 September to 6 October, 2017. The BCA Alumni Artist in Residence Award was created in 2014 as part of the 20th anniversary celebration of the Burren College of Art. The aim of the award is to recognise the valuable contribution our alumni have made to the continued growth of the College and we invite former Individual Study Abroad undergraduates, postgraduates and Summer School students to apply for these awards annually. Artists-in-residence and students from Faculty-Led Study Abroad groups are not eligible to apply for this award. Each award provides the resident with four weeks of: individual studio space on campus, access to all college facilities and single room, and self-catering accommodation in Ballyvaughan at the reduced-rate of €300 for the month. Artists will be welcome to participate in campus activities such as Visiting Artist talks, gallery openings and orientation week events. To apply please visit our website: www.burrencollege.ie/college/bca-alumni-artist-residency-award Burren College of Art, Newtown Castle, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare T: +353 (0)657077200 E: Lisa Newman firstname.lastname@example.org W: burrencollege.ie
Hillsborough County is interested in receiving submissions from artists demonstrating their ability to provide completely realized artworks appropriate for an integrated indoor floor art installation. A twelve foot by ten foot area in the Main Entry Lobby Floor for the…Read more ›
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