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WHO: Visual artists, as individuals or as collaborators.
WHAT: Jerwood Visual Arts and Forestry Commission England are delighted to announce Jerwood Open Forest, an exceptional opportunity for visual artists to propose ideas for a major new £30,000 commission to be realised anywhere within England's Public Forest Estate. There is no brief. The forests are open for artists’ ideas. This is a call for bold, broad-thinking proposals that explore the potential of forests as sites for art, both in and about the environment. Proposals can be for work in any discipline or medium, temporary or permanent, site-specific or for touring to more than one location. The selection panel will include: Michaela Crimmin Co-founder, Culture+Conflict; Tania Kovats, Artist; Shonagh Manson Director, Jerwood Charitable Foundation; Hayley Skipper Curator of Arts Development, Forestry Commission England.
WHEN: Closing date for entries: 5pm, 28th May 2013.
PAYMENTS: Five artists will be selected to receive a £2,000 Research and Development fee to develop their proposals over a six-month period. This research process will culminate in a curated exhibition at JVA at Jerwood Space during which one artist will be selected to receive a £30,000 commissioning budget to realise their proposal.
CHARGES: An entry fee of £25 per application.
APPLY: For further information and to enter please visit the website.
Deadline: 28 May 2013
Organiser/employer: Jerwood Visual Arts and Forestry Commission England
[ Added on 3 April 2013 ]
6 days to deadline
WHO: Applications are invited from artists working across all media; visual art, performance/live art, digital, sound, film, text based work, social media and socially engaged practice.
WHAT: b-side multimedia festival call for proposals for 2014 Festival. b-side is offering a number of commission and residency opportunities for artists to create new, temporary, site-responsive work in any media for the next b-side Festival on Portland in September 2014.
WHEN: Deadline for applications: May 28 2013.
PAYMENTS: Two commission categories: 1. Commissions up to £5500; 2. Commissions with Residencies up to the value of £8500.
APPLY: Download full brief and application form from the website.
Deadline: 28 May 2013
[ Added on 10 May 2013 ]
6 days to deadline
WHO: Experienced public realm and interventionist artists as well as artists working in communities
WHAT: Public art project. Lead/solo artists and costed projects required. Receipt of all proposals will be acknowledged by email as the intellectual property of the submitting artist. Arts organisation OPEN Ealing has been approached to manage/submit a shortlist of small scale (£1-15k) public art and community projects for local authority consideration.
WHEN: Temporary or permanent public artworks required throughout 2013, with immediate effect.
PAYMENTS: Financing underwritten by local authority. Payment of production grant/fee managed by OPEN Ealing and agreed with artists in advance
CHARGES: £10 submission fee. Cheque only, made out to West Ealing Arts and posted to OPEN Ealing, 13 Drayton Green Road, London W13 0NG
DETAILS: There is no brief. Artists ideas will be considered on a case by case basis. All projects will take place in Ealing. Previous realised projects and proposals under this initiative have included a shop-front film projection and a QR-coded poetry trail.
APPLY: Submit CD/DVD by post (with application admin fee) including •Short biog/cv •Roughly costed outline proposal (1000 wds max) • Max 9 images representing your proposal. These should be in .jpg format at 72 dpi. Files should be titled as follows: Last name_First name_Number.jpg. (e.g., Smith_J_01.jpg) •separate document listing image details
Deadline: 31 July 2013
Organiser/employer: Nick Pearson
[ Added on 19 May 2013 ]
70 days to deadline
WHO: new media artists.
WHAT: Breadboard is launching a dynamic public art residency program to explore the intersection of Art and Technology along the corridor of Market Street. Art Along the Avenue of Technology will engage a diverse range of community groups in the Greater Philadelphia region around an innovative artist residency program that will explore contemporary themes of public space, place-making and technology in an urban environment.
The Artist Residency will create innovative approaches to community engagement, activism and education through diverse applications of 21st century creative technologies while activating the Science Center’s campus along a five-block stretch of Market Street Corridor as a ‘project zone’ for community engagement and place-making activities.
WHEN: one selected artist or artist collective will be given access to rapid prototyping facility NextFab Studio’s high-tech fabrication equipment and expert staff for 6 – 8 months to produce a community-based public art project and collaborate on the development of community, school and youth programming. The artist is expected to remain on site in Philadelphia during the duration of the project, which is currently scheduled to begin January 2014.
PAYMENTS: NextFab’s equipment includes laser-cutting/engraving systems, vinyl print-cut plotter, large-format inkjet printers; CNC – router, plasma cutter, waterjet & milling machines; several commercial-grade 3D Printers, as well as a full line of hand and power tools. NextFab staff is available to provide technical support. The artist’s budget for the Artist Residency and community engagement is $167,950.00. The artist’s budget includes all fees related to the residency and artwork (including but not limited to fabrication, housing, community events, programs, with up to 20% of the overall project budget available for artist fees). Finalists will receive an honorarium of $1,000 to support the completion and presentation of their proposal to the Selection Committee.
APPLY: application form online.University City Science Center, Attn: Dan Schimmel, 3711 Market Street, Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
Deadline: 21 June 2013
[ Added on 9 May 2013 ]
30 days to deadline
WHO: Artists or makers using or subverting the notion of craft in extreme or conceptual ways.
WHAT: Proposed artworks should be site-specific and engage with the idea of creating interventions within the historic house setting, or within the gardens at Uppark.
WHEN: The exhibition is due to open at Uppark in West Sussex, part of The National Trust, on May 2nd 2014 and will run for 6 months.
PAYMENTS: £1000 commission fee for successful artists
APPLY: Site visits have been arranged, starting at 11.00 and 2.00 on Friday 3rd May and Saturday 4th May. If you would like to attend a site visit please book a place using http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/org/3478487149?s=13334515 . Places are free but numbers are limited.
Deadline: 9 June 2013
Organiser/employer: Caitlin Heffernan
[ Added on 1 April 2013 ]
18 days to deadline
WHO: all artforms.
WHAT: using only ice and snow for material, Icehotel is constructed anew during every November and December and melts away during late spring. Every year artists from around the globe are selected to design and construct the Icehotel suites. By day these suites form the gallery of the hotel, visited by 30,000 people every winter season and slept in by 15,000 international guests during the season. Experience with the material is not a requirement; artists from all disciplines are invited to apply. Icehotel has previously hosted sculptors, painters, designers, architects, multimedia artists, textile artists, set designers, etc.
WHEN: each artist will have a period of two and a half weeks to complete their suite during November and December 2013 (approximately 7 days outside for sculpting and 12 days in the room itself for installation, if the weather permits)
PAYMENTS: a commission salary of 18,300 SEK (approx £1,800), excluding taxes, for a one-artist suite or 24,600 SEK, excluding taxes, for a two-artist suite. From the agreed salary amount, 1,500 SEK per artist will be deducted for accommodation and food.
APPLY: application form online. Arne Bergh, Artistic Director, ICEHOTEL AB, 98192 Jukkasjrvi, Sweden.
Deadline: 1 June 2013
[ Added on 6 June 2011 ]
10 days to deadline