Opportunities - August 2018
A ROUND-UP OF COMMISSIONS, PAID OPPORTUNITIES & FREE DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES. LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL, SPANNING CREATIVE DISCIPLINES.
Leeds Arts University are seeking to commission a Feminist Public Sculpture championing the achievements and recognition of women in the City of Leeds. The aim is a more balanced gender representation of public sculptures in Leeds.
Pervasive Media Studio are looking for South West New Talent Fellowships - Apply for a £15,000 bursary to develop ideas and leadership roles in the immersive tech fields.
Misk Art Week invites proposals and ideas from artists, galleries, creatives and cultural enthusiasts who want to contribute to urban transformation.
AMAL are granting up to £50,000 for Muslim artists and organisations, particularly projects that connect Muslim organisations/groups in a locality, incorporate diversity, engage youth and embrace digital.
Friends of Ropner Park and Stockton Council are commissioning a wooden sculpture that will promote and encourage reading children's literature. £4000 available.
Artstrain are looking for 2 artists, aged 16-25 to create new material in response to 'Gentrification' and how it's impacting your community - £500 to make it happen.
Rhizome present an open call for micro grant proposals - juries will select projects in three categories: net art, VR and poetry. Awards range from $500-$1500.
air_frankfurt present an international call for a curator in residence, under 40 years, living outside of Germany. The curatorial residency program is to enhance international curatorial research and discourse in frankfurt. The resident will be fully funded by the city of frankfurt, covering travel expenses, accommodation and a per diem of 1000€/month.
Essex Cultural Diversity Project is currently calling for proposals for their second place-based artist commission, which will focus on Harlow. The budget available for the commission is £10,000 (to include any VAT). This will cover artist fee, travel and materials.