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OPEN CALL: Ways of Making Programme 2019-2020

Jan 2019

Ways of Making Programme: Persistence Works Gallery OPEN CALL for artists/makers is now live.

Yorkshire Artspace is seeking applications from visual artists/makers based in Sheffield City Region to deliver a project in their Persistence Works Gallery in Jun-Jul 2019 with a focus on co-production/engagement with young people.

Each selected artist will be offered;

  • £1,500 artist fee for showing new work in the gallery
  • £1,000 for engagement sessions with young people
  • £1,200 for production/installation costs
  • plus other budget held by Yorkshire Artspace towards invigilation, tech support, marketing and mentoring

The nature of this brief requires someone with experience and understanding of the safeguarding and risk assessment requirements associated with this kind of participatory practice. Applications can be made by individual artists, or from a group where different roles could be delivered by people with the necessary skills and experience.

How to apply:

Download a Brief & Applcaiton Form below, complete and return to by;

DEADLINE 10am Monday 4 March 2019.

All proposed projects must;

  • be public facing
  • be delivered in the allocated 8 week slots (6-weeks delivery plus 2 weeks set up/take down)
  • develop artists’ practice
  • engage/involved young people
  • develop audiences’ experience and understanding of visual art

interviews will take place on 12 March between 9.30am-2.30pm

Our previous Ways of Making Programme supported 6 Sheffield based artists (more details below) to develop new work and engage and involve audiences with the production of visual art/craft.

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