Call Out for Artists – LOV Visual Arts Commission 2013/14

Terry O Toole Theatre Text Project with artists Electric Angel (photo credit; Electric Angel)2The National Centre for Craft & Design (NCCD), The Collection and LOV Young People’s Programme wish to jointly commission an artist or artists group to undertake a residency at NCCD and The Collection over 6 months from October 2013 – March 2014.

Aims of Commission
■To commission an artist(s) to make new work for Lincolnshire One Venues. The Collection, Lincoln and The National Centre for Art and Design, Sleaford.
■For an artist(s) to work with, and respond to, two groups of young people. To use this experience to create a temporary, semi-permanent or permanent commission based on text and/or language for the venues.
■For an artist(s) to spend a minimum of 5 days at each of the consortium venues during the residency and to be ‘public facing’ during this time; working with the venue learning team(s) to promote the residency possibly through artist talks and an ‘open studio’ for children, young people and families.
■Give young people the opportunity to work with artists – to inspire and teach new skills and increase their understanding of the creative/cultural offer in Lincolnshire
■Bring young people in to NCCD and The Collection
■Present a new way of working and a collaborative way of working
■Engage audiences digitally


Artist Fee (min. 25 days incl. Expenses) £3750

Materials (workshops and final piece) £1000

Total Fee £4750

How to apply

Applications must include:
■A current CV including artist work and any educational or work shop experience no more than 2 sides of A4, to include two referee details.
■A proposal for how you would approach the project, including why you are interested in this opportunity. No more than two sides of A4
■Up to 8 images ( jpeg no more than 2mb each ) or up to 5 minutes of film work or 8 examples of written work (totalling no more than 6 A4 sheets )

Please send to:

Deadline for applications: 9am, Monday 2 September

Download the full LOV Visual Arts Commission call out here


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