FVU have launched their new 'Curatorial Practice Award', an open call for a guest curator from a low-income background to propose and realise an idea. This year-long opportunity includes a fee of £5,000 to the successful candidate, guidance, support and desk space from the FVU team, and FVU will double the funds raised to realise the project. The deadline for proposals is 5pm, 23 July 2018.Read More
New Geographies and the East Contemporary Visual Arts Network (ECVAN) are delighted to announce the artists selected to create ten major site-responsive visual arts commissions across the East of England. New Geographies is a three-year project, funded by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, to create a new map of the East of England based on personal thoughts, reflections and stories of unexplored or overlooked places, rather than on historic or economical centres.Read More
EUCIDA Travel Award Fund supports the development of cultural diversity within new media/ digital arts by enabling artists and practitioners to travel, to show their works, exchange ideas and experiences and will award each successful applicant with a financial contribution of up to €500.
The University of Kent and Centre for Policy on Ageing are inviting artists of all ages, visual and performance artists, photographers, poets, musicians, dancers, writers and film makers to join them to: explore, create and play with the very notion of ageing; the implications, both in the broadest sense and personal, our perceptions of self in time past, present and future - not so much later life but across the life course .
ACAVA is delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Holley as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Tom will take up the post, and overall responsibility for the management of ACAVA, on 25th June, and its founder and current Artistic Director, Duncan Smith, will retire over a several months handover period.
LEVEL is seeking performers for the SENSE project to join their team to develop and tour this work. The SENSE Performance is a multi media, multi model performance work created specifically for people with a learning disability and complex needs.Read More
CVAN is endorsing and supporting the What Next? movement's lobby supporting certain Lords amendments to the draft EU Withdrawal Bill. Brexit is a difficult and confusing process to follow and so What Next has produced a guide to help everyone better understand the various options we as a country are facing in terms of Brexit and the impact they will each have on your work.
What's Next need our help to get the message across to MPs but time is tight, the amendments will be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 June 2018 - this means there's just a week to respond by writing to your MP to make sure she or he is aware of the serious impact certain decisions within Brexit negotiations will have on our sector. Find out how you can help >>Read More
TCCE is holding it’s summer symposium: Refresh, Reboot, Retool: new imaginaries for challenging times on Tuesday 3rd July 2018 at The Art Workers’ Guild in Bloomsbury, London. The symposium brings together academics, artists, creatives, policy-makers and people from other sectors. Refresh Reboot, Retool: new imaginaries for challenging times sets out to create a space in which to encourage, debate, conversation, play, knowledge exchange and co-creation about some of our most important contemporary challenges including: politics, diversity, identity, place and environment…Read More
'a space' arts are currently inviting proposals from artists for both installations and performance/participatory art for this year's season of ArtVaults: Live….Read More
CVAN EM has commissioned a piece of critical writing about its Document project, that follows six artists in the East Midlands to reflect on their experience as practising artists, at this time, in their voices.
Artist and writer Tom Hackett, has in turn reflected on the project; how it came about, what it seeks to achieve, the six artists, and critically, its taking place in the East Midlands.
Read his piece on a-n The Artist's Information Company's website
Find out more about Document and the artists taking part, as well as about the events scheduled as part of the project.
CVAN EM’s In Another Place launchRead More
Creative education has been facing a number of crises recently and most will be aware of the research and very visible campaigns by NSEAD and the Cultural Learning Alliance (among others) around primary and secondary creative education and the effects of the exclusion of creative subjects from eBacc. What is only just emerging into public consciousness, however, is a burgeoning crisis in creative higher education.Read More
CVAN is part of the Paying Artist Working Group which, with a-n The Artists Information Company, has launched the Exhibition Payment Survey 2018 - a new sector-wide survey to collect essential data and produce a benchmark for Exhibition Payment in the UK. Whether you are an artist or work for an arts organisation, we urge you to complete the survey to ensure both artists and organisations experiences are taken into consideration.Read More
Six contemporary art commissions highlight the progression towards equality through the stories of women who have contributed to the spirit & history of Knole.Read More
Turner Contemporary are asking donors to be at the heart of an exciting new project: to raise £15,000 and enable them to bring a life sized polar bear puppet, ‘Paula the Polar Bear’, to Margate sands this summer.Read More