Job opportunity: FORMAT Parallel Curatorship Coordinator, QUAD Derby (Deadline 24/9/18)

Job opportunity: FORMAT Parallel Curatorship Coordinator, QUAD Derby (Deadline 24/9/18)

A unique opportunity has arisen to be part of a successful team delivering a special event – the PARALLEL Curatorship – as part of FORMAT19, a leading International Photography Festival. Based in Derby UK, FORMAT International Photography Festival offers a diverse mix of activity including portfolio reviews, exhibitions, open calls, commissions, mass participation projects, workshops and more.

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Official Launch of Flow Observatorium as England’s first equality and diversity charity for neurodivergent creatives (27/9/18)

Official Launch of Flow Observatorium as England’s first equality and diversity charity for neurodivergent creatives (27/9/18)

Having worked for the past year towards achieving charitable status, Flow Observatorium’s official launch as England’s first equality and diversity charity for neurodivergent creatives will be held at the Zodiac Room in Portsmouth Guildhall on September 27th 2018, 4 – 6pm.

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Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Networks Funding (deadline 5th October 18)

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy Networks Funding (deadline 5th October 18)

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy have just announced the next round of funding support for groups or networks across England to help arrange their own fundraising training event, conference, seminar or introductory meeting. They will be inviting applications from organisations and groups to apply for up to £1,000 and £2,000 grants depending on the size of the event. 

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Opportunity: Make it happen: Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 Fellowship Funding. Deadline 22/10/18

Opportunity: Make it happen: Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 Fellowship Funding. Deadline 22/10/18

Waltham Forest has opened applications for the London Borough of Culture Fellowship Funding scheme, which will offer grants to support ambitious cultural activity and projects to be delivered across the borough during 2019.

The Fellowship Funding scheme will invest over £500,000 in artists and organisations, and will be just one of the ways that local organisations can get involved and be part of the programme.

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Phoenix welcomes new patrons at inclusive arts exhibition

Phoenix welcomes new patrons at inclusive arts exhibition

Henry Normal and David Shrigley have become the first Patrons of Phoenix Brighton, the largest provider of artists’ studio space in the South East. Phoenix celebrates this news with a welcome event on Friday 21 September. This event will coincide with the opening of a new exhibition curated by the Rocket Artists, a group of artists with and without learning disabilities.


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Job opportunity: Jerwood Gallery Welcome Assistant (Deadline 9/9/18)

Job opportunity: Jerwood Gallery Welcome Assistant (Deadline 9/9/18)

Jerwood Gallery in Hastings is seeking a proactive and positive Welcome Assistant to join their vibrant front of house team from October 2018 to January 2019. Working as part of a small team, you will have excellent communication and customer service skills and a desire to deliver a high-quality experience to all of their visitors.

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CVAN EM Document project to feature in conference on Care in the Media and Cultural Industries

CVAN EM Document project to feature in conference on Care in the Media and Cultural Industries

CVAN EM Document project to feature in conference on Care in the Media and Cultural Industries

CAMEo, the University of Leicester's Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies, will present the artist films commissioned for Document, which followed the working lives of six artists in the East Midlands over a two year period. Following the screening, CAMEo researcher Dr Paula Serafini and CVAN EM Director Elizabeth Hawley-Lingham will be be in conversation with the project artists, to discuss the particularities of being an artist in the East Midlands, at this time…

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Call for proposals: Ecologies and Economies of the Artist-led: Place, Space, Futures Symposium (Deadline 28 - 09 - 18)

Call for proposals: Ecologies and Economies of the Artist-led: Place, Space, Futures Symposium (Deadline 28 - 09 - 18)

The Artist Led Research Group invite proposals addressing any of the following central themes: • Art after gentrification • Cultural and planning policy • Place and space • Modes of collective practice • Alternative economies • Futures of the Artist-led • Artists and civic responsibility

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Job opportunity: Artistic Director, Forma. Deadline 25/9/18

Job opportunity: Artistic Director, Forma. Deadline 25/9/18

Forma is one of Europe's leading creative producers, working with British and international artists to develop and deliver new cross art form productions in the UK and across the world. Characterised by excellence in concept and context, production values and the audience experience, Forma exists to imagine, enable and deliver remarkable art by exceptional artists.

Forma is moving into an exciting new phase and is looking for an inspirational, curatorial and producing focused Artistic Director to reinvigorate the organisation, taking its 15-year legacy into the future.

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Job opportunity: receptionist/ admin assistant Wysing Arts Centre. Deadline 16/9/18

Job opportunity: receptionist/ admin assistant Wysing Arts Centre. Deadline 16/9/18

Wysing are looking for a new Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant; an important role that is the first point of contact for enquiries, visitors and artists to Wysing, and provides a friendly and informative welcome to their Bourn site.  The Receptionist/Admin Assistant works closely with all staff to support the delivery of a range of ambitious programmes.

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Investing in Creative Communities by renovating buildings for artists' studios

Investing in Creative Communities by renovating buildings for artists' studios

The recent release of the Mayor of London's 2018 Artists' Workspace Annual Data Note, highlights the importance of creative workspace in our cities and is a welcome intervention in an issue that also concerns the visual arts sector in the South East. Sarah Davies, Executive Director of Phoenix Brighton, gives her response to the Mayor's report and points to the vital contribution of studio providers to the cultural ecology.

Image: Phoenix artist Joshua Uvieghara in his studio, photo: Manel Ortega.

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