Call for artists - United: developing an international practice - Deadline 22/4/19

UKYA & Platform Nord are pleased to announce a new international joint working programme for young artists to gain a better understanding of international working and the value of intercultural dialogue. We are seeking up to five UK-based artists to join four Nordic-based artists to be part of the United programme, a nearly six month programme from June 2019 – October 2019.

Artists selected for United will participate in residencies in the UK and Norway. These will take place in Leicester (18-21 Jun 2019) & Platform Nord, Kristiansand (9-13 Oct 2019). Participants will engage in a dynamic programme of events, such as workshops, talks, field-trips, performances, exchanges, one-to-one sessions and discussion groups both in the UK and Norway.

United will also provide artists with:
- £500 cash towards ongoing practice and/or development of ideas formed through United
- Opportunity to meet and network with leading sector specialists, artists and other arts protagonists from UK and Norway/Europe
- Shared (twin room) accommodation in UK and Norway
- Return travel to and from UK to Norway
- Support towards travel costs within the UK to and from Leicester
- Most meals will be covered although expect some costs for drinks and other subsistence

Deadline: 22nd April 2019, midday