Guest blog May 2019 by Paul Hobson: Public galleries and the democratic deficit

Guest blog May 2019 by Paul Hobson: Public galleries and the democratic deficit

Reflecting on the current discourse regarding exploitation, discrimination and systemic bias in the sector,  Paul Hobson, Director of Modern Art Oxford and Chair of CVAN South East, considers the role of publicly-funded art institutions in promoting greater equality and inclusion in the sector…

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Engage Journal Editor - deadline 23/5/19

Engage Journal Editor - deadline 23/5/19

Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, wishes to recruit an Editor for the Engage Journal. The Editor guides the development and direction of the Journal, working with Engage staff and the Editorial Advisory Board (EAB). The Editor, with the EAB, agrees on the theme for each Journal edition and guides its development and direction in dialogue with the EAB and Engage team.

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CVAN East Midlands: New research seeks to uncover the realities of the East Midlands visual arts community 

CVAN East Midlands: New research seeks to uncover the realities of the East Midlands visual arts community 

CVAN EM is working in partnership with CAMEo, the University of Leicester's research institute, on a project - It Takes A Region To Raise An Artist - that will help develop a detailed understanding of the visual arts sector in the East Midlands region. The research focuses on: visual arts practitioners, the places and spaces, and the facilities and resources that exist to support them. It will assess the strengths of the sector, identify gaps in provision, and explore the potential of the visual arts’ economy. 

CVAN EM and CAMEo are seeking artists and visual arts professionals from Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, and Rutland to participate in their survey.

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Photography Commission Opportunity: In Focus - Deadline 3/5/19

Photography Commission Opportunity: In Focus - Deadline 3/5/19

Photoworks is supporting an opportunity for a neurodiverse adult to create new photographic work. It is specifically for a neurodiverse adult with varying levels of additional needs, including those who may be non-verbal or require complex support. The commission is open to individuals for whom photography is central to their artistic practice.

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Call for proposals: Readings from the Pulpit - LADA - deadline 13/5/19

Call for proposals: Readings from the Pulpit - LADA - deadline 13/5/19

Live Art Development Agency (LADA) are seeking proposals from artists, writers, educators, and other curious folk who would like to read out 5 minute extracts of books housed in the Study Room – these may be books that have particularly influenced and inspired them, or been their gateway to Live Art, or been the first book they ever looked at in the Study Room, or whatever.

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

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. They 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.

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Job opportunity: Curatorial Traineeship @ OUTPUT gallery - Deadline 28/4/19

Job opportunity: Curatorial Traineeship @ OUTPUT gallery - Deadline 28/4/19

OUTPUT gallery are excited to offer a way into the art world through their new paid Curatorial Traineeship at OUTPUT gallery. OUTPUT works exclusively with creatives from or based in Merseyside, and through a busy and free programme of exhibitions and events, we hope to encourage the development, mobility and strength of the local art scene.

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Collectivism Residency : Open call for artists, writers, curators or researchers for Haarlem Artspace’s Collectivism Residency May 13 – 17, 2019

Collectivism Residency : Open call for artists, writers, curators or researchers for Haarlem Artspace’s Collectivism Residency May 13 – 17, 2019

Haarlem Artspace is seeking five individuals to join them for their spring project ‘Collectivism’ which involves a four-day residency and one-day conference bringing people together for an exchange of ideas on the themes of collectivism, resilience and collaboration. The one-day conference Resilience through Collectivism will be the second Derbyshire Creative Heritage Conference, and is in partnership with Junction Arts.

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