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‘A Woman’s Work is Never Done’: 2016-17 Micro Commissions
Quarry Bank Mill, Cheshire

The National Trust seeks two or three emerging artists to produce site-specific temporary commissions to be displayed as part of the exhibition ‘A Women’s Work is Never Done’ (delivery by 2nd January 2017). The commissions are to draw inspiration from the key themes and archival stories at the heart of the exhibition and to offer the visitor a contemporary engagement with the topic.

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FAULT LINES – Open Call

FutureEverything is delighted to announce the opening of the application period for FAULT LINES, a landmark talent development and commissioning programme supported by Arts Council England through its Ambition for Excellence scheme. FAULT LINES will support the creation of new works by artists and practitioners which contribute to the dialogue between technology, innovation, culture and society. The programme will encourage work across artforms and sectors, exploring specifically how artists can have an impact on innovation in the technology sector. This exciting opportunity offers up to 5 different artists support for a period of 2 years in the development of their ...

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Open Call – Addiction & Recovery and the Arts

This Open Call is for artists and art students interested in addiction and recovery and full details of the project are available here: https://opencall.sciencegallery.com/hooked  HOOKED HOOKED is the first international, open-call gallery exhibition and event programme at Science Gallery London, opening in 2018 on the Guy’s Campus at London Bridge. Is everything we know about addiction wrong? Are the things that get us hooked the things that make life worth living? Do most of us feel the need to fill some kind of inner void?  BUDGET – We are looking for up to 14 exhibits and 6 activities, workshops or performances for this ...

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Call for Proposals – Winter Symposium and Artist Residency

Nordic Summer University 9-12 March 2017 Please see (attached and below) the call for proposals for the winter symposium and artist residency organised by the Artistic Research study circle of the Nordic Summer University. This winter it is being held in Sàpmi which is the preferred name for Lapland. It’s in the Swedish part of Sàpmi. If you are thinking of applying do get in touch with Myna Trustram (m.trustram@mmu.ac.uk) if you have any questions. Dear friends of NSU Circle 7 We are excited to announce we will be meeting for our Winter Symposium 2017 in Saxnäs, Sàpmi on March 9th ...

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Ivan Juritz Prize

Celebrating Creative Experiment Postgraduate students from throughout Europe are invited to submit works in any artistic medium that play with form to make us think, feel and question. The winner will receive £1000 and two weeks artist’s residency and a showcase at Cove Park, Scotland’s International Artist Residency Centre. The prize is hosted by the Centre for Modern Literature and Culture at King’s College London and Cove Park. It is judged by Lisa Appignanesi, Michael Berkeley, Rachel Cusk, Dexter Dalwood, Julian Forrester, Jeremy Harding, Deborah Levy, Stephen Romer, Fiona Shaw. For more details see www.ivanjuritzprize.co.uk

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Job Opportunity: External Relations & Research Impact Officer

A job which might be relevant for post-docs/colleagues: External Relations & Research Impact Officer – Understanding Everyday Participation project Please see http://www.everydayparticipation.org/announcement-new-external-relations-and-impact-officer-role-with-understanding-everyday-participation/ for further details. Closing date for applications 26 September 2016 (interviews in October)

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Show & Tell: a new way to have lunch in the Arts and Humanities

Dear Colleagues, To launch a new era of cross-disciplinary Research and Knowledge Exchange in the Arts and Humanities at Manchester Met, we will be running a ‘Show & Tell’ programme of inter-Faculty networking events throughout 2016/17. All research centres and specialist research teams (or collaborative groups of individual researchers) are invited to introduce themselves to the Faculty in short 20-30 minute lunch-time sessions, which will run throughout terms 1 and 2 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The sessions will be advertised across the whole university. The aim is to discover synergies across the new Faculty (and beyond) and encourage colleagues to ...

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Wuhan Artist Residency

Artist Residency opportunity in K11 art village, Wuhan, supported by Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) and Manchester City Council. Manchester City Council and CFCCA are pleased to announce an open call opportunity for local, Manchester based contemporary artists to apply for a 10-14 day funded artist residency at the K11 art village in Wuhan, China. Please see attached brief.

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New Generation Thinkers 2017

The AHRC and BBC Radio 3 are looking for applications for the New Generation Thinkers of 2017. This scheme aims to develop a new generation of academics who can bring the best of university research and scholarly ideas to a broad audience – through BBC broadcasting. It’s a chance for early career researchers to cultivate the skills to communicate their research findings to those outside the academic community. Each year, up to sixty successful applicants have a chance to develop their programme-making ideas with experienced BBC producers at a series of dedicated workshops and, of these up to ten will ...

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