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Lead Artists in Residence in London libraries, Apples and Snakes and London library partners
Deadline: Fri 12 Oct 2018
We are seeking five lead artists from a range of art forms including spoken word and graphic arts for SPINE Festival 2019 which takes place in libraries across London, produced by Apples and Snakes and library partners.

Five boroughs (Lewisham, Merton, Southwark, Hammersmith and Fulham and Sutton) wish to appoint a lead artist and associate artist to be resident in a library in their borough during the festival from 7-16 March 2019 and selected days in February/March.

The theme of this year’s festival is mental health/wellbeing and we want to hear how you have explored this sensitively with young people in a creative workshop.

Each artist will spend their residency days in a variety of ways such as workshops with school, workshops for families and local community and training for library staff. The lead and associate artists will work together to plan and deliver the sessions.

There will be 5 lead artists and 5 associate artists. We would like a legacy as a result of the residency We would like a legacy as a result of the residency e.g. a poem/film/photos/ visual artefact/staff training.

10 days (with a willingness to work evenings/weekends) including 1 day planning with library staff and associate, half a day promoting workshops in school/s, 8 days delivery at library plus half day evaluation meeting. You must be available February/March 2019.

Fee: £300 per day for lead artists (including all expenses). We are keen to recruit artists who reflect the diverse communities within London.

Further details here

Deadline: midday, Friday 12 October 2018 

Interviews: Week commencing 5th November

 

Additional Information:
Location:
London
Region(s):
London

Contact Information:
Organisation:
Apples and Snakes
Contact Name:
Fiona Simpson
Contact Email:
info@applesandsnakes.org
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