Artists

Installation, Birds I wouldn't have heard, Science Gallery London - from 28 Feb 2019

What is it like to receive or donate an organ? How do disease and transplantation affect daily life?

Submissions Open, Shape Arts - deadline 15 April 2019

Shape Arts have opened submissions for their annual exhibition of artwork by disabled and non-disabled artists. The Shape Open will be hosted by Nunnery Gallery at Bow Arts this year and the theme is ‘In Circles’. There are no restrictions on who can apply, as long as the works submitted respond, abstractly or literally, to ideas on the theme, and contribute to the discourse on what disability is and could be.

Beyond Resilience: Co-designing Our Creative Futures, The Culture Capital Exchange - 14 March

 This forum held at The Bluecoat, Liverpool will be a highly participative day of workshops, discussions and peer-to-peer sessions focused on organisational and personal resilience as well as resilience in the wider world.

Paintings in Hospitals celebrates 60 years with new blog series

National charity Paintings in Hospitals is marking six decades of work in the UK’s health and social care spaces with 60 weekly blogs detailing the impact of art on our wellbeing from well-known artists, academics, critics, patients, carers and more. 60 Years, 60 Voices aims to highlight the contribution Paintings in Hospitals has made to the nation’s physical, mental and social health since the charity’s founding in 1959 by sharing personal stories from its diverse community of supporters.

Genesis Young Curator – deadline 17 December 2018

The Genesis Young Curator post responds to the acute lack of representation in the visual arts in the UK of young talented curators from diverse backgrounds. The role is a one-year placement, working the equivalent of three days per week with Create London, working with exceptional artists on ambitious public projects.

Part-time: 4 days per week

Fixed Term: 12-month contract

Salary: £24,000 pro rata

Location: Barbican Centre, Tate Britain, Chisenhale Gallery

 

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Outside In artist residency CGP London – deadline 10 December 2018

Applications are now open for 'Park Life', for artists based in Greater London. The residency has been developed collaboratively by Outside In, the Bethlem Gallery and CGP London.

Call for unheard cancer stories

Fruit Fly Collective (a small arts and health organisation) have teamed up with Macmillan to create a series of magazines to support those people who feel alone after their cancer diagnosis.

"We want to fill the magazines with beautiful artwork based on real stories from people who have experienced cancer, and who are from diverse backgrounds and cultures."

Survey for creative practitioners: what support do you get?

Researchers at Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University are looking for individuals who are creative practitioners who are currently working in participatory arts for health and wellbeing or have done so in the last 18 months.

Participants will have:

Artist Commission, Turner Contemporary – deadline 19 November 2018

Turner Contemporary is inviting applications from experienced artists who will produce a new work in collaboration with, for and inspired by families with pre-school children, exploring what life is like for those who live by the sea, often struggling with the reality of living in disadvantaged areas.

RSPH Arts and Health award-winner announced

Comics Youth CIC has won this year’s Arts in Health award from the Royal Society for Public Health for their “Building Stories” project with marginalised young people. Comics Youth has also been awarded the Public Health England Commendation 2018: Reducing Inequalities at Community Level 2018 and the Public Health Minister's Award 2018.

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