Artists

Artist-in-residence opportunity, St John’s Waterloo – deadline 1 December 2020

St John’s Waterloo have launched Waterloo Well, a programme of creative and wellbeing activities for homeless and vulnerable people, and are looking for an artist to work within a local homelessness centre to set-up and run a creative programme of activities. This programme will be drawn up by the artist themselves in communication with the team at the day-centre who can advise, from their own experiences. At the end of the residency, St John’s Waterloo shall seek to exhibit the collaborative work created by the artist and the centre’s guests at Waterloo Festival 2021

East London Dance Open Door sessions – from 26 November 2020

East London dance are holding drop-in sessions for those who would like support with Arts Council England funding applications. The sessions will provide a digital space to come together to chat through applications, ask questions and share advice and expertise to support each other. They are open to people at any stage of the application process, will be hosted via Zoom and will take place on 26 November, 10 December and 21 January.

Find out more and register for the session

December Artist Peer Group – 14 December 2020

The Arts & Health Hub is a community of artists and cultural producers interested in or working in the field of arts and health. It runs free monthly peer groups to discuss and further individual's artistic practice. The virtual artist peer group will be an opportunity to hear from two artists about their practice. The peer groups provide the space for artists to share active ideas, projects and challenges, with support from audience participants. The event takes place over Zoom with a break in the middle.

Royal College of Physicians Museum Late – 3 December 2020

On the first Thursday of the month a contemporary artist featured in the Royal College of Physicians acclaimed exhibition 'Under the skin: anatomy, art and identity', discusses their work, its relationship to the body and wider issues surrounding the representation of the human form in art, medicine and science. On 3 December artist Sofie Layton will join Dr Jo Wray & Dr Giovanni Biglino for a live Q&A. The session will also include an introduction to the exhibition and the college’s remarkable collections by a member of the museum team.

The January Challenge 2021

64 Million Artists are returning next year with 31 days of creative challenges. Creative collaborators Lemn Sissay, Yomi Adegoke and Jess Thom will select the 31 ideas from a crowdsourced list. In 2020, 30,000 people took part and over 98% said that it had a positive impact on their wellbeing. Schools, Libraries and Care Settings can sign up to receive a free support pack and larger workplaces can be provided with bespoke support packages.

Learn more and submit your own creative idea by 9 November

Colour in Motion, Addenbrooke’s Hospital – until 1 September 2021

British artist Ian Davenport is exhibiting a collection of prints and paintings at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The exhibition is a collaboration between Paintings in Hospitals, the Jerwood Collection, and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and has been specifically designed for Addenbrooke’s rehabilitation gymnasiums, to enhance the physiotherapy environment with art that evokes movement and energy.

Artists sought to deliver virtual workshops – deadline 30 September 2020

The Arts & Health Hub is working in partnership with the Royal College of Psychiatrist’s Arts Special Interest Group (ArtSIG) to commission virtual workshops. The three one-hour long workshops are to be delivered in November 2020, January and February 2021 to psychiatrists that are members of the ArtSIG who have a particular interest in how the arts can play a vital role in our health and wellbeing. The opportunity is open to varied arts forms, including visual arts, sound, and dance.

Decoding the personal – 5 August 2020

Arts & Health Hub founder Daniel Regan hosts artists Chrystal Ding, Jill Mueller and Paloma Tendero for an in-conversation online event exploring the impact of genetics on their deeply personal works and artistic practice.

Find further information here.

 

Call for entries for Jerwood/FVU Awards 2022 – deadline 20 July 2020

The Jerwood/FVU Awards 2022 present an opportunity for UK-based moving-image artists in the first five years of developing their professional practice. Jerwood Arts and Film and Video Umbrella invite early-career artists to make proposals for ambitious new works in any form of the moving-image.

Artist opportunity – deadline 3 August 2020

DLWP, UCL and Say Aphasia are seeking an inspiring artist to help them deliver an innovative pilot project –  Art & Aphasia: Enjoying Better Conversations (A&A) – a six week course for people with aphasia and their chosen conversation partners, which aims to develop helpful communication strategies and creative skills.

The artist should have proven experience in developing participatory and socially engaged art projects, working collaboratively and enabling the ideas and learning of others.

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