Artist Call Out

Deadline: 4pm Friday 1st September 2017.Screen Shot 2017-07-26 at 22.47.54
Project: From September to November 2017 arts and health organisation, Arc, will be presenting an exhibition of hand-crafted embroideries from women in Bengal titled “Indian Summer”. To coincide with this we are looking for an artist to lead a socially engaged arts project (in any art form), around the theme of Identity, enabling women from different communities and locations to connect and collaborate, to share experiences and stories of who they are. The artist will lead participatory sessions with 3 women’s groups, liaise with a women’s group in Kolkata and then incorporate their artwork in to an exhibition at Arc’s Gallery in Reddish, Stockport.
Fee: £1,750 With an additional materials budget of up to £500 Timescale: Submission deadline – Friday 1st Sept 17 Selection meeting/ interview – Fri 8th / Mon 11th September 17 Exhibition open Sat 24th Feb – March 18.
Arc: is a leading arts and health organisation based in Stockport which explores the relationship between creativity, culture and wellbeing. We commission emerging and established artists to produce artistically ambitious, socially engaged arts projects.
Submission details: For full details of this opportunity please download this description [pdf].