Utopias, Futures & Temporalities
Submission deadline: 5pm, Weds, 8 April 2015
Selection date (estimated): Weds, 15 April 2015
Work to be shown: 19 & 20 May 2015
We invite an artist or group of artists to consider the question of utopias, futures and temporalities for a time- and space-limited commissioned work. The time is limited to 4 x 30 min chartered bus rides between Bristol City Centre and Bristol Zoo on 19 and 20 May. The space is limited to the bus, although this may be an interior and/or exterior work. Within those constraints, you are invited to propose a work, series of works, work-in-progress in any field/mode/medium.
Artists will be selected by proposals submitted through this call. The selection team will be Keri Facer, (University of Bristol) Steve Pool (Freelance Artist / University of Sheffield), Angela Piccini (University of Bristol). We’ll pay special attention to innovation and ambition • track record • previous collaborations and partnerships • quality. We will be looking to support a range of work – in relation to art form and scale.
How to apply:
You will need to send: • Your name and name of the project • A proposal detailing the project and its suitability for the symposium (750 words max) • Details of Research & Development activity (optional, 500 words max) • Details of Creation & Production activity (500 words max) • Details of Showcasing & Presentation activity (500 words max) • A budget and timeline • A lead artist CV • Supporting material in the form of images (max 10), video (max 5 links), audio or documents, relevant to the project proposal or showing previous work.
For queries and to send applications:
Steve Pool (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Angela Piccini (email@example.com)