DIY 9 - Call for proposals

Posted: 27/04/12
By: Natalie
Tags: Performance

DIY is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to conceive and run unusual training and professional development projects for other artists.

They want to hear from you if have an idea for an exciting, innovative and idiosyncratic Live Art professional development project that offers something new and is geared to the eclectic and often unusual needs of artists whose practices are grounded in challenging and unconventional approaches, forms and concepts.

They are planning to support eleven DIY projects that will take place between August and October 2012. Each project will receive £1,000 support.

Deadline for proposals: 12noon Monday 14th May 2012

DIY projects may take any form, and can be loosely or rigorously focused on an idea or theme of your choosing. However, they also welcome proposals that specifically respond to one of the following themes. Six of the eleven DIY projects will be selected according to these opportunities:
1. Live Art, oil sponsorship and the Arab Spring
2. Live Art and Cornwall
3. Live Art and Whitstable Biennale
4. Live Art and Freedom
5. Live Art and Yorkshire Sculpture Park
6. Creating a space to fail
Please see the full Call for Proposals for more information on these specific opportunities.

More information, including application process, at: