Steph Fletcher
Works in Lancaster

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Recent graduate and artist working at folly (folly.co.uk), a digital arts organisation based in Lancaster, North West UK.

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OPPORTUNITY

Call for residency proposals from Lancashire artists


Deadline:
Mon Jan 03, 2011 00:00

Location:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Call for residency proposals from Lancashire artists
East Lancashire, UK, February/March 2011
Deadline for Applications: Now extended to Monday 3rd January 2011 5pm GMT
Fee: £2500 GBP, plus travel expenses

Radar is an innovative programme of digital artists' residencies in public libraries across the county of Lancashire, in the North West of England.

We are currently seeking an artist who lives or works in Lancashire, or has strong Lancashire connections, to become Radar's third artist in residence in East Lancashire, at Nelson, Brierfield and Burnley Campus libraries . Artists must be available to be in residence throughout February and March 2011.

The goal of Radar is to explore relationships between the virtual and physical cultural experiences on offer and potentially available through libraries; to consider the role of libraries as free and accessible public gateways to culture, and the implications of the evolution of digital culture on this core function. Resident artists are expected to do this through engaging collaboratively and creatively with library users and staff.

How to apply

All potential applicants should download and read the full brief, background information and application instructions (download from the folly website - http://www.folly.co.uk/news-items/call-residency-proposals-lancashire-artists).

For an informal discussion prior to submitting an application contact Jennifer Stoddart, folly Projects Manager on jennifer.stoddart@folly.co.uk, 01524 388550 begin\_of\_the\_skype\_highlighting              01524 388550      end\_of\_the\_skype\_highlighting

Apply by sending a statement (no longer than two sides of A4) detailing:
Your particular areas of interest in relation to the scheme and its goals (as detailed in the brief)
A suggestion of how you would spend your time in residence, what you would expect to achieve and why

Please also include in your application:
Your CV
Examples of previous work
A completed equal opportunities monitoring form (available to download from the folly website)

Applications should be submitted by email to Oyunga Gombo-Ochir, folly Project Assistant, at oyunga.gombo-ochir@folly.co.uk

folly is committed to equal opportunities in our employment, programme and services.

Radar is a partnership between leading digital arts agency folly and the Lancashire County Library and Information Service.

Please note, folly's offices will be closed from the 24th December till the 4th January. If you have any queries, please keep this in mind.


OPPORTUNITY

AND & DaDa: Online Residency


Deadline:
Fri Jul 22, 2011 17:00

AND & DaDa Online Artists’ Residency
September 2011 – Ongoing

AND in
partnership with DaDa - Disability and Deaf Arts are developing an innovative
artists’ online residency programme. This residency offers a unique opportunity
for a disabled* or D/deaf artist to work alongside a technologist to develop an
online / web based art project or area of research. The aim of the residency is
to enable an artist to investigate how technological advancements online has
effected how disabled or deaf artists can make work.
We are
seeking applications from artists working in emerging practices and have
identified the following thematic as areas we are interested in investigating;
The denial / shifting
of identities
Democracy of the
Internet
Activism Online
Disabled by
Environment / Design
* Disabled people are people who have impairments and experience some
form of social exclusion as a result.
Outcomes
The
residency format is open ended, however we hope that the programme will result
in a project or an area of research that could be further developed for the AND
Festival and DaDaFest in 2012.
Participation:
Resident
artists are expected to engage collaboratively and creatively with a
technologist and the partner organisation staff. The technologist will be
selected in conversation with the artist based on the specific requirements of
the selected proposal.
The
residency programme will provide a number platforms and opportunities for the
artists to engage with the environment and the communities. Key milestones are;
The AND
festival will take place in Liverpool on 29 September to 2 October, the
selected artists will be expected to be present (physically or via the web)and
engage with the festival activities.
DaDaFest
International 2012 is happening from 17 August – 2 September, with the theme of
TransActions – Fluid Bodies: Shifting Identities.
The
selected artists will be expected make their residency activity open to
audiences online, for examples via a blog.
 
Residency Details
This
residency will be initiated in September 2011 and the duration will be mapped
out dependant on the selected proposal with the artist, technologist, AND and
DaDa staff.
The
following budget is available to the resident artist (to be managed by AND and
DaDa):
An artists' fee of
£2000 GBP  (to include any materials and/or production costs)
Travel, access* and
accommodation expenses to the UK of up to £1800 GBP to participate in the
AND festival 2011.
A technologists fee of £1500 GBP will be made available to support the
project (to include any materials and/or production costs).
The aim will
to be to develop a longer term online project / reaseach, so AND and DaDa would
aim to secure further investment for the project after the initial research and
development phases.
*This
access budget is available but if the artist needs additional support please
state this on the application form.
How To Apply
For an
informal discussion prior to submitting an application contact Ruth McCullough,
AND Festival Producer, residency@andfestival.org.uk
Apply by
sending a statement (no longer than two sides of A4 or video statement no
longer than 10 minutes) detailing:
Your particular areas
of interest in relation to the programme and its goals
A suggestion of how
you would spend your time in residence, what outcomes you would expect to
achieve and why.
Please also include in your application:
Your CV
Examples of previous
work
A completed
application form and equal opportunities monitoring form (available to
download from the AND website here)
Other  formats of this information are available on request.
Applications
should be submitted by email to residency@andfestival.org.uk
Deadline for Applications:
Friday 22 July 2011, 5pm BST.

Interviews will be held on
29 July be held at the DaDa offices in the Bluecoat, Liverpool or via skype.

AND and
DaDa are committed to equal opportunities in their employment, programme and
services.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION
This is a
co-production between Abandon Normal Devices (AND) and Disability and Deaf Arts
(DaDa).
About Abandon Normal Devices (AND)
AND is an
energetic festival, a catalyst for production and experimentation, the festival
invites audiences to experience the best in new cinema and digital culture in a
celebration that spills from screens and galleries into the streets and
imaginations of the nation. AND is a 2012 inspired festival, funded by Legacy
Trust UK and part of WE PLAY, the Northwest cultural legacy programme for the
London 2012 Olympic
and
Paralympic Games.
This
programme forms part of AND Regional Residency Programme, How to be a Resident.
In Summer 2011 and will launch a two year programme of residencies across the
Northwest and online. AND will work in partnership with regional organisations
such as Forestry commission and British Waterways, to develop a programme that
will question the model of a contemporary arts residency programme. 
During the
AND festival in Liverpool resident artists and partners will together to discuss their
experiences and question, how to be a resident?


About DaDa - Disability and Deaf Arts
DaDa -, is an innovative disability arts organisation based in the North
West, formerly known as NWDAF, it continues to be a cutting edge Disability and
Deaf Arts Agency, not only from its base in Liverpool, but also across the
northwest region of England, and nationally and internationally. It organises
DaDaFest, celebrating the best in disability and deaf arts.
DaDa - Disability and Deaf Arts works with many arts organisations and
agencies concerned with the promotion of equal access for Disabled people from
arts training to audience development and programming. But, most importantly at
its heart is the 'grass roots' work; engaging directly with Disabled & Deaf
artists and communities to ensure every aspect of delivery reflects the wants
and needs of Disabled & Deaf  people.
Our company aims to be culturally relevant and accessible at all times,
concentrating our work on the following areas: Access, Development, Events
& Festival and Young Peoples Access to the Arts.
www.dadahello.com


OPPORTUNITY

AND FESTIVAL: Wild Ennerdale Residency / RESIDÊNCIA


Deadline:
Fri Jul 22, 2011 17:00

Location:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Please note: This opportunity is open to Brazilian artists only.
WILD
ENNERDALE RESIDENCY, CUMBRIA


September – October 2011

AND is working in partnership with the
Forestry Commission (FC) to pilot a residency programme in the Northwest of
England. The Wild Ennerdale residency offers a unique opportunity for a Brazilian
artist to be in residence in Ennerdale Valley. The valley is located in the
heart of the in the western Lake District, Cumbria and is an area of innovative
conservation of international significance.
www.wildennerdale.co.uk/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildennerdale/

The aim of the programme is to offer a
Brazilian artist or group of artists a dedicated period of time to develop
research or a project in this unique site. AND are seeking applications from
individuals / groups working in emerging artistic practices, that questions
normality in connection with digital culture.
Applicants should have an established
background in their respective fields and should be able to demonstrate how a
residency period at AND will assist the development of their research and
practice.
 
OUTCOMES:
The residency format is open ended, however
we hope that the programme will result in a project or an area of research that
could be further developed for the AND Festival in 2012.

PARTICIPATION:
The resident artist(s) are expected to
engage collaboratively and creatively with Wild Ennerdale site users and the
partner organisation staff. The programme will provide a number of platforms
and opportunities for the artists to engage with the environment and the
communities.
The selected artist(s) will be expected to
spend at least one day a week with the FC staff on site, assisting with
conservation / maintenance work. The aim of this is to enable the resident
artist to engage with the site and the work being done there. There will also
be an opportunity to engage other communities in the Valley such as; Farming
Community, Volunteer Conservation Groups and local schools.
The AND festival will take place in
Cumbria 16 & 17 September and in Liverpool on 29 September -2 October. The
selected artists will be expected to be present and engage with these festival
actives.
Also the selected artists will be expected
to deliver at least one activity on site that is open to the public, for
example a workshop or presentation of work in progress or research. The
selected artists will be expected make their residency activity open to
audiences online, for examples via a blog.
RESIDENCY
DETAILS

This residency will be based in Wild
Ennerdale Valley, in the Western Lake District Cumbria in September and October
2011.
The following budget is available to the
resident artist (to be managed by AND):

An
artists' fee and stipend of £2000 GBP  (to include any materials
and/or production and living costs, accommodation cost covered by AND)
Travel
expenses to the UK of up to £1000 GBP
Accommodation will be provided at the
Ennerdale Youth Hostel (private room) and is only accessible by foot or bike (a
bike can be provided). The residency can provide accommodation for up to 4
people, so the opportunity is open to applications from collaborating artist
groups or families (fees and stipend remain the same as above). The residency
is in a stunning, but very isolated location, therefore there is limited phone
and no Internet access on site. http://www.yha.org.uk/find-accommodation/the-lake-district/hostels/Ennerdale/index.aspx
 

HOW
TO APPLY

For an informal discussion prior to
submitting an application contact Ruth McCullough, AND Festival Producer, ruth@andfestival.org.uk
 
Apply by sending a statement (no longer
than two sides of A4) detailing:

Your
particular areas of interest in relation to the programme and its goals
A
suggestion of how you would spend your time in residence, what outcomes
you would expect to achieve and why
Please also include in your application:

Your CV
Examples
of previous work
A
completed equal opportunities monitoring form (available to download from
the AND website)
Applications should be submitted by email
to hello@andfestival.org.uk
Deadline
for Applications: Friday 22 July 2011, 5pm BST

Interviews
will be held w/c 1 August via skype.

Applicants must be available to be in
residence in Cumbria UK in September and October 2011. AND is committed to
equal opportunities in our employment, programme and services.

 
BACKGROUND
INFORMATION


About Abandon Normal Devices (AND)
AND is an energetic festival, a catalyst
for production and experimentation, the festival invites audiences to
experience the best in new cinema and digital culture in a celebration that
spills from screens and galleries into the streets and imaginations of the
nation. AND is a 2012 inspired festival, funded by Legacy Trust UK and part of
WE PLAY, the Northwest cultural legacy programme for the London 2012 Olympic
and Paralympic Games. For more information
see
 
This programme forms part of AND Regional Residency
Programme, How to be a Resident. In Summer 2011 and will launch a two year
programme of residencies across the Northwest and online. AND will work in
partnership with regional organisations such as Forestry commission and British
Waterways, to develop a programme that will question the model of a
contemporary arts residency programme. 
During the AND festival in Liverpool
resident artists and partners will together to
discuss their experiences and question, how to be a resident?
www.andfestival.org.uk
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RESIDÊNCIA WILD ENNERDALE, CÚMBRIA
Setembro –
Outubro
2011
AND está trabalhando em parceria com a Forestry
Commission (FC) no piloto de um programa de residência no noroeste da
Inglaterra. A residência Wild Ennerdale oferece uma oportunidade única para um
artista brasileiro desenvolver um projeto no Ennerdale Valley. O vale fica
localizado no coração de Western Lake District, Cúmbria, uma área de
conservação natural inovadora de importância internacional.
www.wildennerdale.co.uk/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/wildennerdale/

O
objetivo do programa é oferecer a um artista, ou grupo de artistas brasileiros,
um período de tempo dedicado a desenvolver uma pesquisa ou um projeto neste
lugar singular. AND está abrindo inscrições para indivíduos/ grupos trabalhando
com práticas artísticas emergentes, que questionem a normalidade em conexão com
a cultura digital.
 
Os candidatos devem ter uma sólida experiência em suas respectivas áreas e devem ser capazes
de demonstrar como um período de residência
no AND vai contribuir para o desenvolvimento de sua
pesquisa e sua prática.

 
RESULTADOS:
O formato de residência é aberto, mas
esperamos que o programa resulte
em um projeto ou uma área de pesquisa que possa ser desenvolvida
para o AND Festival em 2012.

PARTICIPAÇÃO:
O(s) artista(s) residente(s)
devem participar de forma colaborativa
e criativa com os usuários locais de
Wild Ennerdale e o pessoal da organização
parceira. O programa irá fornecer um número de plataformas e oportunidades para que os artistas se envolvam com o ambiente e as comunidades.
 
O(s)  artista(s) 
selecionado(s) deverão passar pelo menos um dia por semana com o pessoal
da FC no local, ajudando com a conservação / trabalho de manutenção. O objetivo
é permitir que o artista residente colabore com o local e o trabalho que está
sendo realizado na área. Haverá também uma oportunidade para envolver outras
comunidades do vale, tais como, comunidade de agricultores, grupos de
conservação voluntários e escolas locais.
O AND festival acontecerá em Cúmbria, nos dias 16 e
17 Setembro e em Liverpool de 29 Setembro a 2 Outubro. Os artistas selecionados deverão estar presentes
e se envolver com as atividades do festival.
 
Os artistas selecionados deverão também realizar pelo menos uma atividade local
aberta ao público, por exemplo, uma oficina ou apresentação de trabalhos em andamento ou de pesquisa. Seria desejável ainda que sua
atividade de residência fosse aberta para o público on-line, por exemplo, através de um blog
realizado pelo artista.
 
 

DETALHES SOBRE
A RESIDÊNCIA

Esta residência ocorrerá em Wild Ennerdale Valley, em
Western Lake District, Cúmbria, em Setembro e Outubro 2011.

O seguinte
orçamento será disponibilizado para o artista residente (a ser administrado por
AND):
 

Uma taxa artística e bolsa de
£ 2.000 libras esterlinas (para incluir quaisquer materiais e/ou
produção e custo de vida,
sendo que o custo de alojamento será
coberto por AND)

As despesas de viagem para o Reino Unido até £ 1.000 libras esterlinas
O alojamento será no Ennerdale Youth Hostel (quarto privado) , e só é acessível a pé ou de bicicleta (uma bicicleta pode ser fornecida). A residência pode fornecer acomodação para até 4 pessoas, então a oportunidade está
aberta a inscrições de grupos colaborativos
ou famílias (taxas e bolsa
permanecem as mesmas acima mencionadas).
A residência fica em uma área deslumbrante, mas muito isolada, portanto, a telefonia é limitada e não há acesso a internet no local. http://www.yha.org.uk/find-accommodation/the-lake-district/hostels/Ennerdale/index.aspx
 
 
COMO SE INSCREVER
 
Para uma conversa informal antes da apresentação
da candidatura, contate Ruth McCullough, produtora do AND Festival, residency@andfestival.org.uk
 
 
Para se inscrever, envie uma
declaração (não mais que dois
lados da A4), detalhando:
• Sua áreas de
interesse particular em relação ao
programa e seus objetivos
• Uma sugestão de
como você empregaria seu tempo na
residência, que resultados você
esperaria atingir, e por que.
 
Inclua também na sua candidatura:
• CV
• exemplos de trabalhos anteriores
• o formulário de monitoramento de igualdade de oportunidades preenchido (disponível
para abaixar no site do AND)
As candidaturas devem ser enviadas por
e-mail para residency@andfestival.org.uk

Prazo para candidatura: sexta-feira,
22 julho 2011, 05:00 BST (Horário Verão Britânico)
Entrevistas serão realizadas na semana de 01 de agosto, via skype.

Os candidatos devem estar disponíveis
para a residência em Cúmbria, Reino Unido, em
setembro e outubro de 2011. AND
tem o compromisso de igualdade de
oportunidades na área de empregos, em nosso programa e
serviços.

INFORMAÇÕES
GERAIS


Sobre
Abandon Normal Devices (AND)

AND é um festival energético, catalisador de produção e experimentação, que convida o público a experienciar
o melhor do cinema contemporâneo e
da cultura digital em uma celebração que se estende das telas
e galerias para as ruas e imaginações da nação. AND
se inspira em 2012 - sendo financiado pelo Legacy Trust do Reino Unido, faz parte do WE PLAY, programa legado cultural do Northwest para os Jogos Olímpicos e Paraolímpicos de
Londres 2012. Para maiores informações, veja www.andfestival.org.uk

 
Este programa faz parte do Programa de Residência
Regional AND, Como Ser Um Residente. No verão de 2011 AND lançará um programa
de 2 anos de residências online e pelo Noroeste da Inglaterra. AND irá
colaborar em parceria com organizações regionais como a Forestry Commission e
British Waterways, para desenvolver um programa que irá questionar o modelo de
programa de residência de arte contemporânea. Durante o festival AND em
Liverpool, artistas residentes e parceiros irão se reunir para discutir suas
experiências e refletir a respeito da questão de como ser um residente. 
www.andfestival.org.uk


OPPORTUNITY

AND FESTIVAL: Canal Boat Residency


Deadline:
Fri Jul 22, 2011 17:00

Location:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

CANAL BOAT
RESIDENCY, NORTHWEST ENGLAND
August – September 2011

AND
is working in partnership with the British Waterways to pilot an artists
residency programme on the Canals of the Northwest of England. This residency
offers a unique opportunity for an artist to be in residence on a canal boat on
and around the Lancashire and Liverpool waterways. The aim of the programme is
to offer an artist or group of artists a dedicated period of time to develop
research or a project in this unique habitat, question how to be resident on
the waterways. 
The
aim of the programme is to offer an artist or group of artists a dedicated
period of time to develop research or a project in this unique habitat. AND are seeking applications from
individuals / groups working in emerging artistic practice in film and video, that questions
normality.
Applicants
should have an established background in their respective fields and should be
able to demonstrate how a residency period at AND will assist the development
of their research and practice.
 OUTCOMES:
The residency format is open ended, however
we hope that the programme will result in a project or an area of research that
could be further developed for the AND Festival in 2012.
 
PARTICIAPTION:
Resident
artists are expected to do this through engaging collaboratively and creatively
with waterways users and the partner organisation staff. The programme will
provide a number platforms and opportunities for the artists to engage with the
environment and the communities who utilise the waterways.
 The
Rochdale Canal Festival will take place from 13 – 28 August and the resident
artists will be expected to engage with some of the festival activities on the
waterways.
 The AND festival will take place in Liverpool
on 29 September to 2 October, the selected artists will be expected to be
present (physically or via the web) and engage with the festival activities.
 Also
the selected artists will be expected to deliver at least one activity that is
open to the public, for example a workshop or presentation of work in progress
or research.
 The selected artists will be expected make
their residency activity open to audiences online, for examples via a blog.
RESIDENCY DETAILS
This
residency will be based on a Canal Boat on the northwest waterways in August
and September 2011 for four weeks (there is potential for a longer residency
period).
 The
following budget is available to the resident artist (to be managed by AND):

An
artists' fee and stipend of £1500 GBP 
(to include any materials and/or production and living costs)
Travel
expenses to the UK of up to £1000 GBP
Accommodation will be provided on a canal boat, full
training on boat handling and maintenance will be provided at the beginning of
the residency. A route will be matted out in collaboration with the resident
artists and partner organisations. The boat can provide accommodation for up to
2 people, so the opportunity open to applications from collaborating artists or
families (fees and stipend remain the same).
 HOW
TO APPLY

For
an informal discussion prior to submitting an application contact Ruth
McCullough, AND Festival Produce residency@andfestival.org.uk
 Apply
by sending a statement (no longer than two sides of A4) detailing:

Your
particular areas of interest in relation to the programme and its goals
A
suggestion of how you would spend your time in residence, what outcomes
you would expect to achieve and why
Please
also include in your application:

Your
CV
Examples
of previous work
A
completed equal opportunities monitoring form (available to download from
the AND website
Applications
should be submitted by email to residency@andfestival.org.uk
 Deadline
for Applications: Friday 22 July 2011, 5pm BST.

Interviews will be held the w/c 1
August in Cornerhouse, Manchester or via skype.

 Applicants
must be available to be in residence in the UK in August and September 2011.
AND is committed to equal opportunities in our employment, programme and
services.
BACKGROUND
INFORMATION

 About Abandon Normal Devices (AND)
AND is an
energetic festival, a catalyst for production and experimentation, the festival
invites audiences to experience the best in new cinema and digital culture in a
celebration that spills from screens and galleries into the streets and
imaginations of the nation. AND is a 2012 inspired festival, funded by Legacy
Trust UK and part of WE PLAY, the Northwest cultural legacy programme for the
London 2012 Olympic
and
Paralympic Games. For more information see www.andfestival.org.uk
 This programme forms part
of AND Regional Residency Programme, How to be a Resident. In Summer 2011 and
will launch a two year programme of residencies across the Northwest and
online. AND will work in partnership with regional organisations such as
Forestry commission and British Waterways, to develop a programme that will
question the model of a contemporary arts residency programme. 
During the AND
festival in Liverpool resident artists and partners will together to discuss their experiences and question, how to be a
resident?
www.andfestival.org.uk


OPPORTUNITY

Current: An Experiment in Collecting Digital Art


Deadline:
Fri Dec 17, 2010 00:00

Location:
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Artist's Call: Now Open for Submissions!
Deadline: 17th December

£1000(GBP) exhibition fee to short-listed artists; £10,000(GBP) acquisition fee for final selection.

Current: An Experiment in Collecting Digital Art

An exhibition, acquisition and debate, presented in partnership by the Harris Museum & Art Gallery and folly.
 
Artists working in digital media are invited to propose work for a public display at and acquisition by the Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, as part of 'Current: an Experiment in Collecting Digital Art'.
This project not only celebrates innovative and creative use of new media technology, but forms a pioneering practical case study for the collection and integration of digital artworks into existing permanent collections; furthering the Harris' quest to establish a nationally significant collection of new media art.
 
An expert advisory panel will select 3 - 5 artists to exhibit at the Harris from 25th March - 4th June 2011, from which one artwork will be selected by a secondary expert panel for acquisition into the Harris' permanent collection.
 
A public debate will be held in May 2011 to analyse the experiment and share findings and best practice on collecting digital art.
 
About Us:
The Harris is a magnificent Neo-classical Grade I listed building which opened to the public in 1893 in Preston city centre, and houses the largest galleries in Lancashire - including stunning contemporary gallery spaces.
folly is a leading digital arts agency, based in Lancaster and working across England’s North West.

How to enter:
For entry requirements, further information and free registration for submission, please visit: http://current-experiment.org.uk