Metal have an award from Arts Council England to commission a Creative Associate (artist, curator, creative producer), of British South Asian heritage, to work with us to kickstart an exciting new programme of artist development and commissioning opportunities for other British artists of South Asian Heritage.
The programme will consist of a number of stages, as follows:
·Developing best ways to recruit British South Asian artists to take part – building connections with relevant individuals, organisations and networks, plus shaping an open call for applications
·Shaping and facilitating a week-long, residential Culture LAB - a tried and tested model and part of Metal’s work for over 10 years – for participating artists
·Identifying commissioning opportunities from the Culture LAB
·Shaping and delivering those commissions collaboratively across the Metal teams in Liverpool, Southend and Peterborough
·Identifying partnership opportunities for those commissions which ensure that they generate the greatest impact for both the artists and the works created.
We are looking for:
·An artist / curator / creative producer who has exciting ideas and a desire to work with, support and enable other artists to develop and deliver great new work
·Evidence of the ability to work in this way – with examples of delivering similar projects
·Evidence of strong existing networks – artists, cultural organisations and other partners relevant to the recruitment, development and showcasing of targeted artists
·A team player – who is excited to work with Metal staff across sites at all levels
Deadline for all applicants is 12:00 midday Wednesday 27th February.
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