Open Call for Artists

Posted on: 26th November 2020

The Playhouse are looking to recruit a bank of artists of all disciplines, with a strong track record in participation, for their Street Talk Youth Arts Project.

Street Talk is an exciting multi artform project that engages artists with groups of vulnerable young people throughout Derry.Londonderry, Strabane, Limavady and the Greater Belfast areas. Artists will work with the young people through structured programmes of workshops that empower them to creatively address issues including Crime Justice and Citizenship through art.

The programme involves Open College Network (OCN) courses and the participating artists will have the opportunity to train as OCN Assessors as part of their role in the project.

The programmes will start in January 2021

Artist workshop fees: £35. per hour.

Artists are invited to submit their CV and 6 images, along with a letter no more than 2 sides of A4 letter, showing the following;

1. Main artform/s

2. Examples and images of recent experience in the delivery of art workshops with young people.

3. Examples of innovative approaches to creative participation and engagement.

4. Awareness of the issues faced by young people in marginalised communities

 

Artists are also asked to provide the following;

· Address

· Email address

· Contact telephone number

· Name, address, email and telephone no. of 2 references

Please submit your applications preferrably electronically to: Deirdre Mackel deirdre@derryplayhouse.com

 

Deadline for applications is Friday 11th December no later than 4.00pm.

Applications are subject to Access NI checks

 

Image: Gavin Connolly

 


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