Opportunity: Call for artists – community-led housing programme, Bristol

Bristol-based arts organisation Knowle West Media Centre is seeking to commission an artist to explore new approaches to developing citizen-led housing and how communities can live better together.

KWMC is leading a programme of work – Home Made – that will bring together a multi-disciplinary team of local people, artists, designers, architects and policy experts to collaboratively explore new approaches to housing that are, at their heart, citizen-led, working with Knowle West as a participatory test-space.

Home Made offers the opportunity for a commissioned artist or collective to immerse themselves in a live and emerging debate around citizen-led housing, contribute to a prototyping process, and create new work.

The first public phase of the project runs from January – April 2017, culminating in an exhibition and event. The period will include workshops, community engagement, hands-on making sessions and public talks.

There is a budget of £1,500 for artist fees and an additional materials budget.

For more information, the artist brief and how to apply visit http://kwmc.org.uk/about/opportunities/jobs/

Deadline: 5pm, Friday 6th January 2017

Interviews: Thursday 12th January 2017

Project begins: w/c 16th January 2017


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