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Art Map London; art community, gallery reviews, and creative opportunities in London

Published: 22/09/2015  

This month CuratorSpace speaks with Jenny Judova from Art Map London. We find out how and why she set it up, what services the organisation offers artists to artists and curators, what their plans are for the future, and how you can get involved.

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Leeds City Council

The Arts Development Team runs a funding scheme and a programme of cultural events throughout the year.  

Our aim is to:

  • CREATE opportunities for local people to take part in the cultural life of the city;
  • SUPPORT local artists and arts organisations working in...

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Open Call for projects - Modern Body Festival 2016

Deadline: 25/07/2016   Location: The Hague  

What exactly is the ‘modern body’? We are inclined to think of our bodies as limited to what is contained within our own skin, but technology, philosophy, spirituality, religion, and science all challenge this idea. Modern Body Festival (MBF), an initiative organized by artists / makers / performers Stephanie Pan and Stelios Manousakis in The Hague, the Netherlands, strives to examine the nature of our current existence, as it were, through the perspective of the ‘modern body’.

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Kirkstall Public Art Commission - Leeds

Deadline: 29/07/2016   Location: Leeds  

The Tetley is working in partnership with Leeds City Council to commission a new public artwork in the community of Kirkstall. It will be sited on an area of landscaping in front of the Kirkstall Leisure Centre at the crossroads between Abbey Lane, Kirkstall Lane, Bridge Road and Kirkstall Road. We wish to appoint a contemporary artist or artists as the principal lead on the commission. FINAL DEADLINE EXTENDED TO: 9AM ON 29TH JULY 2016

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Lara Goodband

Independent Art Curator working with artists to explore museum collections and unusual places & spaces. I create new arts projects through participatory practice. I am a Lead Artist of Sea Swim www.seaswim.co.uk and Curator of Sea Swim's touring exhibition Head Above...

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isthisit? - Open Call

Deadline: 31/07/2016   Location: , London  

Open call for submissions for an online gallery space - with a new micro-exhibition every week

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Light Eye Mind Graduate Award 2016

Deadline: 31/07/2016   Location: London, London  

Light Eye Mind, are pleased to invite artists to apply to the LEM Graduate Award 2016. The LEM team will select one artist to hold a solo exhibition at our gallery space in November 2016. The award is designed to assist one artist per year by providing the full support of the gallery and its team.

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Bob Bicknell-Knight

I'm a London based artist working in moving image, installation, sculpture and other digital mediums. Surveillance, the internet and the consumer capitalist culture within today’s society are the main issues surrounding his work alongside an intense fascination in the various cultures...

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Please Use Text Messaging Only

Deadline: 31/07/2016   Location: , Gloucestershire  

Please Use Text Message Only is an extended communication requiring three volunteers. The interaction takes place in real time, each participant is supplied with a pre-paid mobile phone and a profile of each person they are in contact with. The interactive piece aims to explore the interplay of mediated communication and human empathy. The interaction is unscripted and unfolds as a natural consequence of participation. Volunteers will be required to commit to communicate for a period of ten days.

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Lumen Residency Atina, Italy 2016

Deadline: 31/07/2016   Location: Atina, Italy  

Join Lumen for a two week residency in rural Italy focusing on the themes of astronomy and light. We aim to inspire a dialogue about how humanity understands existence.

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News article

Free curator programme and networking events at the Manchester Contemporary 2015

Published: 15/09/2015  

This year the Manchester Contemporary will be running a curator programme giving art professionals a chance to network with their peers and get an inside look at the event.

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The Art House

The Art House provide Time, Space and Support for artists to develop their work and connect with audiences.

We do this through:

  • Residencies and artist commissions
  • Artist Mentoring, focused on artist development
  • Artist-led sharing of best...

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Window Project

Deadline: 01/08/2016   Location: London, London  

Open Call for emerging artists to present their work in the window space of Gazelli Art House, on 39 Dover Street, London.

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Light Night Volunteer Coordinator (Internship)

Deadline: 04/08/2016   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

Light Night Volunteer Coordinator (Intern)

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Bank Street Arts

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Graduate Residency at Lady Beck Studios

Deadline: 05/08/2016   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

A funded opportunity for artists graduating in 2016 to use a designated space within Lady Beck studios to develop a new body of work throughout September. The selected artists will develop work for an exhibition which will open on Light Night, using the work they produce during the residency as a starting point.

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Open Call - Rolling Deadline

Deadline: 05/08/2016   Location: GLASGOW, Lanarkshire  

Phew is an island off the coast of Glasgow, accessible year-round and only five minutes from the city centre. In the interest of leaving windows open Phew has a rolling call for proposals. These proposals may be for one-off events or for longer running exhibitions and projects.

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Saltaire Inspired

Saltaire Inspired is an ambitious arts charity, creating quality contemporary arts events in unique settings.

We have a vision to establish Saltaire as an internationally recognised centre for the visual arts, inspiring people of all ages and...

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The Future Project Open Call

Deadline: 05/08/2016   Location: Redruth, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly  

Inland Art Festival is seeking applications from artists based in the South West for a key strand in our 2016 programme. We are searching for up to 20 artists producing contemporary art across a variety of medias. This strand of the festival will celebrate and expose the variety of arts practice in the South West.

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LittlesMarket, 29 October 2016

Deadline: 15/08/2016   Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian  

The Fruitmarket Gallery introduces a new one day fair for children and families to its successful annual markets programme.

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News article

CuratorSpace and Axisweb team up

Published: 12/08/2015  

We’re always looking for ways to improve our service and to deliver more to our members. To this end, Curatorspace and Axisweb have teamed up in what they hope will be the first of many ventures. The current arrangement allows open calls listed on CuratorSpace to be automatically sent to Axisweb, where they can be reviewed and included in Axisweb listings.

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The Biscuit Factory Gallery

The Biscuit Factory is the UK’s largest art, craft & design gallery set in the heart of Newcastle’s cultural quarter. Housed in a former Victorian warehouse, our beautiful gallery spaces set over two floors display a range of exciting contemporary art, sculpture, original prints and...

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OPEN CALL: "GZ-NEWYORK 2017" 23 - 25 March - international event of contemporary art

Deadline: 30/08/2016   Location: New York  

GZ-NEW YORK 2017 INTERNATIONAL EVENT OF CONTEMPORARY ART 23 - 25 MARCH 2017

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'877' Exhibition @ Falmouth CALLING ALL ART: SPACE AND THE SURREAL

Deadline: 31/08/2016   Location: Falmouth  

This will be an event along the Pendennis Point trail, during the month of September. We are looking for work that will be displayed along the coast for a temporary exhibition. Opening night hosted by BEHAVE. Collective

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ACA Allenheads Contemporary Arts

 

Since 1995 Allenheads Contemporary Arts has designed and delivered innovative contemporary arts projects that fall across diverse specialist subjects and engage people from wide ranging interests, experiences and cultural backgrounds. It has built up a lively archive of projects...

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Light Night 2016 - Call for Volunteers

Deadline: 01/09/2016   Location: Leeds  

Light Night Needs You! The Arts Development Team at Leeds City Council are looking for a team of enthusiastic volunteers for the next annual Light Night Leeds festival.

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Holocaust Memorial Day, Young Person's Performance Commission

Deadline: 04/09/2016   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

We are looking to commission a Leeds arts organisation to work with young people to produce a 15 minute performance for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). HMD offers an opportunity to reflect as we share the memory of the millions who have lost their lives in the Holocaust and subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur in order to challenge hatred and persecution in the UK today. The theme for HMD 2017 has been released by The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, and is How can life go on? The Leeds event will be held on Sunday 22nd January 2017 at 2pm at Leeds Town Hall.

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The Artists' Pool

The Artists' Pool....exploring all aspects of the arts, where artists collaborate and cultivate their creative ideas individually and as a group.

We organise and curate exhibitions and creative events for group and solo shows.

We also work with chairities and community projects...

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Tiny Library * CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS *

Deadline: 29/09/2016   Location: Multiple (Europe)  

Reusing cassette carry cases for the purpose of housing and distributing small handmade booklets, zines and mix-tapes of varied topics across Europe.

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Art Reveal Magazine Open Call

Deadline: 30/09/2016   Location:   

Art Reveal Magazine is pleased to announce its Call for Artist Proposal for online magazine All International Artists are Welcome to submit their works for next issues. This is your chance to show off your work! Our goal is to support and promote talented artists from around the world. Each selected artist will get 6 pages including a short interview which will be published in the issue.

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News article

Artists' Union England celebrate their first birthday

Published: 28/04/2015  

Launched on 1st May 2014, Artist Union England started with 12 founding members. It now has over 500, and represents and provides support to visual and applied artists and artists with socially engaged practices. Their aim is to present artists at a strategic decision-making level, and to positively influence the role artists play within society.

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Berwick Visual Arts

Berwick Visual Arts is an initiative managed by The Maltings (Berwick) Trust, which also manages The Maltings Theatre & Cinema.

We are committed to developing a welcoming and engaging environment of exceptional, ambitious visual art to inspire, challenge and encourage learning and...

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The Annex Collection Acquisition Award

Deadline: 20/11/2016   Location:   

Open Call for Artist Submissions. £1000 Prize Fund: £750 cash + £250 materials from GreatArt. The Annex Collection Acquisition Award is open to artists all over the world and we welcome submissions across all mediums. The Collection asks that the artist who is granted the Acquisition Award, exchange their selected work for inclusion in our collection.

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Threads - Women's History Month 2017

Deadline: 30/11/2016   Location: London  

Artists are invited to submit work that explore the diverse strands we spin in our lives. The threads that connects us through our experiences, humanity, gender, friendship and relationship; across the division of country, culture, language, religion and much more. To explore the rich tapestry woven from the myriad experiences of our individual lives.

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Nostell, National Trust

Nostell : Work'd by hand.

In our archives, in a box, bundled with faded invoices, receipts and drawings is 11 year-long daybook of accounts. It was presented by Joseph Rose, master plasterer, as a bill for his work at Nostell from 1766 to 1777 and includes an instruction...

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Re-imagining the Laws of England

Deadline: 01/01/2017   Location:   

An exhibition of artists' books seeking touring venues. Twenty-seven redundant volumes of "Halsbury's Statutes" transformed into works of art by artists who responded to a call from the Sidney Nolan Trust (www.sidneynolantrust.org). Available from July 2015 to end 2017. Exhibition designed to be relevant to the Magna Carta 800 celebrations in 2015 & 2017.

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Header images for CuratorSpace

Deadline: Ongoing   Location:   

CuratorSpace are looking for exciting images of artworks to feature on our social media and web platforms.

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GaleriaZero

GaleriaZero - contemporary art ( from 1997)  is an organizer of international art events and promotor of artists by means of affiliation and other related resources, During the last years GZ organized exhibitions in New York, Basel, Paris, London, Tokyo,...

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The Stalls Makers Market - Open Call For Artists & Makers

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire  

The Stalls are looking for talented artists and makers to take part in our Makers Market in the heart of Leeds city centre.

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Brighton Film Club

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: Brighton, East Sussex  

Brighton Film Club is a monthly short film night. We are looking for short films and animations.

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News article

New art agency ARTbound Community aims to help artists sell more work

Published: 28/04/2015  

ARTbound Community is an organisation that aims to nurture and enhance the creative career paths of artists, and other creative practitioners, by offering advice, support, and creating participatory opportunities and events.

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Left Bank Leeds

Left Bank Leeds is a multidisciplinary arts venue set an amazing Grade II* listed former church building. Our mission is to preserve our amazing venue in order to inspire and empower our community via a sustainable programme of arts and events that promotes creativity, connection and...

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Artist run bookshop seeking independently published artist books

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: London, London  

The Exchange @ Brunswick East is an artist led project in an artist led space. The Exchange is a space which facilitates artists connecting with the general public though book or 'bound' form. We are seeking independently published works whether that be in the form of a book, comic, zine, essentially any works (written, visual or both!) that are bound, to feature within our coffee shop bookstore based in Dalston, London.

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isthisit? - Open Call - Rolling Deadline

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: , London  

Open call for submissions for an online gallery space - with a new micro-exhibition every week

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West Studios

As Chesterfields newest Arts Centre, West Studios aims to provide a creative space for the creative community offering an inspiring and contemporary atmosphere within Chesterfields old boys Grammar School on Sheffield Road.

Through regular workshops, creative groups, exhibitions and...

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CoCA Shop

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: York, North Yorkshire  

York Art Gallery opened its Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) in August 2015, following a major £8 million development project. CoCA aims to encourage the understanding and enjoyment of British studio ceramics. A new retail space on the first floor offers the opportunity to sell high quality ceramics to visitors.

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Little Shambles BIG ART

Deadline: Ongoing   Location: York  

Artists ,designers makers selling directly to the public. Art in the Market bringing art into the heart of York city on the last Sunday of every month. Live music, street food stalls, demonstrations, workshops.

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Creative Arts Hub / Batley Art Gallery

Mark Milnes is a practising Artist and Curator/Arts Development Worker. He worked as Development Officer for Mirfield’s West Yorkshire Print Workshop from 2007 to 2011, and has managed the exhibitions programme at Batley Art Gallery since 2005. Mark is Artistic Director of Creative Arts...

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Planning an open call for an exhibition, residency, commission, etc?

Published: 14/04/2015  

CuratorSpace is not another listings site, it's a submission management system. We've also added new features to make managing your submissions even easier.

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