The Next Thing - Moving Image Award

Deadline: 21/10/2019  |  Published: 14/06/2019  |  Venue: Bury Art Museum  |  City: Bury  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Anna Columbine

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The Next Thing - Moving Image Award is now open for submissions. Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre is inviting recent graduates of UK fine art courses and alternative art school students whose practice has a focus towards moving image to enter this exciting opportunity.

The ten most promising artists discovered through the submission process  will be given the chance to showcase their work in the Moving Image Gallery from 9 November 2019 to 25 January 2020. The overall winner will be awarded £250 in order to aid the creation of future works.

About

Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre’s moving image award is now in its third year and we would like to invite recent graduates of UK fine art courses and alternative art achool students whose practise has a focus toward moving image to enter this exciting opportunity. The aim of the competition is to discover the best video/film/moving image artists emerging from UK art schools, and offer them a high quality professional development opportunity.

Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre is committed to investing in the next generation of Moving Image artists.
Since its inception, in 2013, our Moving Image Gallery has showcased works from emerging and established artists such as Juntae T.J. Hwang, Rachel Maclean, Mark Leckey, Sejla Kameric, David Blandy & Larry Achiampong, Aslan Gaisumov.

Eligibility

You are eligible to apply for this opportunity if you graduated or are graduating at BA, MA or PhD or have attended an alternative art school in the years, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019. Artwork must have a fine art practice orientation.

Submitting an application

Please send work that best represents your practice as weblinks to your Vimeo or YouTube sites.  Please remember to give your images legible file names.

You will be asked to submit an artist’s statement (500 words maximum). This statement should include information about your artistic practice and describe the works you have submitted as part of your application. A maximum of three works can be sent, single channel, each work lasting no more than 20 minutes. Only one work will be selected if successful.

Complete with your contact details and outlining the title, media, date, and format of each of the artworks you are submitting (including any specific technical or display requirements of the work). Successful applicants will then be asked to send the curator a link to download the video via WeTransfer Dropbox etc.

Deadline

The deadline for applications is 5pm, Monday 21 October 2019.

We regret that Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre is unable to respond to unsuccessful applications individually. Selection will take place in October and only successful applicants will be informed. If you have not had a response from us by 1 November please assume your application has not been unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
You are eligible to apply for this opportunity if you graduated or are graduating at BA, MA or PhD or have attended an alternative art school in the years, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019. Artwork must have a Fine Art practice orientation.
When is the deadline?
The deadline for applications is 5pm, Monday 21 October 2019.
How many works can I submit?
Please submit up to three works.
When is the delivery date?
Selected artists will be notified when they are to send their work ahead of the exhibition opening in late October/early November.
How much does it cost?
It is free to enter.
Are there payments to artists?
The overall winner will be awarded £250 in order to aid the creation of future works.
What are the exhibition opening hours?
Artwork will be showcased in the Moving Image Gallery from 9 November 2019 to 25 January 2020. The gallery opening hours are Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 17:00 and Saturday 10:00 - 16:30.
Does the location have disabled access?
We are fully accessible.
What publicity will be provided as part of the opportunity?
The exhibition and award will be promoted on all our social media platforms and in print.

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