Corridor8 is a not-for-profit platform for contemporary visual arts and writing in the North of England. We publish reviews, features, interviews and exploratory writing, and are dedicated to producing high quality content that reflects the vibrant art scenes and cultural events taking place across the North of England.

The Corridor8 team is determined to pay writers and editors at professional rates, whenever possible. In 2020 we introduced a new ‘supported content’ model, inviting organisations to make contributions toward writing and editing fees. We offer subsidised advertising rates and also welcome donations to help us continue our work. As part of our growing portfolio of collaborations, part-funded by Arts Council England and other funding bodies since 2016, we also invite organisations to partner with us to deliver residenciespublications and training programmes.

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Current opportunities

  • Call for Proposals: ‘Thinking Through Extinction’ Writing Residency

    Deadline: 29/05/2020  |  Published: 13/05/2020  |  Venue: Online (Manchester Museum)  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Corridor8

    Paid opportunity

    Corridor8, in partnership with the University of Leeds and Manchester Museum, invites proposals for an online writing residency for the AHRC-funded project ‘Thinking Through Extinction’. The successful applicant will work closely with commissioned artist Laurence Payot to develop a piece of writing that responds critically and/or creatively to the project’s concepts and themes. The final work will be refined in conversation with editors and academic leads and showcased in a print publication alongside other commissioned writing and artwork. The publication will be distributed nationally and promoted through partners’ networks and platforms.

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