I love to jump on an awesome opportunity, especially one that involves travel and art. If you know anyone who might love this, please pass it on!
[Edit 9 May 2012: new opportunity for emerging curator to work with artists with disability...posted below]
(Thanks to the Victoria Park Centre for the Arts for passing it to me)
Unlimited UK will subsidise a group of Australians to travel to London in September to attend the ‘Festival of the World’, part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.
This international arts and disability gathering will showcase Unlimited, the largest program of work by artists with disability ever commissioned. Whilst in London, participants will also be able to attend a range of panel discussions, meetings and workshops.
Participants will then share their experiences at the Arts Activated Conference in Sydney on the 30th and 31st October 2012.
Unlimited UK is open to Australian artists and artsworkers with disability who are involved in any area of the arts.
Applications close on the 1st of June 2012.
To download the info pack and application form, click here…
An exciting opportunity exists for an Emerging Curator to mentor and curate the work of fifteen outstanding artists with disabilities over a twelve month period resulting in the exhibition Here and Now 13 at the Lawrence Wilson Gallery in the University of Western Australia. This opportunity involves participating in a partnership between the Department of Culture and the Arts, the Disability Services Commission, the Museum of Modern Art and DADAA.
Applications should address a four page expression of interest and include the names and contacts of three referees, three Hard Copies should be addressed to the Operations Manager DADAA Inc, PO BOX, 1080, Fremantle WA 6959 COB Wednesday 6th June 2012.
For further information please telephone Catherine Peattie 9430 6616.