DEADLINE: 6 May 2016
You Must Locate A Fantasy is Book Works’ new Library Residencies Programme, presenting a series of residencies and commissions for artists to work with libraries, special collections and archives located in England/Internationally in 2016–2019.
For this first open call we are inviting artists to propose a project that engages creatively and critically with either Chelsea College of Arts Library & CHELSEA space or Glasgow Women’s Library special collections/holdings and to develop a new work after an initial period of research/residency that will engage with local audiences.
We are interested in proposals that make connections: between the research material you access in the library collection and the finished work; between yourself and the real or imagined audiences that access the collection; between the present in which you work and the histories of the collection; between the personal and potential communities of the library or collection. Commissioned work might take the form of printed matter, performance/live works, installation/exhibition, film, talks/readings or online material etc., or a combination of the above in terms of its outcome.
You are invited to submit a proposal to one library: please select either Chelsea College of Arts Library/CHELSEA space or Glasgow Women’s Library. We will not accept proposals to both libraries.
For more information and how to apply, download the application form and equal opportunities form here:
|You Must Locate A Fantasy _Application Form.pdf||1.94 MB|
|Equality Monitoring Form_You Must Locate A Fantasy.pdf||60.95 KB|