Arts opportunities for Shoreditch Festival 2007
Shoreditch Trust is a community-led regeneration agency, working to improve housing, health, education, community safety and the environment in Shoreditch and Hoxton. The Festival was established to give the people of Shoreditch a sense of community, to build civic pride, to bring together the different communities in the neighbourhood and to celebrate Shoreditch.
The Festival is characterised as warm and welcoming, stylish, professional, organised and arts led.In 2007, the theme is based around spaces. We are now calling for local professional artists in any art form interested in (a) working with local residents to create a project for the Festival(b) for an individual project/eventProjects will occur or culminate during the Festival; and we are looking to create the following festival commissions (at least one of which should be intergenerational) :
Watch this Space! 4 x £1000
How about decorating / illuminating / highlighting / animating / singing in a space in Shoreditch?Changing Spaces!
2 x £5000
Is there a space in Shoreditch that you would like London to know about? Using your work, we would like to bring these spaces to life. Out of Space!
1 x £10,000
Show us how much Shoreditch is loved by its community or show us how fantastic your artwork would look, placed within Shoreditch.
Your proposal should bear in mind the following:
We want “art” which is of the highest quality; is unusual, original and striking; is celebratory; is Engaging and will appeal to local residents (including African, African-Caribbean, Turkish/Kurdish, African as well as white); and which will attract media interest.We want residents to be engaged as creators, participants and/or spectators/audience s simply enjoying themselves.
Your proposal should be brief, and coveryour concept resources required (eg which venue, space, technical requirements) budget (the commission must cover all fees and materials) potential partners your CV.
Timetable Proposals for these commissions: COB Nov 30 2006. We will come back to you by the end of January.We will only be able to commission those proposals for which we can find funding.If you have an idea/proposal and already have funding and think it would work in the Festival, please send it to us!
Festival Manager Julie@shoreditchtru st.org.uk 020 8 674 3400