Monday, 20 December 2010

Writer's commission opportunity in South Gloucestershire

Bovis Homes Ltd is transforming the former Filton airfield in South Gloucestershire into a new mixed use development called Charlton Hayes. The development includes housing, community and leisure facilities, workspace and public realm.

This commission is aimed at developing a series of short stories informed by research within the local area. The text will form the basis for a series of permanent public art commissions to be integrated into the new public realm.

The writer's brief is available to download by clicking here.

If you are interested in applying for this project, please send:
• A recent copy of your CV
• A brief written statement about your work
• Up to 3 examples of your previous written work

Applications should be sent to by Friday 14th January

2011. Supporting information may also be sent by post to Tom Littlewood at Ginkgo
Projects (see brief for contact details). 

The deadline for applications is 14th January 2011.  Applicants selected for interview will be notified by January 27th 2011 (provisional). Work to be completed by end of May 2011.

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Inverness Old Town Art project receives £92k additional funding

The funding will secure IOTA's running costs for the next 3 years, and is aimed at improving Inverness's waterfront areas. It is anticipated an open weekend will be held in the city to talk to businesses and art organisations on ideas for the creation of two public works of art for the Longman and the riverside.
Councillors agreed the extra funding on 29 November, voting 14 to eight to grant the extra funding from the common good fund.