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Gasworks is seeking to appoint an artist whose practice is concerned with the advancement of participation within a contemporary art environment. The candidate must be committed to engaging with the local migrant community around the Lambeth and Southwark area, and will deliver a diverse range of regular participatory educational activities in a creative and enjoyable way throughout the 8 months of the residency.

The artist will be expected to programme a series of 10 events, workshops, or other interactive activities aimed at migrant community groups. The programme should incorporate the artist’s own practice as a means of developing a cohesive project with an overall output at the end of the residency. Outputs could be in the form of a publication, film, exhibition or performance.

Gasworks Participatory Artist' Residency Programme: Connecting Communities, is a two year programme working directly with artists and migrant communities in Southwark and Lambeth, supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

Artist Fee: £200 per day
Working Days: 2 days a week, flexible working days and hurs
Programme Budget: £5000 (includes materials for activities and final output)

Application Procedure

Your application should include in a single PDF:

  • Candidates are asked to write a 500 word statement outlining a project plan over the course of the 8 month residency. Please include details of specific events, workshops, activities you wish to carry out. We advise that candidates to take note of the description of the residency outlined above.
  • Please also provide a short statement on your practice (max 300 words), a copy of your CV, as well as images and descriptions of 2 recent and relevant projects.

Please upload your application through Gasworks Website’s portal. Applications that do not follow this format will not be considered. Please note that there is a 10MB limit on pdf submissions. If your file is not in pdf format or is over 10MB you will not be able to submit it.

Gasworks is committed to equal opportunities in recruitment and employment.

Application Deadline: Monday 8th October, 10am

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 15th October 2018

Application Form