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Nightfall Light Festival 2021 Workshop Artist Bursary Opportunity!

We are looking for 4 artists to take part in our workshop artist professional development programme as part of Nightfall 2021. This opportunity would suit an artist who is looking to develop or strengthen their participatory practice and is delivered in partnership with Navigator North.

on site Selected artists will attend 2 professional development workshop sessions delivered by Nic Golightly and Vicky Holbrough from Navigator North and will include an introduction to participatory practice and approaches to engagement, development of ideas and content, method statements and risk assessments costings, marketing and promotional information. 

Each artist will then develop a workshop based on their practice and deliver 2 workshops during Nightfall which runs 2-5th December.  


Selected artists will work on a design in response to the Nightfall theme, A Stellar Rainbow and will create simple creative workshop activities aimed at children and families. We are looking for high quality ideas that are related to an artist’s practice, something that can be easily achieved by potentially hundreds of visitors within a drop-in outdoor setting.  


Bursary fee: £600 to attend 2 x professional development workshops and deliver 2 x workshops during Nightfall 2021 (additional budget is available for workshop materials and access costs).

If you are interested in this commission, download the brief here for more information and application details.

Application deadline:  Midday on Friday 1st October