Open Call | madeinroath Festival 2018, Roath, Wales

Deadline for applications: Friday 10 August, 5pm.

The madeinroath festival is an artist-led event which aims to take art out of the gallery and into the wider community. Now in its 10th year, the festival showcases the work of emerging and established artists, makers, musicians, writers and performers, who use the whole of Roath as the venue, including domestic, commercial, public and overlooked or disused spaces. This year’s madeinroath festival will run from 14 – 21 October, with the main events happening on the 20/21 October.

madeinroath are looking for expressions of interest from artists who would like to be part of the festival’s visual art/happenings 2018 programme. The potential manifestations of artwork are wide ranging, and could include performance, sound, installation, movement/dance, social events, sculptural, public intervention, video, spoken and written work, light works, photography and 2D. They are asking for new work, not an existing body. Artists working in any media are able to apply and they encourage applications from artists at any stage of their career. Appointments are based on proposal, with a view to appointing a range of projects from a variety disciplines.

madeinroath will assist in finding suitable spaces for selected proposals throughout Roath, previous venues include empty shops, cafés, churches and places of worship, on the streets, bus stops, hoardings, in windows and on noticeboards, online/digital and interactive, in community halls, pubs and at the Saturday farmers market etc. If you have a location or type of location in mind for your project please state this in your application.

You can apply for any amount between £0 – £500. You may also think of this as match funding for a larger project, which madeinroath could support you in.

To apply, please submit a letter stating your interest in madeinroath and an outline project proposal. This does not need to be complete or worked up, but a starting point, or direction you would like to take.

For more information and application details see: arts.wales/

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