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DIY9: 2012 - Call for Participants
Professional development projects BY artists FOR artists
DIY 9 is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to take part in unusual training and professional development projects conceived and run by artists for artists.
Fourteen projects will take place between August and October 2012, which will be led by: Neil Bartlett, Dickie Beau, sean burn and Mike Layward, Eloise Fornieles, Oriana Fox, Nicole Garneau, Richard Layzell, Stacy Makishi, Michael Mayhew, Nigel Barrett and Louise Mari, Steve Ounanian, Andy Whall, Adam Young and Zierle & Carter.
DIY 9 projects are aimed at both emergent and experienced practitioners, and take place throughout the UK. The DIY 9 programmes take many forms, with a variety of themes this year including fabulation, spirituality, anarchist bomb plots, the ethics of oil sponsorship, citizen robots, and even mountain climbing.
Participation in a DIY project is free of charge. Some projects may necessitate a financial contribution from participants to cover some expenses.
Applications are now welcomed for all the DIY projects.
Application deadline for most projects: Monday 9 July, 2012
If you require further information about any of these projects or artists, please contact the Live Art Development Agency at diy@thisisLiveArt.co.uk
DIY 9 is a Live Art Development Agency initiative developed in collaboration with Abandon Normal Devices (North West), Artsadmin (national), Colchester Arts Centre (East), Fierce (West Midlands), Live at LICA (North West), The Performance Centre at University College Falmouth (South West), PLATFORM (national), Sound and Music (National), Whitstable Biennale (South East), Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Yorkshire), and The Works, Dance and Theatre Cornwall (South West).