16-25 year olds - opportunity for artists/non-artists on iCreative - Windrush Years Next Generations - places available

Submitted by fusionarts on November 6, 2018 - 13:28
Salary / Fee: 
Closing Date: 
Monday, 7 January, 2019
Creative Youths iCreative Windrush Years Next Generations art opportunity Oxford Oxfordshire, Exhibition Museum

Apply and get more details through the link on the iCreative website: http://icreativeox.xyz/about/

Programme runs 1 day a week 10th January - February 28th.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a small group learning hands on creative and digital skills, meeting industry professionals and having work in an exhibition.

On the iCreative Windrush - Next Generations programme you will join contemporary artists Rachel Barbaresi and Amantha Edmead. You will have opportunity to gain creative digital skills making artworks in response to the Windrush stories, an important part of British and local history.
Over the project you will work with professional artists, learn about digital sound recording techniques through capturing and documenting voices of the Windrush generations, and get to respond to the subject in your own way. You can create digital and non-digital artworks through, drawing, painting, sculpture, dance, poetry, theatre, and learn about curation. Your work will form part of the Windrush Years - Next Generations Exhibition at the Museum of Oxford, Town Hall, an exhibition by ACHKI (Afrikan Caribbean Kultural Heritage Initiative) and BK LUWO.

Over the course of the project you will gain valuable digital skills, building up a portfolio of work that can form part of your CV.

To ask questions about getting involved please send an email direct to Fusion Arts - info@fusion-arts.org titled "iCreative Windrush"

They'll be opportunity to get Arts Award qualifications to if you’re interested.

Travel and other expenses are available for those on low income.

To apply please go to http://icreativeox.xyz/about/

Sessions will generally take place at Fusion Arts Centre, East Oxford (44B Princes Street, Oxford, OX4 1DD). Some sessions will take place in the Museum of Oxford & Oxford Town Hall (St Aldate’s, Oxford, OX1 1BX).Travel bursaries will be available so please ask for details when applying/expressing interest

iCreative - Windrush Years Next Generations is proud to be:
Funded by the European Social Fund
Supported by the ACKHI & Museum of Oxford & Oxford City Council

Check out previous iCREATIVE projects here: http://icreativeox.xyz
and here, “Pigeons over Paradise Square” : https://www.filmoxford.org/pigeons-parad...

iCreative is an exciting platform for young people (16 – 25 years) looking to work in the Creative Industries. Established in 2017 iCreative sees Film Oxford and Fusion Arts deliver creative industry training programmes linked to LIVE events. Over each programme participants will gain an understanding of the breadth of opportunities in the creative industries and receive inspiring training in a chosen discipline such as graphic design, moving image, sound engineering and digital art. Students will meet and work with local professionals on a creative brief linked to one of Oxford’s flagship festivals and then receive mentoring and support onto further opportunities.

Contact Details: 

Fusion Arts - info@fusion-arts.org
Telephone and leave a message: 01865 245 735

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