Shadow Artist Opportunity

Opportunity for Shadow Artist 1 – A Level Playing Field Project, Druids Heath 

Place Prospectors CIC has received funding from Birmingham City Council to deliver art activities for young people in Druids Heath for their ‘A Level Playing Field’ Project. 

We are looking for a shadow artist to work with us on this project from late September to December 2018. 

The shadow artist will work with us on workshop sessions with young people aged 0 – 10 at Manningford Hall on Wednesdays 4 – 6pm in October.

This is an opportunity to work with professional artists.

Your role as shadow artist will be to: 

Encourage and support people younger than yourself to participate and to develop their creative voice. 

Draw out ideas from the young people and help them in the practical making

Under the ‘Level Playing Field’ project name use social media to promote the project

You will gain: 

Experience of socially engaged practice 

Understanding of how a project develops and a range of art forms

Understanding of how to coordinate a project 

Experience of social media for promotion

For this opportunity applicants should be resident in South Birmingham and 18 or over. 

There will be ten hours of experience at the Birmingham living wage rate of £8.75 ph. 

To apply please send a short paragraph (200 words max) or a link to a video of yourself saying why you would like the opportunity, your experience of the arts, and how the opportunity would benefit you, to by midday Monday 24 September. 

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