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Republic of Learning – Atmospheric Commons Workshop

The workshop will explore our past and present impacts on the Earth's atmosphere - personally, locally and globally. We then seek to imagine whatever comes next… making artistic/craft based responses that combine scientific data with our own questions and stories about the future.
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Writing For Voice & Writing About the Artwork of Others | A Toolkit by Sally O’Reilly

Writer Sally O’Reilly delivered a two-part in-person workshop at Primary, Nottingham for our NMG associates. The day was split into two sessions – the morning session focused on writing for voice, the afternoon session on writing about the artwork of others. Though the two are intertwined this meant we could work with both writing as practice and writing on practice.
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Announcing the NMG Development Programme Bursary Recipients

New Midland Group is delighted to announce 12 bursary recipients supported by NMG Development Programme, funded by Arts Council England. This opportunity will support a group of practitioners and creatives to broaden their understanding of artistic and interdisciplinary research and development, production and collaboration.
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Writing Workshops with Sally O’Reilly

Sally O’Reilly will deliver two writing workshops over the course of day that respond to the interests and desires of the NMG associate cohort. Sally O’Reilly is a writer-maker of fiction, essays, videos, opera libretti, art criticism, performances and hybrid text-image-sound forms that interleave the theoretical, the technical, the comic, the fantastical, the psycho-social.
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NMG Development Programme Collaborative Project Bursaries in Partnership with Artcore

NMG in partnership with Artcore, Derby is pleased to announce a call for submissions for three Collaborative Projects. This opportunity has a focus on interdisciplinary research and is aimed at pairs looking to work collaboratively to develop and deliver a project together. We are focused on supporting creative research, interrogating processes of artistic production and how we can better understand and articulate the value of artist development.
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NMG Development Programme Production Bursaries

NMG is pleased to announce a call for submissions for two Production Bursaries. This opportunity will support in the development of an ambitious and sustainable culture of production within the Midlands, by establishing relationships with project mentors and working with bursary recipients over a period of up to 9 months to develop and produce artwork to be exhibited at a partner venue.
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NMG Development Programme UoL Graduate Production Bursary in Partnership with University of Lincoln

NMG in partnership with University of Lincoln is pleased to announce a call for submissions for a Production Bursary. This opportunity is available exclusively to undergraduates from University of Lincoln’s BA (Hons) Fine Art who graduated in 2020 or will graduate in 2021. This opportunity will support in the development of an ambitious and sustainable culture of production within the Midlands, by establishing relationships with project mentors and working with bursary recipients over a period of up to 9 months to develop and produce artwork to be exhibited at a partner venue.
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NMG Development Programme R&D Bursaries

NMG is pleased to announce a call for submissions for three Research and Development (R&D) Bursaries. This opportunity will support recipients to broaden their understanding of artistic and interdisciplinary research, and ambitious experimentation, building confidence for artists based in the Midlands to invest in developing their practice now. Recipients will carry out a period of R&D between August 2021 – January 2022, with the opportunity to share or further explore work developed with NMG during a public event in January 2022.
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The Role of Contemporary Art in Gentrification, Urban Development & Land Grabs with Tirdad Zolghadr

Tirdad Zolghadr will speak about contemporary art’s complicity with gentrification schemes and the role it has to play in land grabs and urban development.
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Announcing the NMG Development Programme Associates

We are delighted to announce the NMG Development Programme Associates. Over the next 12 months the cohort will benefit from a slate of activity including mentoring, collaboration and professional development with a focus on interdisciplinary research, redefining collaborative practice and building confidence.
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