NMG and experimental sound artist Tom Harris are delighted to share an Open Call for sound works, with submissions being open to creatives based in the East Midlands. Deadline to submit is Sunday 28 November 2021.
Susan Schuppli's artist talk focuses on the body of research and work developed through the “Learning from Ice” project, which includes a documentary film shot in the Canadian Ice Core Archive and a US geochemistry lab (2019), followed by research into the changing conditions of sea ice and glacial retreat in the Svalbard Arctic Archipelago (2020).
Nottingham-based artist Lisa and Dudley have created a new series of work with a focus on changing public perceptions around addiction and incarceration, helping to connect people who are affected by these issues. The artists chose to use this period to care for themselves through practice, to then help others to process, reflect and make – making trauma count in society.
Ellen Angus will help us to reflect on the many different iterations of an artist statement, a ‘piece of writing’ that often uncomfortably pins down our practice. Constantly shifting, an artist statement takes on different shapes, masks, performances over time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.