Abandon Normal Devices is offering a bursary of up to £500 for emerging practitioners to showcase new work or work in progress at an event new to our programme in 2013, the AND Fair.
The fair is inspired by the World’s Fairs of old, where inventors could showcase new inventions and discoveries such as moving images, electricity or the fluorescent light bulb.
Whether you are an artist, engineer, hacker, technologist or maker – or you sit somewhere in between – we would love to hear from you.
The deadline is Click here for details of how to apply.
They're also looking for volunteers
Volunteers are crucial members of the AND team. We wouldn't be able to deliver our programme without them.
We're looking for people to help with a wide range of tasks including installing artwork, stewarding and market research.
Register your interest by if you'd like to get involved.
Join Liverpool Biennial at Camp and Furnace (67 Greenland Street, Liverpool L10BY) for an Open event hosted by Liverpool Biennial with Artangel and BBC Radio 4 to hear about an open invitation for artists to come forward with ground-breaking project proposals which will transform the UK’s cultural landscape.
If your into your creative industry networking (or whatever this is called these days) then this session from ACME is for you.
This is the first kin get-together for 2013 and as is the norm with these events', you can be mix it up; with this session following on from another much anticipated industry 'thinking' session brought to you in partnership with Sound City.
Free CPD Opportunity - Action Learning with Curious Minds
As part of their support offer to organisations using the arts to engage with children and young people, they have a number of free Action Learning sets they're hosting this year. If you've not come across Action Learning before, it's a structured problem solving method which involves a group of peers supporting each other to look at their professional challenges and find solutions. It's a really effective method they've used a lot in the past, more information about it is available on their website - http://www.curiousminds.org.uk/alfcm
Then this course could be up your street starting today!!!!
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Chorlton Arts Festival, one of the leading, annual multi-arts festivals in the UK, is now inviting submissions for 2013.
Interactive artwork Noisy Table, an augmented ping-pong table that makes music and sounds as games are played, arrives in FACT on 6th December.
Who better to test it out than some of the city's best-loved bands? Over the next 10 weeks 8 bands will compete to be crowned “Bats & Bleeps Ping-Pong Champion!” in a round robin ping-pong tournament. To launch Noisy Table and get the competition underway, FACT are incredibly happy to welcome Liverpool legends Clinic for an exclusive DJ set and atmospheric electronica artist Afternaut, who will be performing live.
It is no wonder that this artwork is coming to FACT as Mike Stubbs the artistic director at FACT has a Ping Pong table is his back room at home and never misses a chance to battle it out against any unsuspecting visitor - Pity the Watch Tower seller.
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