Artist Survival Guide #10

The tenth edition of our Artist Survival Guide. What have we got? A public art opportunity, the chance to be part of a collaborative film, coronavirus compilations and an immersive Big Read project.

Ginkgo Projects are looking for an artist experienced in surface and pattern design to work on a public art commission on as part of flood defences in Devon, deadline is 29th May.

Southampton’s City Eye have an open invitation to everyone in Southampton to submit short video of their coronavirus stories. They’ll edit the submissions into a film about people’s experiences.

LADA (Live Art Development Agency) are compiling a series of reference lists of writings and films which draw attention to examples that reflect some of the experiences or issues of lockdown.

Artist and lecturer Kevin Hunt has produced an evolving list of some of the most interesting, entertaining, useful, relaxing, recommended, critically engaged and particularly GOOD online visual arts content’ over on Visual Arts South West’s website.

Following the postponement of Glasgow International 2020, the visual arts festival has released four new online commissions including a new audio work by Southampton native Liv Fontaine (available until 31st May).

The John Hansard Gallery are one of a number of partners in The Ancient Mariner Big Read. The online project is curated by Southampton’s Philip Hoare and is ‘an inclusive, immersive work of audio and visual art from the 21st century that reflects the sweeping majesty and abiding influence of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s 18th century epic poem.’

Finally Art Rabbit have collated a page of art you can see from home.

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