Middlesbrough Art Weekender 2018 are looking for artists based in the Northeast or who have a connection to the area. This year with our theme being connectivity we want to connect the works with the Middlesbrough Collection.
As part of MAW2018 we have developed a collection show with the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art and we want you to think about your practice in relation to the works selected (See: here). The aim of this open call and ultimate show is to consider how your practice refers to or can relate to the selected collection show and the festival theme of connectivity.
The selected artists will have their work displayed across the town of Middlesbrough as part of MAW18.
Submission Outline: This call out is for artists and performers working across all mediums and working in or from the Northeast. Applicants should note that requirements for install, if extensive, will be the responsibility of the artist. Work needs to be delivered to our main venue by the 1st October 2018. Artist will be notified of main venue if selected.
What to submit: For 3D & 2D, up to 3 still images. For video and sound please provide links. All work to be accompanied by a description of the work, how the work responds to the selected work from the Middlesbrough collection (see below) alongside a brief bio & C.V.
Financial details/payment: There are three cash prizes (£500 / £300 / £200) selected by an independent jury including Helen Welford (Curator, MIMA)
Deadline for applications: September 9th. Successful applicants will be informed by no later than the 21st September. There is no application fee.
How to apply: All applications to be made via email to [email protected]