Beyond Words, seeking proposals for a new artists residency at
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31st March 2016
Beyond Words, a new open call seeking proposals for two artists'
residencies based at the Hull History Centre and Wilberforce
Institute for the Study of Slavery (WISE) in Hull, with specific
reference to the special collections on slavery past and present,
pressure groups including Parity, Liberty, and the archives of
leading activists and campaigners.
These two artists’ library residencies will be selected and
commissioned by the Freedom Festival Arts Trust and Hull Culture
and Leisure Library Services, in association with Book Works.
Commissioned artists will undertake a period of
research/residencies in August/September 2016, and produce new work
including an artist’s book in March 2017.
Deadline for proposals: 26 April 2016
Beyond Words is a project commissioned by the Freedom Festival
Arts Trust and Hull Culture and Leisure Library Services, in
association with Book Works, Hull History Centre and the
Wilberforce Institite for the study of Slavery and Emancipation,
Hull University and funded by the James Reckitt Library Trust.
For more information and how to apply, visit Bookworks.
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