Beyond Words, seeking proposals for a new artists residency at WISE

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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