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ARTIST OPPORTUNITY

ART & APHASIA ; ENJOYING BETTER CONVERSATIONS
A partnership between DLWP, UCL and Say Aphasia

The partnership is seeking an inspiring artist to help us deliver an  innovative pilot project –  Art & Aphasia: Enjoying Better Conversations (A&A) – a six week course for people with aphasia and their chosen conversation partners, which aims to develop helpful communication strategies and creative skills.

The artist should have proven experience in developing participatory and socially engaged art projects, working collaboratively and enabling the ideas and learning of others.

Project dates: August 2020 – February 2021
Artist Fee: £2,500
Download the full job description here

How to apply:

You will need to send to send a single pdf containing

  • a 500 word statement outlining why you are applying for this role and your approach to the project, including how you think the whole, or parts, of the project could proceed online.
  • a one page CV, including two referees.
  • 6 images and concise descriptions of two recent and relevant projects

In addition, you will need to send

  • A 2-minute talking head film (.mov or .mp4 file) outlining your approach to the project – this will be viewed by people with aphasia as part of the shortlisting process

Please submit your pdf file (title your name) and 2 min film (title your name) via Wetransfer to sally.ann.lycett@dlwp.com , with the subject line: Art & Aphasia Artist Opportunity.

Application deadline: Monday 3 August at 12 noon. 

NB: This opportunity was advertised before lockdown in February. Because of the change of project dates, we are re-advertising.  Previous applicants will be contacted directly.