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DIY 2020: Raju Rage – Politics of Intimacy in Practice

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An online residency queerying ‘The politics of Intimacy’ within our bodies and lives as well as in our creative practice/s

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DIY 2020 – Charlie Ashwell: Restless Study

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Restless Study will be a space for people to study which privileges restlessness and distraction over focus and concentration. We will generate, manipulate and circulate objects of study, including text, conversation, image, action, movement, and beyond. We will throw off the shackles of goal-oriented education to reclaim study as a vital, liberatory mode of being in dialogue with others!

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DIY 2020: Leonie Rousham and Ishwari Bhalerao – Alternative Mapping of Time and Landscape

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Leonie and Ishwari will be working to explore alternative processes of mapping time and landscape, moving away from ideas of linearity and colonial legacies of demarcation. Focussing on process rather than production, they will do this using plant-based darkroom printing, fermentation and chorus interventions.

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DIY 2020: Rachel Gomme – Resourcing in the Ruins

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A workshop for artists who lost projects in 2020, sharing what we have lost, learned and gained, creating mourning rituals and (re)discovering our individual and collective resources.

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DIY 2020: Nwando Ebizie – Lucid Kink

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An intimate online pleasure LAB for disabled queers exploring Kink as an artistic tool for self-care.

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DIY 2020: Chris Bailkoski and Lizz Brady – Pins & Needles

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Interested in using Live Art to create lo-fi short films exploring mental health and queer culture?

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DIY 2020: Louise Orwin – Brave New Worlds: Building the Live Art Community Discord Server

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Make like teenagers and build the Discord fanfiction version of Live Art from your bedroom, under the mentorship of real-life Discord experts (teenagers).

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DIY 2020

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A list of the artist development workshops being run as part of DIY 2020.

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DIY 2020: Gordon Douglas – That’s Governance!

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That’s Governance! invites participants to interrogate conditions of governance, and propose, through roleplay, a non-human candidate for Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW)’s Board of Trustees.

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DIY 2020: Andy Field & Christopher Brett Bailey – Scaredy Cats

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We are interested in the things that make us afraid and in the complex relationship that people have with fear. We intend to bring a group of artists together to create a performance whose only purpose is to be frightening.  

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DIY 2020: José García Oliva – White Vinegar

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White Vinegar Workshop revolves around the quote from leading New York artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles “After the revolution, who’s going to pick up the garbage on Monday morning?”.

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DIY 2020 – Gillie Kleiman: Fat Performance

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A six-week collectively-generated course on and in Fat Performance for fat people.

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DIY 2020: Call for Participants

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Apply to participate in DIY 2020; workshops developed and lead BY artists, FOR artists

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DIY 2020 – Ben Walters: DIY Hope Machines with Doctor Duckie

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Artistic practice as queer civics: a series of online encounters about making better worlds through lived experience, material support, fun, and mutation.

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DIY 2020 – Lydia Heath: Public realm as playground: towards a toolkit for earthly survival

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This DIY project uses performance informed by science fiction, magic, ritual and idiocy to explore how our relationship to the public realm has changed and will continue to change because of COVID-19.

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DIY 2020: Ashleigh Bowmott and Laura Sweeney – Doing, Undoing…and Doing Again

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A 3-day remote retreat for six producers, curators and arts administrators who have had to undo their present and future work due to COVID-19. This DIY is run in partnership with ArtHouse Jersey

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DIY: 2019 – Tim Jeeves & Lena Simic: The Party Calls You

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Between climate breakdown, austerity and Brexit, the UK is facing its greatest political crisis in decades. What place is there for artists within the UK’s political institutions?

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DIY: 2019 – Stacy Makishi: Proud Mary!

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What’dya get when you cross: Tina Turner, Mary Wollstonecraft and The Virgin Mary? A Proud Mary! The triple-decker-mother of workshops!

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DIY: 2019 – Quiplash: Unsightly Drag

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Bringing visually impaired queers and drag performers together to share skills and fuck shit up.

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DIY: 2019 – Phoebe Patey-Ferguson & FK Alexander & Andre Neely: THE CULT

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Are you feeling fed up and pissed off? Are you confused and overwhelmed? Are you isolated and unfulfilled? Are you ready to welcome ART into your life? THE CULT WELCOMES YOU.

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DIY: 2019 – Liat Rosenthal & Alex Eisenberg: Shiduchs, Shabbes and Shmucks

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Exploring artist responses to Jewishness and antisemitism by spending Shabbat (the Jewish day of rest) together.

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DIY: 2019 – Oozing Gloop: COMMUCRACY NOW

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Creating a revolutionary vanguard that will develop and present a new economy of government; COMMUCRACY.

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DIY: 2019 – The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein: ’Attack of the 50 Foot Woman’

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Reimagining Scale, Ambition and Access for Monsters in Performance, through the lens of Feminist Sci-Fi

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DIY: 2019 – Lateisha Davine Lovelace-Hanson: To The Ritual Knowledge Of Remembering

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3 day immersive workshop, exploring the body, ancestral memory and the land. To liberate creative actions towards a Decolonised Future.

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DIY: 2019 – VORTESSA (Lady Helena Vortex and Miss Giovanna Maria Casetta): GILF Island

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Pack your cases, ready to embark on a Dark Romance of the ageing self, Exploring, releasing and adoring the inner GILF

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DIY: 2019 – Jenny Gaskell: Have you tried screaming your heart out and pretending to be Cher?

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Creating a connection practice based on karaoke and daydreaming and oversharing and shared chips

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DIY: 2019 – Jack Tan & Annie Jael Kwan: Potluck Stories

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A weekend of intercultural grocery shopping, culinary adventures and sharing stories about ingredients, journeys, migration, nationality and material culture.

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DIY: 2019 – Fox Irving & Eva Peskin: Step One! Sharing

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A two-day workshop on the art of sharing in collaborative encounters for artists in the North West.

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DIY: 2019 – Charlie Ashwell & Es Morgan: ANDROGYNY!

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A weekend of dance and discussion for anyone interested in thinking about gender through dancing.

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DIY: 2019 – Claire MacDonald: Curse Bless me Now

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Daring to curse. Blessing when the world is ending.

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DIY: 2019 – Cade and MacAskill: The Making of Pinocchio

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A playfully theatrical DIY for trans, intersex, non-binary and genderqueer artists exploring notions of realness through the desires of a wooden puppet to be “a real boy”.

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DIY: 2019 – Adriana Disman: The confusing space between

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A residential workshop for multi-racial performance people on an island in the English Channel.

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DIY: 2019 – Edythe Woolley: SWEAT: the sky leaks I leak

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Un-straightening, leaking and oozing towards queer entanglement, through an embodied practice of sweating.

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DIY: 2019 – Daniel Oliver: Scripting Unscriptable Performance

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Writing down and getting someone else to perform performances that can not or should not be written down and given to someone else to perform.

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DIY: 2019 – Beverly Thomas: The Silence

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A 4 day residential workshop for artists of Colour to explore silence and revitalize their creativity.

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DIY: 2019 – Bean & Nicola Woodham: (de)coding performance

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Learn to build and program wearable sensors for use in sound based live art.

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DIY: 2019 – Ania Bas & Amy Pennington: Performance for shy people. Playwriting for dyslexics.

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Two day experiment at performance production by shy people and performance writing by bad spellers.

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DIY: 2019 – Adam Patterson: Green Screen Charivari

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Parading for the right to be unfixed, letting surfaces slip and slide, transgressing horizons, bodies, identities and worlds

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DIY: 2019 – Call for Participants

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Applications are now open for 24 national professional development workshops by artists, for artists

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DIY: 2012 – Call for Participants

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Professional development projects BY artists FOR artists

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DIY: 2019

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Professional development projects – BY artists FOR artists – across the UK.

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DIY: 2019 – Call for Proposals

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Invitation to propose unusual and exciting artists’ workshops

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DIY: 2018 – Documentation

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Images, films and feedback from the 23 projects in DIY15: 2018

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DIY North America: Call for Participants

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Call for participants for the second round of DIY’s in North America

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DIY: 2018 – Call for Participants

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Professional development projects conceived and run by artists, for artists

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DIY: 2018 – Nigel Barrett & Louise Mari: Tiny Revolutions

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How to make a working political theme park for babies and early years

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