DIY 15 is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to take part in unusual training and professional development projects conceived and run by artists for artists.
‘I’m so grateful to you for giving me the opportunity to participate in DIY Help The Aged, to meet a delightful band of retrobates and to enjoy some shared fun whilst considering some extremely serious issues’ – Participant in Giovanna Maria Casetta & Helena Vortex’s Help The Aged, DIY 14.
‘Fantastic few days in Folkestone reimagining the economy in the shape of a uterus, reading, thinking, working hard, singing money based karaoke and squeezing in two amazing sea swims!’ – Clare Qualmann, participant in Madeleine Hodge & Rebecca Conroy’s Marricksville School of Economics, DIY 14.
23 DIY projects for both emergent and experienced practitioners will take place across the UK between July and November. Together, these opportunities represent a huge variety of subjects and approaches, including (but not limited to) a-typical perceptions, ‘kidnapping privilege’, virtual reality, ancestral constellations, cruising (for female identified people), family collaboration, sleeping, binge-watching, ugly singing, and a politicised Ann Summers party for womxn of colour.
The DIY lead artists self determine and run their own projects, which includes defining the participants’ application and selection process. If you have any questions about a DIY project, please follow the contact link at the bottom of each DIY project page.
You may apply to as many as you wish, all DIY projects are free to participate in and some expenses may be covered where possible.
Applications are now closed.
Professional development projects conceived and run by artists, for artists
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Professional development projects – by artists for artists – across the UK.
Exploring possibilities of presence, sense and sound in VR performanceRead more
Explore the performative potential of co-produced text in the context of a new townRead more
Exploring television, Live Art, and the relationship between binge watching and durational/endurance performanceRead more
Blurring the lines between live performance and documentationRead more
theory and philosophy for women channeling punk, rave energies and radical sensitivityRead more
Artists working together with non-artist family membersRead more
An exercise in the possibilities of not planningRead more
Connect, exchange, celebrate and create a Live Art Twinning Ceremony!Read more
Creating a space for women in queer cruising cultureRead more
Become the privileged human you’ve always wanted to beRead more
A self-reflective workshop on the play of narcissism in creativityRead more
How to make a working political theme park for babies and early yearsRead more
Exploring neuro-mythology, Haitian Vodou dance, and atypical perceptionRead more
Untangling knots so that they can extend into actionRead more
“Ugh, that sounds weird: do it more!”Read more
Black study, being in space and black bodies navigating spaceRead more
for the dancer who doesn’t give a fuck about being professionalRead more
A human flea circus 3 day residency with the StenchWenchRead more