DIY: 2018 – Call for Participants

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.

More about DIY 15 and our range of national partners
Documentation from DIY 14

Applications are now closed.

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Part of DIY: 2018

Professional development projects – by artists for artists – across the UK.

DIY: 2018

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Professional development projects – by artists for artists – across the UK.

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DIY: 2018 – Ana de Matos & Ria Hartley: Queer.Actions.360

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Exploring possibilities of presence, sense and sound in VR performance

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DIY: 2018 – Ania Bas with Sally O’Reilly & Kit Caless: A New Career In A New Town

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Explore the performative potential of co-produced text in the context of a new town

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DIY: 2018 – Brian Lobel, FK Alexander & Season Butler: FUCK PERFORMANCE ART, GIMME MY BOXSET

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Exploring television, Live Art, and the relationship between binge watching and durational/endurance performance

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DIY: 2018 – Call for Proposals

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Apply to lead a professional development project as part of DIY 15

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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: 2018 – Documentation Action Research Collective: Transformance

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Blurring the lines between live performance and documentation

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DIY: 2018 – Hamish MacPherson: We Robot

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We will transform ourselves into an interconnected cyborg entity

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DIY: 2018 – Helena Hunter: Encounters

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A residential for artists working with environments, organisms and geologies

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DIY: 2018 – Joanne Matthews: Wild Philosophy: Raving, Running, Reading

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theory and philosophy for women channeling punk, rave energies and radical sensitivity

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DIY: 2018 – Joshua Sofaer: Artists and their Families

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Artists working together with non-artist family members

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DIY: 2018 – Katie Etheridge & Simon Persighetti: DIY Twin Town

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Connect, exchange, celebrate and create a Live Art Twinning Ceremony!

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DIY: 2018 – Liz Rosenfeld: (Un) Doing Cruising Practice(s)

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Creating a space for women in queer cruising culture

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DIY: 2018 – Marikiscrycrycry: SH4ME/[N0 SH4ME]

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Giving form and function to the dance party

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DIY: 2018 – Mary Paterson & Deborah Pearson: Homme de Plume

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Become the privileged human you’ve always wanted to be

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DIY: 2018 – Nando Messias: Art & the Self: What did Narcissus see?

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A self-reflective workshop on the play of narcissism in creativity

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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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DIY: 2018 – Nwando Ebizie: Afro Diasporic Ritual as Afrofuturist Technology

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Exploring neuro-mythology, Haitian Vodou dance, and atypical perception

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DIY: 2018 – Owen G Parry & Angel Rose: Luv 2 H8 U

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A hangout for ‘haters’, anti-fans and the uninitiated

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DIY: 2018 – Sorryyoufeeluncomfortable: Black Drift Walking

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Black study, being in space and black bodies navigating space

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DIY: 2018 – Toni Lewis: PUM

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A pleasure party experience by Black Womxn, for Black Womxn

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DIY+ 2017 – Sheree Rose with Rhiannon Aarons and Amy Kingsmill: Methodologies in Body Art

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Tailored training in sadomasochistic methodologies, pain practices, and durational working

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DIY: 2017 – Sara Zaltash: Approaches to Embodied Islam

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A curious, performative invitation towards embodied practices of the Islamic faith

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DIY: 2018 – Mary Paterson & Deborah Pearson: Homme de Plume

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Become the privileged human you’ve always wanted to be

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DIY Progression – Unfunky UFO: 2100AD (Seke Chimutengwende & Alexandrina Hemsley)

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A retreat for artists of colour to explore how their work journeys in dialogue with futurity

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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: 2013

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Unusual professional development projects conceived and run BY artists FOR artists

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