What’s on this month – Art Monthly newsletter

January 2021
art events and opportunities

Art Monthly Calendar

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Jordan Baseman, A Different Kind of Different, 2020

Selected Digital Resources

Many venues are focusing on digital programming during the Covid-19 pandemic. So, instead of the usual list of events, here are links to some of these online artworks and resources.

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Lottery Lives

Current art-funding schemes, despite their meritocratic veneer, remain incurably unjust – it is time, says Michaële Cutaya, for a radical shake-up

Michael J Sandel contended that recognising and accepting the role of chance in human affairs would humble the winners and restore dignity to the losers.

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Carey Young, Income Tax, 2020

Carey Young

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Michael O’Pray Prize

New writing on innovation and experimentation in the moving image


Shortlist announcement:

• Harvey Dimond
• Mimi Howard
• Rachel Pronger

The winner will be announced later in January.

Read the winning texts from 2019:

Image Abrasion
Cassandre Greenberg considers Derek Jarman’s Blue as a celluloid artefact in an age of portable digital media

Patrick Staff: On Venus
Laura Jacobs on hostile environments, both social and natural, in Patrick Staff’s ‘On Venus’ exhibition

The Michael O’Pray Prize is a Film and Video Umbrella initiative in partnership with Art Monthly, supported by University of East London and Arts Council England.

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  • Dec: Morgan Quaintance, Izabella Scott & Gwen Burlington on the ever-widening gap in the UK art world between social, cultural and political realities; artists’ responses to the US’s denial of its colonial history; and the recent work of Irish artist Eimear Walshe.
  • Nov: Tom Denman and Sophie J Williamson discuss artists who counteract paradigms of racial representation, and also those who reveal unspoken taboos in art through the intimacy of being with someone dying.
  • Oct: Mark Wilsher & Adam Heardman consider the notion of presence in art during a pandemic and discuss Elizabeth Price’s Artangel video installation ‘Slow Dans’.
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Opportunities

Jobs

Director

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and strategic individual to take Bloc Projects forward, building future resilience whilst developing our long established programme and profile as a hub for artists’ talent development.
Bloc Projects, Sheffield | 22 Jan
blocprojects.co.uk

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Project Assistant

ACAVA, London | 6 Jan
www.acava.org

Curator

The Whitworth, Manchester | 7 Jan
www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk

Gallery Coordinator

Alison Jacques Gallery, London | 8 Jan
Hannah/Michael

Relationship Manager, Audience & Engagement

Arts Council England | 10 Jan
www.artscouncil.org.uk

Assistant

Arts Council England | 10 Jan
www.artscouncil.org.uk

Development Manager

Drawing Room, London | 10 Jan
www.drawingroom.org.uk

Video Editor

Peckham Platform, London | 11 Jan
www.peckhamplatform.com

Print Sales Gallery Co-ordinator

The Photographers’ Gallery, London | 11 Jan
www.thephotographersgallery.org.uk

Trustees

Wysing Arts Centre | 11 Jan
www.wysingartscentre.org

Digital Media Specialist

BFI, London | 12 Jan
www.bfi.org.uk

Visitor Engagement Manager

Turner Contemporary, Margate | 12 Jan
[email protected]

Production Manager

Glasgow International | 13 Jan
www.glasgowinternational.org

Programme Assistant: A Weston Jerwood Creative Bursary 2020-22 Fellowship

Yorkshire Sculpture Park | 15 Jan
www.ysp.org.uk

Associate Editor

Frieze Magazine, London | 15 Jan
[email protected]

Creative Programme Manager

English Heritage, London | 17 Jan
www.english-heritage.org.uk

Communications Manager

Glasgow International | 18 Jan
www.glasgowinternational.org

Relationship Manager (Essex)

ACAVA | 24 Jan
www.acava.org

Assistant Producer

Bluecoat, Liverpool | 28 Jan
thebluecoat.org.uk

Trustees

Artsadmin, London | Rolling
artsadmin.co.uk


Competitions/Commissions

BBC Arts Culture in Quarantine Fund

Arts Council England | 12 Jan
www.thespace.org

Wellcome Photography Prize

Wellcome Collection, London | 18 Jan
www.wellcome.org

Southmere Creative Commission

Thamesmead Now, London | 18 Jan
www.thamesmeadnow.org.uk

Dover Prize

County Durham Community Foundation | 14 Feb
www.cdcf.org.uk


Residencies/Fellowships

Jerwood UNITe 2021 Open Call

g39, Cardiff | 6 Jan
www.g39.org

Inverlonan Artists’ Retreats

Inverlonan | Rolling
www.inverlonan.com

ARC Getaways

Stockton Arts Centre | Rolling
www.arconline.co.uk


Scholarships/Grants

Adaptations

A £3,000 award to support visual artists seeking innovative and authentic ways to adapt their practice for an age of physical distancing.
Artquest | 18 Jan 10am
artquest.org.uk

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National Lottery Project Grants

Arts Council England | 30 Apr 2021
artscouncil.org.uk

The Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries Programme

Jerwood Arts | 1 Mar 2022
jerwoodarts.org

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grants

Pollock-Krasner Foundation | Rolling
www.pkf.org

Black Artists Grant

Creative Debuts | Rolling
creativedebuts.co.uk


Exhibiting

Flash Fictions Open Call

The Photographers’ Gallery, London | 31 Jan
thephotographersgallery.org.uk

DreamsTimeFree

TACO, London | 1 Feb
taco.org.uk


Submissions: Send opportunities to [email protected]

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