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<nettime-ann> Seeking a Visual Media Artist: Drake Music and Furtherfiel
Ruth Catlow on Mon, 22 Sep 2008 23:51:04 +0200 (CEST)

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<nettime-ann> Seeking a Visual Media Artist: Drake Music and Furtherfield.org - Connecting Across Difference

Project: Connecting Across Difference
Organisation: Drake Music in partnership with Furtherfield.org
Role: Visual Media Artist
Approx 9 days
Start date – November 2008
End date – March 2009
Fee 1,700

Application deadline: Midday October 15th 2008

Drake Music and Furtherfield.org are seeking to commission a visual  
media artist as part of a season of workshops on the theme Connecting  
Across Difference. The artist will work closely with a composer and a  
technologist to devise and facilitate a week of workshops with young  
disabled musicians at the Roundhouse in Camden, London, UK.

This project is part of a larger season of work with to culminate in  
a mixed media performance at Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood, co- 
created and performed by all participants in March 2009. With this in  
mind it is envisaged that the visual work will take the form of a  
live, generative or recorded video work to be projected as part of  
the final performance.

This role would suit an accomplished media artist who is excited by  
the creative possibilities of the crossovers between audio and visual  
expression and of exchange and collaboration between participants  
with a range of abilities and experience.

The following skills and experience are highly desirable:

- Strong artistic vision and engagement with new media.
- A good grasp of digital media and working collaboratively.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Experience of working in an outreach/ education setting, ideally  
with disabled people
- The ability to work creatively, imaginatively, flexibly and  
appropriately depending on the needs of different individuals and  

We strongly encourage applications from disabled people as they are  
currently under-represented in our organisations.

Interested parties should send a CV, and a letter stating how they  
would contribute to this project along with examples of their work  
by: midday on the 15th October The full project brief can be  
downloaded here: www.drakemusicproject.org

For any queries please contact Miranda Peake -  
furtherfield {AT} drakemusicproject.org

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