Posted by Accessible Arts | Mar 24, 2022
Professional artists with a disability or who are d/Deaf are invited to produce work in the increasingly popular format of video art to develop their creativity and careers.
Two (2) artists will be selected to create new works which explore themes of identity, access and social connectedness.
- Each artist will receive $11,500 in grant funding toward the production of their work and undertake a professional mentorship with experienced video artist Dr Zanny Begg.
- An additional $9000 of in-kind production support is available from our partnering organisations Bus Stop Films and Western Sydney community creative hub A.C.E.
- Bus Stop Films will support the production of these works with students from their Accessible Film Studies Program available to work in crew roles where possible.
The two artworks produced as part of this program will have a World Premiere screening at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia in December 2022 to help celebrate International Day of People with Disability. Video art streaming service Prototype will also have an option to screen the artworks following their screening at the MCA.
“ArtScreen aims to broaden engagement with, and appreciation of, the distinctive insights and skills of artists with disability,” says Accessible Arts CEO, Liz Martin. “The MCA provides a high profile showing and creates a unique opportunity for artists with disability. Previous ArtScreen work has gone on to be further developed and selected as part of this year’s Cannes Short Film Festival.”
ArtScreen 2022 is being co-funded with grants from the City of Sydney and the NSW Government through Create NSW and in-kind contributions from Accessible Arts, MCA, A.C.E., Bus Stop Films and Prototype.
Applications are open to artists with disability or who are d/Deaf from NSW.
If you cannot access the online Survey Monkey application form, please note that applications will be accepted in other formats that are accessible including Auslan, audio, video, printed, dictated, electronic and handwritten formats.
Applications close at midnight Tuesday 26 April 2022.
All applicants will be notified of the results by the end of May 2022.
For more visit ArtScreen applications – Accessible Arts page: https://aarts.net.au/news/applications-now-open-for-artscreen-2022/