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Bristol heritage project seeks Artist, Arts Producer & Archivist, Knowle West Media Centre

Description

Knowle West Media Centre (KWMC) currently has three opportunities to work on a project exploring the hidden heritage of Bristol's Knowle West estate.

"100 Years of Knowle West Style" focuses on uncovering, exploring, understanding and telling the story of the area's hidden heritage through a mix of participative research, making, and site-specific events.

KWMC is seeking an artist, arts producer, and archivist.

The project is part of “Homes for Heroes 100” – a collaborative programme of projects, events, publications and other activities across Bristol to mark the centenary of the 1919 Housing and Town Planning Act (known as The Addison Act after the then Minister of Health and Housing Christopher Addison) which led to the building of large-scale council house estates in this country.

Arts Producer

KWMC is looking to employ an Arts Producer to support the design, development and delivery of the “100 Years of Knowle West Style’’ project.

Fixed term contract: 2 days per week from start of April – end of November 2019
Salary: Grade 3 – £22,151 – £25,843 (equates to £8,980 – £10,477)
Deadline: Monday 4 March 2019

Archivist

KWMC is seeking an archivist to sort, collate and prepare the broad archive that exists in Knowle West and identify other relevant local archival material.

Commission dates: Mid-March to Mid-May
Fee: £2000 all inclusive
Deadline: Monday 4 March 2019

Artist

KWMC is seeking artists, working in any medium, who are interested in participatory arts practice and the culture and architecture of council-built estates and the experiences of people who live there.

Commission dates: May to October 2019, with a public event to happen in mid-October
Fee: up to £8,000, inclusive of VAT. There is additional budget for materials and events.
Deadline: Monday 18 March 2019

For more details about all of the opportunities and how to apply visit https://bit.ly/2DBF5No

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