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Emergency StopGap - Call for Proposals,

  • North West
  • combined arts, interdisciplinary arts, theatre, visual arts, Other
  • Tamsin Drury / Cat Shaw


Emergency StopGap — a small informal platform to bridge the gap between gallery + theatre, and to fill the empty months of winter…

Our inaugural Emergency StopGap takes place on Thursday 27 February 2020 from 6pm to late in the decaying splendour of Manchester’s NIAMOS — an informal evening of durational, small capacity, and intervention-based work, we are now seeking artist’s proposals. 

PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Friday 17 January 2020, 5pm.

Artists working in live art, contemporary performance, time-based media, and interdisciplinary arts are invited to submit proposals for:

 • durational, one to one, and limited capacity work;

 • performance installation and intervention-based works in + around the spaces.

 NB: Emergency StopGap is not looking for “black-box” show-type work.

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