Employment Opportunity

Organisation: Zinc Arts

Region: East Anglia

Artform:

Welcoming: All Disabilities

Opportunity Summary:

Enhance is a new programme led by Zinc Arts to support d/Deaf and Disabled artists working in Performing or Live Arts to create the best work possible, supporting a strong Paralympics legacy and investing in inclusive practice and skills within the sector. Zinc Arts has new, highly accessible residential accommodation and creative spaces and aims to become a national centre of excellence for inclusive arts and cultural wellbeing. The work created through the Enhance Commissions will be performance-related work that is affordable, tourable to arts or non-arts venues or unusual spaces, whilst engaging with Zinc Arts' diverse communities. Enhance offered four commissions to disabled artists/companies. The deadline has now passed for applications, but contact Zinc Arts for details of any future opportunities.

Remuneration: Paid and non-financial support are offered through Enhance


Organisation Information:

Zinc is an arts organisation which exists to advance and promote the creativity, culture and heritage of disabled young people and adults and socially excluded groups, for the benefit of all. Zinc strives to be a centre of excellence : - Generating 'pathways' within the arts - Stimulating high-quality, diverse and experimental art works - Providing lifelong learning, training and employment opportunities - Creating platforms for the exploration and representation of the cultures and neglected histories of excluded groups - Initiating informed debate and influencing policy-making - Fostering enabling environments - Advancing inclusion, accessibility and equality in the wider arts environment, and in the communities in which we live

W: www.zincarts.org.uk

T: 01277 365 626

E: info@zincarts.org.uk