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Commission of A New Work
Background:Spraoi International Street Arts Festival stages its 21st anniversary event on August 2, 3 & 4 2013. Spraoi’s philosophy is informed by a passion to engage audiences with imaginative work by artists primarily, though not exclusively, in outdoor urban environments.
Commission:Spraoi International Street Arts Festival invites proposals from Irish street artists, companies, and artists from other disciplines for the creation of a new work to be staged at Spraoi and other festivals in 2013.
Recourses:€5,000 will be made directly available to the selected individual/company to utilise at their discretion to develop the work. An additional €5,000 will be applied to the development process as agreed between Spraoi and the commissioned company or individual artist, depending on the selected work’s requirements. Spraoi envisages investing additional: time, personnel, premises and equipment.
Schedule:Submissions are invited as of December 2012 and must be submitted to Spraoi by January 31, 2013. The selected work will be announced in February 2013.
Selection Process:By, but not exclusively, Spraoi’s Artistic Director and a practitioner from abroad.
Style Content:Recognising diversity of artistic expression, proposals are not limited by style or content. Proposals should, however, be informed by practical production and resource considerations.
Submissions:Concepts, sketches, drawings or other submission materials to: Artistic Director, Spraoi Studios, Carrickpherish, Waterford. Or via: firstname.lastname@example.org