Friday, 24 November 2023, 5.00pm

Artists and creative practitioners working in any discipline are invited to apply to become an artist within the BluePrint project team. We are seeking to work with a suitably experienced artist in order to design and facilitate art-based transformative engagement process and co-creative activities with flood-effected communities. We are seeking to exchange learning, generate new artistic work and develop a ‘creative co-creation’ toolkit targeting local governments working with communities around climate risk and resilience.

How To Respond

Please send to [email protected] with FAO Kevin Murphy with Blueprint in the subject line.

A CV/History of Artistic Practice highlighting the required skills, knowledge, and experience
Three examples of previous work which are relevant to this project (i.e. examples of community engagement etc) in a digitally accessible format (for example links to video, audio, image, text publication)
A covering letter which addresses why you would like to be involved and how you would approach responding to this brief. The cover letter should be no more than 4 A4 pages and the outline of your approach should include:
Understanding of flood-affected communities in a local context (or similar)
Approach to working with people through creative means
Co-creation process for how the creative outputs can be delivered
Budget breakdown
CLICK HERE for full application pack.

If you have any queries or access needs that require you to submit your proposal in another format, please get in touch with Shauna at [email protected] to discuss your needs further.

Submission Deadline

Friday 24 November 2023 at 5pm.

Artists will be shortlisted and invited to interview in early December 2023. The successful artists will be issued a contract by The Playhouse.

Funded by the Creative Climate Action Fund, the BluePrint project is managed by the MaREI Centre, University College Cork, with partners The Playhouse, Derry City and Strabane District Council (DCSDC), and Mayo County Council, and collaboration support from the Climate Action Regional Office Atlantic Seaboard North and Northern Ireland Environment Link/ Climate Northern Ireland.

The BluePrint project is a recipient of the Creative Climate Action fund, an initiative from the Creative Ireland Programme. It is funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media in collaboration with the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications. The fund supports creative, cultural, and artistic projects that build awareness around climate change and empower citizens to make meaningful behavioral transformations.

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