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UKYA & Platform Nord are pleased to announce a new international joint working programme for young artists to gain a better understanding of international working and the value of intercultural dialogue. United will be delivered in two parts: part one will be held in Leicester in the UK, and part two will be held in Kristiansand, Norway.

UK Young Artists will select up to five UK-based artists to join four Nordic-based artists, who wish to develop an international career in the arts and culture sector.

  • United artists will participate in residencies in the UK and Norway. These will take place in Leicester (18-21 June 2019) & Platform Nord, Kristiansand (9-13 October 2019)

  • United participants will engage in a dynamic programme of events, such as workshops, talks, field-trips, performances, exchanges, one-to-one sessions and discussion groups both in the UK and Norway.

United artists also receive

  • £500 cash towards ongoing practice and/or development of ideas formed through United

  • accommodation in UK and Norway

  • Return travel to and from UK to Norway

  • Support towards travel costs within the UK to and from Leicester

  • Meals and subsistence

More details about United to be shared soon!