Artist Announcement - UKYA City Takeover: Nottingham 2019

Uniting over 250 artists working across disciplines of visual arts; applied arts; music; performance; digital arts; literature; moving image - accommodating a global discussion and survey show of art being made today across the United Kingdom alongside artists from China, South Korea, Europe and the Mediterranean. We are delighted to publish the list of selected artists for UKYA City Takeover: Nottingham 2019:

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Laura Evans
NEW DESIGNERS 'UK YOUNG ARTISTS ASSOCIATE PRIZE' WINNER

UK Young Artists is delighted to announce Jasmine Ellie Brown as the winner of our New Designers Associate Prize. This year at New Designers, UKYA was seeking an artist to commission to develop some souvenir products inspired by UKYA City Takeover: Nottingham 2019, which will be launched and sold at the event next February. 

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Laura Evans
SELECTION PANEL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR UKYA CITY TAKEOVER

UKYA is delighted to share with you some of the experts who will be assessing submissions over selection week for UKYA City Takeover: Nottingham 2019. Our hand-picked panels are experts in their field, made up of talented artists, and representatives prestigious cultural organisations or institutions.

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Laura Evans
Tickets LIVE for 'Continue' at the British Library

UK Young Artists has partnered up with the British Games Institute to bring you ‘Continue’ at The British Library, London. A jam-packed day exploring the possibilities at the intersection of arts and game technologies. With a programme boasting pioneering artists, technologists, commissioners and curators working at the forefront of new technologies. Get inspired with talks, demos and workshops, and take time to share, discuss and experiment with game practitioners and artists from across all art forms.

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Laura Evans
In Another Place - 10 Billboards, 10 Places, 6 Weeks

UK Young Artists is delighted to be working alongside 10 regional organisations to present original artworks on advertising billboards in a range of locations for 6 weeks. Transforming these everyday hoardings into a vibrant display across the region, In Another Place aims to bring art to audiences, in places where normally they would see advertising. We invite you to join us for two special events with UKYA’s selected artist, Charlie Birtles.

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Laura Evans
Open Call for curators and researchers for 'A Natural Oasis?'

Through our partnership with BJCEM, UK Young Artists are seeking UK-based curators and researchers under 34 for 'A Natural Oasis?'. A two-year nomadic free school dedicated to the development of new curatorial research paths in contemporary visual and performing arts, taking place in Palermo (Manifesta 12), Nottingham, San Marino, Cyprus and at the Mediterranea Biennale. Deadline 21 May.

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Laura Evans
CALLOUT: UKYA Cultural Leadership Programme

Deadline: Friday 8 June. UKYA has teamed up with coach and creative business woman, Sarah McNicol to provide a personal and professional development programme for artists. The programme aims to equip, inspire, inform, encourage and empower emerging young artists as they establish themselves and their careers.

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Laura Evans
Cornish Weekender Programme and Guest Artists

UKYA is super excited to be travelling to St Ives this weekend for The Cornish Weekender - the second of a suite of micro residencies run in partnership with artist spaces across the UK. Find out more about the residency programme and guest artist facilitators here.

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Laura Evans
Displacement and Place-making: Cross Border Residency

UK Young Artists and Studio XX, Montreal are embarking on a co-operative international residency with two female artists, Natacha Clitandre from Quebec and Louise Orwin from the UK. Each of the artists will spend two weeks in residence in Montreal and Nottingham, during which time they will collaborate on a new project to challenge their ways of working and thinking. Find out more here.

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Laura Evans
Cornish Weekender 2018 - Meet the Selected Artists

The Cornish Weekender 13-16 April will be run in partnership with Porthmeor Studios and Curator, Claudio Zecchi. This micro residency brings together creative people of all persuasions, visual arts to performance, music to architecture, urbanism and anthropology. Find out more about the selected artists here.

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Laura Evans
CLAUDIO ZECCHI INTERVIEWED BY GUILIA MORUCCHIO FOR ATP DIARY

Claudio Zecchi is an independent curator whose research is focused on investigating the relationship between art and public space. UKYA is supporting his residency in Japan at the TOKAS - Tokyo Arts and Space to develop the fifth chapter of this research. Here he is interviewed about the project by Guilia Morucchio for ATP Diary.
 

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Laura Evans
UKYA CORNISH WEEKENDER - CALL FOR ARTISTS

We are seeking up to 10 outstanding creatives of all persuasions from visual arts to dance, music to photography, architecture to geographers, urbanists and anthropologists to participate in UKYA Cornish Weekender 13-16th April at Porthmeor Studios. Working with Curator Claudio Zecchi, selected artists will immerse themselves in the stunning town of St Ives and participate in dialogues, activities and projections to explore the rich artistic and historic community. Deadline Mon 26 Feb.

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Laura Evans
WE ARE HIRING!

UKYA is seeking skilled and passionate individuals to join our team. We currently have four posts available as we enter a new and exciting chapter as a National Portfolio Organisation for Arts Council England. Head over to the 'vacancies' page to find out more and apply.

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Laura Evans
EMERGE - CALL FOR ARTISTS

It's the third and final year of Emerge and the call for artists is now LIVE! The Mighty Creatives (TMC) working in partnership with Arts Connect and UK Young Artists are offering a unique paid opportunity to artists aged 18 - 30.

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Laura Evans
UKYA ARTIST SELECTED FOR PLYMOUTH PLATFORM 2018

Congratulations to Elena Brake, who participated in UKYA Derby 2016 on being selected for Plymouth Platform 2018! Plymouth Platform 2018 is a mentoring scheme initiated by Visual Arts Plymouth that seeks to support the development of early career artists, creative practitioners and arts professionals

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Laura Evans