Micro-Commissions

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Aberdeen Art Gallery is a winner of Art Fund Museum of the Year 2020 and we’re sharing our award with Aberdeen’s creative community.

We invite creative practitioners with AB postcodes (artists, makers, musicians, dancers, designers, writers and performers) to submit proposals for micro-commissions to make new work that responds to the collection through explorations of identity, intersectionality and representation.   

We use the term micro-commissions to set the scene for all involved – the finished works might be small scale, and the time spent developing and producing does not have to be long and drawn out - this is a chance for you to respond quickly to this opportunity. 

Information and application documents are below:

 

Deadline for submissions: Sunday 9 May 2021, 23.59hrs

 

Micro-Commissions Round 1 - Q+A

Head of Collections Helen Fothergill, Lead Curator Madeline Ward and Learning Manager Rachel Thibbotumuwe, with Mae and Hanna of the Hysteria Aberdeen collective. The panel talks about the micro-commission opportunity and answers any questions about the application process.

 

 

Micro-Commissions Round 2 - Q+A

Head of Collections Helen Fothergill, Lead Curator Madeline Ward and Learning Manager Rachel Thibbotumuwe talk about the micro-commission opportunity and answers any questions about the application process.

 

 

Press Release

Aberdeen Archives, Gallery and Museums award commissions to six city artists

 

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