Applications for 2016 are now closed

2016 application criteria

In:Site Festival is open to new craft and design graduates.

We also research new graduates at degree shows and at New Designers and invite them to apply.

Opportunity for BA Graduates and MA Postgraduates

Craftspace, returns to Birmingham Cathedral Square for the sixth year with In:Site, a festival of site-specific socially-engaged work created by recent graduates.

In:Site provides an opportunity for selected applied arts graduates to create temporary, bespoke public artworks.

Working outdoors within the park, each graduate has a day to make their creative intervention on-site, turning the making process into a performance. The daily making performances, sometimes participatory, are intended to gradually fill the square with installations.

Past commissions have included casting jewellery from cracks in paving slabs and contemporary lace pieces on trees inspired by tracking people’s movement around the park. Participatory activities invite the public to socially interact, converse with each other and engage with the process of making.

What’s involved?
–  Festival runs 5th-9th September 2016
–  £150 commission award plus materials
–  Travel expenses paid
–  Up to 15 commission opportunities
–  Open to 2016 graduates and 2015 post graduates only
–  Selection panel of industry professionals
–  All work made will be on show for the duration of the festival
–  Elements of the artwork can be prepared in advance of the festival but artists must produce the majority of the artwork on-site over the course of a day.
–  Deadline for proposals submission: 12th July 2016

To download the Artist Information and Brief click here.

To download an Application Form click here

Anna Cuinu with particpants at In:Site 15