Day 9: 200 days to go until the Olympics…

Speaking to artists from Jamaica and France who are taking part in this years event.

Day 6: http://www.scoop.it/t/artwalk-festival

Day 4: A New Year…

and new a new social networking platform for us to mess about with. Have a look and give us some feedback: http://www.scoop.it/t/artwalk-festival

Artwalk2010: by illustrator Dennis
Artists Charis McNerlin (Installation & Textiles) Damien Morgan (Film) Dan Barlow (Musician with 7th Horizon) Dennis (Illustrator) Scarlet (Choreographer).

Artwalk2010: by illustrator Dennis

Artists Charis McNerlin (Installation & Textiles) Damien Morgan (Film) Dan Barlow (Musician with 7th Horizon) Dennis (Illustrator) Scarlet (Choreographer).

Day 1: In the beginning…

OK its not that big but we do need a talented amazing and incredible individual to head our PR for Artwalk2012.

Your mission should you choose to accept it will be to let everyone know the festival is happening. You’ll be responsible for writing fresh, timely press releases and organising the press kit, getting info into gig guides, blogging, tweeting and facebooking as well as cultivating those important relationships with journalists and other members of the mass media.

For more information please contact: info@comeunityarts.org.uk

BE PART OF ARTWALK IN 2011

Artwalk2011 is calling for proposals for performances and exhibitions to be presented on the festival’s main programme from 22nd July to 24th July 2011. 


We are looking for artists from Handsworth in Birmingham and the surrounding locale with new and compelling work that raises the bar of excellence and innovation in the performing arts, visual arts and cross-disciplinary arts.

Detailed written proposals must be submitted to the Festival Director and must include:


*Background of the institution, artist or promoter submitting the proposal
*A narrative description of the production / performance /exhibition
*Brief narrative biographies of the principal artists 
*An artistic statement motivating why the work should be presented at Artwalk2011
*A preliminary budget

The following must also be included with the proposal:
*Theatre: a play-script or script in progress
*Music: CD / DVD 
*Dance/Physical Theatre: DVD
*Visual art/exhibitions: a portfolio (if applicable) or full details of the exhibition that is being proposed
*Performance art/cross disciplinary art: CD/DVD and any other materials that will support the proposal

The Festival Director is available for consultation for further guidelines about submitting proposals. Proposals must reach the Director no later than Friday 25th February 2011.

Proposals can be delivered to us in one of the following ways:


Fax: 0121 643 4541 

Emailinfo@comeunityarts.org.uk 

Post: 138 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6DR

leonsparkes:

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Hey Leon Happy New Year to you and yours.

leonsparkes:

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Hey Leon Happy New Year to you and yours.

Images taken during a portrait drawing session with a group aged between 7 and 10 years of age. The Jay Z image was drawn by our new friend Ajay. He’s ten and wants to be an architect.

we may be from different worlds but..

snapshot-star:

a smile,

a hug,

a highfive,

a friend,

is the same in any language.

(via drunken-sail0r)

Handsworths own summer arts festival 20th - 22nd July 2012. Now in its fourth year - Connecting art, heritage & culture.

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