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Archive for December 2013
Sunbmissions of papers are invited for a conference entitled Collect, Exchange, Display: Artistic Practice and the Medical Museum which will take place in the MacRae Gallery of the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons, London on 6 June 2014.
For hundreds of years, medical collections have been sites of medical and artistic exchange. Not only were many of their contents created by artists and physicians, but the collections were also often compiled by doctors, who were themselves artistes manqués. Although medical museums have recently received attention in museological and historical studies, they remain relatively ignored within art historical scholarship. Read More
The Culture sub-programme of Creative Europe supports cultural and creative organisations with a view to helping them operate transnationally and promoting cross-border circulation of works of culture and mobility of cultural players. It helps to launch projects with a European dimension and to share cultural content across national, and European, borders; it enables cultural and creative players to work internationally and to internationalise their careers and activities in the EU and beyond; it funds cooperation projects, literary translations, networks and platforms.
The first calls for proposals under Creative Europe are now available. Read More
The Arts Council has announced an Arts Participation Bursary Award with a view to supporting professional artists to develop their art practice. The award will provide artists with the time and resources to think, research, reflect and critically engage with their art. The closing date for applications is 16 January 2014. Read More
The Postgraduate Certificate in Arts in Health Care Settings course accredited and delivered by NUI Maynooth in partnership with the National Centre for Arts and Health at Tallaght Hosiptal is one of very few courses aimed specifically at artists (of all art forms) working in healthcare settings. The centralised PAC system is now open for applications for the 2014 course. Read More
This second manifesto promotes action and makes clear the vision of those interested in the relationship between the arts and society in the North of England. Further thoughts on arts, health and society. Author(s): Clive Parkinson. Publisher(s): Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University. Year: 2012. Context: Arts and health. Artform: Various.
Performance Research journal invites artists, practitioners and theorists to submit proposals for critical articles, documents, interviews, artist’s pages or other forms of contribution that explore medical practices and histories in relation to the contexts and discourses of performance, performance-making and artwork. Proposals are invited for a sepcial issue of Performance Research on the theme of ‘On Medicine’ which will be published in August 2014. Performance Research is an independent, peer-reviewed journal published by Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd for ARC, a division of the Centre for Performance Research Ltd, an educational charity limited by guarantee. The proposal deadline is 20 January 2014. Read More