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Image DIY13: Sexcentenary’s ‘Grey Matters’ (image credit: Clare West).
Image DIY13: Sexcentenary’s ‘Grey Matters’ (image credit: Clare West).

DIY 14: 2017 – Call for Proposals – deadline March 13

Deadline for proposals: 12 noon March 13 2017

Create is delighted to be once again working in partnership with Live Art Development Agency as part of DIY 14.

DIY is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to conceive and run unusual research, training and professional development projects for themselves and other artists.

LADA are planning to support 18 DIY projects that will take place across the UK & Ireland from July to November 2017. Each project will receive £1,500 support.

Professional development projects by artists for artists across the UK and Ireland.

DIY is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to conceive and run unusual training and professional development projects for other artists.

DIY 14 has a wide range of new partners organisations, and some exciting new developments including three new strands of DIY activity supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation, and three DIYs supported by Live Art UK’s new Diverse Actions initiative.

More information, including online application process

Partners supporting DIYs this year

Access All Areas (London),
Agency for Agency (London),
ARC Stockton (Stockton),
 Artsadmin (National),
BUZZCUT (Glasgow)
Colchester Arts Centre (Colchester)
Create ( Dublin, Ireland)
Culture Coventry/The Herbert (Coventry)
Fierce Festival (Birmingham)
Folkestone Fringe (Folkestone)
Heart of Glass (St Helens)
 Iniva (National)
Jersey Arts Trust (Jersey)
Lancaster Arts (Lancaster)
Live Art Development Agency (National)
The Marlborough Pub & Theatre (Brighton)
National Theatre (London)
]performance s p a c e[ (Folkestone)
Scottish Sculpture Workshop (Aberdeenshire)
Snape Maltings (Suffolk)
Southbank Centre (London)
SPILL Festival (Ipswich)
Steakhouse Live (London)
Wunderbar/NewBridge Project (Newcastle)
Z-arts (Manchester)

“One of the most valuable professional developments of my artistic practice so far”
– FK Alexander, DIY lead artist, 2016

“Having a group of seriously curious and culturally hungry collaborators to experiment with was a great privilege”
– Katie Etheridge, DIY lead artist, 2016

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