The Bluecoat is a contemporary arts centre in a Grade 1 listed building, the oldest building in Liverpool city centre, and offers a contemporary offer of visual art, literature, live art, music, dance, cabaret and comedy. They are seeking a visual artist with international profile and experience of engaged community practice to work with the Participation Team on a seven week residency project between January and March 2012. The project will focus on engaging children, young people and adults with learning disabilities in a collaborative creative experience that will help them connect with each other, take more notice of their environment and support each other in the community. The total budget for artist fees, expenses, materials and production costs is just under £15,000. Email for a full brief.