Nene Park Artist Commissions

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Vivacity Culture and Leisure Trust,‘Peterborough Presents’ (the Creative People and Places programme for the city) and Nene Park Trust are seeking to commission five artists to create new temporary art works and interventions. Each selected artist will receive a fee of £3,000 and a materials budget of £4,000 towards creation of their work. Selected artists will be required to attend an intensive 4-day Research and Development LAB run by national arts organisation Metal at their base in Peterborough. The LAB will bring together the successful applicants for site visits and talks / mentoring from specialists in the fields of public art,audience engagement and site-specific interventions. Following the LAB,the selected artists will have three months development time to complete their commissions ready for presentation at the August festival weekend. A further group feedback session is scheduled for the first week of June to share progress with commissioners. Artists are invited to can apply from any artistic discipline and at different stages in their career. The selected artists will have experience of socially engaged practice,creating work for outdoors and working in collaboration with communities and audiences. 

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Expires: March 7, 2016


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