Application Form: Adaptations

This is the application form for the Adaptions award

Please read the eligibility criteria and frequently asked questions before starting this application

It is not possible to save the form part-way through completing it. Gather and prepare all the necessary information in a separate document before starting your application, and paste in your responses

The deadline for applications for this opportunity is 10am on Monday 18 January. All forms must be received before the 10am cut off point. Please ensure you leave enough time and submit your form well before the 10am deadline as late applications cannot be considered under any circumstances.

If you have any questions about the award or the application procedure, please read the FAQs. If your question is not addressed there, please email Nick Kaplony. We try to respond to all queries as soon as possible, but please note our staff work part time so submit any queries in good time to complete your application.

If you have particular access requirements and need to discuss an alternative way to make an application please contact Nick Kaplony as soon as possible.

Once you have submitted your form you will be taken to confirmation page and also receive a confirmation email (Please check junk folders for this). If we require further information we will be in touch.

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  • If you have a website please provide a link to it below. This information will be kept separate form your application until after shortlisting
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  • Describe your work at the moment – tell us what media you predominantly use and the issues, themes or concerns you engage with in your work (200 words max)
  • What professional challenges has lockdown presented to the way that you work and your career as an artist? Please describe the main challenges or barriers you have faced that you want to address in this proposal. (300 words max)
  • Describe the changes to your practice that you would like to try in response to the challenges you outline in the previous question. Your proposal might consider: changes in how you make work, in how you display your work, in how you collaborate with others, in how you engage with or find new audiences, ideas for creating events or live works that still safeguard public health, or anything else in relation to the barriers you have identified above. Read the main project description for more information. (300 words max)

    If your proposal includes ideas around display of your work, tell us here about the platforms or spaces you are interested in using and how you will use them safely. (300 words max)
  • Tell us how you will make your proposal adaptable should lockdown regulations open or close, and how this change in your practice might be sustainable in the medium or long term (300 words max)
  • Tell us how you will spend the award. Read the FAQ on budget for more information on the level of detail required.
  • How do you anticipate the award will help your practice and career in the medium- to long-term? This is not an award for a project, and is intended to experiment with systemic change to your practice. (300 words max)
  • One award is reserved for an artist in London. Please tell us where you are based.
  • Please upload up to 5 images of your work, or provide links to moving image or audio work up to 5 minutes in total.

    Remember that we anticipate a large volume of applications, so short clips are appreciated where possible.

    Please upload Jpegs no larger than 1MB each

    Please include the Title, Year, Medium and Dimensions as part of the file name.

    Please do not include your name on any submitted material or linked content.
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  • Please use the space below to provide links to work if preferable to uploading files. Please ensure your name is not visible on any linked content.