Expressions of interest for new wildlife-inspired project

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Artists wanted for new wildlife-inspired project

Wirksworth Festival has teamed up with Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and DerwentWISE for a new project, and we’re now seeking expressions of interest from creative practitioners to work with local people to create new work inspired by local wildlife sites.

The project will create a participatory artwork that reflects the habitats of wildlife sites around Wirksworth for display at Wirksworth Festival in September 2018.

We are looking to work with an artist that has the skills and experience to manage and co-ordinate the production of the artwork for display at Wirksworth Festival in September 2018.

Carol Taylor, Chair of Wirksworth Festival, said:

“We’ve identified local groups to work with and each will be paired with a wildlife site to explore and interpret visually. We are very excited to be working in partnership with Derbyshire Wildlife Trust who are offering their time and expertise to support the research and lead a community walk and for each site.

We invite expressions of interest from artists working in a range of visual art forms with proven experience of working in a genuinely participatory way.”

Expressions of interest should be received by midday on 8 May and further details can be downloaded here WF Call for artists for DerwentWISE project