AB+ Weekly Round Up

Members We Need Your Help!

A big thank you to everyone that has filled in our survey so far. We would now kindly ask if you could forward it on to your wider networks. We would love to hear as many responses as possible.

So please tweet/facebook/email the link to spread the word. You can find the link here.

Open Call for Artists

Scottish Sculpture Workshop

Deadline: 07 July 2015 at 17:00

Seventeen, Aberdeen and Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Lumsden are commissioning two artists; one established and one early career artist to work within a new collaborative project ‘Freed Market: How do we feed ourselves?’

‘Freed Market: How do we feed ourselves?’ is a durational project curated by Rachel Grant set within Seventeen, and linking with the monthly Belmont Saturday market in Aberdeen. Artists will generate public interventions and events over a period of four months. This will encourage dialogue between artists and citizens who inhabit the city centre. The project will ask the question: How do we feed ourselves?

The main project activity will take place between August and November 2015 with public talks, interventions and events, culminating in a final showcase and symposium at Seventeen. The project will also involve one week artists’ residency at Scottish Sculpture workshop from the 31st August to 7th September 2015.

Fees-

Individual Artist Fee: £1500

Graduate artist fee: £1000 (up to three years out of graduation from undergraduate or post graduate education).

For more information and details on how to apply please visit the SSW wordpress. Deadline for application is 7 July 2015 at 5pm.

Free ‘Make Deck’ Summer Workshops for 14-19 year olds
Free creative learning workshops at Aberdeen Maritime Museum in July/August 2015

MAKE DECK

Aberdeen Maritime Museum – Workshops for Young People

Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums are offering an exciting new programme of creative, artist led workshops for young people aged 14-19 years. Try something different, meet other young people and have fun.
Workshops will take place at Aberdeen Maritime Museum.

All workshops are FREE!

Friday 17 July
The Nautical Look: fashion workshop with designer Monica Wisniewski.

http://www.aagm.co.uk/WhatsOn/Events/34650-FASHIONTAKEAWAYTHENAUTICALLOOK.aspx

Friday 24 July
The Make Deck Mystery: join artist Natalie Kerr and members of our Young People’s Collective as they introduce you to the wonders of the museum.
http://www.aagm.co.uk/WhatsOn/Events/34653-THEMAKEDECKMYSTERY.aspx

Friday 31 July
Photo Art: photography workshop with photographer Karen Catto and members of our Young People’s Collective.
http://www.aagm.co.uk/WhatsOn/Events/34656-PHOTOART.aspx

Friday 7 August
The Luck of the Dice: join designer Phil Thompson and discover how to use chance and luck to your creative advantage!
http://www.aagm.co.uk/WhatsOn/Events/34660-THELUCKOFTHEDICE.aspx

For further information, please visit http://www.aagm.co.uk/WhatsOn/Events/34663-MAKEDECK.aspx

AIYF Noye’s Fludde Community Opera Auditions 

AIYF Main Design

Auditions will be-From 4pm on Monday 29 June,

MacRobert Building- University of Aberdeen

AIYF presents Noye’s Fludde by Benjamin Britten, an exciting staging of a one-act opera based on the story of Noah’s Ark.

There are a variety of opportunities available to take part!

Working under the direction of Timothy Dean (Head of Opera, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) and Paul Hudson, you could be part of a large chorus of animals, in a more experienced singing role, or an instrumentalist. Or you could work behind the scenes in set/costume design with a professional designer.

All ages and levels of experience welcome!

The opera is specifically designed to be performed by children, adults and families of any experience, alongside amateur and professional singers and musicians.

There will be a concentrated 2-week rehearsal period between 13-24 July when professional musicians, opera singers and director Timothy Dean will come together with members of the community from Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire to rehearse and perform this wonderful work.

Performances:
Queen’s Cross Church, Albyn Place, Aberdeen
Friday 24 July, 8pm & Saturday 25 July, 4pm and 8pm

For more information and to take part contact: projects@aiyf.org or phone 01224 21380

As ever, thank you for your support. We hope you all have a great week.

The AB+ Team

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