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Artists Taking the Lead - 2012 Olympics

Date uploaded: April 14, 2009

Artists taking the lead is one of the ten major projects for the Cultural Olympiad and is being developed by Arts Council England in partnership with London 2012, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the Scottish Arts Council and the Arts Council of Wales.

They are looking for 12 different ideas, for 12 projects in 12 places. The submission criteria are -

Original ideas for projects in any artform, led by artists (from individuals to collectives or organisations).

Projects that reflect and are inspired by the location in which they will take shape.

Projects which will be completed by June 2012, but also show a legacy for artists and communities beyond 2012.

Projects that celebrate London 2012 and reflect the values and vision of the Cultural Olympiad, the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games.

Follow this link to find out how to submit an idea