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Art in Bearpit

Date uploaded: January 5, 2015

Hand in Glove has announced a new public art project for Bristol entitled 'Art in Bearpit'. The organisation will produce a six month programme of artworks and events for the iconic Bearpit roundabout, working with local and national artists.

Art in Bearpit will run from May to October 2015. To stay up to date with the latest news and events audiences are invited to follow the projects Facebook page (click here) and the twitter hashtag #artinbearpit. 

First Artists Announced

Three artists have been selected to produce work for a major new commission as part of Art in Bearpit. From living sculptures to pop-up parties, the artists will engage with the unique site and context of the Bearpit to create new work. The three artists are: Philip Cheater, Megan Clark-Bagnall and Vickie Fear.

To find out how you can get involved in the project, click here for more information.

Micro-commission Opportunity

Hand in Glove invite applications from artists and writers to present and test new work in the Art in Bearpit programme.

Two micro-commission opportunities are available for artists and art writers from SW England. The project is looking for imaginative new ideas for temporary artworks that engage the public and respond to the Bearpit site.

Click here for more information, the application deadline is the 22nd of February 2015.

Call for Live Guides

Hand in Glove are looking for a small team of dedicated volunteers, to work with them to produce and deliver the Art in Bearpit programme.

If you want to find out more about public art, work closely with artists and help to engage audiences and can offer 1-2 days per month over the six month project, the organisation welcome you to get in touch. To find out more click here.