Here is a selection of activities, events and news from within the SCAN membership. You can also follow us on socials for regular updates across Scotland:
Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival are pleased to offer two Programming Fellowships, creating opportunities in audience focussed film festival curation. Successful applicants will be part of the programming team that will deliver the 18th BFMAF taking place from Friday 9 to Sunday 11 September 2022. Deadline for applications 4th April.
Glasgow Sculpture Studios are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, critical, and compassionate Learning & Engagement Programme Coordinator. Working alongside the Learning & Engagement Manager, this new role will enable GSS to enhance their focus on strategic development while still continuing to deliver high-quality and impactful work and projects in North Glasgow. Deadline for applications 15th April.
The Board and staff team of Fife Contemporary are delighted to announce the appointment of Kate Grenyer as Director. Currently Exhibitions Curator at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh, Kate brings a wealth of experience in working with visual art and craft within arts and heritage organisations across the UK as well as freelance projects. Diana Sykes, retiring after many years at the helm, said “It is both reassuring and exciting to welcome Kate as my successor. She will bring energy and fresh ideas to develop the organisation’s vision and deliver the highest quality programmes to the people of Fife and beyond.”
The Circular Arts Network (CAN) was launched as a website in 2020 to make it easier for people working in the arts to reuse and recycle resources easily, while also helping businesses such as those in the building and construction sectors to dispose of their excess materials in ways that are better for the environment. CAN is seeking your views on the service and how it can be improved – even if you haven’t used the website before. Access the survey here.
From Sat 2nd April, The Pier Arts Centre, Orkney hosts Pushing Paper: contemporary drawing from 1970 to now. The exhibition of 56 works showcases the astonishing diversity of contemporary drawing over the last fifty years. For the first time, the British Museum has co-curated this exhibition with partner museums from around the UK.
Drop in to Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th April and try experimenting with a few different creative camera techniques to make a unique self-portrait. On hand support will help you to explore some creative techniques including slow shutter speed, depth of field and painting with light to create a unique a self-portrait – Ideal for children and young people.