Arts Derbyshire


Artcore Residency Opportunity

Artcore Gallery is pleased to announce its latest residency opportunity, Untitled! We are looking for two Derbyshire-based artists who desire to hone their skills in drawing and reflect on the role of the medium, both in their individual practices as well as the larger world today.
As human beings, we have always been involved in mark making; traditionally, ritualistically, as a means of recording, expressing as well as communicating with each other. Drawings, be it on the floor, wall, cave, paper or canvas are everywhere. However, they are rarely thought of as works of art.
The advent of modernism and postmodernism changed the way artists perceived the technique. Drawing finally became a medium in its own right and was valued for its immense potential and ability to aid in experimentation, in the face of new media, technologies and concerns.
More than half a century down the line, our ways of creating are undergoing a rapid change, particularly now as we have shifted to a completely digital era. What does it mean to think of the medium today, in contemporary art practice and the larger world?
Follow this link to know more about the opportunity and to apply:
DEADLINE: 9th March 2023

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