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Open Calls for Artists

Artists Invited to Explore Performance from a Parallel Perspective


We’ve teamed up with Old Diorama Arts Centre (ODAC) to offer a joint residency for disabled artists. From the hubbub of central London to the tranquil borders of the Peak District, through the Parallel Perspectives residency selected artists will be able to spend time in both studios and their surrounding areas, using two distinctly different locations to explore their work.

We’re going to offer two artists a residency between August and December 2023, each receiving a financial contribution along with a residency in both London and Derbyshire.

Daniel Pitt, Creative Director & Chief Executive at ODAC said:

“As ODAC continues to step-up our artist support activities, we’re delighted to partner with Level as another ‘creation centre’ with a complimentary perspective, so that together we can provide space for reflection and focus for disabled artists’ new ideas. England needs more spaces dedicated to artistic making, and more opportunities to develop those first parts of new work. We hope this partnership contributes to that.”

Read more about Parallel Perspectives

Public Exhibition at Level: Visual Art call out ’23

We want to fill our gallery over the summer with work that celebrates ‘The Art That Difference Makes’ and we’re looking for work to make that happen! We’re looking for visual art by or for learning disabled, neurodiverse and disabled artists.

1 and 2 place prizes
People’s Choice Award
Shortlisted pieces exhibited

Read more about our Visual Arts call out


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