This noticeboard is primarily for creative opportunities, news and resources.
If you would like anything added, please do email bas.arts.index@gmail.com


Artist Opportunities

Basildon Creative People and Place Survey
https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LHBG5GK?fbclid=IwAR3D4yVRjkld61xPhuMHVk6syzgk581sWvnpojCFbzRNJm5ktw00c5iNocE
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A-N Bursaries: Time, Space and Money - Open for Applications.
Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Thursday 7 May 2020.
Link: https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/a-n-bursaries-time-space-money-open-for-applications/
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South East Creatives Workshop + Mentoring is now offering an adapted online programme.
Any questions about the Workshop + Mentoring programme, email admin@southeastcreatives.co.uk
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RACEZINE is hosting a digital zine in response to COVID19 on the theme: POWER. Open to all - any medium (visuals or writing) submit as word.doc, mp4 or jpeg. Deadline: 10/05/2020.  https://racezine.cargo.site/
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The AntiMA would like to offer three online residencies for emerging curators to work with an exciting and forward-thinking group of artists based in the UK. Deadline: 10/05/2020
https://www.curatorspace.com/opportunities/detail/curator-in-residence/4465
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Online Exhibition Open Call, Lost in Isolation by Void Collective. Deadline: 18/05/2020
https://www.instagram.com/void_collective_/
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Solo artist showcase magazine Issue 2. SOLO are creating a second showcase magazine in print & digital and inviting artists to submit their work for entry. Deadline: 30/05/2020
https://www.curatorspace.com/opportunities/detail/solo-open-call-issue/4163
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Remote Residencies: Open Call. Metal Culture - Three deadlines: 15 May / 12 June / 10 July 2020
http://www.metalculture.com/artists-area/remote-residencies-open-call/


COVID19 - Links and Support
Financial
A-N Bursaries: Time, Space and Money - Open for Applications.
What: Bursaries of £500 – £1,500 for continued professional practice.
When: Activity taking place up until 31 December 2020.
Deadline for applications: 12 noon, Thursday 7 May 2020.
Link: https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/a-n-bursaries-time-space-money-open-for-applications/
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Essex Artists Coronavirus Impact Fund:
https://www.gofundme.com/f/haq4h2?utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer&utm_campaign=p_lico+share-sheet
 
Support in Basildon
A mutual aid group has been set up on facebook for Basildon https://www.facebook.com/groups/2898417116918837/
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) - Basildon Council service and information updates. https://www.basildon.gov.uk/article/7245/CORONAVIRUS-COVID-19-Basildon-Council-service-and-information-updates

Support and Resources
Focal Point Gallery have collated a list of extremely usefull resources.
https://www.fpg.org.uk/event/things-you-never-get-taught-3/
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Metal are organising an Emergency Funding for Creatives - Free Digital Seminar and Q&A. 23/04/20 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
http://www.metalculture.com/event/emergency-funding-for-creatives-free-digital-seminar-and-qa-2/
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Seen Space is an open-contribution resource set up in response to the COVID-19 self-isolation measures: https://seenspace.uk/
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A facebook group titled "Anti-viral work for freelancers and small businesses" has been set up, which may be a useful space for freelancers to share concerns / advice / ideas for best practice etc. Just click Join Group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/142964673673928/
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Independent Arts Projects have set up a resorce page with links to Government Support & Benefits and Official Response from Arts Funding Bodies, Unions & Membership Organisations. http://www.independentartsprojects.com/covid-19-impact-on-arts-workers/
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Creative Industries Federation guidance: https://www.creativeindustriesfederation.com/news/covid-19-guidance-sector

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