Owd Towser Call for Proposals – deadline 18 April 2011

Owd Towser Exhibition & Artists’ Film Programme 2011
Call for Proposals

For Holmfirth Arts Festival 2011, guest curators Alice Bradshaw & Vannesa Haley invite proposals for site-responsive work for a group exhibition in and around the heritage site of Owd Towser in central Holmfirth.

The lower floor of the Owd Towser is the old village mortuary, ambulance station and fire station. The upper floor of is the old church lock up, comprising a cell and watch room. The surrounding area is the steep, cobbled Daisy Lane with an adjacent flat paved area. Please see the Owd Towser information document for further information about the site: bit.ly/owdtowser

Artists are invited to send proposals (3 maximum) for new or existing work of any medium, with allocation of the lower floor to the film screening programme.

This open call for proposals is comprised of 2 parts:
1.Owd Towser Exhibition Call for Proposals
2.Owd Towser Artists’ Film Programme Call & Application Form

There is no submission fee.
Artists can submit proposals to both parts of the programme.
Proposals from collectives and groups are also accepted.
Participating artists will also be invited to give a public talk as part of the festival programme.

Download application form: bit.ly/owdtowserapplication

Contact email:
Post: Holmfirth Arts Festival, 2 Low Gate, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 1AY, UK

Deadline: 18th April 2011
Selection will take place shortly after the deadline and successful and unsuccessful artists notified.

For all other HAF enquiries:
www.holmfirthartsfestival.co.uk/