Benchspace Designer in Residence 2021 | Open for Application
Tuesday 06 April 2021
The Liverpool Irish Festival are delighted to invite designers and applied artists to submit work related to the Liverpool Irish Festival 2021 theme of ‘Exchange’, to go on display at the Bluecoat Display Centre from 1 – 31 October 2021, supported by Design & Crafts Council Ireland.
This is an exciting opportunity for an Irish maker (emerging or established) to display their work for one month In the Window at the Bluecoat Display Centre, as part of LIF 2021.
For more information about the theme for 2021, please visit the LIF website.
Deadline for applications: Sunday 27 June 2021. Visit the Bluecoat Display Centre website for criteria and submission requirements.
This is an incredible chance to:
Ideally, you will want to share your work, process and ‘brand’ and therefore you will be prepared to:
Past exhibitors have included Mike Byrne (2020), Rory Shearer (2019), Berina Kelly (2018), Christy Keeney (2017), Catherine Keenan (2016) and Sara Flynn (2015).
Partnership and remit
For six years the Bluecoat Display Centre has partnered the Liverpool Irish Festival, selecting a contemporary Irish maker to exhibit In the Window for the month of October. This year, we would like the In the Window maker to link in to #LIF2020’s theme ‘Exchange’. We invite submissions and designs from producers working in:
Criteria and submission requirement
Open to any professional Irish craft maker, living and working in Ireland, in any discipline – although consideration should be given to suitability for display In the Window.
To submit a proposal, please email email@example.com with:
The deadline for submission is Sunday 27 June 2021, with announcement of the selection made within 6 weeks.
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