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Set in 500 acres of historic parkland Yorkshire Sculpture Park seeks to provide a centre of regional, national and international importance for the creation and appreciation of modern and contemporary sculpture.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Due to the number of applications we receive we are unable to confirm receipt of your application. 

OPPORTUNITIES

Freelance Artist-Educator Role within the Formal Learning Programme
Closing date for applications: 
Monday 19 September, 5.00pm
Informal interviews: week commencing 3 October
Induction (full-day): week commencing  24 October (half-term)

This is an exceptional opportunity for committed and experienced Artist-Educators to join the Learning Team at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Learning at YSP is extending the team of Artist-Educators to work principally with the Formal Learning Programme (Schools, Colleges and Universities). There may also be opportunity for members of the artist team to work across the broader Learning Programme, including with families, adult learners and on special projects.

Our Artist-Educators are employed on a freelance basis and should have self-employed status. 
 
For more information on the job role, person specification and how to apply please download the application pack here

Please download our Equal Opportunities form here

If you have any queries, please contact Kathryn Welford, Formal Learning Coordinator, on +44 (0)1924 832540. 
 
Yorkshire Sculpture Park values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

This is Live Art: DIY 13: 2016 - Oreet Ashery & Anna Colin ‘The Art Curriculum, Memory or Imagination’
Application Deadline: Monday 19 September (5pm)
Project Summary:

What can we learn from historical changes in art pedagogy and how can these apply to contemporary art practice, especially those which are immaterial and socially engaged? 

This 2-day workshop is set to performatively explore aspects of the Art Curriculum since the 1940s, such as the use of memory versus imagination in drawing exercises (‘draw a red pepper from your memory’  - or  - ‘draw a red pepper from your imagination’) and the implications those evolving educational approaches have on our understanding of art and its agency today. 

We will explore, discuss, analyze, reenact and undertake hands-on art related exercises found in the art curriculum.

Participants:
The workshop is intended for anyone interested in art, performance, education, pedagogy and the social, political and philosophical trajectories of art education in the UK. We are looking for diverse participants who have a background or an interest in art, education, community or pedagogy.

The application includes writing a short statement on your current practice, or attaching a CV. We also ask you to include a drawing of a red pepper. 

For those wishing to apply from outside the region, the Old Manor House is 5 minutes walk from YSP, charging around £36 per night. Once we have a sense of potential participants we will provide further details regarding accommodation and possible car/lift shares.

For more information on how to apply, click here

Open Call: Beyond Boundaries: Art by Email
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
7 to 29 January 2017

Artists based in the Middle East who would find it difficult to travel to the UK are invited to propose artwork that can be sent by email. The exhibition Beyond Boundaries: Art by Email will be curated by Yorkshire Sculpture Park and ArtRole in partnership with the Caspian Arts Foundation.

We welcome proposals of photography and film, but also sculpture files that can be 3D printed, performance by instruction and other creative responses.
 
The exhibition will run alongside the wider event De[con]struction Reconstruction: Living in a State of Creative Uncertainty, a collaborative effort between UK-based organisations Caspian Arts Foundation, Asia House, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Kurdistan-based organisation, ArtRole.

This open call is eligible to artists from the broad region of the Middle East. No discrimination will be exercised in the selection process, whether due to gender, ethnicity, religious background or nationality.

The deadline for consideration is Friday 30 September at noon GMT. Please send the proposal in English to adalet@artrole.org and helen.pheby@ysp.co.uk. Download more information. If you would like further information about sending files for 3D printing please contact kim.weir@ysp.co.uk


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Jay Simpson
HR Officer
+44 (0)1924 832543
jay.simpson@ysp.co.uk