A selection of previous DIY projects from 2014.

Call for Artists for DIY 12

The Live Art Development Agency has announced an open call for DIY 12: 2015 participants, offering an opportunity for artists working in live art to conceive and run unusual training and professional development projects for other artists.

In 2015 DIY will support a minimum of 20 projects in collaboration with 10 national partner organisations. DIY 12’s partner organisations include Abandon Normal Devices (North West), Artsadmin (national), Chelsea Theatre (London), Colchester Arts Centre (South East), Compass Live Art (Yorkshire), Contact Manchester, Create (Ireland), Folkestone Fringe, hÅb (Manchester), Heart of Glass, (North West), Home Live Art (national), Live at LICA (North West), National Theatre Studio (London), Norwich Arts Centre, Sound and Music (national), STUN (Manchester), Unlimited (national) and Warrington Arts Festival (North West).

The call for proposals, application guidelines and information on previous DIY projects can be found on the Live Art Development Agency website

DIY 12 is part of the Collab Arts Partnership Programme, which is supported by Creative Europe. This Large Cooperation Project received a grant of €1,425,030 in 2014 to work with 8 partners on a project to support the training and development of artists working in social and community contexts throughout Europe. 

Photo: A selection of previous DIY projects from 2014. (Clockwise from top left: Katie Etheridge and Simon Pergishetti ‘University of DIY’; Adam James, ‘Wasteland Rituals’, 2014. Image by Joe Plommer; Daniel Oliver, ‘Weird Seance', SPILL Festival of Performance 2014, photo by Guido Mencari; Catherine Long and Brian Lobel ‘Working (It) Out with Catherine and Brian’.