Threshold Autumn/Winter 2017 programme

We’re delighted to present Threshold, an exciting new programme of visual arts and performance for Eastbourne, thanks to support from Arts Council England and Devonshire West Big Local.

Threshold aims to present bold and thought-provoking art from national and regional artists, with outstanding guest curators, plus provide a range of opportunities for artists in the region.

We hope you like our fantastic programme for Autumn/Winter 2017.

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DC VISUAL ARTS

ANIMAL: THE OTHER SIDE OF EVOLUTION: ANA RAJCEVIC

Guest Curators: AΦE
Sat 21 Oct – Sun 12 Nov 

“Stunning, thought-provolking headpieces for inner goddesses and animal spirits” i-D Magazine

“Extremely beautiful and also slightly disturbing” Dazed & Confused

“Visually striking, this collection is the epitome of the multiplicity of artistic expression” Another Magazine 

AΦE CURATOR TALK Sat 21 Oct 5pm

ANA RAJCEVIC ARTIST TALK Wed 8 Nov 6pm

DC LIVE

Live and experimental performance platform for range of art forms and tastes

JO NEARY & FRIENDS Sat 11 Nov £10/8 Leaf Hall
Brian Gittins, Jonny and the Baptists, Josie Long & Jo Neary

DEVONSHIRE DIGITAL WEEKENDER LAUNCH Fri 24 Nov 7pm £5 DC1
Live music, film & drinks celebrating all things digital in Eastbourne

VILE ELECTRODES, PUCKRIDGE Fri 1 Dec £7/6 Leaf Hall
Electronic music & sound art performance

CAFE CULTURE

A space for artist networking, professional development and practice opportunities for artists, focused around our local food and drink offer 

FUNDRAISING WORKSHOP & TALK Thurs 12 Oct £12/10 workshop, £5 talk 
A two-hour workshop on fundraising for artists with Judith Hibberd

CERAMIC WORKSHOP & TALK Thurs 26 Oct  £30/25 workshop, £5 talk 
Eastbourne Studio Pottery workshop in response to ANIMAL exhibition

THRESHOLD MADE ARTIST SHOWCASE Thurs 14 Dec 7-10pm £5
5 artists sharing at a festive party in partnership with Blue Monkey Network

DIGITAL DROP IN

A chance for all ages to get hands on and play with art and technology 

TEEN WORKSHOP WITH TECHRESORT Thurs 26 Oct 2-4.30pm £15/13

Come help develop a sound and light installation. Ages 14+

ARTIST WORKSHOP WITH TECHRESORT Fri 27 Oct 6-9pm  £30/25
Exploring tech to enhance your art and get help with DC commissions

INSIDEOUTSIDESEASIDE IN VR Sat 25 Nov & Sun 26 Nov 2-5pm £15/10 
Learn collaborative design and making in VR with Adventures & Wisdom Institute

ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES

From micro art commissions to artist residencies, these opportunities will help artists expand their art practice, progress their career and get support for new projects.

  • Lightbox micro art commission – deadline Mon 6 Nov 2017
  • Food Chain photography project & commission – deadline Wed 1 Nov 2017
  • Devonshire Made group exhibition – deadline Wed 1 Nov 2017
  • DC Artist Residency – deadline Fri 1 Dec 2017
  • Craftwerk micro art commission – deadline Mon 11 Dec 2017

All opportunities are open to artists living in the South East. You do not have to be a DC member to apply.

For more information, see devonshirecollective.co.uk/threshold-artist-opportunities-autumnwinter-2017/

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