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== Call for Proposals ==
 
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'''Deadline:''' 5pm, 1 June 2015
 
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== Organised by Critical Practice Research Cluster ==
 
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We're a cluster of individual [[artists, researchers, academics and others|artists, designers, curators and other researchers]] associated with Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London. Through our [[Aims]] we intend to support critical practice within art, the field of culture and organization.<br>
 
We're a cluster of individual [[artists, researchers, academics and others|artists, designers, curators and other researchers]] associated with Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London. Through our [[Aims]] we intend to support critical practice within art, the field of culture and organization.<br>
 
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The research elements pursued under the auspices of Critical Practice will engage with the various forces that are implicated in the making of art, and the increasingly devolved experience of art made available through art institutions to their audiences. We will explore new models for creative practice, and engage those models in appropriate public forums, both nationally and internationally; we envisage participation in exhibitions and the institutions of exhibition, seminar and unconferences, film, concert and other event programmes. We will work with archives and collections, publication, broadcast and other distributive media; while actively seeking to collaborate.
 
The research elements pursued under the auspices of Critical Practice will engage with the various forces that are implicated in the making of art, and the increasingly devolved experience of art made available through art institutions to their audiences. We will explore new models for creative practice, and engage those models in appropriate public forums, both nationally and internationally; we envisage participation in exhibitions and the institutions of exhibition, seminar and unconferences, film, concert and other event programmes. We will work with archives and collections, publication, broadcast and other distributive media; while actively seeking to collaborate.
== Proposals ==
 
We invite proposals for stalls. Please find a
 
 
I am writing to you as a member of [http://criticalpracticechelsea.org/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page Critical Practice], a cluster of artists, designers, curators and others based at Chelsea College of Arts. We have a longstanding interest in public goods, spaces, services and knowledge, and a track record of producing original participatory events.<br>
 
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Please see below for information about '''#TransActing: A Market of Values.''' This a one-day, bustling pop-up market will take place on 11 July in London and feature artists, designers, publishers, civil-society groups, and others who creatively explore structures that produce ‘value’. We aim to question how diverse values are constructed, maintained and propagated. Through your contribution, the market’s many stalls will animate economies beyond the financial.<br>
 
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We would like to invite you to contribute because '''(include discussion of relevant project/connection/etc.)''' fits well with the ethos of our event.<br>
 
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The format that your contribution takes is flexible and will vary among 'stallholders'; we envisage that activities will take many forms. Your contribution may take the form of a talk, performance or another representation of practice. This could also be an opportunity to share information about your practice or organisation, with your market stall providing a context for this exchange. We can provide some help with the production of stalls and would be pleased to discuss possibilities with you. <br>
 
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'''#TransActing''' will take place between 12 -5 on 11th July 2015 in London at Chelsea College of Arts on the Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground, across from Tate Britain.  <br>
 
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I look forward to hearing from you and do let me know if you would like to discuss #TransActing further,<br>
 
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On behalf of Critical Practice, London, UK
 
 
== More About #TransActing: A Market of Values==
 
'''Saturday, 11th July 2015, 12 - 5pm, Chelsea College of Arts'''- London (across from Tate Britain)<br>
 
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This bustling pop-up market will feature artists, designers, civil-society groups, academics, ecologists, activists and others exploring existing structures of evaluation and producing desirable alternatives. Organised by Critical Practice, '''#TransActing''' is taking place on the historic Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground and will showcase enterprises likes skillshares, repair hubs, hacklabs, blood and food donation banks, expert and enthusiast knowledge, an estate agent, freegan food and other resources. These diverse forms of value production will animate economies beyond the financial one that dominates contemporary life. <br>
 
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'''#TransActing''' will be hosted in bespoke stalls built by Critical Practice, Public Works and other contributors. These will be interspersed with spaces of assembly and exchange - a speakers' corner, a social cinema - with multiple currencies circulating. It's a wealth beyond capital that will be traded at this market.<br>
 
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'''#TransActing''' is presented by Critical Practice and forms part of CCW Graduate School's Public Programme. The project is made possible by generous support from Arts Council England and CCW Graduate School. Many others have contributed time, money and other resources besides.<br>
 
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www.criticalpracticechelsea.org | criticalpracticeinfo@gmail.com <br>
 
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Do you have an interest in music, its subcultures or ephemera? Does your work engage these topics or deal with issues relevant to the record store context such as consumerism, value or systems of exchange?
 
 
We are looking for an ambitious, three-dimensional art practitioner who is interested in developing a new artwork for Flashback Records on Bethnal Green Road – someone who can innovatively respond to the positive constraints and unique circumstances of this record store environment.
 
 
Pangaea Sculptors’ Centre has teamed up with Flashback Records to offer this opportunity. Artists are invited to apply for a month-long, part-time residency in March 2015. This will culminate in the production of a temporary, site-specific artwork to be on exhibition in the store for a month  in May 2015.
 
 
A financial award of £500 will be provided to assist with the artwork’s production.
 
 
THE SELECTION PANEL
 
 
Marsha Bradfield: Curator and Director of Pangaea Sculptors' Centre, London
 
Sven Mündner: CCI Consultant and previously Co-founder of Hannah Barry Gallery and Bold Tendencies
 
John [      ]: Manager, Flashback Records, London
 
Lucy Tomlins: Producer and Director of Pangaea Sculptors' Centre, London
 
Cathy Wills: Chair, Contemporary Art Society, London
 
 
 
KEY DATES
 
 
Open Call submission deadline: 5pm, 5 February 2015
 
In-store, part-time residency period: 9 March - 2 April 2015
 
Offsite production phase: 3 April - 2 April 2015
 
Artwork installation: 4 - 7 May 2015
 
Exhibition opening: 7 May 2015
 
De-install: 4 June 2015
 
 
 
The artist remains the owner of the work. If the artwork sells, PSC requests a contribution of 20% of final sale price to support the on-going development of the organisation.
 
 
This opportunity has been made possible by the generous support of Arts Council England.
 
 
 
  
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== Proposal Applications ==
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Here's a link to the one that Pangaea Sculptors' Centre used for their open call for their recent, [https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6U00ZPr1vdkTDRaWmNBVHY1aFU/view?usp=sharing Residency in a Record Store]. Please review the document and suggest possible fields for our application form.
  
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== Key Dates and other Info ==
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Deadline for Proposals: 1st June 2015<br>
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Critical Practice will meet on 2nd June 2015 to review applications<br>
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Successful applicants informed by 5th June<br>
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Construction of market infrastructure and stalls on Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground 3rd - 10th July (details TBC)<br>
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Deinstallation and cleanup 12th - 13th July<br>
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Deadline for contributions to the #TransActing publication in fall 2015 (date TBC)
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#TransActing publication launch in fall 2015 (date TBC)
 
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DRAFT
to be signed off by 8th May

Call for Proposals

Deadline: 5pm, 1 June 2015

#TransActing: A Market of Values

Saturday, 11th July 2015, 12 - 5pm, Chelsea College of Arts- London (across from Tate Britain)

This bustling pop-up market will feature artists, designers, civil-society groups, academics, ecologists, activists and others exploring existing structures of evaluation and producing desirable alternatives. Organised by Critical Practice, #TransActing is taking place on the historic Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground and will showcase enterprises likes skillshares, repair hubs, hacklabs, blood and food donation banks, expert and enthusiast knowledge, an estate agent, freegan food and other resources. These diverse forms of value production will animate economies beyond the financial one that dominates contemporary life.

#TransActing will be hosted in bespoke stalls built by Critical Practice, Public Works and other contributors. These will be interspersed with spaces of assembly and exchange - a speakers' corner, a social cinema - with multiple currencies circulating. It's a wealth beyond capital that will be traded at this market.

#TransActing is presented by Critical Practice and forms part of CCW Graduate School's Public Programme. The project is made possible by generous support from Arts Council England and CCW Graduate School. Many others have contributed time, money and other resources besides.

www.criticalpracticechelsea.org | criticalpracticeinfo@gmail.com

Organised by Critical Practice Research Cluster

Can we cut this down?

We're a cluster of individual artists, designers, curators and other researchers associated with Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London. Through our Aims we intend to support critical practice within art, the field of culture and organization.

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We have a longstanding interest in public goods, spaces, services and knowledge, and a track record of producing original participatory events, like Parade an international series of events exploring the disagreeable, contentious, exhilarating, messy, efficient, live, improvisatory and provisional nature of Being in Public.

Critical Practice seeks to avoid the passive reproduction of art, and uncritical cultural production. Our research, projects, exhibitions, publications and funding, our very constitution and administration are legitimate subjects of critical enquiry. All art is organised, so we are trying to be sensitive to issues of governance. Governance emerges whenever there is a deliberate organisation of interactions between people, we are striving to be an 'open' organization, and to make all decisions, processes and production, accessible and transparent. We post all agendas, minutes, budget and decision-making processes online for public scrutiny.

The research elements pursued under the auspices of Critical Practice will engage with the various forces that are implicated in the making of art, and the increasingly devolved experience of art made available through art institutions to their audiences. We will explore new models for creative practice, and engage those models in appropriate public forums, both nationally and internationally; we envisage participation in exhibitions and the institutions of exhibition, seminar and unconferences, film, concert and other event programmes. We will work with archives and collections, publication, broadcast and other distributive media; while actively seeking to collaborate.

Proposal Applications

Here's a link to the one that Pangaea Sculptors' Centre used for their open call for their recent, Residency in a Record Store. Please review the document and suggest possible fields for our application form.

Key Dates and other Info

Deadline for Proposals: 1st June 2015
Critical Practice will meet on 2nd June 2015 to review applications
Successful applicants informed by 5th June
Construction of market infrastructure and stalls on Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground 3rd - 10th July (details TBC)
Deinstallation and cleanup 12th - 13th July
Deadline for contributions to the #TransActing publication in fall 2015 (date TBC)

  1. TransActing publication launch in fall 2015 (date TBC)

Return to Main Page * Market of Values * TransActing: A Market of Values