Open Call for Young People From Culturally Diverse Backgrounds

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a wider and more diverse group of people have access to quality artistic practice.

Submissions are now open for Sheba Festival 2021. The theme for this year’s Sheba Festival is ‘’ Home Is Where The Heart Is’’


We are looking for two young artists aged 17-25 from migrant and refugee backgrounds, based in Salford, Wigan and surrounding areas to create an original piece of work responding to the theme of the festival. We welcome responses in any medium including film, performance, music, dance or a piece of visual art that can be displayed physically. We encourage applicantions from LGBT community. Selected artists will receive £1000 and mentoring support to develop their work.


How to apply: please send a 300 word statement explaining your idea along with a short bio to [email protected]
If you need any help or have any questions, please get in touch. We can’t wait to hear your creative ideas.
Applications closes 5th July at 5pm.Successful applicants will be notified by 10th July.