[NetBehaviour] funding opportunities

dave miller dave.miller.uk at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 22:07:53 CET 2010


thanks for the helpful info Simon, that's very useful  - I think the
Creative Arts Fellowship programme was the one

dave



On 23 November 2010 17:39, Simon Biggs <s.biggs at eca.ac.uk> wrote:
> The key thing you need to know is that the AHRC only funds research (which
> can include practice based work) undertaken by permanent employees of
> recognised research institutions (Universities, other HEI's and some
> national museums and research institutes). Artists cannot apply. For art
> projects you go to your regional arts council.
>
> What artists can do is develop something like a Fellowship proposal with
> somebody who is employed in a University. These can be for up to 9 months.
> They require the proposed fellow, who will be hosted by the institution, has
> a PhD or experience equivalent to that (this is undefined but usually means
> something like 6 years professional experience with a track record of
> exhibitions, publications and conference presentations). An early career
> fellowship allows those with less experience (but still of post-doc
> standing) to apply for similar funds - but then these fellows have a mentor.
>
> There use to be a Creative Arts Fellowship programme but that was
> discontinued last year. Bummer. It was a brilliant programme and probably
> the one you have been told about.
>
> Best
>
> Simon
>
>
> Simon Biggs
> s.biggs at eca.ac.uk  simon at littlepig.org.uk
> Skype: simonbiggsuk
> http://www.littlepig.org.uk/
>
> Research Professor  edinburgh college of art
> http://www.eca.ac.uk/
> Creative Interdisciplinary Research in CoLlaborative Environments
> http://www.eca.ac.uk/circle/
> Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice
> http://www.elmcip.net/
> Centre for Film, Performance and Media Arts
> http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/film-performance-media-arts
>
>
>> From: dave miller <dave.miller.uk at gmail.com>
>> Reply-To: NetBehaviour for networked distributed creativity
>> <netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org>
>> Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 17:01:22 +0000
>> To: NetBehaviour for networked distributed creativity
>> <netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org>
>> Subject: [NetBehaviour] funding opportunities
>>
>> The other day someone told me about the AHRC and that they have grants
>> for digital art. It struck me that this could be a solution to my
>> problem of doing part-time jobs to make ends meet, which leaves me
>> tired and without enough time for creative work.
>>
>> To get funding to concentrate on creative work sounds perfect. Or is
>> it? Seems to me the funding gives you credibility as well as money.
>>
>> Here's the AHRC website:
>> http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/FundingOpportunities/Pages/default.aspx
>>
>> Does anyone on this list have experience of doing this?
>> Is it very difficult to get funding? Do you have to be very established?
>>
>> cheers, dave
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