Santander Aspire Tech Grant programme open for applications

Santander Universities is working with JS Group to provide 400 undergraduates, graduates and post-graduates from UK universities the opportunity to win a grant ranging from £50 to £1,000. The successful applicants (who will be chosen at random) will be able to use their grant value to purchase a variety of resources directly from the Santander Aspire Tech webstore, including laptops, printers, internet data, magazine subscriptions and much more.

Applications are open until 11pm on Wednesday 25th August.

Applicants will need to apply via the Santander Scholarship platform. Please see the Terms and Conditions on the Santander Scholarship website for further details.

Goldsmiths CCA residents- Open call

Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) is inviting applications for up to 3 student or alumni collectives or groups to become part of our new Residents Programme, starting in autumn 2021. It’s an exciting initiative developed to broaden the voices, relationships, and lines of inquiry of the CCA.

Overview of Residents

Residents will see up to 10 community and student groups take up residence in the John Garcia Family Foundation Gallery (the first gallery as you enter the building) over the long-term. Each will use the space on a regular schedule – either weekly, fortnightly, monthly – to host their activities, as an additional resource for their core work. Residencies will last 1 year (reviewable depending on emerging needs and priorities).

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Call for Artists in Residence

Planet P8 and Broad Digital are calling for artists to apply for their summer residency program under the theme “The Invisible Sounds”. They are looking to recruit 3-4 artists able to stay and work at PLAN8T on site in China as well as 3-4 artists living outside of China who will participate remotely.

The program is for artists who use sound as an object and material for their
artistic practice to communicate, give voice to the ground, to create, experiment and interact; sound should be used as material or subject matter in the creation of art.

Please send the following documents by email by 12 July 2021 to p8residency@joinp8.com with the subject line “2021SUMMER_P8AIR” and indicate in the body of the email whether you wish to participate on-site or remotely:

  • Portfolio (Please send a pdf file containing images and text of the artwork;
  • if the work is recorded as video or audio, please put all online links in a pdf
  • file or compress the files into a folder)
  • Introduction to the artist and a description of the artwork
  • Artist CV
  • Portrait photo of the artist
  • A 500-word creative plan for the residency (describing the motivation for
  • participation)

More information is available in the brochure linked below, and on the Plan8t AIR website.

Christine Risley Award 2021 Open Call

The Christine Risley Award is a £500 cash prize awarded annually by the Goldsmiths Textile Collection & Constance Howard Gallery to a graduating Goldsmiths BA student for outstanding creative practice-based work relating to the field of textiles. The award is made possible by the generous bequest of the late Christine Risley, a Goldsmiths alumna and widely respected textile educator, author, and practitioner.

The Christine Risley Award celebrates the diversity and plurality of contemporary textile practice. As such the prize aims to honour an original engagement with textiles, broadly conceived. The £500 cash prize also comes with the opportunity to exhibit work in the Constance Howard Gallery, home to the Goldsmiths Textile Collection.

If you are a graduating BA student in the Art or Design departments at Goldsmiths and wish to be considered for the Christine Risley Award, please send an expression of interest providing the following information:

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