Trail dates: 1st – 31st August 2021, 10 – 5 daily, NR14 6NU.
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Call To Artists Raveningham Sculpture Trail 2021 – We are looking for artists, sculptors, makers to create uplifting, inspiring, artworks in response to the magical natural site at Raveningham. As our personal and collective creative journeys have been thrown off course or changed tack wildly this year we are continuing our Creative Odyssey at Raveningham by thinking particularly about the importance and instinctive drive to create a safe place, shelter, home, nest, space, spiritual or natural haven. You could create works in response to these ideas or more generally to the natural space at Raveningham thinking about the flora/fauna which have lifted our spirits celebrating everything from the tiny Fungi in the woods to the beautiful Red Kites and Marsh Harriers above. Artworks could be in the form of sculpture, site specific works, stories, magic, sound, light, film and more for the meadows, pond, gardens, and woodland at Raveningham. Artists working in any medium are welcome and there is the opportunity to work to a large scale in some of the open meadows and wooded areas.
The 2021 Sculpture Trail at Raveningham will also embrace the magic of the space at twilight and the team plan to light parts of the trail and artworks for evening viewings by visitors. Any artists who already work with light as part of their work or would like to experiment with light are also encouraged to apply.
We have an exciting opportunity here to push the boundaries of the exhibition forward towards the light at a time when ecological and political events in the world can feel quite dark. By letting our imaginations and aspirations soar we hope to create a sculpture exhibition that inspires visitors and creates the opportunity for artists to experiment and create.
We are committed to encouraging public interaction with contemporary art in a rural setting as well as creating space and opportunity for artists to experiment, show and sell their work to a diverse audience. During the hugely successful 2020 Sculpture Trail we had to introduce a booking system for visitors, we will keep this in place and other safety measures for 2021.
Submission Deadline: 22nd January 2021
How to apply:
To submit a proposal please fill in the form below and email a maximum of 5 images showing examples of previous work to firstname.lastname@example.org There is a non-returnable application fee of £15, please send payment by BACS to: Creative Odyssey Project, Sort code: 40-09-24 Acc No: 91477633 using your last name as reference.