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On 05/11/2015 15:07, "Walking Artists Network on behalf of Hilary Ramsden"
<[log in to unmask] on behalf of [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Hey there Morag,
>I¹m definitely interested - especially since one of my walk works is
>called loiterings with IntentŠso thanks for the nudge and I²ll be sending
>the proforma in...
>On 05/11/2015 12:33, "Walking Artists Network on behalf of Morag Rose"
><[log in to unmask] on behalf of
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>>Dear Walking Artists,
>>I shared this a while ago because it would be ace to have some WAN
>>members involved, several of you expressed interest so this is a gentle
>>nudge about the deadline (7th December)
>>Apologies if you have seen it through other channels or are not
>>interested. Please also feel free to pass on and please do get in touch
>>if you have any questions or comments
>>Loitering With Intent (working title)
>> Call for Submissions
>>We are delighted that between July-September 2016 The LRM (Loiterers
>>Resistance Movement) will be curating an exhibition in the community
>>gallery of The People¹s History Museum. We want its content to be
>>exciting, inspiring and diverse, reflecting the nature of
>>psychogeography, and so we are inviting applications from anyone who
>>wishes to take part.
>>We are looking for original art work and archive material that explores
>>any of these themes:
>>€ Psychogeography (however you choose to define it)
>>€ Creative walking, walking art and walking as a cultural or political
>>€ Public / private space and the right to the city
>>€ DIY, creative, activist and other interesting maps and map making
>>€ The LRM (Loiterers Resistance Movement) and our events
>>€ Radical, emotional and hidden histories, especially of or linked to
>> Manchester € The Situationist International and their legacy
>>€ Critical geographical responses to urban issues and inequalities such
>>as surveillance, gentrification, homogenisation etc.
>>Any kind of art or artefact is welcome photos, prints, painting,
>>drawing, film, audio, sculpture etc. We also have some capacity to
>>include events, performances and walks etc. There will be an accompanying
>>blog and possibly other literature so we welcome writers who wish to
>>contribute as well.
>>We are very open to new ideas so please do get in touch.
>>Things to consider:
>>The Peoples History Museum is family friendly and all work must be
>>suitable for a wide audience. There are also some logistical restrictions
>>due to the nature of the space, more information about this will be
>>provided where relevant.
>>The majority of the material in the exhibition will be focused on Greater
>>Manchester and the North West but we hope to include some work from
>>You do not have to be a professional artist, and applications from groups
>>/ collectives are also welcome.
>>Previous involvement with The LRM isn¹t essential, but we envisage the
>>majority of work featured will have some link, however tenuous. This can
>>include attending, or reacting to, any of our walks or other events or
>>contributing to an online conversation via facebook or twitter.
>>The LRM is a not-for-profit collective and everyone gives their time for
>>free so we are unable to pay anyone to exhibit. However, we don¹t want
>>anyone to be out of pocket or unable to contribute because of expenses so
>>if you need any resources to participate (eg transporting work to the
>>exhibition or to meet access requirements) please let us know and we will
>>do our best to help. We currently have a small budget from previous
>>fundraising and will actively seek more if necessary. Please don¹t spend
>>any money on this application without checking with us first.
>>Please be aware we have limited space so decisions will be made by a
>>panel. We will consider the quality, intent, originality and relevance of
>>every application as well as how it fits within the overall exhibition.
>>We will let applicants know our decision as soon as possible after the
>>The LRM (Loiterers Resistance Movement) is a Manchester based collective
>>of artists and activists interested in psychogeography, public space and
>>the hidden stories of the city. Formed in 2006 we still can¹t agree on
>>what psychogeography means but we all like plants growing out of the side
>>of buildings, looking at things from new angles, radical history,
>>drinking tea and getting lost. We believe there is magick in the
>>Mancunian rain. Our city is wonderful and made for more than shopping. We
>>want to reclaim it for play and revolutionary funŠ. On the first Sunday
>>of every month we go for a wander of some sort. These derives, or drifts,
>>help decode the palimpsest of the streets, uncover power structures and
>>discover the extraordinary in the mundane. We also organise occasional
>>festivals, exhibitions and other random shenanigans. These have included
>>building cake maps, playing CCTV bingo, tracing lost rivers and
>>collaborating on projects like Manchester¹s Modernist Heroines. Our
>>events are always free and open to everyone.
>>The People¹s History Museum in Manchester is the national museum of
>>democracy. They aim to engage, inspire and inform diverse audiences by
>>showing ŒThere have always been ideas worth fighting for¹. This
>>exhibition will take place in The Engine Hall
>>How to apply
>>To apply please complete the pro forma do not send us your work. You
>>can download the pro forma from http://tinyurl.com/q4dko4m or email
>>[log in to unmask] for a copy
>> The email address to send applications to is [log in to unmask]
>> The deadline for receipt of applications is noon on Monday 7th December
>>For more information
>> contact Morag Rose
>> Email [log in to unmask] tweet @thelrm or call 07974929589
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