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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Project Assistant wanted for major arts project in SW Scotland

from Wide-Open

Job Title: Environmental Art Festival.Scotland (EAF.Scotland) Project Assistant 

Description: Maintaining administrative support systems to ensure the effective and efficient operation of EAF.Scotland, supporting event co-ordination and associated on and off line marketing.

Details: £3600 - freelance fee of £90 per day for 40 days from March 2013 with potential for an extra 20+ days dependant on finding bids. We envisage this will be roughly 2 days per week between March – September 2013.  

Robbie Coleman and Jo Hodges - Mobile Shrine
EAF.Scotland aims to build on the Dumfries and Galloway’s unique environmental art pedigree by holding this inaugural Environmental Art Festival.Scotland to celebrate the region's connections with the subject, explore its landscape identity and debate its sustainable future.

Wide Open,Spring Fling and the Stove will work with other cultural organisations as well as environmental partners such as the Carbon Centre, The Solway Centre, Scottish Natural Heritage and Forestry Commission Scotland.
EAF.Scotland will be held between 24th August - 1st September. The festival will create new work and debate with cutting edge practice, temporary commissions, workshops and talks by experts in the field of art and environment.The commissions will begin earlier in the year and there will be related activities, such as talks and lectures throughout the year. 
The festival will build on the region's national and international reputation as a centre for environmental art, it is envisaged that this will become a biennial International Environmental Art Festival. 
EAF.Scotland is supported by Creative Scotland and Dumfries and Galloway Council 

full details of this opportunity - here 



  1. The Festival idea sounds very interesting indeed - anyone know if there is more information available anywhere?

    1. There will hopefully be more information out in the next month or two - stay tuned - we'll keep you posted as we get it!