Back Lane West Associate Programme

Image Credit: Image from Anna Spearman & Francis Williams' residency

Deadline Sunday 08 April 2018

Apply to take part in our first Back Lane West Associates programme which takes place from May to December 2018.

Admission onto the programme is a competitive process as we are looking to develop a strong group of artists with a broad skill set, interests and experience who will be active participants on the programme and learn from one another.

What does Associate membership get you?

  • Networking Opportunities
  • The option to join a subsidised group field trip
  • Access to the new Back Lane West Associates Resource Space
  • Access to Back Lane West equipment & resources
  • Option to sign up for a week long exhibition/test slot at the Back Lane West residency space, in November/December
  • A limited research bursary fund, open for applications of up to £200  
  • Opportunities to connect with KARST and the PAC Home network
  • 1-2-1’s with visiting artists & the Back Lane West team
  • Peer group discussions

Visiting artists for the 2018 programme, include:

Eléonore Pano-Zavaroni & Pascale Riou

Fairland Collective

Gery Georgieva


Please apply using the online form

Applications will be assessed by the four directors of Back Lane West: Jane Lowry, Patrick Lowry, Rosie Thomson-Glover and Cat Bagg.

The cost to Associates is £60, this is subsidised by funding secured from Arts Council England towards Back Lane West’s 2018 programme.

Deadline for applications: Midnight 8th April

Applicants will be informed by 16th April and the programme will launch officially in May.


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