The GRAIN Bursary is an award to a photographer or artist working in photography.
The bursary offers an award of £2,000 to support the making of new work in the rural West Midlands. For this bursary opportunity we are seeking proposals from those who are interested in making new work in and with rural communities. The work must be made within a 12-month period of receiving the bursary award.
The bursary supports artistic development, experimentation and the production of new work, rather than an exhibition, touring or display of finished work. It offers time to explore processes and try out new ideas. The applicant must have a photographic practice.
The bursary is not a commission or production grant but a package of support focusing on research and process that can be used flexibly according to the successful recipient.
The West Midlands region is made up of the following areas; Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire and Staffordshire. Further information about the region can be found here.
This opportunity is part of a broader series of continued professional development opportunities conceived and developed by GRAIN, supported by Arts Council England and Birmingham City University.