Open Call: Produce a youth event at the SLG!

Photo: Manuela Barczewski

OPPORTUNITY 

Join the South London Gallery’s youth forum, the Art Assassins, to produce a large-scale live event spotlighting culture and creativity in south London. 

The event will be programmed by and for young people, and this is your chance to be part of the planning team!  

You’ll be supported by artists, SLG staff, and local industry experts, to take your ideas from concept to reality.   

Along the way you’ll meet new people, gain skills and experience, learn about creative careers, and have fun. 

ABOUT YOU 

You must be aged 16-21 living, working or studying in south London. Priority will be given to young people living in Southwark. 

You don’t need to have experience, but enthusiasm, eagerness to work in a team, and passion is a must!   

IMPORTANT DATES 

Deadline: Friday 26 August 2022 

Taster session: Tuesday 6 September 2022 5-7pm at the South London Gallery 

Meetings: 20 September – Jan 2023, fortnightly on Tuesdays 5-7pm at the South London Gallery 

Final Event: Saturday 4 Feb 2023 

HOW TO APPLY?  

Complete this form with your personal details 

Click here to open the form. 

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?   

  • New skills:  
  • Event planning and management  
  • Communication and marketing  
  • Curating  
  • Public Speaking  
  • Teamwork  
  • Make friends and develop your confidence  
  • Learn about careers in the creative industry and the visual arts  
  • Receive a digital badge for your CV and LinkedIn profile  
  • Create a platform to celebrate the culture you love  

WHO WILL YOU WORK WITH?  

Work closely with SLG to co-devise, co-plan, deliver and evaluate the event.  

We will also be working with local industry partners, including:   

WHAT ARE PREVIOUS PARTICIPANTS UP TO NOW?  

Past participants of the South London Gallery’s youth programme have gone on to:  

  • Part-time paid work in the South London Gallery in the front of house team   
  • Freelance paid work for arts organisations across London including, South London Gallery and the Drawing room.  
  • Work as freelancer graphic designer  
  • Exhibiting artwork in Bloomberg New Contemporaries  
  • Self-publishing their own zines and creating events  
  • Study at leading universities such as University of the Arts London, The Ruskin School of Art and Kings College, University of London  

MORE INFORMATION 

For more information or assistance, please email artassassins@southlondongallery.org 

<p>Photo: Sam Nightingale</p>

Photo: Sam Nightingale

<p>Photo: SLG</p>

Photo: SLG