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Join us as a MERGE volunteer

Bankside and You Opportunity + News
We're looking for volunteers with a passion for interactive public art to work with an array of visual artists, April - June 2017
Nicole Gordon
Deputy CEO
Kate Poulter
Marketing Manager
@MergeFestival

MERGE Bankside is looking for volunteers with a passion for interactive public art. Below is some information about one of the projects you would be involved with. This opportunity will give you the chance to work with an array of emerging and established visual artists that will combine robotics and kinetic engineering with live music and theatre. 

ULTIMATE DODGEM EXPERIENCE
This will be a fantastic project, with a collaboration of artists who will be creating an interactive, sound and theatrical installation. Artists will include Sam Bompas, Marcus Lyall, Jimmy Cauty and Ed Baxter from Resonance Radio FM.

Skills required:

  • Experience within the performing and visual arts, festivals, music, electronics
  • Organising and managing peoples
  • Wood work and painting

Role will include: 

  • Assisting with the set up and d-rigg for installations
  • Art liaison
  • Interaction with visitors - welcoming the public to the project and answering enquiries
  • Invigilating 
  • Overseeing the usage of the installation

Install dates for MERGE projects begin on Monday 1 May 2017.

Open to the public 12 May-4 June 2017.

This is an unpaid role. Travel and lunch expenses provided. An interview will be required before commencing.

sak [at] betterbankside.co.uk (subject: MERGE%20volunteer) (Get in touch if you are interested in being involved.)

Apr 24 2017