DIY10: 2013

Professional development projects BY artists FOR artists

Compass Live Art are delighted to announce that Peter McMaster has been selected to lead Compass' DIY 10 project in 2013. Full details about the workshops (and how to apply) will follow shortly.

DIY is an opportunity for artists working in Live Art to take part in unusual and outlandish professional development projects conceived and run BY artists FOR artists. To mark the tenth anniversary of DIY, 2013 will be a bumper year with 23 projects for emergent and experienced practitioners taking place across the UK between July and November 2013.

The call for applications to take part in DIY10 projects will be announced in the week of 20 May. Watch this space.

DIY10 projects represent a wide variety of approaches and subjects including feminism, masculinity, cage fighting, lap dancing, revisiting regret, Elvis impersonators, socially engaged practices, online protest, Calamity Jane, sleepovers, rebirthing, and much, much more.

DIY10 projects will be led by Anja Kanngieser, Ansuman Biswas, Barby Asante and Delaine Le Bas, Dickie Beau, Geraldine Pilgrim, GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN, Gustavo Ciriaco, Jesse Darling, Jordan McKenzie, Joshua Sofaer, Kira O'Reilly, Lucky Pierre, Lucy Neal & Simone Kenyon, Marcia Farquhar, Neil Bartlett, Nigel Barratt & Louise Mari, Noëmi Lakmaier, Peter McMaster, Richard Houguez, Rosana Cade, Tim Etchells & Vlatka Horvat, and Ursula Martinez.

DIY 10 is a Live Art Development Agency initiative developed in collaboration with the following partners: Abandon Normal Devices (North West), Artsadmin (national), Buzzcut with Imaginate(Scotland), Cambridge Junction (East), Chapter Arts Centre (Wales), Chelsea Theatre (London),Colchester Arts Centre (East), Compass Live Art (Yorkshire), Duckie (London), Fierce Festival(West Midlands), Forest Fringe (Scotland), In Between Time (South West), Live at LICA (North West), National Theatre Wales (Wales), Norwich Arts Centre (East), Platform (national), The Showroom, University of Chichester (South East), Sound and Music (national), Yorkshire Sculpture Park (Yorkshire), The Works: Dance and Theatre Cornwall and University College Falmouth (South West). With additional support from Create (Ireland).

Information on DIY projects in past years.