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Call Out for Young People to Produce a Youth Event at the South London Gallery



OPPORTUNITY

Celebrating the vibrancy of south London and youth culture, this will be the largest youth event ever hosted at the South London Gallery.

The event will be programmed by young people and this is your chance to join the planning team! Collaborate with other young people to design and organise the event and learn valuable skills in the process.

You’ll be supported by South London Gallery and local industry partners to develop the event from concept to reality.


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 to apply: Friday 26 August 2022

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

Weekly Meetings: 13 September – Jan 2023, every Tuesday 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:

  • Gala Festival

  • Tech Yard

  • Balamii Radio

  • House of Vans


WHAT ARE PAST 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



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