Mini Make Do & Mend opportunity opens for applications

We are excited to launch our new Mini Make Do & Mend for artists to explore and experiment in response to the theme of ‘transformation’.
This opportunity is part of our COVID-19 response. There is a maximum fund of £500 available per successful proposal.
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Make Do & Mend 2019 now open for applications

Stellar Quines’ Artist Development Opportunity Make Do & Mend 2019 is open for applications.
Make Do & Mend offers artists a chance to develop an idea, based around a theme that invites an opportunity to consider the position of women and girls living in Scotland today.
This year Stellar Quines and Birds

Lilian Ptáček & Poppy Nash – Unruly Methods

Lilian Ptacek portrait in studio

Unruly Methods is an investigation into how clothing has been used by women as a form of political activism to challenge the patriarchy and advance women’s rights. Artists Lilian Ptáček and Poppy Nash will research activist clothing from key moments of the discourse on gender equality, from the Suffragettes to today.

Annie George – Document

Document will use as its starting point the stories told in one family of South Indian origin, now living in Scotland. Four women, across four generations provide the stimulus for a performance piece told from an alternative cultural perspective and one that explores aspects of the changing roles and aspirations

Rosa Duncan & Rebecca Sweeney – Heating the Ink

Rosa Duncan and Rebecca Sweeney will undertake a research and development week for a new play. Their project for Make Do & Mend intends to explore the gendered experiences of patients within mainstream medicine. They will ask how the language associated with invisible illnesses (particularly those of women) affects the

Alice Mary Cooper – The Woman in the Box

Theatre maker Alice Mary Cooper will write and create her debut podcast focused on the herstory of two incredible but forgotten women. Utilising research and stories Alice uncovered in 2015 while making The Box (a piece of social history theatre), she will make a programme centred on the fascinating stories