Rhea Lewis, Stellar Quines Project Producer, explains more about our latest Make Do & Mend opportunity and the support it offers to artists Read more
Stellar Quines and Bijli Production announce new Make Do & Mend opportunity Read more
Stellar Quines is pleased to announce the six projects which will receive ‘Mini Make Do & Mend’ seed funding. Read more
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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We’re delighted to announce the Stellar Quines and Bird of Paradise Make Do & Mend artists who’ll be responding through their artistic practice to the theme of – motherhood and the connections involved – throughout this year. Read more
Two exciting new development opportunities from Stellar Quines are now open for applications. M*****classes 2020: Lighting Design and Make Do & Mend 2019 in collaboration with Birds of Paradise. Read more
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
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.
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 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
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
NEW OPPORTUNITY – Make Do & Mend is Stellar Quines’ new talent development scheme offering artists working in any art form to apply for seed funding to explore a new idea in response to a theme. Read more
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- Find out more about Make Do & Mend
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- Stellar Quines and Stepping Stones partnership creates ‘resilience packs’ for young mothers
- Where are the women? Part 2 report published