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Wednesday, 04 December 2013
Call for performers for Marvin Gaye Chetwynd exhibition
The Exhibitions Team

We are currently seeking volunteers to participate in a series of performances by contemporary artist Marvin Gaye Chetwynd (best known as Spartacus Chetwynd).

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Home Made Tasers, Studio 231, New Museum, NY 26 Oct 2011–1 Jan 2012 © the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ

The performances will revolve around two works, Brain Bug (2011) and Diorama (2012) as part of the artists’ first major institutional show in public gallery in the UK. For the Brain Bug performance dance experience is required.

Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Diorama. 2012. Mixed media. Installation view, Home Made Tasers, New Museum, New York, 26 October 2011 – 01 January 2012. Copyright the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London

Volunteers will be required to attend a day’s training led by the artist in mid-January and should be available to perform on a regular basis throughout the 8 week exhibition period (inclusive of weekends), 25 Jan 2014 - 23 Mar 2014. Applicants will preferably be based in the Nottingham area.

This invaluable opportunity to work closely with a renowned, Turner Prize nominated artist, gain exposure and insight into the production of an artistic performance at a professional level.

Please send a copy of your CV and a brief paragraph (no longer than 400 words) expressing your interest in the opportunity, your dance and performance experience to by midnight Friday 13 December 2013.

The performances will take place at Nottingham Contemporary, Weekday Cross, Nottingham, NG1 2GB.

Please note that we anticipate a large volume of applicants and therefore regret that we can not respond to all applications. Successful applicants will be contacted by Friday 20 December 2013.

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