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Your Radical Teenager

Artists with over 20 years experience in the industry

Call Out

Are you an artist with over 20 years experience in the industry, ready to re-engage with the mind of your radical teenage self? Do you want to challenge ageism and perception around who is allowed to be radical? We’re looking for artists who want to break free from artistic constraints and embrace their truest, most radical selves.

What are we interested in?

  • Is there a story that your radical teenage self wants to tell?
  • How would your radical teenage self forget or challenge everything you know now?
  • Would your radical teenage self create a piece of work that you feel you can’t, or is the other way around?

What do we mean by 20 + years experience?

We're seeking ideas from professional artists with a rich and diverse background in the arts, including but not limited to: Makers and Creators, Writers, Directors, Performers

Submission Guidelines

To submit your pitch for My Radical Teenage Self please provide:

  • A short proposal of no more than 500 words outlining your concept.

  • A brief reflection on your own teenage rebellion experience and how it might inform your artistic practice today.

  • Examples of previous work that showcase your expertise and innovation in the arts. This could be a CV, website or links to work.

3 artists will be selected and paid £1500 to take their work to the treatment stage. This fee includes time with the Frân Wen team, including the Artistic Director and Producer. One artist will then be selected to take their idea to the next stage of commission, which will be paid in line with ITC / WGGB guidelines.

Deadline for Submissions: 30 September 2024.

Contact artist@franwen.com with your submission

E-mails are monitored by Gethin Evans (Artistic Director), Nia Jones (Executive Director), Ceriann Williams (Associate Producer) and Olwen Williams (Administrator).

We are committed to ensuring that everyone can fully engage in our opportunities. When registering interest you will have the opportunity to specify any access needs.

Whilst we are a Welsh language organisation, we welcome new Welsh speakers and learners.