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Metal New Artist Network Residencies

Metal is delighted to announce this residency call-out as part of our Metal New Artist Network, offering 6 opportunities for early career creatives. Overview: Closing date: EXTENSION 5pm, Tuesday 21st June Notification: All artists will be notified of outcome by week commencing 11th July Residency period: A part-time structured residency will take place from Monday […]

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Nine Earths: Live Events

Specifically commissioned to mark COP26, the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow, Nine Earths is an immersive environmental artwork that reveals global consumption patterns through the lens of climate justice.   Nine Earths engaged nearly a hundred participants from international partner countries, including; Indonesia, Lebanon, Vietnam, Brazil, and the UK, among others. This collaborative project takes audiences […]

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Metal New Artist Network Zine Project

This summer, Metal will publish a zine filled with experiences of being an early career artist. The zine will showcase the work of artists within the network, as well as sharing some advice, motivation and/or provocations about the reality of starting out in an arts career. It will comprise of up to 10 submissions from […]

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Metal New Artist Network

MNAN is a digital programme of support for early-career artists. Artist-led training sessions, creative workshops, networking and sharing opportunities.

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Metal New Artist Mentoring Programme

To apply fill in application form here. Click for large texts of this information and the application form.   As part of our Metal New Artist Network – we’re excited to release (x 12) 1:1 mentoring opportunities with six brilliant and experienced artists, Hector Dyer, Hwa Young Jung, Kate Genever, Rachael House, Jo Melville and Warren […]

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Future Network

Future Network is a quarterly virtual event co-programmed by our teams across the UK (in Liverpool, Peterborough and Southend). Throughout the year, we invite 4 x artists to host online sharings in response to a theme and also present accompanying material through a contribution to Metal’s website. Future Network expands on our previous programme, Future […]

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The Good Business Festival Youth Summit

More than just a 3-day event, this year The Good Business Festival is looking at the bigger picture and programming the Good Business Festival Youth Summit, taking place over 7-8 July, within the grounds of Knowsley Safari Park.   As education partners, we have been invited to take part in day 2, leading a session […]

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Rivers of the World 2021

Rivers of the World is an arts-based environmental learning project linking schools around the world through the study of rivers.  The project is a creative exchange between Key Stage 3 pupils from Liverpool City Region and Zimbabwe, working in partnership with artists Eugene Mapondera, Adam Sadiq and Hector Dyer. The project encourages the international exchange […]

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Nine Earths

“A better world doesn’t begin with me, but all of us.” Rutger Bregman: ‘Humankind: A Hopeful History’ Each year our demand for ecological resources exceeds what our planet can regenerate in that time. For example, the USA consumes the equivalent of five Earths’ worth of the planet’s natural resources in one year, while in Qatar […]

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Project Earth: Liverpool! The Cut-Out Opera

Project Earth: Liverpool! The Cut-Out Opera Musician, songwriter and curator Love Ssega presents an escapist family adventure where viewers are transported into a parallel version of Liverpool City region based on Andrew Kiwanuka’s Project Earth comic, which Love Ssega recently commissioned as part of his Season For Change “Airs of the South Circular” project. New […]

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Samarbeta x Paradise Air x Metal Digital Artist Residency Exchange

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INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL ARTIST RESIDENCY EXCHANGE w/ DRS (Manchester)  TORUS VIL. (Kimiya & Mayu) (Tokyo) & M T HALL (Liverpool) Residency Dates: 25th February – 8th March 2021 Paradise Air, Metal and Samarbeta are excited to announce three 10 day music residencies happening alongside each other with DRS (Manchester, UK) TORUS VIL. (Kimiya Sato & Mayu Gonto) […]

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Andrea Luka Zimmerman: Art Class

Art Class – Andrea Luka Zimmerman, 2020 Andrea Luka Zimmerman is an artist, filmmaker and cultural activist whose work unveils aspects of working class experience, and that of people living on the margins of society, that are seldom seen or discussed. Her work considers precarity, uncertainty, constantly changing relationships between the individual and the social, […]

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