Mortlach Story Walks, March 2011: writer required

December 17, 2010

Mary Bourne, who carved the oak leaf pavement outside our building (left, in snow) is now working on an arts-based countryside interpretation project with the local Primary School and Path Network charity in Dufftown. They wish to recruit a writer. Please see further details below.

Mortlach Story Walks, March 2011

Deadline for submission 14th Jan 2011

Mortlach Story Walks is a partnership project between Mortlach Primary School, Dufftown, Moray and the Speyside Paths Network Group to produce arts-based interpretation for the countryside around Dufftown.

Opportunity 1: Writer to work with Primaries 2, 4, and 7 on text for 3 “Story Walk” leaflets.  Also work with children on brief poetic texts to be integrated into interpretative sculptures.  10 days @ £150 per day

Opportunity 2: Visual Artist working in 2d (photographer, glass artist, printmaker etc) to work with Primaries 1, 3 and 5 to produce visual artworks for public buildings within the town which celebrate the local countryside. 15 days @ £150 + £2000 materials budget

Opportunity 3: Artist/designer to work with Primaries 2, 4 and 7 on Story Walk leaflet designs and Primary 6 on a fold out poster/map and templates for information boards and way markers. 14 days @ £150 + printing budget

Practitioners can apply for more than one opportunity and collaborative applications are also welcome.

For a brief and application details contact: Mortlach Primary School, York Street, Dufftown, Keith AB55 4AU

Email: tel 01340 820268

If you would like to discuss the project, please contact project co-ordinator Mary Bourne on 01340 821162

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