Near Now Ideas Fund Open Call - Awards of up to £2,000 per proposal to support c




We are offering up to £2,000 per proposal to support creative research and development (R&D) activity that is enabled or inspired by technology. Artists and creatives based in the Midlands, UK, who are not in full-time or part-time education can apply.

The R&D activity you propose should involve any, or all, of the following types of activity:
Learning - Workshop, course, tutorials, working with a mentor.
Playing - Experimenting with tools, techniques or technologies.
Prototyping - Making rough examples to test.
Testing - Presenting your ideas, prototypes or work in progress.

Some example of what we can support are:
● Digital and visual artworks
● Interactive and immersive experiences or performance
● Video or audio works
● Products and services

Applications will close at 11:59PM on Tuesday 30th November 2021 or when the funds are exhausted, whichever comes sooner and the R&D activity will be between now and March 2022.


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