Call-out for artists working with durational performance

Steakhouse Live and ]performance s p a c e [ presents an opportunity for an artist who works with durational performance to develop a new work to be presented at Slow Sunday in London on Sunday 1st March.

The offer:

Five-day artist residency at Performance Space, Folkestone, which will include £500 fee for the artist plus accommodation and travel to and from Folkestone.

The residency will run from Monday 27 January to Saturday 1st February 2020 and will include:
– One-to-one crit session with PS directors on Tuesday 28 January
– Artist sharing at PS during the Last Fridays Folkestone event on Friday 31st January
– Post-showing breakfast crit session with local artistic community on Saturday 1st February

Performance at Slow Sunday, a one-day festival of performance curated and produced by Steakhouse Live. Slow Sunday will run from 1pm-9pm at Toynbee Studios on Sunday 1st March 2020.

The artist will receive:
-A performance fee of £500 plus an agreed materials budget
-Travel and accommodation if the artist is not based in London.

Deadline for applications: Midnight Sunday 9 December.


Please email if you have any questions.

]performance s p a c e [ 

Currently based in Folkestone’s Creative Quarter (Kent), ]performance s p a c e [ cultivates time-based work that critically and physically pushes the boundaries of body, time and space. 

They are commit­ted to supporting challenging and difficult work that embraces performance art as an ever-evolving medium.

]performance s p a c e [‘s mission is to facilitate the prime conditions for the production of performance art in the UK (and beyond). 

Steakhouse Live

Steakhouse Live is a DIY platform for radical performance practices. It’s rough. It’s raw. Unprofessionalism is embraced. Work cuts across performance art, theatre, visual art, cabaret, sculpture, dance, drag and participatory performance.

Image credit: Imogen Roberts performing at Steakhouse Live Festival, 2017. Photo by Manuel Vason.