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Voice of Sandwell: Commission

Are you an artist or collective based in Sandwell? We are looking to commission a piece of work which captures and embodies the voice of Sandwell. Deadline to apply: 6th May 2022

We are open to proposals of all forms of artwork: written, spoken word, visual art and more. 


The Commission

We are asking for a response that captures the voice of Sandwell. This can be in any Art form. From your commissioned work, we will ask you to work with a filmmaker to create a film that is inspirational and looks towards the positive growth and development opportunities for Sandwell and the community. We want to hear about the people, the history, the landmarks, or the stories to unlock and showcase the talent and potential of the borough.

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The Fee

This commission has a flat fee of £1000, inclusive of travel costs, research and time filming. You can find out more on the document, or email your questions to

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How To Apply

To apply for the commission, please read the document in full. You can submit your expression of interest through the 
-    your details
-    your connection to Sandwell 
-    an outline of your proposal 
-    a brief description of your intended approach
-    your creative CV briefly detailing any creative or community work that is relevant to the skills or content of the commission 

At the end of your application form, you will be asked to complete the monitoring and evaluation questions. This is completely anonymised and will not be connected to your application. You can answer Prefer Not To Say if you choose. 

If you have any questions, please get in contact at:

This Commission and project is funded by Creative Academies Network, The Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), Your Trust Charity and Arts Council England. 

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