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Artangel Seeks Proposals for £1 Million in Commissions Backing

January 15th, 2013

Battle of Orgreave re-enactment organised by Jeremy Deller, via ArtangelUK-based arts commissioning body Artangel has announced an open call for proposals, offering £1 million in backing for the five chosen projects.  Artangel has a history of backing Turner prize winners and shortlist candidates, including Jeremy Deller’s 2004 Turner Prize-winning “The Battle of Orgreave” re-enactment, and  is seeking proposals that attempt the fantastic and seemingly impossible.  ”We hope to find younger artists who will put forward amazing proposals. We feel that we want to get ideas that are forming in the darkness into our field of vision.” Says Artangel Director James Lingwood.

Read more at The Guardian

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