Together We Build

Together We Build is a Bucks project celebrating 10 years since the London 2012 Paralympics. We are seeking d/Deaf and disabled Community Curators who want to help us share the story of the Paralympics and what it means now.
We will support our Community Curators to pick a collection object and create their own interpretation, which will be displayed alongside their chosen object in one of 10 cultural venues across Bucks. Community Curators will also help devise Paralympics-themed events that will take place at the host organisations.

Timescales

Recruitment: June/ July
Objects interpretation: July/Aug
Events developemnt: Aug/sept
Exhibition: Sept-Nov

The Host Venues

10 Cultural Venues have signed up to host Paralympic objects, creating a Multi-site exhibition. These are:

  1. Amersham Museum, Amersham
  2. Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury
  3. Bekonscot, Beaconsfield
  4. Chiltern Open Air Museum, Chalfont St Peter
  5. Discover Bucks Museum, Aylesbury
  6. The Elgiva, Chesham
  7. Marlow Library, Marlow
  8. Milton’s Cottage
  9. Queens Park Arts Centre, Aylesbury
  10. Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon

Each Community Curator will be paired with a host venue where their chosen object will be displayed. Objects will also be displayed in an online gallery.

Benefits

Your voices and stories will be shared and valued as part of our physical and online exhibitions. There is a modest amount available to our Curators tocover travel expenses etc.

How To Apply

To apply to be a Community Curator, please write to Lallie (see below) with a few lines, or a voice note sharing:

  • Your name and contact details
  • Why you are interested in this role
  • Which or the venues listed above you are most interested in working with.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon, 13 July 2022

Contact

Buckinghamshire Culture, Owen Harris Building, Buckinghamshire New University, Queen Alexandra Road, High Wycombe HPil 2JZ

lallie@buckinghamshireculture.org

www.buckinmghamshireculture.org


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