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New Artist-in-Residence Job Openings!
The Fairmount Cultural Corridor is a creative placemaking initiative that combines collaborative efforts of residents, artists, community organizations and businesses to support vibrant, livable neighborhoods along the Fairmount Line, made stronger through an active local creative economy. DS4SI has been a partner in this placemaking efforts, including our Upham's Corner Public Kitchens, Making Planning Processes Public and StreetLab: Upham's installations.
FCC and lead partner Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) are looking to hire 4 Artists-in-Residence. These artists will work with the DS4SI to design opportunities for residents, merchants, youth, and other creative practitioners to reimagine public spaces, public forms of community expression, and social interventions that increase vibrancy and community connectedness. Artists will be based in a distinct community along the Fairmount Line, including Upham’s Corner, Four Corners, and one who will work with four local schools. All artists will be based out of local nonprofits.
The positions are 20 hours per week @ $25/hr. To apply, download the job description and application. Full applications, including 3 art samples, must be submitted by August 29th. Local artists and nontradtional artists and craftspeople encouraged to apply. Applicants to our ExpressingBoston Art Fellowship are welcome to apply!
At the Design Studio we design and prototype alternative ways to approach and address complex social problems. We explore unusual solutions, ones that’s very existence help the system see new options for solving stubborn problems.
The Design Studio for Social Intervention: Changing how social justice is imagined, developed and deployed.