Leeds Creative Labs - DARE Edition open for applications

CCI Exchange is inviting applications from academics in the faculties of Arts and PVAC to participate in the DARE Edition of Leeds Creative Labs.


Successful applicants will be supported to work closely with artists and performance-makers to explore new collaborations to demonstrate the relevance of the Arts to showcasing research and developing research impact.  Academics or academic teams will be matched with artists from one of three leading performing arts organisations in the North:

  • Opera North (Leeds)
  • South Asian Arts-uk (SAA-uk) (Leeds)
  • Cap-a-Pie (Newcastle)

Leeds Creative Labs is part of a long-term programme of collaboration between the University of Leeds and the creative and cultural industries across the North, aiming to:

  • spark collaborations between academics and innovators to find new and inventive ways to showcase academic research to achieve broad public impact
  • increase our understanding of how the arts and technology might inform and support research relevant to contemporary society
  • create new work and new methodologies through collaboration.
The closing date for applications is Thursday 30 April 2015.  Apply via the Leeds Creative Labs website.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Liz Harrop e.j.harrop@leeds.ac.uk 

Image from Amy’s Last Dive, an opera by Adam Strickson and Cheryl Frances-Hoad. Credit: Malcom Johnson Photography and ImoveCredit: Malcom Johnson Photography and Imove

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