InTRANSIT Festival of Arts is an annual festival of site-responsive art and performance organised by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Now in its ninth year, the festival 'celebrates the changing urban landscape' by making use of public and private spaces throughout the borough. This year InTRANSIT runs 19-28 June 2015.
The producing team, O'Neil/Ross, are looking to commission a number of new site-responsive or outdoor projects to be presented in Kensington and Chelsea during the festival this year. Artists and companies who are passionate about working outside of conventional theatre and gallery settings are invited to express interest. With the support of a Grant for the Arts award from Arts Council England, the organisers are looking particularly for work that focuses on north Kensington and its communities.
The theme for this year's festival is Paradise on Earth, and O'Neil/Ross are looking for proposals 'that explore the interplay between "paradise" and that which is more familiar here on Earth. For instance, recognising and imposing pattern; hierarchical structures; the ideal society; and cultivation as perfection.'
Grants of between £1,000 - £5,000 are available to invest in individual commissions, and projects that already have, or could bring in, additional funding from other sources will be at an advantage. The organisers are also keen to commission work that will have a life beyond its iteration in the festival.
For more on the festival and the application process see here. The deadline for submissions is noon on 4 March 2015.