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Paid Opportunity – V&A East Youth Collective for 16–24-Year-olds
Paid Opportunity - V&A East Youth Collective for 16–24-Year-olds
V&A East
Post Date: 15 Sep 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Deadline for applications: 3rd October 2022

Shape your museum, your gallery and your east London. We need you to advise on the design development of our galleries at V&A East Museum to ensure they are inviting, inspiring and relevant to young east Londoners.

What will I be doing?

You will work closely with the V&A East team and our appointed designers; JA-Projects with artist Larry Achiampong to advise and feedback on the design development of our galleries through discussion sessions and creative workshops. Youth Collective will attend 16 evening meetings on Thursdays 6-8pm, in person on the Olympic Park, between October 2022 – June 2023. There will also be occasional weekend activities, trips and days in the museum.

What will I gain from the programme?


• A fee of £11.05 per hour towards your time
• Exposure to leading artists, designers and curators
• Experience and insight into the design process and museum sector
• Develop your collaboration, communication, creative and critical thinking skills
• Special group research trips and creative workshops
• A chance to inform the design of the V&A East Museum galleries
• Additional opportunities to showcase your ideas and participate in the V&A East project

Am I eligible?

We are looking for young people reflective of the diversity of east London and who meet the following criteria:
• 16 – 24 years old
• Committed to attending all sessions
• Live in Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham or Waltham Forest
• Interested in art, design, architecture, or museums and/or the development of your local area (Please note, to receive payment you must have the legal right to work in the UK)

How do I apply?

Email [email protected] before 3rd October 2022 with the following information:
• Name
• Age
• Any access support required to participate in either digital or in person meetings?
• Choose one of the following options to respond to the question:
What interests you most about the new V&A East Museum and what you hope to gain from taking part in the programme?
Option 1 – Written Statement: Write a paragraph about yourself and why you want to get involved.
Option 2 – Short Video Story: Create a 90 second video about why you want to take part.
Option 3 – Creative Response: Photography, poetry, drawing or design, get creative and send us a response in the medium of your choice.

The First Session will be Thursday October 13th at 6pm at Plexal on the Olympic Park. Please get in touch with any questions: [email protected]

JOB DETAILS

Location
London, UK
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