Deptford X 2020

Thanks to Arts Council England’s Emergency Response Fund, this year's Deptford X's 2020 Festival will take the form of DX Online, a programme of remote online projects.

Deptford X Online will act as an incubator for the next Deptford X festival. The conversations, relationships, research, ideas and work forged during this time will offer a reflection on both the failures and possibilities laid bare by the global Covid 19 pandemic. Through this we can learn how to be together again in a future Deptford X festival.

As part of our new online programme we are excited to announce two open calls for paid artist opportunities; How to be together again – Residencies at home and Artists on the Phone, as well as calls for participants in two further discussion-based programmes; Support Network and The Future is a Collective Project, which we provide more details on, in due course.

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How to be together again – Residencies at home

Deptford X is pleased to offer paid opportunities for 6 artists, writers and/or thinkers to begin developing work or research on the subject of ‘how to be together again’ through six, paid, one month residencies. Deadline: 10th June 2020, 10am.

Artists on the Phone

Deptford X is pleased to offer paid opportunities for 6 artists to develop 1:1 participatory art projects through Voluntary Services Lewisham’s (VSL) Telephone Befriending Scheme.

The Future is a Collective Project

A collaborative research group open to anyone interested in exploring the question ‘Are we carrying the right tools to shape the future we want and need?'

Support Network

Deptford X are pleased to announce Support Network. Early career PoC artists are invited to apply to join a 2 hour session in a small closed group led by an artist or art professional who will share advice and experience on establishing a career as a PoC artist in the UK.