Rich Mix Takeover festival 2017: CALL-OUT

Please note: Application for this opportunity is now closed.

Submissions for the Takeover 2017 - an under 25 arts festival at Rich Mix - are now open! Between 24th July and 13th August, we will be handing the building over to audiences and creatives under 25, offering them a platform for live music events, performances, film screenings, masterclasses, panel discussions, gigs, industry advice and more. We are particularly keen to receive responses with regards to the following themes:

  • Revolution
  • Home & identity 
  • Women
  • New approaches to health & wellbeing

The deadline for proposals is 5pm, Friday 21st of April. 

Download the Submission Form here.

Who we are looking for: 

  • Under 25 creative producers, collectives and companies working in a range of art forms, particularly those based in Tower Hamlets & Hackney
  • Arts organisations who would like to develop projects with young people in the East End
  • Responses from European artists linked with East London
  • Bloggers, reviewers, digital marketers, live event photographers looking to build their portfolios
  • Film makers & programmers

Note: we will not be accepting applications for individual acts, however there may be opportunities for individual artists to apply for open mic nights, scratch nights and workshops during the festival. Please get in touch if you would like to hear about these opportunities.

What we are looking for:

  • Interdisciplinary work that explores one or all the themes through performance, music, film, movement, live art, spoken-word, poetry, comedy or multimedia
  • Open Rehearsal & Development of fresh ideas (opportunities for residency)
  • Roving and interactive performances
  • Pop up market stalls
  • Video documentary, vox pop, happenings & interventions in public space
  • Social media takeovers  
  • Online residencies between various platforms, networks and venues
  • Poster design and festival sculpture
  • Visual art for gallery spaces

Spaces available:

Important dates:

  • Takeover Launch event on Mon 24th
  • Takeover will run from Mon 24th July till Sun 13th August

If your require any further information, please get in contact with .