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Curatorial Practice Award 2018

The Curatorial Practice Award is FVU’s initiative to welcome and foster new voices into the art world by enabling people from low-income backgrounds to pursue curatorial careers in the arts. The recipient will join FVU as a guest curator for one year, working to develop and realise a project of their choosing in the field of artists’ moving image.

Application deadline: 5pm, 23 July 2018

Find out more and apply.

Michael O'Pray Prize 2018

Returning for a second year, the Michael O’Pray Prize seeks new writing on innovation and experimentation in the moving image. It is aimed at writers starting out in their careers, who have had no more than three articles published in print or online. The recipient will receive £500 and their submitted text will be published by Art Monthly.

Application deadline: 5pm, 31 July 2018

Find out more and apply.

Student Placements

We offer structured student placements, with the opportunity to work across a range of different areas within our small team. The programme requires a time commitment of two to three days per week, for a three month period.

The role is intended to provide an insight into various aspects of our operations including marketing and communications, analysis, working with the physical and digital archives, as well as more general arts administration. We will always try to tailor the work towards your particular interests.

Applicants must be in education, and the student placement must be a requirement of the applicant's programme of study. We provide £20.00 per day to cover expenses for all student placements. We can only accept a limited number of student placements per year. We run regular callouts for applicants, however we welcome approaches from universities who are seeking placements on behalf of their students, as well as from individual student applicants (who should send us their CV with accompanying cover letter). Please email

Equality & Diversity

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity in all of its activities so that everyone who comes in to contact with the organisation, as an employee, artist or member of the public, feels that they are valued and respected, regardless of their background.

The aim of the FVU Equality and Diversity strategy is:

• To confirm the key priorities for action to promote equality and diversity and challenge discrimination.

• To make sure that FVU continues to encourage a diverse workforce where everyone feels they are being fairly treated.

• To make sure that the organisation continues to attract the widest possible variety of audiences.

• To help the organisation continue to engage with a wide range of artists from diverse backgrounds.

• To make sure that FVU meets all of its legal requirements and responsibilities. relating to equality and diversity.

The full Equality and Diversity strategy is available on request.

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