This is a special episode of the podcast recorded over Zoom, s sometimes we talk over one another but it is definitely worth a listen if you're considering applying to your mentoring scheme this year.
Four mentees from the 2020 cohort joined us to discuss their experience, insights and provide tips for everyone going through the application process. You can also watch the raw, unedited conversation on our Youtube channel.
Becky Namgauds is a choreographer and dance artist creating intense, powerful work that sits between dance, performance art and installation. Becky has created work for theatres, outdoor festivals, galleries and music videos. in the past she has collaborated with Hofesh Shechter Company and LIFT (London International Festival of Theatre). Her show Like Honey was part of the British Council Edinburgh Showcase 2019 and her outdoor work Rodadoras tours nationally and internationally. She is currently a Without Walls Blueprint Artist for 2019-20, researching a new outdoor work, The Anthropocene. Becky's solo Exhibit F premiered at Dance Umbrella 2019 as part of Out Of The System Mixed Bill and toured in early 2020 and she was also recently featured on a music video with Dua Lipa for Vogue.
Amelia O’Mahony Brady is a Fashion and Culture Writer and Dress Curator-in-training and recently named top 5 talents to watch by The Irish Times
Binita Naik is a creative thinker with over five years of experience within the arts across both publishing and museums/galleries.
Mistura Allison is an independent researcher, curator and art historian. She has delivered projects with the National Gallery in Rome (GNAM), V&A, International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia and Serendipity. Mistura's practice on the curation of cultural heritage have ignited a natural advocacy for diversity in the arts and its programming.
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Our mentoring program opened for applications on the 22nd of Marc