November 16, 2006

COMMISSION | Writer Provocateur at Chapter Arts Centre

Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff is looking for a Writer who can act as a Provocateur to create writings to be published in a variety of formats: on the internet; the Chapter magazine and website; and across a range of public media including journals and newspapers in Wales and the UK.

Chapter is offering a six month commission of £5,000 to engage a writer on a freelance basis to work with Chapter’s staff, particularly in the Cinema, Theatre, Visual Arts and Marketing departments to create writings in response to the public programme at Chapter in conjunction with developing partnerships for publication of written texts. The stimulation of these publishing opportunities will be partly the responsibility of the writer, to assist in developing a wider public profile through critical review, preview and discussion of events and artists working at Chapter. The opportunity to explore different kinds of writing and publication, from experimental to journalistic to web blog is encouraged as part of the commission.

The commission is due to last between January and June 2007. The appointed writer will be expected to dedicate a minimum of two days per week based at Chapter to work on the commission.

To apply please write a letter with a supporting CV addressed to Carol Jones, Marketing Manager either by post at the address above or by email to


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