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Ellie Griffiths, a young person and carer pictured in Sound Symphony performance, Ellie is sat centre with her arm extended. A large fan pointing upwards and there are rose petals moving, dancing above it.

Ellie Griffiths: Sensory Performance Toolkit

Prepared by Ellie Griffiths in June 2019 while working on the Sound Symphony project. The toolkit includes: Core Principles  Practical Considerations Blog: What Does an Inclusive Theatre Space…

Image from Sound Symphony by Ellie Griffiths (a sensory performance featuring a young person pressing a small speaker to their face and performer Shiori Usui)

IAP supported through Culture Collective fund

Creative Scotland has announced that Independent Arts Projects (IAP) will be one of the organisations supported to deliver participative arts projects across Scotland through the Culture Collective Fund….

North Edinburgh Arts YOUTH ARTS RESIDENCIES (in partnership with IAP). Small Grants Fund for Freelance Arts Practitioners. Image: Multiple young people are pictured in overalls, standing on chairs or step ladders applying colourful artworks of fish & seaweed with silicon to a vibrant outside wall. Logos: North Edinburgh Arts, Independent Arts Projects, Youth Music Initiative, Creative Scotland and Scottish Government.

Here We Are (4-Feb)

Hiya. How are you?  February, eh? You might think it’s a bleak time but remember- it is not January. It felt like January was never, ever going to…

North Edinburgh Arts YOUTH ARTS RESIDENCIES (in partnership with IAP). Small Grants Fund for Freelance Arts Practitioners. Image: Multiple young people are pictured in overalls, standing on chairs or step ladders applying colourful artworks of fish & seaweed with silicon to a vibrant outside wall. Logos: North Edinburgh Arts, Independent Arts Projects, Youth Music Initiative, Creative Scotland and Scottish Government.

2021/22 NEA Youth Arts Residencies – Small Grants Fund

We are delighted to be delivering a new Youth Arts Residencies programme, in partnership with North Edinburgh Arts, for freelance artists and creative practitioners working across a range…

Wander

Wander

Wherever you are on Friday 18th December at 3pm we ask that you join us for a wee wander – in your local park, along a pathway, or…

Here We Are (16-Dec)

Hiya. How are you?  I think everyone’s ready for a lie down in a darkened room (maybe with twinkly lights). This year. This year has been so many…

Shop Local This Year

Blog: Shop local this year

A couple of weeks ago one of the members of our Admin Monkeys Facebook Group (a place to ask silly questions for people who make arts projects happen),…

IAP Community Check-in on Thursday 6th August at 10.30am

Key observation: We are now 20 weeks into lockdown. It is become clearer that reopening of theatres won’t happen in 2020 although some smaller performance opportunities may exist. …

Here We Are (28-Aug)

Hiya. How are you?  Here we are in week 24. One theatre I know said that when they closed their doors in mid-March that they expected to shut for…

Freelancers & Companies meeting, 10 September 2020

Notes from Meeting with 44 Freelancers* & 6 Companies** on Thursday 10 September 2020

Notes from Meeting with 46 freelancers* & 6 Companies** on Thursday 10 September 2020  Context – This event came out of a conversation with freelancers who felt isolated and frustrated…