Set/Spatial Designer – The Bare Project

Posted on: 14/02/2022

We are looking for a set/spatial designer or scenographer to join our team on our Hinterlands project.

They will work closely with the whole project team, comprising: a moving image artist, a sound designer, a projectionist/lighting designer, a dramaturg, a playwright, multiple community producers and partners, creative facilitators, and permaculture specialists.

Together with this team, and our community partners, we will be creating a large-scale performance and celebration event to take place at Victoria Quays, Sheffield on September 18th 2022. The event will incorporate various artistic elements, focused around a film screening, live performative elements (eg. a live score / dance performances), and a community feast. The designer’s role will be to visually connect all the elements, and outputs may include costume, set, immersive/participatory elements (e.g. menus, activities), and other mediums.

We are looking for a set / spatial designer who:

  • is experienced and highly skilled within their artform
  • has experience of creating large-scale, artwork/s
  • has experience, or is keen to develop experience, leading workshops with communities
  • is interested in working across artforms with artists from other disciplines
  • is excited by outdoor work and a connection to nature/plants/water/permaculture
  • is based in or has connections to the North, particularly South Yorkshire

Rates of Pay

£2,832, based on day rates of £158 per day, or where relevant weekly rates of £550 per week. The Bare Project operate an equal pay policy, so the whole team are on the same daily and weekly rates. This fee is based on:

  • 4 days workshop delivery (note: this may be a combination of some full days and some half days)
  • 2 weeks planning, prep, design, sourcing
  • 2 weeks on-site including delivery of final event

Download the full brief here:
Set/Spatial Designer – The Bare Project (docx)

Deadline: Friday 4th March 2022, 12 noon