THE WORK ROOM & TAKE ME SOMEWHERE
DIANE TORR BURSARY 2018
Diane Torr was an influential performance artist from Scotland who died in 2017. She was a founding member of The Work Room and to honour her, Take Me Somewhere are working with The Work Room to launch an new artist bursary in her name The opportunity is open to dance and performance artists based in Scotland.
Diane was a radical artist & feisty woman who set her own path and inspired many others to do the same. We want to continue this spirit through this bursary to support a movement artist interested investigating gender as part of their performance practice. The recipient will receive a £2000 bursary plus the opportunity to be embedded within the 2018 Take Me Somewhere festival and on going Take Me Somewhere Artist Constellation. The award can be used towards research, making new work, travel, training or mentoring.