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Call for Volunteers! Dundee Design Festival 2017!

Get involved with the Dundee Design Festival as part of our volunteer team! We have opportunities for volunteering throughout the festival which include roles within event support, front of house and invigilation.

If you would like to be part of the festival check out the full details below and get in touch!

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Dundee Design Festival 2017: Factory Floor Exhibition – Call for Designers

Dundee Design Festival announce a nationwide call for designers and makers to take part in a vast installation, ‘Factory Floor’.

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Dundee Design Festival 2017 – Factory Residency Programme – Call for Designers

Dundee Design Festival has opened the call for entries for its first residency programme, pairing designers with factories across Scotland. Dundee Design Festival is a celebration of world class design hosted by the UK’s first and only UNESCO City of Design.


Deadline: 5pm Monday 6th March

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Shenzhen Design Week – Call for Projects

The annual Shenzhen Design Week this year takes place from 21st – 28th April and project submissions from fellow Cities of Design are welcomed as part of the Design for the Future exhibition in the stunning Value Factory in Shekou.

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Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne 2017: Call for Case Studies

Deadline 1st February


City of Design Saint-Etienne are looking for case studies on creative urban experimentations from Dundee for the Human Cities – Challenging the City Scale exhibition at the 2017 Saint-Etienne Design Biennale .

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Month of Design Graz – Open Call to Participate

Deadline 4th February

The annual Month of Design Graz will this year take place from 29th April till the 28th of May and there is an open call for work from designers, creatives and companies in Dundee to submit proposals to feature at this year’s festival.

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Bradford Small World Film Festival – Call for Submissions

Deadline 31st March
Short film submissions are welcomed from cities within the UNESCO Creative Cities Network for Bradford’s Small World Film Festival based on this year’s theme ‘My City’.
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