National Media Museum is commissioning two artworks for their coming exhibition In the Blink of an Eye, which opens in March 2012.

This exhibition will explore themes surrounding the capture and synthesis of movement. It offers artists the opportunity to engage with and respond to images and artefacts from the Collections of the National Media Museum, including the work of Dr. Harold E. Edgerton, Roger Fenton, Tim Macmillan, √Čtienne-Jules Marey and Eadweard Muybridge.

Artist and production fee: UK£15,000

For further information:

  • Download the Artist Commission Brief: http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/PlanAVisit/Exhibitions/~/media/Files/NMeM/PDF/PlanAVisit/MovementCommissionBrief.ashx (PDF, 203Kb)
  • About the National Media Museum: http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/PlanAVisit/Exhibitions/~/media/Files/NMeM/PDF/PlanAVisit/AboutNMeM.ashx (PDF, 52Kb)
  • Download the Application Form: http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/PlanAVisit/Exhibitions/~/media/Files/NMeM/PDF/PlanAVisit/MovementCommissionAppForm.ashx (PDF, 187Kb)

In the Blink of an Eye is part of imove, a new and imaginative celebration of human movement, bringing together the best creative talent from the region to produce a programme of events designed to inspire the public in the run up to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. imove is funded by Legacy Trust UK, Yorkshire Forward and Arts Council England.