April 2, 2019

Open Call | TRACKS Project, Festivals 2019, Cork, Dublin, Galway

Application deadline: 26 April.

TRACKS is a network of festivals committed to co-commissioning and presenting dynamic artistic works for children and young audiences. The partnering festivals are BaborΓ³ International Festival for Children, Cork Midsummer Festival and Dublin Fringe Festival.

The TRACKS partners are excited to launch an open call for bold and engaging proposals from artists working in a visual medium to make work for audiences aged 0 – 12 years. The project should be conceived for installation inside a 20ft shipping container which will be placed in public space in each city.

The chosen work will be presented at all three festivals. The timeline is as follows:

Commission Confirmed: 10th May 2019
Dublin Fringe Festival premiere: 7th – 22nd September 2019
BaborΓ³, Galway presentation: 14th – 20th October 2019
Cork Midsummer Festival presentation: 12th – 21st June 2020


  • The commissioning award consists of €6000, covering artist fees and materials.
  • Transport and installation costs will be covered by the presenting festivals.
  • Young Radicals Co-Programmer Kate Ferris will liaise with the artists and provide presentation supports as required.

Visual artists (individual or collaborative group) at any stage of their career, working in any medium, with an interest in making work for young audiences in a festival context.

More info:…/tracks-open-call

Open Call | TRACKS Project, Festivals 2019, Cork, Dublin, Galway