Mission Gallery invites expressions of interest from freelance artists based in the Swansea Bay Region ie. Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire to make a short video in their local area, focusing on a local artwork of the artist’s choosing.  It could be a piece of sculpture, land art, mural, public artwork, any piece of work that is publicly accessible.

In the film, the artist will be asked to introduce the artwork, to share why they enjoy it / are affected by it and to offer some background information on the artist who made the work and where people can find it. 

The final film should be no more than 5 minutes duration. The selected artist will work with a local filmmaker to produce the film. We welcome submissions in any language, including sign language.


Fixed fee for freelance artist: £150


Four short films will be commissioned. In order to be considered for selection, please submit an expression of interest to Mission Gallery by 5pm, Monday 15 March 2021. Expressions of interest may be written or as video or audio files (.mpeg or .mp4 only). Expressions of interest to include:  

  • applicant’s name and contact details
  • either biography or cv or link to practice website
  • name and location of selected artwork
  • brief statement as to why you’d like to share the artwork with others (maximum 250 words or maximum 2 minutes if visual or audio file).


Please send information to:


Subject Line: Artwork Near Me

Deadline: 5pm, Monday 15 March 2021


Closing date: 15/03/2021