Jumble Sale, Darlaston Methodist Church, Salter Street, Darlaston, Walsall, 2011 © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos

Blast! is a new creative opportunity for artists and curators to create new work, exhibitions and performances for Blast! Festival in 2019. The festival will focus particularly on work in photography, moving image, sound and digital media.

Devised by Multistory, the opportunity will provide six commissions to early and mid career artists and curators based within the West Midlands. The selected artists and curators will make work for and with the six towns that make up the borough of Sandwell (Oldbury, Rowley Regis, Smethwick, Tipton, Wednesbury and West Bromich).

Applications are requested via an open call and should be sent directly to info@multistory.org.uk by 6pm on Friday 22 September.

Further information about the call out and application process can be found via Multistory’s website: www.multistory.org.uk