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i am still on the hunt for artists for my vending machine artist residency programme based in norwich, UK. if you make works on paper, small multiples, have big ideas about public works and how lots of small pieces can make a whole, or just think this sounds cool, please get in touch! specialdispensations@gmail.com

i am currently seeking residents for july 2022 onwards. the residencies are monthly, and can be completed from anywhere in the world where you can post things that reach the uk.

more info: honorash.com/special-dispensat

@h A cool project! I can't find the deadline: is it a rolling, first-come-first-served call?

@h The vending machine looks gorgeous. I don't think I've ever seen one so old.

@acousticmirror i have no clue how old it is. i bought it off a reseller who was like ‘needs work!’ but other than the spiders eggs on the base it’s fine! i gave it a wipe and it’s dandy. it has a verrrrry satisfying action.

LB : ok if anyone has ever wanted to make a small run of little art, this looks like a fun way to distribute it! I've seen vending machines for art before, but not an open call for artists like this... with school done, I'm very tempted to pull something together!

@h I saw this done, don't remember where, but they used a converted cigarette machine. The project supplied boxes to the artists, and told them, what you put in the boxes is your decision, but they all need to be in the same theme, for labeling, and all the artists in the machine will sell for the same price per unit. I bought a micro sculpture for a buck fifty, that I still have.

@WanderingBeekeeper i got the idea from a sticker machine in the UMOCA in salt lake city! i think i heard it’s a done thing in some parts of germany too.

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