Commissions

We commission projects across all art forms and cultural disciplines, from live streaming performances to immersive experiences, online collections and digital storytelling. Scroll down for a selection of some of the projects we’ve commissioned.

A short-haired woman with a plastic ball in her mouth, standing in front of a curtain. Look Mum, Let’s Talk About Disability

A series of short films aimed at family audiences, raising awareness of the social model of disability, in a playful and fun way.

Elijah standing on a small stage in silhouette, surrounded by yellow screens. Make The Ting 360º

A live 360º capture of Grime DJ and producer Elijah's 'Make the ting.' A hybrid digital experience about creativity in the digital age.

Mylene Klass and Errolyn Wallace rest on a grand piano. The grand piano lid is open Myleene Klass and Errollyn Wallen team up for new Sky Arts series

Mylene Klass and Errollyn Wallen feature classical masterpieces in new Sky Arts series

Colourful picture from Al Davidson's web comic, featuring Al in his wheelchair. Muscle Memory – A Survivor’s Story

A multimedia project by artist Al Davidson, which explores body image and the often harrowing experiences of disability hate crime.

Screenshot of an episode of Black country secrets playing on BBC Sounds. Black Country Secrets

In this series of podcasts, five writers and spoken word artists from across the Black Country choose a Black Country scene to reveal something about this hidden region.

Painting of the profile of a young black boy, against a light blue background. We Need New Stories

Fifth word's podcast series captures the oral histories of Zimbabwean-born residents living in Nottingham.

Black and white picture of a pair of hands holding part of a whale bone. On Sonorous Seas

Podcast about the beaching of a whale in August 2018 at Traigh an t-Suidhe/Strand of the Seat, at the North end of the Isle of Iona, Scotland.

Black and white archive picture of a rural house on Orkney with a woman collecting water from a stream in a bucket in the foreground. Orkney Sound Waves

Lyrical and immersive audio ballad that travels across time via the Orkney Library & Archive's reel-to-reel recordings.