29 August 2023

Music Space bursaries 2023–24, recipients announced

We are delighted to announce ACE V!S!ON and XZO as the recipients of the Music Space bursaries 2023–24. ACE VIS!ON (he/they) is a Scottish-Malawian poet, rapper and musician. Equally as comfortable communicating freestyle/spoken word on open-mic stages as they are lacing eloquent rhyme with experimental rhythms, often inspired by themes of grief, Ioss and the universal human condition. Read more

1 July 2023

Ghost Tunes – Fremantle – Western Australia

Ghost Tunes our project exploring ideas around language, landscape and culture with Australian and Scottish artists has reconvened in Fremantle, Western Australia. Artists, Josie Vallely and Cass Ezeji from Scotland will meet in person for the first time their Ghost Tunes' fellow travellers Australian artists Cass Lynch, Mei Swan Lim, Madeleine Flynn, Tim Humphry and Theresa Sainty to further develop ideas, share thoughts and produce a sharing event in Fremantle on the 13th of July. Read more

8 June 2023

Thanh Cảnh – Sound and Landscape

We are excited to share a new project titled Thanh Cảnh - Sound and Landscape developed in partnership with our friends in Vietnam, Len Ngan. Over the past six months, AC Projects has been working with Len Ngan to develop the project as part of the British Council’s UK/ Vietnam Season 2023. Read more

20 April 2023

Music Space 2023–24

We are very pleased to announce that we have received funding for the next iteration of Music Space, including two bursaries beginning in July and a series of creative sessions later in the year. The bursary programme will be shaped by the recipients and will include financial support and use of equipment across nine months, plus: > Monthly mentoring sessions with two Music Space mentors > Regular catch ups with Music Space team to help shape the programme and reflect on progress > A two-week residency at the Centre for Contemporary Arts Creative Lab in November 2023 with full technical support > Meetings/mentoring sessions with chosen artists/professionals > Opportunity to present at Counterflows 2024 Bursary recipients will be selected via nomination. Watch this space! Read more

4 April 2023

Counterflows Delegates 2023

We are delighted to announce that this year we will be hosting three delegates from Hanoi, Vietnam and Beirut, Lebanon at Counterflows Festival through the generous support of the British Council. The three delegates we are excited to welcome are artists and curators Kim Ngoc (Vietnam), Nguyen Quoc Hoang Anh (Vietnam) and Renata (Lebanon). Read more

30 March 2023

Music Space 2022-23

Music Space Bursary Programme 2022–23 is now finished! It's been a privilege to work with and support the incredible Mawaddah and Eyve. Beginning in March last year and over the past 12 months they have both achieved huge amounts both creatively and professionally. Read more

23 February 2023

Music Space Creative Sessions 2022–23 round up

Our first iteration of the Music Space creative sessions is now over! From graphic score making, found sounds and VJ-ing, to vocals, performance and radio, we produced a series of six practice-led sessions for young people which aimed to explore and experiment with music, sound, performance and creativity. Read more

11 November 2022

Music Space website and Creative Sessions launch

We are delighted to launch our new website for Music Space – a year-long bursary programme which began in March this year. It has been set up for young people (18–24) who are based in Glasgow, and who are interested in exploring sound and music. Read more

4 October 2022

Music Space Programme Update

We are now halfway through the first ever Music Space bursary programme and a lot has happened! Below is a short summary of behind the scenes... Mawaddah has spent the last six months pushing the boundaries of her comfort zone. Read more