The YNA Collective is a vibrant creative community, open to anyone aged 16-25 and based in Norfolk
Through regular online meetings, training sessions, creative workshops, the Collective have the opportunity to collaborate and develop the skills and knowledge to enable them to produce and promote creative events, activities and exhibitions.
Due to the Covid-19 situation all YNA Collective activity is currently taking place online. Sessions will be held via Zoom, unless otherwise stated.
Members of the Collective have the opportunity to:
- Produce, promote and manage creative events and exhibitions
- Learn and develop new creative skills alongside professional artists
- Enhance your CV and learn more about creative careers
- Record and document projects through film, photography, blog posts, podcasts and radio broadcasts
- Become an ambassador of youth arts and cultural development in Norfolk.
- Work towards a bronze and silver Arts Award
HOW TO JOIN
If you’d like to get involved with the Collective or have any questions please contact us at email@example.com.
“If you’re a young person interested in the arts, as a hobby career or even if you don’t know yet, sign up. It’s a fantastic resource for discovering the world of arts in Norfolk, how you can get into it and where you want to be within it”.
“It was a great opportunity for learning new skills, to meet new people and to get experience behind the scenes.”
“The Young Norfolk Arts team are really attentive to your personal development, providing opportunities tailored to your particular skill set and interests, this is something that I’ve really enjoyed about being a member of the Collective.”
ReConnect ReDiscover ReEngage
An exhibition curated by the YNA Collective and inspired by the experience returning to friends, family, nature, your community and the city as lockdown eases.
Running 8-12 July across Norwich and online.
As well as an open call to young artists aged 11-18,the Collective are also offering a paid commission to 4 creatives aged 18-25 to create work for the exhibition. Click here to find out more
YNA COLLECTIVE TAKEOVER BBC RADIO NORFOLK
On Thursday 3 December, members of the YNA Collective took over ‘The Social’ on BBC Radio Norfolk. Listen below for creative prompts and inspiration, original music and spoken word, and interviews with local young artists, musicians and creatives, and exploring creativity during lockdown.
no space, every place
As part of the virtual Young Norfolk Arts Festival 2020 the YNA Collective curated no space, every place – a virtual exhibition bringing together work made by young people across Norfolk in response to lockdown.
Produced by the YNA Collective.
A zine is a noncommercial often homemade or online publication usually devoted to specialized and often unconventional subject matter.
Written and produced by the Collective, the YNAC blog features news, reviews and creative responses to events and projects. Click here to visit the blog.
YNAF 2020 on BBC Radio Norfolk
YNA Collective Juke Box; James, Taylor, Immy, Heidi and Taryn choose tracks for the Future Radio Juke Box.
During YNAF 2018 Future Radio provided radio training for the young communications team and this juke box put together by the team was their first experience of recording in the Future Radio studios in the centre of Norwich.