The Department of Arts and Culture and the LA County Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA) seek a Creative Strategist to work in partnership with OIA as an Artist-in-Residence. The Creative Strategist will collaborate with OIA to develop a project that may include artistic interventions, approaches, and strategies; community engagement and participation; the identification of cultural and community assets; the creation of new artworks; and/or access to artistic and cultural experiences to meet the following goal(s) of the residency:
- To develop culturally competent strategies that open dialogue and build trust between Los Angeles County agencies and the region’s immigrant communities;
- To develop artist-led and community-informed approaches for achieving greater participation by immigrant communities in Los Angeles County social service support programs;
- To build capacity within OIA in arts-based community engagement practices;
Programmatic activities may include community-and artist-initiated projects, workshops, events, and site-specific artworks to address multilayered objectives that improve services provided by Los Angeles County using creative methods that engage OIA staff, constituents, and stakeholders. Events may be held in person or via a digital platform, in accordance with Public Health orders.
How to apply
For more information, and to submit an online application, visit the OIA’s website.