Bedford Creative Arts are looking for an artist who can incorporate Artificial Intelligence (AI) or Machine-Led systems with photography to create an interactive exhibition experience as part of our Community Portrait project.  We would like to explore different systems e.g. facial recognition, tracking and filters. 


The artist will be invited to respond to portraits of the Bedford community (already obtained) and create an experience that can be located in The Higgins Bedford, Sir William Harpur Gallery for five months from September 2024.   


We wish for the successful applicant’s work to invite audiences to reflect on the possible future of photography and the impact of AI on its direction.   


The fee is in the region of £5,000. There is a separate budget available for materials of £1,500. 


Application deadline: Monday 17 June 2024.

Interviews: successful candidates will be invited to an online interview on 25 or 26 June 2024.  

Submissions to: 


For informal enquiries, please email our Programme Producer before the deadline.    

For more information about the role and how to apply, please download the AI Artist Brief on the BCA website -