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The annual switch event will take place this year from 3rd-10th of November, in Nenagh, Co Tipperary, Ireland. 

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switch locates itself outside of the big city and locates itself in the rhythm of a smaller place.
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We are inviting artists working with film / moving image / lens based Media, to consider an application for switch 2019.

switch began in 2008 showing eight works by eight artists in eight locations in Nenagh town centre. For the 11th edition of this event we are making again an open call to all artists working with film, lens based media and moving image to submit one work. 

switch 2019 is eight works, eight locations, eight artists.

Scope of Proposal:

  • switch 2019 will be 8 lens based works by 8 artists.
  • These works will be installed in 8 different locations throughout the town centre of Nenagh and will run simultaneously from 4pm to midnight daily for one week.
  • The event itself will be accompanied by a small publication & a website.
  • You are invited to submit a proposal to show your lens based works. Please include a short statement describing your proposal and include a bio.

Payment:

An artist fee of Euro 225 will be paid to each artist for the showing of the work. [Please note VAT charges may be applicable.]

Proposal:

Please send us your proposal by email. Closing date for proposal: Friday 27th September 2019.

The work can be sent to us for viewing purposes as links to vimeo/youtube or via dropbox, wetransfer or alternative: quicktime movies & mp4’s work best.

some notes:

  • the installed videos will be shown without sound
  • the video works will be situated in the public sphere
  • works will be shown on a constant loop from 4pm to midnight every day of the week of 3rd – 10th November 2019
  • exhibited works will be shown using a Media-player & a projector
  • the format of showing the work is by using large windows as projection screens.

Looking forward to hearing from you, best wishes

switch project Tipperary Ireland.

Deadline: 
27/September/2019

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Call for proposals | From Access to Inclusion 2020

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Arts & Disability Ireland are calling for proposals for a unique European Summit titled From Access to Inclusion 2020 taking place from 11th - 14th May in Dublin, Ireland. The deadline for abstracts is midnight GMT/UTC, Tuesday 12th November 2019.

This arts and culture summit will feature three strands; capacity building workshops offered from 11th-12th May in cultural venues across Dublin city, a two day symposium in The Printworks Conference Centre, Dublin Castle from 13th-14th May and a series of evening cultural events.

ADI are accepting proposals for the following summit sessions:

Capacity building workshops: classroom, skills building or think tank formats which can be 2 hours, 4 hours, 8 hours, and may be repeated on multiple days.

From Access to Inclusion symposium: discussion panels, case studies, demonstrations and snapshots session types delivered over the two days.

ADI ask that proposals focus on themes such as; access services and programmes; aesthetically accessible performances, exhibits and/or visitor experiences; education, outreach and public engagement; organisational buy-in and planning; technology; and universal design.

Find more information and how to submit HERE

The deadline for abstracts is midnight GMT/UTC, Tuesday 12th November 2019.

From Access to Inclusion 2020, an arts and culture summit is an international gathering of access professionals and advocates exploring how to provide seamless, person-centred experiences in arts and culture. The Summit offers an unprecedented opportunity to exchange ideas and discover new and innovative ways to include and welcome everyone.

Just want to attend the Summit? Register your Interest today by HERE

 

Deadline: 
12/November/2019

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Open Call : Public Art Residency

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Greywood Arts is delighted to introduce Unexpected Spaces, a new residency opportunity for artists with a public art practice. This one-month residency offers accommodation, workspace and materials to a visual or performing artist interested in exploring a public art project in the rural East Cork Village of Killeagh.

Deadline: 
30/June/2019

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Call for entries: TDP'19 international dance festival: films events

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About TDP'19

TDP' is Tipperary Dance Platform’s international dance festival. TDP'19 will take place the 7-13 October 2019

 

TDP'19 screendance programme

The festival's screendance programme presents a selection of short dance films (max. 15 minutes) from around the world. TDP' is looking for innovative artworks created through the cross-breeding of dance and the syntax of cinema to create original forms.

 

Entries

Films must be no longer than 15 minutes. The selected films will be included in either of two programmes: 

  1. TDP'19 cinema dance screening. Presented in a cinema with digital facilities. 
  2. TDP'19 screen dance exhibition. Presented in an Art Gallery on high definition TVs and video projections.

 

Awards

TDP'19 screendance will award two prizes:

  • Best film in the TDP'19 cinema screendance selection: $250 
  • Best film in the TDP'19 screen dance exhibition selection: $250
  • There will be a special audience recognition award.

For more details, follow the submission links

 

More about the festival

This annual festival invites audiences to a full week of dance, showcasing the latest works of choreographers and film makers. TDP’ includes live performances, screendance projections, master class programs, symposiums, training/investigation laboratories for dancers and choreographers, classes for the community, exhibitions, and installations.

Set in the dramatic landscape of the Aherlow mountains, Tipperary Dance Platform is characterised by its careful curation, cutting edge programme, and friendly atmosphere: a vibrant festive gathering and the best of Irish hospitality for audiences, participants and artists.

 

 

 

Deadline: 
21/June/2019

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Fee Detail: 
€15 per entry
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Step Up Dance Programme

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Step Up: Dance Project 2019:

Open Call for Recent Dance Graduates

Step Up Dance Programme 2019 brings a new outlook and continues to bridge the gap between dance education and professional contemporary dance practice in Ireland.  Step Up is curated by Irish born, Marguerite Donlon, International choreographer and Director of “Donlon Dance Collective”, based in Berlin.

This year’s programme combines creating three brand new works with International choreographers, working on specific technical skills, from a renowned improvisation teacher, learning repertoire from one of the greatest masters in dance, personal coaching, followed by performances in three cities, by the six selected dancers who have completed their professional training within the last three years. Step Up will enhance young dancers’ professional networks by connecting them to the Irish and international contemporary dance community, thereby improving their professional opportunities for young dancers in Ireland and abroad. 

Creation and Performance of new choreographies

Three new works by international choreographers will be specially created for the 6 dancers.

Marguerite Donlon, Choreographer (Ireland, Germany), further information at www.donlon.de. A new mid length choreography

Francesco Vecchione, Choreographer (Italy, Spain), further information at http://francescovecchione.net/. A new short choreography

Emanuele Saovi, Choreographer (Germany, Italy), further information at  http://emanuelesoavi.de. A new short choreography

 

Training

Prof Dieter Heitkamp.  Improvisation teacher (Germany),

An in-depth workshop on improvisation techniques by one of their greatest teachers in this field. A dance piece may develop out of this process and will be subsequently performed with the other works.  Further information at   https://www.hfmdkfrankfurt.info/index.php?id=528&L=0&tx_mnmportrait_pi1%5Buid%5D=1322

English:  http://biennale-tanzausbildung.de/en/participants/teachers/dieter-heitkamp-2/

 

Rainer Behr.  Pina Bausch Repertory teacher (Germany),

Reiner Behr, is a long time dancer with Pina Bausch.  Participants will learn repertoire choreography as well as the philosophy and deeper meaning of each movement handed down to Reiner directly from Pina Bausch. Further information at http://www.pinabausch.de/en/person/show/rainer-behr/

 

Eoin Mac Donncha.  Ballet master and Rehearsal Director (Ireland)

Eoin trained at The Rambert School of Ballet in London before working at various state theatres in Germany including Stadtheater Giessen and Staatstheter Saarbrucken. He has worked with the Cathy Sharp Dance Company, Switzerland, the Expressions Dance Company, Australia, and has danced for Ballet Hagen under the direction of renown choreographers including Wayne McGreggor. Currently, he works as a soloist in Budapest with choreographer Pál Frenák.  Eoin has taught at the Hong Kong academy of performing arts in Hong Kong, and has set a piece for the students of the graduating year there.

Eoin will teach morning class and will assist the choreographers and rehearse the new works. He will be in the studio at all times, to assist with artistic matters.

 

Personal Development

Independent dance artists are required to initiate their own opportunities, to manage their career paths and often their own projects.  The Personal Development aspect of the Step Up programme aims to give participants a broad toolkit or road map for taking the next steps in their career path.  Activities will include

 

Coaching with Rivca Rubin. Personal Coach. (England)

Rivca encourages artists to ascertain their vision, locate the essence and refine their practice, grow purpose, align practice to values, and create working cultures people engage with, flourish and enjoy working in.  Further information about Rivca and her work - http://www.rivcarubin.com

Meeting key personnel within the dance field in Ireland

Meeting Step Up Alumni to hear their experiences since participating in Step Up

Workshop with Jenny Traynor, Programme Director, emphasising self-empowerment, tips and guidance on presenting yourself professionally, online and in applications to dance companies, programmers and funders.  

 

Timeframe / Key Dates

The full rehearsal / performance period runs from Monday 24 June– Saturday 31 August, using state of the art studios and facilities at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at UL initially, and then at Dance Limerick, before performing in Limerick, Cork and Dublin.

 

Terms & Conditions

  • Rehearsals will take place 10.00 – 6.00 pm Monday to Saturday for the duration of the rehearsal period.  Some additional hours in the evening may be required, as the discretion of the choreographers.
  • Accommodation will be provided for the first part of rehearsals on campus at UL, and subsequently in artist-friendly houses in the city for the second period of rehearsals
  • Tour accommodation and tour travel as required, will be arranged and paid for by Step Up.
  • A small weekly stipend will be paid toward day to day living costs
  • Participants must be available on an exclusive basis for the full programme.

 

Applications

We are seeking applications from exceptional young dancers who will graduate before mid-June 2019 or who have graduated from professional level dance training within the past three years.  

Please send your CV and a personal statement describing why you would like to be involved in Step Up and confirming your availability for the full programme which runs Monday 24 June to Saturday 31 August 2019.

Applicants should send web links of recent live dance footage, to include

  • 10 minutes of contemporary and/or ballet technique class material, ideally of you performing during the class in which you learnt it.  If not, then footage of you performing the material outside of the class setting is also acceptable.
  • An excerpt of a dance solo (performed in a studio or live performance.)
  • An excerpt of a group piece, in a studio or live performance
  • Please identify yourself clearly (in group footage) so we know who you are

 

Next Steps

A shortlist of applicants will be invited to an audition on 29 March.  Six dancers will be selected from audition to take part in the Step Up 2019 programme and letters of offer will be sent in the week of 1 April.

Step Up Dance Programme is a partnership between Dance Limerick, Dance Ireland, the Irish World Academy for Music and Dance at the University of Limerick and the Arts Council. 

                                                     

                                                    

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