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ACT FESTIVAL 2021 CALL FOR ARTISTS

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ACT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR EMERGING PERFORMING ARTISTS OPEN CALL

ACT 2021 International Festival for Emerging Performing Artists has opened its call for proposals until 13 December 2020. The pieces must be created by emerging companies or authors, they can belong to any performing arts discipline and must have a maximum duration of 30 minutes.

ACT continues to be a point of reference in the performing arts with innovative proposals and with the participation of international programmers.

The XVIII edition of the festival will be held in Bilbao and Barakaldo between June 2nd and 5th 2021 at the Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa, Kafe Antzokia and Teatro Barakaldo.

Consult the general conditions and participate.

Organised by: BAI Bizkaiko Antzerki Ikastegia – Performing Arts School, with the collaboration of the Bilbao and Barakaldo City Councils, the Bizkaia County, the Basque Government and the Spanish Ministery of Culture.

Prize summary: 
Win up to 2000€ cash prizes
Prizes Details: 

-ACT main award: 2.000 € for the production of a new project and a two weeks of an artistic residency in Bilbao, besides the possibility to visit us in the next edition to present the result of the new work.

-ACT-DURI Korea award to the best international emerging artists, consisting of a performance at DURI Dance Theatre of Seoul with all expenses covered.

- ACT Artistic Residency. 15 days of residency with accommodation.

-Mentions without economic compensation to the cathegories considered by the jury.

Deadline: 
12/13/2020

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Open Call for Online Residency taught by Artists

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Continue learning, creating and exchanging knowledge with artists and like-minded people from home.​

Currently, WOC is launching a virtual artist residency with an inspiring program in collaboration with international artists for those  who want to continue growing as professionals and keep their creative spirit up. Тo continues working with artists, presenting their work to new audiences, and enhance their knowledge. We created inspiring environment based on connectivity and learning with each other, believing that everyone has something to give.

It doesn’t matter where you are currently located, you just need a good internet connection to join the online residency program.

World of Co Artist Residency was established in 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Our mission is to develop a collaborative platform for artistic and cultural exchange, empower exploration and foster collaboration. 

WHY WOC ONLINE ARTIST RESIDENCY?

Learn from international artists: Enrich your understanding of different art subjects with lectures, discussions and critiques, designed to inspire, facilitate reflection, and improve practice.

- Connect and create with new artists: WOC provides artists with the opportunity to create new projects while forming meaningful connections with fellow artists and lecturers.

- Present your work to a new audience: The program is curated to give artists the opportunity to present their works through blog posts, WOC social media channels, and networks.

- Participate from anywhere in the world: WOC provides a flexible environment to learn, connect, and explore your practice online. All you need is a good internet connection.
 

WHAT DOES THE ONLINE RESIDENCY INCLUDE?

+ Cultural program with lectures and discussions by artists and art professionals 

+ Individual discussion about your art with established artists

+ Group critiques moderated by an established artist

+ Group shared discussions on progress and project stages throughout the residency

+ Insights into artistic research and process - Series of sessions

+ Building an effective online presence as an artist - Moderated discussion

+ Online presentation of your projects  - at the end of the month (optional)

+ Become  part of the online group WOC Alumni with around 100 artists from all over the world

 

ELIGIBILITY

The program is open to emerging and mid-career artists, curators, art researchers, and managers, from all around the world.

COLLABORATIONS

If you are collaborating on a project you are welcome to apply as a team.

DURATION & TUITION FEE

Apply for 1 month residency session:

August (05.08 - 05.09)

September (05.09- 05.10)

October (05.10 - 05.11)

November(05.11 - 05.12)

December(05.12 - 05.01)

If you decide to participate for a longer period, please state it in your application form.

The monthly tuition fee is 190 EUR.

 

EXPECTATIONS TOWARDS THE ARTIST

Artists are not required to create and present a finished piece of work; they can choose to share their creative process instead.

Deadline: 
07/31/2020

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Fee Detail: 
190 euro
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Call for Creatives

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Born out of the desire to foster cultural curiosity, Castle of our Skins is a concert and educational series dedicated to celebrating Black artistry through music. From classrooms to concert halls, Castle of our Skins invites exploration into ​Black heritage and culture, spotlighting both unsung and celebrated ​figures of past and present. 

Goals

  • To foster community and collaboration with and among diverse creatives.
  • To provide a platform for creatives to share their artistic practice.
  • To strengthen, expand, and challenge COOS in a collaborative, creative environment.
  • To increase and diversify COOS’s culturally enriching projects to the general public and social media/online communities.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a work or works in conjunction with our 2020-2021 season, based on the season’s needs, and in collaboration with COOS’s Artistic and Associate Artistic Directors. 
  • Be part of the curation process of one or more projects during the 2020-2021 season, and, if applicable, provide curatorial input into the 2021-2022 season. 
  • Write three BIBA Blog entries related to the COOS mission.
  • Participate in an interview with COOS Associate Artistic Director for a feature on the BIBA Blog, to be disseminated through various social media platforms.

 

Eligibility

  • Castle of our Skins seeks one Creative-in-Residence* whose work and experience reflect our mission.
  • International Emerging and Established Creatives* who will be between the ages of 20 and 40 by Monday, July 1, 2020.
  • Creatives of all genders, ethnicities, national origins, sexual orientations/identities, religions/beliefs, education and physical abilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who identify as Black or belonging to the African diaspora as strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants who reside in the Greater Boston area are strongly encouraged to apply.

*NOTE: For this application “Creatives” are defined as artists of all practices, including by not limited to: composers/sound artists, musicians, video/film artists, dancers/choreographers, performance artists, visual artists, writers, spoken word, interdisciplinary artists, etc... 

 

Prize summary: 
$1000 honorarium
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Compensation

  • Honorarium of $1,000.
  • Negotiated artist fee and project support per project completed in conjunction with COOS’s 2020-2021 season.
  • Title of Creative-in-Residence in COOS publicity material for the 2020-2021 season.
  • Realization and support of your creative work during the 2020-2021 season.
  • Publicity through COOS BIBA Blog and social media channels.
  • Writing opportunities through COOS.
  • Professional documentation of created work.
Deadline: 
05/04/2020

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Fee Detail: 
$1,000 Honorarium
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SNOWMAN NEW YORK-CALL FOR CREATIVE SUBMISSIONS

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SNOWMAN NEW YORK - CALL FOR CREATIVE SUBMISSIONS

YOUR OUTERWEAR, YOUR WAY
9.30 - 10.7
Submit your own sample photo which reflects your interpretation of the SNOWMAN brand aesthetic using your own outerwear style.
 

WHAT YOU WILL WIN
1 Grand Prize winner chosen by our Creative Director will receive a $500 AMEX gift card, and the opportunity to style a look for the SNOWMAN FW20 Collection.
3 First Prize winners chosen at random will receive a SNOWMAN sample from a previous season.
 

Deadline: 
10/07/2019

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Fee Detail: 
FREE
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Technical Direction Performing Arts Practicum

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Overview

Under the guidance of Technical Direction staff and/or faculty, you will take part in coordinating activities within Banff Centre’s Performing Arts facilities. Responsibilities may include review of riders and other technical drawings and documents, assisting with the creation of schedules, and updating and maintaining drawings and data sets related to Performing Arts operations. 

This program emphasizes a balance between individual learning and development and the Performing Arts department’s administrative needs. You can expect project-based theoretical learning to supplement experience gained by participating in administration of the department.

What does the program offer?

This program is centered on learning the core skills required to be a Technical Director. Our practicums are responsible for the smooth delivery of production needs for all Banff Centre Performing Arts shows, events, and conferences. You will experience one-on-one mentorship and coaching from our seasoned professional staff who will guide you through production processes. 

You will leave Banff Centre with marketable skills and the confidence and competenceto step up into roles as a specialized professional. Our alumni can be found nationally and internationally working at dance, music, opera, and theatre companies and training at universities and colleges including Cirque Du Soleil, the Stratford and Shaw Festivals, the National Theatre School, the National Arts Centre, the National Ballet of Canada, and the Canadian Opera Company.

Much of the training material is show-driven; you can expect to work on a wide array of shows including theatre, music, opera, and dance as presented by Banff Centre. Please visit our events calendar for examples of upcoming shows. Expect to work alongside a range of artists at various career stages. In addition, you may attend specialized workshops in areas such as paint, scenic carpentry, wardrobe, wigs and make-up, sound, and others based on your learning objectives.   

Who should apply?

Ideal applicants will have completed formal technical theatre training at an accredited institution or have equivalent work experience with a passionate interest in the entertainment industry. They will be able to demonstrate strong organizational aptitude, be computer literate, and have an interest in exploring theatre, music, and production technologies. Potential applicants are aspiring professionals looking to develop their careers and capabilities, with interest in specializing in technical direction as a profession. 

Fees & Financial Assistance

Program Fee (per week): $230.44*
Program Fee with Financial Assistance: $0.00
Daily Living Allowance: $61.00

*The weekly program fee is covered 100% by financial assistance.

Dates: September 17, 2019 - March 27, 2020

Deadline: 
05/15/2019
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Preparatorial Practicum | Walter Phillips Gallery

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Overview

The Walter Phillips Gallery Preparatorial Practicum program offers the participant hands-on opportunities working alongside the gallery’s preparator and curator. Direct mentorship and support is provided to develop the participant’s skills in preventative conservation, art handling, installation techniques, and museum standards in environmental conditions (including appropriate humidity, temperature, and lighting levels).

The practicum participant will also have the opportunity to gain expertise in crate building, art packing, and framing of artwork, and will assist in storage, packing, and unpacking of artworks relating to Walter Phillips Gallery exhibitions and the permanent collection. 

Learning opportunities will also arise through attendance at formal and informal lectures and discussion groups. Practical experience will primarily focus on activities that complement the program’s learning objectives through various ongoing activities of Walter Phillips Gallery.

What does the program offer?

Benefits to the participant include practical experience installing exhibitions within a public institution, technical problem-solving skills, enhanced communication skills, and teamwork. 

The participant will further hone their building and carpentry skills, attention to detail, and strategies in exhibition layout and design. They will also have the opportunity to work in Sketchup and Past Perfect collections management software. 

In addition to the work component of the program, outside of exhibition installation periods participants have one day each week dedicated to personal research activities as outlined in their individual learning objectives.

Who should apply?

This practicum placement is appropriate for recent graduates of studio-based programs interested in pursuing a career in gallery installation to gain professional experience and develop their careers and capabilities. Candidates for the Preparatorial Practicum must possess a foundation in studio art, art history, or museum studies with some previous experience working with tools and building materials. This program requires a full-time commitment. 

Practitioners from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply, with a special invitation to individuals of Indigenous descent.

Application Deadline:May 29, 2019
Program Dates: August 05, 2019 - September 07, 2020

Deadline: 
05/29/2019
Fee Detail: 
65
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