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Apply Now: Virtual Salon Performance Series 2020-2021

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Calling all Performing Artists: Mark DeGarmo Dance Seeks Applicants for the 2020-2021 season of its Virtual Salon Performance Series: a sharing of works-in-progress with a facilitated audience response curated and facilitated by dancer, choreographer, writer, and researcher, Dr. Mark DeGarmo.

Deadline: August 1st, 2020 at 11:55PM.*
*The application form will stay open as needed, but preferential consideration will be given to those artists who apply by August 1st

Mark DeGarmo Dance seeks applicants for the 2020-2021 season of its Virtual Salon Performance Series, a showcase of original artistic works-in-progress with a facilitated audience response session. Performing artists are invited to apply via the above GoogleForm by Saturday, August 1st, 11:55PM. All Virtual Performances will be held on Zoom.

Founded in 2010, MDD's Salon Performance Series provides an opportunity to view and engage with original performing arts and dance works-in-progress of guest artists. The 2019-2020 season featured 51 artists/performers in 9 salons, the final 3 of which were held virtually on Zoom. 

The series highlights artists and performing art and dance forms underrepresented in traditional and commercial performing arts venues nationally and internationally. Artists from these underrepresented groups, genres, and spaces are especially encouraged to apply.

Dr. Mark DeGarmo curates the series and facilitates audience response sessions during each installment by adapting Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process. DeGarmo guides discourse among the artists and audience members and encourages the public to actively participate in the development of original works-in-progress.

Originally housed in Mark DeGarmo Dance Studio Theater 310 at The Clemente Center, where MDD has been an anchor resident member nonprofit organization since 2001, MDD’s Salon Performance Series works to support the Clemente’s mission, and its determination “to operate in a multicultural and inclusive manner, housing and promoting artists and performance events that fully reflect the cultural diversity of the Lower East Side and the city as a whole.”

Ticketing will be available at www.sps.givesmart.com at a later date.

About Mark DeGarmo Dance

Founded in 1987, Mark DeGarmo Dance is a nonprofit organization that educates New York City communities and children; creates, performs, and disseminates original artistic work; and builds intercultural community through dance arts. MDD has received over 300 grants from public and private funders and was the subject of a coveted cover feature article by Dance Teacher Magazine in June 2017. Since its beginnings, MDD has committed its resources to serving social justice, equity and equality issues across multiple fronts through dance arts in New York City, the U.S., and internationally. 

About Mark DeGarmo

A graduate with a B.F.A. of the Juilliard School Dance Division and Union Institute & University’s Ph.D. program, DeGarmo has created, performed, and produced over 100 dance-theater works and led his company on 30 international tours to 13 countries. His work has been recognized with performing arts awards and honors from the Martha Hill Dance Fund, the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, the U.S. Department of State, and The White House. His transcultural transdisciplinary commitment includes writing “Transdisciplinary Performative Improvisation” for the University of Colima Mexico’s textbook Teaching Choreographic Composition from a Transdisciplinary Focus (2020 Spanish publication pending). He is also an artist-scholar of Creative Agency Australia. Las Fridas, Mark DeGarmo’s original duet inspired by Mexican painter and revolutionary Frida Kahlo, was called “Genius,” “Wonderfully in your face,” and “Frightening… in a way great art always should be,” by New York audiences in November 2019. Melanie Brown of Stagebuddy.com deemed DeGarmo “a gladiator in various arenas."

We are grateful that this program is supported in part by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

           

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08/01/2020

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hungry eyes festival - festival at the intersection of film, performance and installation art

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February 5th – 7th, 2021 // KiZ Gießen

For its fourth edition, hungry eyes festival is once again looking for artistic works that situate themselves at the intersection of film, performance and installation art and question film in an interdisciplinary way. This year hungry eyes festival will take place in the urban exhibition space KiZ (Kultur im Zentrum) and poses the question of how cinematic works can relate to, as well as challenge that space.
A program consisting of short film series, performative and installative works will explore what constitutes the medium film and how cinematographic elements and working methods can be translated into other media. What can cinematic work mean in the context of installation art and performances if it does not only mean the playing of audiovisual clips? To what extent can also a short film address its own form and play with performative elements? By which means does film become a field of experimentation that expands its own concept and practice in an interdisciplinary approach? From a ballet of overhead projectors, an exhibition with flip-books to a silent movie screening with
virtual reality glasses – everything is possible.

hungry eyes festival is looking for your short films, installation art and performative formats!

Apply with your works until 31th of August 2020!

Since we are particularly interested in interdisciplinary works, we also want to encourage artists to apply with projects that do not fit perfectly into one of these categories!

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08/31/2020

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Genius Loci Weimar Festival 2020 // Call for Walk Acts

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Call for submissions for walk acts and performances

We are looking for ideas and concepts for the realization of walk acts, installations or performances during our festival from 27-29 November 2020.

Genius Loci Weimar provides a platform for your projects in the fields of multimedia, performance, light art or similar with the walk acts along the festival route.

In an evening walk, festival guests can visit all festival stations from 6 pm till midnight. The stations link this year‘s main locations Marstall, Goethe- and Schiller-Archiv and Altenburg and the entire festival route, which this year is being walked in a guided direction.

YOUR IDEAS FOR THE FESTIVAL ROUTE 2020

Your project can be set at the following locations: 01 Kegelplatz, 02 Parking bay , 03 Grassland on the Riverside Ilm , 04 Passage along the Ilm, 05 Mirror Skulpture, 06 Kegelbrücke, 07 Über dem Kegeltor, 08 Grassland Jenaer Straße. For more information about the locations see below.

Conditions for your submission:

  • The project must be weather-resistant.
  • The project must be available during the whole weekend from 27 to 29 November 2020, daily between 6pm and midnight.
  • During the day, the installation may have to be dismantled or secured (road traffic and public access).
  • The project must work with many people in the streets, it must be possible for the spectators to keep this year's distance rules.
  • We offer a budget for project realization; accommodation will be paid for.
  • The duration of the performance should be 5 minutes.
Deadline: 
09/30/2020

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Visions 2020 Open Call

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Visions in the Nunnery is the Nunnery Gallery’s renowned biennial showcase of recent moving image and performance artwork. The open call is an opportunity to be part of one of the most varied and exciting presentations of moving image in London. We invite submissions from all over the world to exhibit with each year's especailly invited lead artists whose work will set the tone for the three programmes.

Visions 2020’s first lead artist has been announced as 2019 Jarman Award winner Hetain Patel, with the second and third name to be announced shortly. 

OPEN CALL DETAILS

WHO | Moving image and performance artists

WHAT |  We are looking for recent work that has been made in the last two years. There is no theme, but the tone of each programme is set by three lead artists. Selection will be based on innovative uses of your chosen medium.  No more than three entries per artist.

WHERE | The Nunnery Gallery, London

WHEN | 24 September – 13 December 2020

REQUIREMENTS

Moving Image | We are looking for single screen works of up to 10 minutes in duration. However, we do have limited space for small installation / monitor based work, or longer single-screen pieces. If you are submitting an installation, please provide additional information describing the work, including presentation equipment, dimensions, space requirements etc. Please be aware that we cannot always provide specific equipment for installation-based works.

Performance | We are looking for live works up to 15 minutes in duration for the Visions 2020 performance events. Please describe the work’s mechanics, including equipment, dimensions, props, space requirements, number of performers etc. If possible, a taster clip via video-link is always useful.

TO APPLY | Please complete the submission form (click the 'apply now' link below). Submissions are charged at £10 per entry. You can submit up to three works.

APPLICATION DEADLINE | Sunday 21 June 2020, midnight

Established in 1999, Visions in the Nunnery is a renowned showcase of moving image, digital and performance art, selected from an international open call.

Now a biennial staple of the Nunnery Gallery programme, Visions 2020 will be the 12th edition of the exhibition. Drawing on its rich history, Visions now invites three established artists to lead programmes for each exhibition, setting the tone and themes for the open call. 2020’s first lead artist has been announced as 2019 Jarman Award winner Hetain Patel. Visions will be selected by artist and selector Tessa Garland, Sophie Hill, Director of Arts + Events at Bow Arts, and artist and curator Kamila Kuc.

Read more about Visions in the Nunnery

Deadline: 
06/21/2020

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£10 per entry
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The Performer

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THE PERFORMER Call for Exhibition

In the next exhibition the figure of the performer will be our gaze's protagonist .

The gathered works will once again make explicit the role of the photographic medium, already highlighted with the experiences of the performing arts since the 1960s, in the process of creation and diffusion, as well as documentation, analysis and interpretation of the performative act.

The key element is the "gesture", as in any type of performative performance: artistic, theatrical, choreographic, musical, etc., understood as a set of signs of a corporeal and primitive language, as cultural codes that concern behavior, through which the performer seeks contact, involvement and often active participation.

The figure of the performer is thus recalled as the author of the artistic performance but also of the athletic one, where aesthetics, balance of form, harmony of gesture become visual stimuli that involves the emotional sphere of the observer.

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Deadline 7th June 2020

 

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06/07/2020

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Call to Artists - Ucross Fall 2020 Residency (Aug - Dec)

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UCROSS RESIDENCY PROGRAM - FALL 2020

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Ends on March 1, 2020

The mission of Ucross Foundation is to foster the creative spirit of deeply committed artists and groups by providing uninterrupted time, studio space, living accommodations, and the experience of the majestic High Plains while serving as a good steward of its historic 20,000-acre ranch.

ABOUT THE RESIDENCY PROGRAM

The Ucross Foundation Residency Program offers the gift of time and space to competitively selected individuals working in all artistic disciplines.  The Foundation strives to provide a respectful, comfortable and productive environment, freeing artists from the pressures and distractions of daily life.  As painter Carol Schwennesen commented, "There has been no other art experience that has been as wide and deep and solid as the experience of being at Ucross."

The Ucross Foundation provides living accommodations, individual work space, and uninterrupted time to approximately 85 individuals each year.  Typical residencies are one month in length but can vary from two to six weeks.  At any one time, there are up to ten individuals in residence, a mix of visual artists, writers and composers.  In most cases, studios are separate from living quarters.  

Lunch and dinners are prepared Monday to Friday by a professional chef with ample provisions on hand for breakfasts and weekends.  Lunches are delivered to individual studios; group dinners take place at 6 p.m.  Towels and all linens are provided, as is weekly housekeeping for bedrooms.  There is cell phone service and wireless internet throughout residency facilities.  

Residents are responsible for providing their own working materials and for their travel to Sheridan, Wyoming.  There is no charge for a residency. 

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UCROSS FELLOWSHIP FOR NATIVE AMERICAN VISUAL ARTISTS - FALL 2020  

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Ends on March 1, 2020

Current work is requested.  An applicant's work sample is the most significant feature of his or her application. Unless work is interdisciplinary, each applicant is encouraged to apply in a primary discipline and submit a work sample and project description which emphasizes this single discipline. Competition for residencies varies seasonally and with the number of applications. While only one Fellowship winner will be selected, all applicants will have the option of being considered for a regular Ucross residency.

ELIGIBILITY: Residencies are open to Native American visual artists who meet the following criteria:
* be a practicing contemporary visual artist currently producing works of art in all visual mediums including: PAINTING, DRAWING, MIXED MEDIA, SCULPTURE, PRINTMAKING, PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO, ANIMATION, PERFORMANCE ART, INSTALLATION and CERAMICS.
* an enrolled member of a state-recognized or federally-recognized Tribe, Pueblo, Nation, Native Community, Political Entity or Alaskan Native Village.

VISUAL ART WORK SAMPLE: Submit 10-15 IMAGES (in JPEG format, NO PDF'S for work sample) and a DATA SHEET that corresponds to your images which includes title, medium, size and year of completion.

FILM/VIDEO/ANIMATION/PERFORMANCE ART WORK SAMPLE: Submit up to 3 video files, each less than 8 minutes in length and smaller than 200 MB in size, or provide up to 3 VIMEO or YOU TUBE URL links.

THERE IS NO APPLICATION FEE FOR 2020 UCROSS FELLOWSHIP FOR NATIVE AMERICAN VISUAL ARTISTS.

Deadline: 
03/01/2020

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General Call $40 or Native American Visual Fellowship FREE
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