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LINHA DE FUGA - INTERNATIONAL LABORATORY FOR ARTISTIC CREATION 2020

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LINHA DE FUGA is the second edition of an international laboratory that aims to promote encounters between creators, artists and thinkers from different countries, designed as a field of experimentation, learning and sharing of collective knowledge. It takes place between 30 May and 21 June, 2020 in the city of Coimbra through practical creation seminars and collaboration workshops led by invited national and foreign artists who bring and propose different artistic practices to the participating artists.
The laboratory is aimed at arts professionals with a minimum creation path, with no age limit. We are looking for artists who want to expose their processes and interact with critique to their work from peers and the public.
The laboratory brings together 18 participants/creators who must answer this call with a work in process – which may be at different stages of development – and which will be the object of study throughout the Laboratory period or with an action proposal that should consider the construction of the common good in society. In this open call we welcome applications for two places for documenters whose function is to document the entire laboratory and its practices from a subjective and critical perspective and whose intention is to give back to society a way of documenting the ephemeral and the practices of knowledge transmission.

Designed as a Temporary Autonomous Zone, according to Hakim Bey’s ideas, LINHA DE FUGA will have moments of collective work where participants can compare and work on their artistic projects in relation to other practices; and individual work periods, where each participant defines the most appropriate way to occupy time available: in collaboration with other participants, in individual feedback with invited artists or in the development of their individual research.
In the next edition we want to rethink the concept of democracy, considering the current political trends in the world. A democratic society is a society that must consider difference and that does not regulate social life by a defined majority, as such; it must respect the anonymous, the excluded and the unnamed minority. However, and as defended by the Portuguese philosopher José Gil, “fear prevents certain forces from expressing themselves, inhibits, removes and separates the individual from their territory, retracts the space of the body, shatters group cohesions – all with mediate and immediate effects in the processes of economic, social, artistic and thought production.” In the territories 'classified' as peripheral, this situation is more evident when the construction of the image of the self is extremely important for the individual and, therefore, where the social pressure of fitting into a hegemonic majority makes us forget the importance of thinking about the common space, which belongs to everyone. Thus, we propose to think about the importance of anonymity, giving up the ego, the centralism, the protagonism. Our proposal is to think about the importance of public space for the construction of the pro-common: the space of democracy. What do we do as citizens to reduce the inequalities of a democracy? Can art do anything? Our challenge is to answer these questions throughout the laboratory.

Parallel to the Laboratory, a programme of shows, installations and performances is proposed, created by the invited artists and which the participants can attend for free and to which they can add the presentations of their work in progress.

Deadline: 
03/01/2020

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Fee Detail: 
Registration fee for selected candidates - 250€ with a meal included throughout the laboratory period. ‍ 2) Participants will be able to extend their stay in Coimbra for another week (until 26 June), participating in the festival's workshops and activi
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UNCSA Choreographic Development Residency

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EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE! APPLICATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 10!

The Choreographic Development Residency is a 5-week program to foster the development of new work by emerging to mid-career choreographers of exceptional promise. UNCSA Summer Dance will award four choreographers the opportunity to further their choreographic research and create new dance works by providing studio space, dancers, personal mentoring with Helen Pickett, weekly workshops and access to participate in daily technique classes. Participants will receive room, board and a stipend.

The residency culminates in a performance of the work set on students in UNCSA’s summer program at UNCSA’s Stevens Center. Through this initiative, UNCSA School of Dance looks to deepen its mission of developing original works, supporting artists and giving back to the broader community. Choreographers will be chosen from an open call for submissions. 

Choreographic Development Residency June 21 – July 24, 2020

 

The residency will consist of daily technique class (optional), morning mentoring sessions, workshops, and lectures, all led by esteemed Summer Dance faculty and guests.  Afternoon rehearsals with a cast of dancers from UNCSA Summer Dance will follow. In the evenings, choreographers will have access to UNCSA’s beautiful studios for further choreographic research.

The residency will culminate in a performance of the work. Video documentation of the work will be provided. The UNCSA Summer Dance Final Workshop Performance will be held July 24, 2019, at the Stevens Center.

 

Requirements

The program is looking for emerging and mid-career choreographers who exhibit a strong choreographic voice and exceptional promise. Two Contemporary choreographers and two Contemporary Ballet choreographers will be selected.

UNCSA’s Choreographic Institute is ideal for candidate’s that are open, creative, and driven. Though much of the time is structured in mentoring sessions—from application processes to costume design, much of the time on your own. We aim to give recipients the time to focus on creation, process and both personal and professional development. We hope to provide tools for this development, including but not limited to rehearsal studios, pre-professional and professional dancers on selected evenings, a library, mentors, an extensive arts library, a gym, etc.

 

This residency is two-fold in priority—one is your development as a choreographer, and the other is the work set on the students. The caliber of the work is expected to be high, with a prepared plan coming in to the session. We also expect recipients to coach and create a rehearsal environment in which  students can learn, be pushed and be supported. They are high school age students of varying, and the main stage choreography will be set on them. One of the intended outcomes of this residency is for there to be reciprocal growth between you and the students you are setting work on.

Choreographers must have two years of choreographic experience.

How to Apply

 

NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 10th. Selected choreographers will be notified by March 10th, 2020. In the body of the email include your name, address, email and phone number. Indicate which category you are applying for: Contemporary or Contemporary Ballet (you may only apply for one).

Include the following attachments to your application email:

Your choreographic C.V. in pdf format
One letter of recommendation in pdf format
An artistic statement (one page maximum) in pdf format
A link to a 5-minute video example of one of your choreographic works from the past three years. Video should be a 5-minute consecutive section. Prefer works with four or more dancers, since selected pariticpants will be choreographing on 15+ UNCSA summer students.

There is no fee to apply. Partial applications will not be considered.

If you have questions about the Choreographic Development Residency or the application process, email Summer Dance director Ashley Lindsey at UNCSAchoreoin@gmail.com.

 

 

Prizes Details: 

Four selected choreographers

Deadline: 
02/10/2020
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Call for Artists in Residency 2020

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AiR2020 : Following a successful pilot programme in 2019,  ŻfinMalta - National Dance Company, is excited to offer 3 residencies between the months of March & June 2020.  

 

Located in the Mediterranean, Malta is a bilingual country, speaking both English and Maltese, with year-round sunshine.  Within this unique setting, and based at the ŻfinMalta studios on Valletta’s Grand Harbour - one of the most scenic harbours in the world - the National Dance Company offers national and international dance-makers a space for research and dialogue.  ŻfinMalta is looking forward to welcoming both experienced and emerging, Europe-based dance artists currently undertaking choreographic research to develop and explore their work further in a new context, providing the time and space for focus on the creation and development of work.

 

WHO ARE THE RESIDENCIES FOR?

ZfinMalta, is offering three residencies between April and June 2020 for local and Europe-based dance practitioners to further develop their choreographic research/practice. Each residency will run no longer than a week

 

These residency programmes are designed for choreographers, regularly creating work, who need to carry out research which will push the boundaries of their practice.

 

Choreographers from all dance backgrounds are encouraged to apply; whether their research is interdisciplinary, community-based, or dance practice based.

 

WHAT WILL BE PROVIDED?

ŻfinMalta will host the selected artists in their studios in the island’s capital, Valletta, which enjoy the inspiring view of the Grand Harbour, defined by a coastline of forts and churches in yellow limestone.

 

Made up of two studios, ŻfinMalta welcomes selected artists to work in their space between 10am - 6pm. 

 

ŻfinMalta studios are equipped with a sound system, air conditioning, storage space, bathrooms, showers and kitchen facilities as well as WiFi access.

 

We regret that ŻfinMalta’s studio is currently not wheelchair accessible.

 

WHAT IS REQUIRED FROM RESIDENCY ARTISTS?

An informal presentation or sharing of work in a format which suits the artist’s practice. The audience will be facilitated by ZfinMalta and the approach discussed with the artist. The company believes that this interaction with an audience is fundamental in the research stages of creating work.

 

Permission for ZfinMalta to film agreed parts of the residency

 

Inclusion of ZfinMalta logos and/or  ZfinMalta word credit on publicity (print and digital) for any future work which is developed from research undertaken during this residency.

 

FINANCE 

ŻfinMalta offer a token of €1000 for each residency.  €500 will be offered as a first token, to cover the cost of accommodation and flights for artists based outside Malta, whilst another €500 will be offered for use of travel in Malta and other expenses necessary for the duration of the residency.

 

50% of the token will be offered upon the signature of the residency agreement with the respective artists, whilst the other half of the token will be presented upon the start of the residency, both on presentation of invoice.

 

Local artists who may not need the token in order to cover flights and accommodation expenses, are asked to outline how the token would be used.  Artists may want to bring in other people to explore their research on or even bring in other people to document their process. Such applications of the token are eligible as long as they are included in the budget within the application form.

 

TIME FRAME

3 residencies are currently available, one residency per month for the months of April, May and June 2020.  The ideal dates for the artist must be outlined in the application and upon selection, will be discussed and finalised with the company.

 

ZfinMalta will put every effort to accommodate the preferred dates but this may not always be possible.

 

The deadline for application is Saturday 8th February 2020 (00:00)

 

Candidates should expect a first contact by the 21st February 2019 and ultimately, the chosen applications will be announced by the end of February 2019.

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Professional experienced and emerging choreographers residing within Malta and based in Europe, who are regularly creating and researching dance.

Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of professional experience

Candidates should have a good command of the English language

Applicants must be over the age of 21

Priority will be given to candidates who are open to sharing their research and work 

Priority will also be given to applications partially supported by other sources of funds

ZfinMalta will make every effort to accommodate the research requirements of artists within the parameters of our spaces. Artists will be expected to be respectful of the environment they find themselves in and to take care of the space they are allotted.

 

REVIEWS FROM AiR2019

Zoe Camilleri

“I think it is a great initiative that will help young and emerging creators and artists to have dedicated time to experiment with their work. The week helped me to focus my thoughts and ideas and put them into physical form. It also allowed me the space, time and finances to find get people on board this project and experiment in collaboration. I truly appreciated it!”

 

Ana Jezabel Carreira

“A perfect ‘beginning’ to our process.  I am really happy and it is because of the work that goes into opportunities like this that artists can survive.”

 

Colectivo Lamajara

“Super happy with the experience, was a real pleasure to be in Malta.”

 

SELECTION PROCESS & EVALUATION

A selection panel will be appointed to process the applications. The panel will be made up by members of ŻfinMalta with two external panelists.  Together they will select three Residency Artists. 

 

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST/APPLICATION PROCESS

Within the application form, artists are required to provide :

- A description of their background, work & interest

- A brief description of the purpose of the residency within the timeline of the work

- A budget breakdown of how the €1.000 token would be used. 

- An outline of a workshop, session or talk to be offered in return.

- Links to a maximum of 2 work/research samples in video form

- Preference of residency months (with specific starting dates) between April 2020 - June 2020

 

We cannot support production or post-production of films

 

Selected applicants are required to cooperate in the marketing and sharing of their experience and workshops during this residency through various means, including social media, media interviews, photoshoots and receptions.

 

Deadline: 
02/08/2020
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Open call for residencies with Bora Bora Residency Centre

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Bora Bora Residency Centre launches the open call to submit proposals for projects to be researched and/or developed in season 2020-21 (August 2020 to June 2021) in a residency with one of our Danish co-hosts.

*Deadline January 31st 2020 at 16:00 Copenhagen time*

There are a handful of residencies open to professional dance artists or dance ensembles or stage directors with a strong choreographic idea from all over the world.

DANISH OR BASED IN DENMARK?
In addition to our regular residencies, it is possible for Danish or Danish-based artists to also apply for consideration for our international and nordic residency programmes, which are based on exchanges with our Residency Centre partners.

International/Nordic Exchange Residencies are open to professional dance artists, dance ensembles or stage directors with a strong choreographic idea.

FOR RESIDENCIES
Bora Bora Residency Centre provides:
- economically sustainable set up with fees, travel and accommodation for an artistic team of up to four people for a period of two to three weeks.
- professional working conditions with our Danish partner venues and folk high schools who have joined forces at Bora Bora Residency Centre. Read more about our partners at www.bora-bora.dk/residency
- possible cooperation with the inhouse dramaturgs at Bora Bora, selected artistic mentors and external partners with in the field of new technology, education, research and outreach

*Deadline January 31st 2020 at 16:00 Copenhagen time*

Bora Bora Residency Centre is supported by Bikuben Foundation, Nordic Culture Fund, Danish Arts Foundation, The Augustinus Foundation and The Beckett Foundation.

Deadline: 
01/31/2020
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PRESENTE FUTURO 2020

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PRESENTE FUTURO 2020

Young Contemporary Performing Arts Festival and Prize

14.15.16 May 2020

15th edition

CALL

It is officially open the call of the 15th edition of the International Festival  “Presente Futuro”, which will take place from the 14th to the 16th of May 2020. The festival, organized by Teatro Libero of Palermo, includes several awards directed to the young contemporary creation in the field of the performing arts (theatre, dance, dance theatre, physical theatre, performance), aiming at showing and promoting the emerging European scene. It wants to support the contemporary creation through international connections, production support, recidencies and the comparison with different realities and people coming from different countries.

The call, which you can find on www.teatroliberopalermo.it, is directed to artists, companies and team coming from UE and preferably under35 that will propose a project of performing arts not shorter the 20 minutes.
The admission will be decided by the artistic direction of Teatro Libero according to the quality and the coherence of the project in relation to the goals of the Festival.

Prizes Details: 

The Festival will be full of workshops, meetings, exchanges and “Presente Futuro Prize”, a money prize with a recidency and the chance, for the winning company, to show the long version of the project over the 2020/2021 Season of Teatro Libero or during Presente Futuro Festival 2021. Other awards will be assigned, such as the international residencies offered by the festival Between The Seas (Greece) and San Materno Theatre in Ascona (Switzerland) or money prizes in order to support the artistic creation and provided by the History of Art and Theatre department of La Sapienza University of Rome and by COBAS Scuola of Palermo.

Deadline: 
01/31/2020

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CPR's Artist-in-Residence Open Call 2020

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CPR - Center for Performance Research’s Artist-in-Residence (AiR) program seeks to support a wide range of artists from emerging choreographers to established companies, working within the various aspects of dance and performance. Since its inception in 2012, with the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, CPR’s AiR Program has provided up to 15 artists per year (selected by invitation) with 100 hours of deeply subsidized rehearsal hours at advanced booking. In an effort to create a more inclusive and equitable selection process, we are piloting an open call application by a peer artist committee this year. The committee will review applications, and through a scoring and discussion process, select CPR’s AiRs for 2020. Using this approach, CPR aspires to increase visibility, opportunities, and resources for a diverse range of dance artists in the field.

Our 2020 AiR Program will provide 10 artists with an increase of deeply subsidized rehearsal hours (150) with advance booking privileges and a $1,000 stipend. Artists will have opportunities to share their current practice with the larger CPR and NYC dance communities, have several informal opportunities for community engagement, and receive complimentary time in the large studio to share their practice with other AiRs. 

CPR's AiR program is supported by Dance/NYC’s New York City Rehearsal Space Subsidy Program, an initiative made possible by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional funding generously provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. 

Deadline: 
10/04/2019

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