CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
DANCE RESEARCH NRW 2013, HOSTS
#11 Bielefeld (DansArt Tanznetworks)
#12 Neuss (Kulturforum Alte Post)
#13 Cologne (tanZkoeln, tanZbüro köln, Quartier am Hafen and Westwerk Immobilien)
The NRW KULTURsekretariat is offering 6–12 week performing arts residencies for dancers, choreographers and performers. These are to be used for thematic research projects, which should not be focused on a production.
May to July 2013. The findings of each project will be presented at public events.
There will be an overarching title for each dance research project based on its location.
The focus of Dance Research NRW #11 in Bielefeld is on the concepts of texture, materiality and consistency .
The topic of Dance Research NRW #12 in Neuss is: Tradition and Modernism: Preserving particularity in a networked world.
Cologne will host Dance Research NRW #13 for a project on architecture and dance – volume – movement – identity in liquid and solid structures.
Rent-free accommodation for 1–2 people, plus a grant of up to €7,500, according to the nature and scope of the research project. Personal support, mentoring and guidance. The NRW KULTURsekretariat will also provide access to its institutions and experts. Should any production emerge from the research projects, the Kultursekretariat will support any performances staged in NRW.
Roman Arndt, Robert Steijn, Melanie Suchy
ONLINE APPLICATIONS ONLY
Only applications submitted online with a description of the proposed research, references and a CV will be accepted. Closing date: 30 November 2012.
Will be made by the beginning of January 2013.
Contact: Christian Watty, watty(at)nrw-kultur.de