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Opportunities: Call For Site-Specific Proposals Festival Movi|mentale (Italy)

Opportunities: Call For Site-Specific Proposals Festival Movi|mentale (Italy)

Festival Movi|mentale _Naples 6/10 October 2012 – Italy

deadline: September the 20th, 2012

Festival Movi|mentale in co-production with Danza Flux – movement research – announces a call for 3 site-specific performances to realize for the historical building of the cloister of San Domenico Maggiore in Naples during the days 6th and 7th of October 2012

Movi|mentale is conceived as a moment of reflection on the new languages of dance and performings arts and of their continuous changing. The Festival is also conceived as a base of artistic ideas, a place of the artistic contamination and the contemporary dramaturgical research. For the edition 2012, Movi|mentale will investigate the relationship between artist and the place in which it acts or lives, elaborating the concept of the space as “non-place”* in relationship/opposition to the concept of “place”.

*based on the theory of the French antropologist Marc Augè

“The possibility of the Non-Place is never absent from any place… The return to the place is the remedy, which the frequenter of Non-Places looks to… Places and Non-Places oppose each other as the terms and the notions that allow to describe them.” (Marc Augè)


The call is open up to 3 artist or groups in the field of dance, dance/theatre, video/performance. The length should be not more than 20 minutes. The dates are October the 6th and 7th
As a independent festival with low budget, the organization can cover a basic technical rider for the audio system and for the light system, the artists should use the default equipment of the building (other kind of requirement should be discussed with the festival organization). To be respectful of the building history, each performance should have only light and not cumbersome objects. The festival can cover also the accommodation expense and a minimum per diem.
The Festival will give to the participants, a mentor and a tutor to help them to promote their works to the Italian cultural circuit/
Preview of the building
For others pics of the building please send an email to

– Innovation and originality of the project
– Good relationship with the venue
– Ability to develop the project
A panel of experts coordinated by the festival organization will choose the participants. The decision made by the panel cannot be revieved.

How to apply

Projects must be sent by email to with the subject “application for site specific performance ” and must enclude the following attachments:

– The application form (write to ). You can add also drawings or other images that can describe the project.
– 1 page (A4) with the project description
– C.V. of the artist/group
– a link of the past project ( we accept also rehearsal video of the new project) .
– 1 pic on high definition (300 dpi).

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Art director of Danza Flux in Naples, Italy-- organization and realization of residency projects, performing events and coreographer. She studies contemporary dance with artists as Fabrizio Varriale, Tery Jeanette Weikel, Frey Faust, Martina La Ragione, Joe Alegado, David Zambrano, Dominik Bourouki, Susanne Linke, Carolyn Carlson. In 2012 she attend a video-dance laboratory with Isabel Rocamora and from 2012 she attends the theatre laboratories of the italian regists Davide Iodice and Emma Dante. In 2006 she founds Danza Flux, coreographic centre for contemporary dance in Naples, Italy with the dancer and coreographer Fabrizio Varriale. In 2010 she takes part to the Festival Danzalborde (Valparaiso, Chile) and in 2013 she takes part to the Fringe Festival in Naples for Fondaziona Campana dei Festival with the project "Horse boy in Apnea".
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