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Newsletter: Whats New On Contemporary Performance – May 2013

Whats New On Contemporary Performance – May 2013

We have listed the top OPPORTUNITIES, BOOKS, and VIDEOS for you.Some of these are NSFW.

Also, we are moving the network to a new architecture and server. We have outgrown ning (what we’ve been using for the past 4 years). With this new set up we will also bring you new features. Stay tuned as we pack up and move over the summer!

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HB BUILD VI, Fall 2013 Artist-in-Residency (Berlin)

HomeBase Project in Berlin has launched their 6th artist-in-residency programme. Eighteen professional artists, performers and social entrepreneurs will be working during three months at the HomeBase LAB, Berlin.

Wooster Group Fellowship (NYC)

Wooster Group Fellowship The Wooster Group offers a one-year, paid, full-time Fellowship to a talented individual who will work with the company in one or more of the following areas: production management, technical…

Lucky Trimmer Seeks Dance Pieces in Berlin (Berlin)

Open Call untill June 30th 2013 Spotlighting both emerging and established performing artists with their up-to-10-minutes pieces, LUCKY TRIMMER represents a broad vision of what…

Koumaria 2013 Open Call for Residency (Greece)

Since 2009 the Athen’s based artist collective Medea Electronique has organized annually a 10-day experimental artist residency, held at an organic olive-oil farm outside a small village near Sparta in Greece…

Books: Art Power by Boris Groys

Art has its own power in the world, and is as much a force in the power play of global politics today as it once was in the arena of cold war politics…

Books: Conversations with Anne Bogart

From one remarkable mind to another, Conversations with Anne documents the series of intimate interviews that theater director Anne Bogart has conducted—before live audiences—with major artists and cultural thinkers at her West Side studio over…

Books: Notes on Conceptualisms by Robert Fitterman and Vanessa Place

Robert Fitterman and Vanessa Place‘s Notes on Conceptualisms is not strictly a text on contemporary performance. However, this little manual/ poem/ theoretical document pertains directly to conceptual performance and conversations emerging across performance fields, especially…

Books: Art of Projection (Stan Douglas & Christopher Eamons)

Art of Projection Ten essays, written by leading art historians and critics, including Stan Douglas, Mieke Bal and Beatriz Colomina, address precedents for the projection of images in space, including nineteenth-century magic lantern…

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videoPraeambulum (trailer)Ingun Bjørnsgaard Prosjekt Praeambulum premiered at dance house oslo, norway 31.01.2013 Koreograf…
videoTRAILER: Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble : Everything One in the Disc of the Sun
videoFOLK-S (trailer)FOLK-S will you still love me tomorrow? by Alessandro Sciarroni creation and dramaturgy Alessandro…

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Caden Manson is a director, media artist, and teacher. He is co-founder of the media ensemble and network, blog, and publisher, He has co-created, directed, video- and set designed 18 Big Art Group productions. Manson has shown video installations in Austria, Germany, NYC, and Portland; performed PAIN KILLER in Berlin, Singapore and Vietnam; Taught in Berlin, Rome, Paris, Montreal, NYC, and Bern; the ensemble has been co-produced by the Vienna Festival, Festival d’Automne a Paris, Hebbel Am Ufer, Rome’s La Vie de Festival, PS122, and Wexner Center for The Arts. Caden is a 2001 Foundation For Contemporary Art Fellow, is a 2002 Pew Fellow and a 2011 MacDowell Fellow. Writing has been published in PAJ, Theater Magazine, and Theater der Zeit. Caden is currently an associate professor and graduate directing option coordinator of The John Wells Directing Program at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama.

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