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Opportunities: Call For Application – “Nature and Agriculture” (Germany)

Opportunities: Call For Application – “Nature and Agriculture” (Germany)

CALL FOR APPLICATION – “NATURE AND AGRICULTURE” – Residency at 15. Platform.HR

When: 13.09.13

Where: Berlin / Germany

Organizer: Uferstudios

Uferstudios is looking for participants in the Life Long Burning Wild Card offer 2013/2014:

RESIDENCY AT THE FESTIVAL 15.PLATFORMA.HR,
 organised by Tala Dance Center in Zagreb/HR – April 17 – 29, 2014

In the frame of the 15th edition of PLATFORMA.HR/Zagreb, the co-organiser Tala Dance Center is offering residencies under various topics. Through the Life Long Burning Wild Cards 2013/2014, Tala is offering a residency under the topic NATURE AND AGRICULTURE to Uferstudios Berlin from April 17 – 29, 2014.

The residency is for an artist who is researching and working in dance, linking it with the fields of NATURE AND AGRICULTURE – making an environment where dance meets nature. When you think of agriculture as the cultivation of ANIMALSPLANTSFUNGI, and other life forms for FOODFIBERBIOFUEL,DRUGS and other products used to sustain and enhance human life, what could be connections between dance /movement and agriculture / nature?
Artist can be already busy with the topic, but it can also be a new (ad)venture of him or her. Dependent on the project plan of the artist there is a possibility to stay or work at a farm or other agricultural organization. Within Platform.HR, the dance- and performance festival of TALA an outcome of the residency will be publicly presented. This can be a lecture, exhibition, dance etc.
The participation includes the following:
+ a total of EUR 1.150,- to cover accommodation, meals, local travel during stay in Zagreb
+ accommodation
+ accreditation to Platforma.HR (pass for all performances)

WHO CAN APPLY

Only emerging choreographers and professional dancers coming from and/or resident in Germany are eligible to apply!


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

+ description of the project (in English)
+ motivation letter for the research in chosen field (in English)
+ CV (in English)

To be sent to Inge Koks from Uferstudios Berlin: INGEKOKS(AT)HOTMAIL.COM

Application deadline: September 13, 2013
The selected participants have to provide a written feedback report to Uferstudios after their participation.


Additional Information

Tala Dance Center is open to host different artists in field of performing arts, looking for new approaches, practices and models to develop wider dialog with society and human activities.

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Caden Manson is Editor In Chief and Curator of Contemporary Performance Network and co-founder and artistic director of Big Art Group, a New York City performance company founded in 1999.

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