Opportunities

Opportunities: Exit Art’s The Academia de los Nocturnos (NYC)

Exit Art is in Week Eight (May 15 – 19) of our last exhibition, Collective/Performative, before closing. It features Pablo Helguera, who will host a series of gatherings, culminating in a 3am performance, inspired by the 16th-century Spanish Academia de los Nocturnos (Academy of the Night Revelers) who created the first “tertulia,” an intellectual soiree, that functioned as a secret literary society. The Academia de los Nocturnos (Academy of the Night Revelers), which emerged in in Valencia, Spain, in the 1590s, was one of the first artistic social gatherings in the form of the soirée. Part a secretive fraternity meeting late at night, part a gathering of wannabe poets, the academy held literary contests on a regular basis and became a support group for the then emerging modern...

Opportunities: Call for performers – Station House Opera revival of Roadmetal, Sweetbread (UK)

Performers needed for Station House Opera’s Roadmetal, Sweetbread Station House Opera is looking for performers for a revival of its landmark production Roadmetal, Sweetbread, to be toured in October 2012, and from January 2013. Roadmetal, Sweetbread was first produced in 1998 at the ICA in London, since when it has been performed in over 20 countries worldwide. Last performed in 2008, this is a restaging with a completely new team. An extract from a 1999 performance may be found at stationhouseopera.com The company is looking for performers from any background who are bright, resourceful and precise. Please respond with a cv, a description of your professional practice (with links if applicable), and a statement of why you wish to work with Station House Opera. About Station House O...

Opportunities: Open Call for Koumaria 2012 Running Oct 8-21, 2012 (Sparta, Greece)

Since 2009 the artist collective Medea Electronique has organized annually a 10-day experimental artist residency, Koumaria, near Sparta in Greece, focusing on improvisation and new media practices. Avant-garde artists from all over the world, inspired by the Greek natural landscape, come together to create a multicultural and cross-media ‘dialogue’ culminating in a collective presentation in Athens at the end of the residency. The goal of the residency is the creation of an educational experience for the participants that will inspire and exalt their future work. The cross-cultural dialogues that the residency engenders both create new artistic speculations and smelt older assumptions. Past residents have formed lasting friendships and new artistic partnerships. Medea Electronique, being ...

Opportunities: Open Call For Performing Artists and Managers (Romania, Cyprus, Ireland, Latvia, United Kingdom, Turkey)

E-MOTIONAL Bodies & Cities E-MOTIONAL Bodies & Cities is a mobility and artistic exchange dance programme gathering artists and managers from six European countries – Romania, Cyprus, Ireland, Latvia, United Kingdom (as project co-organisers) and Turkey (as associated partner country). The project aims to set up a network of artists and cultural practitioners from several countries in Europe with a low awareness about each other, but which all share a common vision on the future development of contemporary dance. E-Motional begins in July 2011 and will comprise of five interdisciplinary artistic research residencies in the partner countries; the Motion Fund, a special funding scheme aimed at promoting cross-border mobility of the dance sector; the E-Motional Exchange – a network to...

Opportunities: Artist Residency – Contemporary Artists Center, Woodside (Troy, NY, USA)

Artist Residency Contemporary Artists Center, Woodside (Troy NY) The Contemporary Artists Center has recently opened its newest residency program on the campus of the Woodside National Historic Register Site in Troy, NY. Two neo-gothic stone church buildings now house their artist program and welcome artists from all over the U.S. and abroad. The CAC is located 2.5 hours north of NYC, and is currently accepting applications for the Spring season. Award Priority Deadline: February 1 Regular Deadline: February 15 The CAC focuses on emerging and early career artists and accepts applicants who offer quality in their art and encourages diversity of style, medium (2-D, 3-D, 4-D) and concepts. CAC facility features high-ceiling, adaptable studio space open 24 hours a day with some specialized stu...

Opportunities: Open Call for The (International) Home Theater Festival

  The (International) Home Theater Festival is comingApril/May 2012. From the SF Bay Guardian: In 2010, Bay Area performance artist and provocateur Philip Huang bucked the notion of institutionalized artistic legitimacy and challenged his friends to stage performances in their own homes. “We can legitimize ourselves,” his manifesto promised, calling the welfare state of professional arts organizations a “crock of shit.” One year later, the all-volunteer, thoroughly-DIY Home Theatre Festival spanned the globe, with scheduled performances on four continents. The premise is simple: without paying hundreds of dollars to a venue for overhead expenses, artists can charge $8 at the door and still walk away with some profit, while audiences get to experience an intimat...

Opportunities: Low Lives – Occupy!
 International Call For Artists and Co- Presenters

Open call for proposals
 Deadline: 6 February 2012 Low Lives launches new program in partnership with Occupy With Art and The Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. On March 3rd, 2012, Low Lives: Occupy! an international platform designed to enable artists, audiences, and presenters in alliance with the Occupy movement to support the occupation, will transmit live performances, actions, and happenings online as they occur in real time around the world. Participating artists, artist collectives, Occupy groups, and presenters worldwide will expand the reach and visibility of the Occupy protests by broadcasting to an international community and audiences. The Occupy protests, and the myriad of perspectives and experiences related to this unique moment, will be amplified, explored,...

Opportunities: PEEPING TOM AUDITION FOR DANCERS (Brussels, Belgium)

PEEPING TOM AUDITION FOR DANCERS (Original post in French Below) Peeping Tom is looking for a dancer (+ 22 years) high-level technique, flexible contortionist for a reprise of roles in the piece ’32 rue Vandenbranden’ and a film project from 2012 to 2014. Candidates must be available for the audition, the rehearsals and tours from 30/01/12 until 26/02/12, from 26/03 to 03/04/12, from 4 to 12.5 / 12 from 13 to17/06/12, from 01 to 06/07/12, from 28/09 to 07/10/12, from 23/10 to11/11/12, from 21/11 to 08 / 12/12, from 3/24/13 to 12/04/13 and from 02/05 to 17/05/13. Audition in Brussels Monday  January 30 to Friday, February 3, 2012 Candidates are invited to prepare a solo 3 minutes maximum. The date, time and place of the hearing will be confirmed after your registration by e-mail...

Opportunities: IMPACT11//An interactive symposium in 3 episodes in 3 days (Germany)

Call For Participants: This is the seventh year in which the interdisciplinary symposium IM PACT has invited artists, practitioners, theoreticians and advanced students in the fields of dance, theatre, performance, visual arts, new media and film to engage critically with the artistic strategies and working methods of progressive guest artists, to test their approaches in practice and to question them with reference to their own background. In this 7th edition, imPACT 11 presents three artistic perspectives that generate humorous, playful and paradoxical possibilities of interacting and dealing with urban, social and political phenomenon using the artistic tools available to them. The artist La Ribot (ES /CH) develops lively and pernicious dialogues between object and body, image and actio...

Opportunities: Seeking Male Performer for September Performance Installation (NYC)

Multi-disciplinary artist seeks MALE PERFORMER for upcoming collaborative performance installation at P.P.O.W. Gallery. One night, two-hour event includes conceptualization of themes including Egyptian initiation ritual and go-go worship. Installation incorporates costuming, live sound, and video. Ideal performer reads as teens-early twenties, has small/muscular build, background in theater and/or movement, bears a strong physical presence and is comfortable with being bare-chested for a portion of the installation. Students and all ethnicities strongly encouraged to submit. Performance is 17 September. Must be available for minimal rehearsal time and costume fitting in the weeks prior to performance. Please send all relevant material to: joshua.seidner@gmail.com For more information about...

Open Application For Hybrid Body / Simultaneous Presence in San Francisco 9/5-9/2011

As part of the creation and presentation of the US premiere of THE PEOPLE in San Francisco, Big Art Group is offering a free 5 day workshop in the company’s training and compositional strategies with technology and the body. Hybrid Body / Simultaneous Presence A 5 day workshop September 5-9, 2011 at Z Space from 1-5pm (Tuesday 9.6.2011 will be from 2:30-5pm) 1. an introduction of Big Art Group’s Performance Practice (Real Time Film) 2. training and introduction to technology and concepts 3. time-limited studio compositional exercises 4. expansion of dramaturgy to the wider scope of THE PEOPLE 5. large group 5 channel compositions based on the themes of the project to be recorded and included in Big ART Group/YBCA/Z Space THE PEOPLE-San Francisco production September 16 & 17...

Opportunities: Robots + Avatars Call for Proposals

Call for development commissions and exhibits Robots + Avatars invites submissions to this Call for Development Commissions and Call for Exhibits. The Jury will select two Development Commissions and additionally a minimum of six existing works Stage 1 Deadline:  Wednesday 7th September 2011 (12 BST) Stage 2 Deadline: Monday 3rd October 2011 (12 BST) Final Selection: Thursday 13th October 2011 Application Documentation Call for Exhibits and Development Commissions Brief and Guidelines for Entry PDF Document 158kb Robots and Avatars Exhibition Application Form Online Form Robots and Avatars will present two Development Commissions and additionally a minimum of six existing works as an Exhibition in 2012. Lead producer and concept developer of this EU Culture project is body>data>space...