Opportunities

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...

Opportunities: The Festival Belluard Bollwerk International Call for Proposals

The Festival Belluard Bollwerk International and the Migros Culture Percentage are looking for artistic projects that are dealing with RETOX.. The Festival Belluard Bollwerk International 2012 is telling you to wake up and invites everyone to RETOX. The term RETOX – or retoxification – is used when a person resumes the consumption of addictive substances after undergoing detoxification. In a society where ‘feel good’ is compelling, relaxation has become imbedded in the capitalist system, green tea is promoted rather than water, and the vast choice of wellness activities creates stress, it is time to RETOX. To form, construct, provoke or create new projects, in an improved state. To restore, refresh, revitalize. To renew or relocate the urban, social or economical context and to regen...

Opportunities: GO11 Award For Urban Alternative Use – Call For Contest Submissions

€500 for Best Re-Use of an Urban Object or Area Contest Deadline:  5 September 2011 Submit at:  http://www.altuseguide.com/GO11-award-for-re-use To encourage and celebrate resourcefulness in the city, EXCHANGE RADICAL MOMENTS! Live Art Festival is awarding a prize for the most innovative re-use of an urban object or area for a new purpose. From telephone boxes being re-used as tree planters to street signs being used as musical instruments, the urban landscape is no longer the end of a creative process, but the beginning. The city has become source material and urban residents around the world are finding new uses for the existing infrastructure of their city.

Opportunities: Participate in Art in Odd Places (NYC)

Art in Odd Places announces the opportunity to be a featured artist in  Scenes From Last Week: W. 14th St. This video installation provides a unique performance platform that allows you to see the current moment and the prior days of the week synchronized to the present time. Artists are encouraged to create a single or multiple day performance to be viewed the night of the opening July 15 between 6 – 8 PM. Pieces that feature artists interacting with themselves from prior days or engage with the theme of ritual are strongly encouraged. How To Participate: Plan your performances and present them  between 6 – 8 pm July 9-1 in front of the  “Scenes From Last Week: W. 14th St.” cameras that are located in the storefront windows of Rags-a-GoGo at 218 W. 14th St. and 14t...

Opportunities: Document your work in Emergency INDEX

Emergency INDEX is a new annual print publication documenting a wide range of performance events, as described by their creators. Emergency INDEX exists to document performances of every kind, from any genre and for any purpose. The descriptions focus on the problems or issues the pieces addressed, and the tactics and innovations that were used to address them. This is the goal of INDEX: not to represent the experience of each performance work, but to document the breadth of innovation in the inherently multi-disciplinary practice of contemporary performance. In addition, the collected performances will be indexed according to the keywords used to describe them. This indexing of the language used by performance creators allows for another level of documentation. The INDEX project seeks to ...