Art laboratory for dance improvisation, spatial composition, performance creation, contact improvisation, dance with nature, film creation.

Where: Siam Healing Center, KOH Phangan island, Thailand

When: 7 – 29 February 2020

Deadline for applications: 1 February 2020

This residency is designed for alternative education, artistic exchange, research and production of art in fields of poetry, dance improvisation, experimental theatre and film. It is orientated towards those who are looking for a flexible environment to develop their own creative pathways, in collaboration with other artists; supporting individual artistic development and searching for an intuitive approach to co-creation.

The program is divided into 2 parts – it is possible to attend 1 or both parts.
7 – 17 February “Poetry of the body & space” Performance creation laboratory (part 1) includes solo and contact improvisation, instant and spatial composition.

19 – 29 February “Source & hidden spaces” Film creation laboratory (part 2) includes contact improvisation, dance with nature and poetry.

“A writer is not so much someone who has something to say as he is someone who has found a process that will bring about new things he would not have thought of if he had not started to say them.”
― William Stafford

The laboratories will focus on tuning the creative space between us. Our intention is to develop spatial intelligence where group communication and investigation mostly happens wordlessly; where everyone continually tunes themselves to art that is already in the place of our meeting. Proposing ideas, improvisational structures and scores that cultivate availability for what is happening in the space; to sense and reveal the poetry contained within it. The contemplative approach provides an environment in which it is possible for perception to shift beyond known, to a place where reality is alive, existing as a continuous movement; transforming, playing with definitions, exchanging and merging objects with subjects.

The laboratories containing the opportunity for everyone to create their own dance performance/ short film pieces in collaboration with others. There will be a possibility to present it in the space to a public audience.

See some of Art Continuum work here. http://artcontinuum.space/artworks/

This residency is located on the island of Koh Phangan, Thailand. We have daily access to a studio/theatre to work in, as well as the surrounding nature, ocean & waterfalls.

Art Continuum is a non-profit organisation. All fees go directly to cover expenses of rental studio & equipment. Food & Accommodation is not provided. 

To join the residency:

1. fill in the application form, detailing your interests and motivation
2. wait for confirmation (1 – 2 days)

https://forms.gle/juhPbPN2x9Ao9ysg8

Costs for participants:
Participation in full program is 250 euro, or 125 euro per part.
This goes directly to rent the studio.

Contact details: artcontinuumresidency@gmail.com

For further information, please visit http://artcontinuum.space/thailand/

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