Centre of Choreographic Development SE.S.TA in cooperation with the Arts and Theatre Institute (IDU) announces an open call for RETREAT – residence from 8th till 12th November 2016 in the premises of the Castle in Žďár nad Sázavou, Czech Republic. The call is intended for individual artists in the field of dance (dancers or choreographers), music (composers or performers), scenography as well as architecture.

The theme of the retreat is dealing with scores/planning in dance, music, scenography and architecture

8th till 12th November 2016

the Castle in Žďár nad Sázavou, Czech Republic

Deadline for applications: 9th October 2016

The residence will take place in the historical premises of the Castle in Žďár nad Sázavou with its unique genius loci which will thus become a spot for reflexion and dialog, interdisciplinary encounters as well as sharing of questions, concerns and experience in the friendly and relaxed environment. The retreat's objective is mutual international interdisciplinary inspiration, development of own conceptions and seeking creative process as well as development of the own work and perception of it thanks to new revelations and shared activities.

As part of the residence there is not any pressure regarding production; the artists will have sufficient time and space for contemplation and triggering of their exploration and searching activities. The call is therefore intended for the artists who would like to devote their time to research the creative process in the interdisciplinary context as well as broaden their horizons with the topics such as the way of working with scores/planning, reconstruction, interpretation or creativity.

Such artists will gain the opportunity to work on the practical level during the retreat in the studio (in historical halls), share their questions, concerns and experience as part of the moderated discussions as well as have possibilities for free research surrounded by nature and cultural monuments.

Centre of Choreographic Development SE.S.TA and IDU will provide the selected artists with:

• the residence premises including accommodation and catering

• travelling benefit up to CZK 450 per person

• the possibility of public presentation in the form of moderated round table at the end of


To apply please send us your application including:

– your professional curriculum vitae

– an overview of the completed activities or eventually Internet links with the presentation of your previous artwork

– a cover letter to the email fabisikova@se-s- ta.cz

Deadline for sending applications is 9th October 2016.

For further information please visit www.se-s-ta.cz/residencies.php

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