Open call for 2 dance artists for 1 month art residency project in Finland, in order to co-create “In Flesh and Blood” dance performance.
No expenses, travel cost covered and Working Fee of 800€.
Where: Loviisa, Finland
When: 28.1.2024 – 28.2.2024
Deadline for applications: 10.10.2023
We are seeking for 2 young dance artists, to participate for 1 month (February 2024) in a residency project in the small town of Loviisa, in the south of Finland.
The project, under the name “In Flesh and Blood”, is organised by “Art in Lov” residency program managed by the art association Stödföreningen för Lovisa Konst / Loviisan Taiteen Tukiyhdistys in collaboration with the local dance company Tanssiartesaani.
“In Flesh and Blood” will be a choreographic research that explores the topics related to ages and the contraposition between young and old, active and passive, life and death.
The final performance will be part of the Winterdances Festival 2024 (25.2.2024).
The 2 dance artists will be involved in the creative process and in facilitating few workshops for the kids of the schools and/or for the guests in the local Elderly Houses. Beniamino Borghi, founder of Tanssiartesaani, will be the choreographer and tutor of the project.
This residency project is funded under the Creative Europe program.
Age: 18 – 30 years old
Place of current residency, provable by any documents (ID, passport, residency permit, renting contract): one of the 40 Creative Europe countries (see the list here: https://culture.ec.europa.eu/resources/creative-europe-desks) except Finland.
There is no any restrictions for gender, body type, nationality, artistic background and nether for dance technique.
We invite to participate at the open call even people without any high education in dance yet but with a strong creative and artistic approach to find new ways to move.
How to apply:
Send an email to email@example.com with few lines presenting yourself and giving information answering to the criteria.
An updated CV
Written Task in PDF: Tell your thoughts (Max 200 characters) about the collisions between different generations and different cultural backgrounds.
Video Task (YouTube or Vimeo Link): an improvisation session of the candidate dancing with an inflated balloon imagining that is representing something else. Mx 2 min long.
The two tasks can ralate to each other. In this way we hope to evaluate the artistic drive in using body movements as language for expressing thoughts and for telling own experiences.
For further information, please visit https://tanssiartesaani.com/open-calls/
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