Call for Artists (dancers, choreographers): International Symposium FELT 2014

Symposium’s Theme: „Dynamic Textiles: from Local Contexts to Interdisciplinary Experiments“.

Who can participate: professionally established textile, performance artists (dancers, choreographers, musicians, actors, etc.) and other visual artists individually or in groups (up to 3 persons).

Mode of Collaboration: working in mixed groups that include artist from diverse art fields.

Application deadline: 5 May 2014.

How to apply: please send a completed application form (including proposed project to be created during the Symposium) and your portfolio with at least 3 photos of your recent works. Please send the aforementioned documents in Lithuanian or English to raminta.bumbulyte@gmail.com.

Priorities: proposals that would connect the key tags of this project (Renaissance castle, local context, felt technique, ‘performativity’, and dynamics).

Please keep in mind that Panemunė Castle is a temporary project venue, therefore the technical equipment and prop options are very limited. We highly prefer artists who can work on site-specific projects with minimal equipment.

Selection criteria: experience in interdisciplinary projects, proposed project idea, feasibility

What we offer: accommodation (rooms for 2-3 persons; more information available www.medaus-slenis.lt), airport pick-up (for international participants), some felt-related materials (wool, unwoven fabrics, felting and dyeing materials).
The symposium will be filmed and documented as to preserve the record of the events.

Programme:

August 18th arrival
August 19th conference
August 20-26th workshop
August 27th sight-seeing trip
August 28-29th exhibition preparation and opening
August 30th departure

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