URGENT CALL: APPLY FOR RESIDENCY IN TALLINN IN SUMMER 2010

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URGENT CALL: APPLY FOR RESIDENCY IN TALLINN IN SUMMER 2010

ViestiKirjoittaja Mikkoli » 11 Touko 2010, 12:36

We are happy to announce a call for applications for residency at Kanuti
Gildi SAAL located in the centre of the Old Town of Tallinn.

WHAT:
Residency for professional artists and other art professionals from Nordic
and/or Baltic states in the field of contemporary dance, new media,
electronic music.
2 month working stay providing conditions for concentrated eremitic working
style.
In 2010 the residencies take place in courtesy to the support of
Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Culture within the frames of the
Residency Module, administrated by the Nordic Culture Point.

WHO:
Artists and other art professionals from the Nordic and Baltic countries
(This means that they have to be living in one of these countries. So for
example, if the Brazilian artist is living in on of these countries he/she
can be invited. But not if he/she lives in Brazil.)
Criteria for the selection is based on the application and dialogue between
the team of Kanuti Gildi SAAL and artists. As hosts we do not expect the
artists to come with or to make a ready-made product. We value the
researches and pursuits of an artist.

WHEN:
2 month stay: June 14 - August 13, 2010

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Kanuti Gildi SAAL has three working spaces: main stage (measuring
10x10x6,5), studio (measuring 6x10x3,5) and cellar hall (measuring 8x6x3,5
with pillar in the middle of the room). Main stage and studio have wooden
floor, all spaces have dance floor covering. Main stage has basic technical
equipment needed for producing a performance.
Apartments for lodging of the residents are usually rental apartments within
walking distance from the venue.

EXPENSES COVERED:
We cover travel expenses, lodging, per diems, and other costs directly
related to the artists´ activities during the residence period within reason
and upon previous agreement with the team of Kanuti Gildi SAAL.

WHERE:
Kanuti Gildi SAAL is the 1st production/event house in Estonia devoted
exclusively to the genre of contemporary dance & related arts. It is artist
oriented & valuing artistic work-process & has been offering residencies in
various forms for local and foreign artists since it was established in
2002.
The work of Kanuti Gildi SAAL is based on the orientation on the artist;
therefore our aim is to be a "working house". The residencies in Kanuti
Gildi SAAL are mainly research based. Our intention is to exclude the strain
of producing a product from the artist, but we are willing to arrange
showings, discussions etc to include the perspective of audience into the
working-process if needed.
More information: www.saal.ee

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 15, 2010

APPLICATION SHOULD ENCLOSE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

1)about the ARTIST
- Name
- Nationality and country where the artist is based currently
- Age
- Artistic area
- Production structure (if any)
- Contact info (phone, e-mail, address)
- CV / biography

b) about the WORK
- Preliminary synopsis of the planned research/work, issues of interest (max
1 A4 page)
- Other support (if any)
- Studio preference
- Other relevant info (if needed)

Application deadline is MAY 15 and the selection will be made by MAY 20,
2010.

Contact:
Mairika Plakso
Kanuti Gildi SAAL
Pikk 20
10133 Tallinn
Estonia
Ph. (+372) 64 64 476
E-mail: mairika[at]tants.ee
Mikkoli
 
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