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in the loop april 3: opportunities

exist conference, brisbane

a study in red weight,  Rebecca Cunningham, Exist-ence 2010 a study in red weight, Rebecca Cunningham, Exist-ence 2010
video still Nicola Morton
The inaugural exist conference will take place June 26-27 at the Queensland College of Art. Co-directors Rebecca Clunn and Nicola Morton are calling for proposals for papers and presentations which address the theme of Performance, the Body and Time in the 21st century. Topics could include mediatised and digital performance, durational practice, globalisation and gender in mass-media culture and more.
Abstracts are due April 8,

next wave 2014

The theme of 2014 Next Wave Festival is New Grand Narratives and applications to participate are now open. Eight to 10 new works will receive artistic and production assistance and “brokerage into funding contexts” (press release) for their premieres at the festival in Melbourne in May 2014. The focus is on emerging artists and there are specific partnerships: Aphids will support a regional artist and John Butler’s The Seed will support a large scale work in public space.
Applications close April 17;

cultivate, force majeure

Cultivate is a dance theatre lab presented in association with Performance Space and Carriageworks. The 2014 lab is led by Force Majeure director Kate Champion and Associate Director Byron Perry and will take place from July 15-August 2. Applications are now invited from choreographers, directors, dancers and physical performers/actors who might wish to participate.
Deadline April 30;

abr voiceless fellowship

The Australian Book Review is seeking expressions of interest for a fellowship sponsored by the animal protection organisation Voiceless. The successful applicant will be commissioned to write a 7,000-8,000 word article on animal protection issues for $5,000. For the fiction writers the Elizabeth Jolly Short Story prize is also open for entries offering a $5,000 prize.
Applications for both close May 31,

nka arts residencies, ghana

Anansi: An African Fairy Tale by Lisa Cagnacci – Southwark Playhouse Anansi: An African Fairy Tale by Lisa Cagnacci – Southwark Playhouse
photo Donald Cooper
The Nka Foundation is based in Ghana and focuses on “human capital development through use of the arts” (website) by running a range of workshops, laboratories and residencies. Currently Nka is accepting applications for residencies of one to nine months in their artist village at Abetenim in the Ejisu-Juaben district, Ashanti region of Ghana. Artists working in theatre, film, music, visual arts and multidisciplinary are eligible.
E-mail to [email protected];

leisa shelton workshop, judith wright centre

Leisa Shelton, Irony is Not Enough: Essay on My Life as Catherine Deneuve, Fragment31 Leisa Shelton, Irony is Not Enough: Essay on My Life as Catherine Deneuve, Fragment31
photo Ponch Hawkes
Performance maker Leisa Shelton will be running a one-day workshop in Responsive Performance Practice for Brisbane-based practitioners (see RT101). The technique draws on “actor training developed by Etienne Decroux, the rehearsal processes of Pina Bausch via Meryl Tankard, and Autonomous Actor training as developed by Lindy Davies alongside a continuing dialogue with Eastern principles of theatre practice” (website).
Judith Wright Centre, $60 (capacity is limited), April 20, 10am - 4pm;

still in the loop

Vitalstatistix: Adhocracy
Deadline April 12

ISEA Conference June 11-13
Earlybird registrations close April 19

Gasworks Circus Showdown
Deadline March 18; showdown May 15-18

Dimanche Rouge Festival, Tallinn, Estonia
Applications close May 1

Sydney Fringe
Registrations close May 10

Artspace Montreal residency
Applications due April 19

Artspace Sydney residency
Applications close Friday 3 May 3, 2013

selected australia council grant deadlines

(for full list

Theatre: Community Engagement Residency April 12

Theatre: Remount Fund for Independent Artists April 12

Visual Arts: Fellowships April 15

Visual Arts: New Work – Early Career April 15

Visual Arts: New Work – Mid-Career April 17

Visual Arts: New Work – Established April 17

International Performing Arts Markets (IPAMS) Travel Fund April 26

Music: International Pathways - Round 3 May 6

Music: Program May 6

Literature: Digital & New Media May 15

RealTime issue #113 Feb-March 2013 pg. web

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