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in the loop march 6: opportunities

Time to plan your next masterwork. A range of festivals are calling for innovative, underground, alternative work at various stages of development. There are also residencies in Sydney and Montreal, an invitation to Estonia and a very lucrative writing gig for the right literary geek at the Cube QUT.

underbelly arts lab & festival

Justin Shoulder, V Justin Shoulder, V
video stills Sam James
Underbelly—the festival not the TV epic—will be returning to Cockatoo Island in July under new artistic director Eliza Sarlos (RT105). With an emphasis on process, collaboration, interdisciplinarity, site-specifity and audience engagement, Underbelly is now calling artists to take part in the two-week lab and festival.
Applications close March 18;

situate art in festivals

Taking over where the Splendid Arts Lab left off (RT105 & RT94), Salamanca Arts Centre will be running a three-year program (2013-15) for early career artists to create experimental works for festival environments. Key partners include MONA FOMA, Dark MOFO, Darwin Festival, Harvest Music and Arts, Fringe World, WOMADelaide, and Vryfees in South Africa.
Applications open March 25, closing April 8;

dimanche rouge festival, tallinn, estonia

Last year Paris-based organisation Dimanche Rouge presented a global streaming event connecting Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Paris (RT111 online). Now they are inviting Australian artists to physically join them at their annual festival held in Tallinn, Estonia in October 2013. The scope for creativity is vast including live art, dance, music, hairdressing and tattooing.
Applications close May 1;

sydney fringe

Reinvented four years ago, Sydney Fringe has rapidly claimed the crown of largest independent arts festival in NSW. Sydney Fringe will take place September 7-24 and is now calling for proposals for works in categories including theatre, music, dance, gaming, graphic novels, manga and more.
Registrations close May 10; more info

artspace montreal & sydney residencies

Darling Foundry, Montreal Darling Foundry, Montreal
Artspace are now calling for applications from NSW-based visual artists for a residency at the impressive Darling Foundry arts complex in Montreal Canada, Oct-Dec 2013. The residency is fully funded, supported by Arts NSW and the Canada Council.
Applications due April 19;

If Montreal seems a bit too far away, Artspace (with Regional Arts NSW and the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund) is also offering a three-month fully funded residency at their Sydney studios for a regional NSW-based artist.
Applications close Friday 3 May 3, 2013;

the cube, qut digital writing residency

The Cube, QUT The Cube, QUT
The recently opened Cube at QUT is an ambitious digital interactive learning and display space designed to highlight developments and projects involving Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). The Cube has just announced a Digital Writing Residency for an individual or team to create a literary-inspired project that can involve “digital writing, communication, narrative and interaction, programming and digital story telling” (press release). The residency includes in-kind support, facilities and a budget of $35,000.
Applications close April 3;

upcoming australia council deadlines

Festivals Australia - March 15, 2013
Music: Creative Australia (Music/Theatre) - March 25, 2013
Music: Skills and Arts Development (Sector & Artist development) - March 25, 2013

RealTime issue #113 Feb-March 2013 pg. web

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