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in the loop may 8: opportunities

Stephen Cummins Bequest Stephen Cummins Bequest
photo Lucy Parakhina
stephen cummins bequest residencies, performance space

The Stephen Cummins Bequest offers three emerging artists involved in queer performance a one-week intensive residency at Performance Space. The emphasis is on dramaturgical development within their practice with each artist working with a mentor. The residencies will take place in July with mentors Martin del Amo, Chris Ryan and Victoria Spence.
Applications close June 3;

Shen Shaomin Studios, Beijing Shen Shaomin Studios, Beijing
beijing residency, 4a centre for contemporary asian art

Expressions of interest are now open for early career artists to apply for a one-month residency in the studios of renowned Chinese Australian artist Shen Shaomin ( A project of 4a, the residency offers the opportunity to “research new projects in rich cultural surroundings, build networks and observe the changes taking place in one of the most important cities in the Asia region” (press release). The three successful applicants must be available to undertake the residency in September 2013.
Deadline May 31;

the sustainability of future bodies workshop series, isea2013

As part of ISEA13 Critical Path is offering a series of workshops exploring the intersection between media and the body. Garth Paine will run a Motion Capture Open Lab (June 15-16); Paul Gazzola will explore The Dancing Body of the Future, Pt II, (June 18- 20); and in Writing, visiting French choreographer Myriam Gourfink will introduce her training and digital scoring methods. Ten NSW choreographers will receive an honorarium to attend.
Applications due May 20: Apply online

workshops, networked art forms & tactical magick faerie circuits, cast
In Hobart, the Networked Art Forms… festival (see quick picks) includes two intriguing hands-on workshops. Hacker masters Julian Oliver (NZ/GER) and Danja Vasiliev (RUS/GER) will run a Networkshop (May 31- June 2) which will bring the communication tools of the digital age back under the user’s control recreating a small-scale version of the internet. Anne Goldeberg (FRA/CAN) and Karine Rathle (CAN) will run Attent!ion Som(t)a(c)tic (June 5-8) to examine participants’ physical relationship with their communication tools and “explore avenues of creative empowerment by suggesting techno-humanist thematic improvisations” (press release). The workshop will culminate in a multimedia installation and performance.
More info

backbone 2high festival 2013

The annual 2High Festival in Brisbane not only supports emerging artists but also emerging producers. The festival is looking for keen young things (18-26) who are interested in becoming part of the team that makes this multi-disciplinary event happen. The festival will take place Nov 2 at the Brisbane Powerhouse.
Deadline May 17;

call for scores, campbelltown city council

Submissions are invited for musical compositions written for a single percussion instrument or “defined group of instruments originating from the same family” (website). Successful compositions will be premiered by leading percussionist Claire Edwardes at Campbelltown Arts Centre in November.
Deadline for submissions July 1;

still in the loop

the 2013 hive production fund
Deadline May 13
more info

proximity festival 2013
Deadline May 17

travel fellowship, revelation, perth
Deadline 24 May

arts house season 1, 2014
Deadline May 31

channels video art festival
Deadline June 1
More info

selected australia council grant deadlines

(for full list see

Literature, due May 15
• New Work – Digital and New Media,

Community Partnerships, due May 24
• Career Pathways – Professional Development

• Career Pathways – Fellowships

• Creative Producer

• Projects

• Projects with Public Outcomes

Visual Arts, due May 27
• Australia Council Visual Arts Laureate Award and Medal

• Creative Australia - New Work

Market Development, due May 31
• Visions of Australia and Contemporary Touring Initiative

• Playing Australia

RealTime issue #114 April-May 2013 pg. web

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