DDF News — 3 Feb 2021

Artist Opportunities

Artist Opportunities

Things may not be going quite as planned in this early part of 2021, but there are some exciting artist opportunities on offer to keep motivation and creativity high.

Light Moves Festival of Screendance - Open Futures 2021
Application Deadline: Friday 5 March

Open Futures 2021 will enable 8 artists, consisting of 4 collaborating pairs, from the fields of dance and the digital arts, to investigate and explore the potential for interdisciplinary exchange that encompasses practices for the stage, gallery, installation, and outdoor settings.

Open Futures 2021 is designed around a two-week creative process residency, and applications are welcomed from individuals or proposed duo partnerships between a dance artist and a media artist at any career stage. Successful individual applications will be matched with corresponding partners.

Residency week 1: 28th June – 3rd July
Residency week 2: 27th Sept – 2nd Oct

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Dublin Fringe Festival - Curatorial Call Out 2021: Superflux
Application Deadline: Thursday 11 March

This September, the festival will be a playground for possibility. We want to run ourselves ragged, chasing after your big ideas until the sun comes up. Let's spin stories, catch the undercurrent, hop the fence, edge our chalk on the ground. Let’s see-saw together on the edge of the future.

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The Grand Stretch - Open Call
Application Deadline Monday 8 February

From 11 - 20 June 2021, a nationwide season of arts events will be brought to life by artists and cultural organisations across Ireland, sharing the resilience, creativity, and connection at the heart of the arts. Brought to you by the Arts Council, this open call for arts-led projects, ambitious in purpose, scale, and scope, is now live.

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Modes of Capture Symposium 2021 - Call for Proposals
Application Deadline: Monday 1 March

This year’s symposium, presented by Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, Liz Roche Company and Dublin Dance Festival, explores the theme of decolonising structures, thinking and embodiment within current modes of dancemaking and documentation. The event invites proposals for scholarly presentations, workshops, process showings, films and low-tech performances of various formats and is open to experimental or interactive modes that would intersect with the themes or processes in other ways.

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