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Two-year mentoring program for artistic development.

Two-year mentoring program for artistic development.

16_DSC7521Do you wish to be part of a two-year mentoring program for artistic development?

Diverse Nordic Voice – Choreographic Initiative (DNVCI) is a program that support the development of a greater diversity of choreographic voices in the Nordic region. The 2- year program is brought about by the pro-active collaboration between leading dance organizations within three Nordic countries: Dansens Hus Stockholm, Iceland Dance Company and CODA Oslo International Dance Festival.

THE INTENTION

To create an opportunity for the professional development of 6 disabled and/or non-disabled artists, who work with access or norm criticism at the core of their artistic work.

We are looking for artists who are deeply committed to working with access or norm criticism at the core of their artistic work. The intention is to create an opportunity for professional development of 6 disabled and/or non-disabled artists.

THE AIMS OF THE PROGRAM ARE

  • Professional development of 6 dance artists and public dissemination of process/findings
  • Long term change in the vibrancy of dance through a wider range of voices in the public arena
  • Increase of disabled dance artists in the Nordics through visible role models, support and best practice

WHAT WE OFFER

A supportive mentoring program consisting of two strands

– a shared program of a series of labs, sharings, conference, colleague interaction and sharing on digital platforms

– individual artistic development mentoring tailored to meet the specific needs of the artists

The shared program is mandatory as a member of the program and consist of:

2018  

12.-16. December              INTENSIVE LAB 1 Reykjavik during Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform

2019

15.-18. April                          INTENSIVE LAB 2 Dansens Hus Stockholm

17.-26. October                  INTENSIVE LAB 3 CODA Oslo International Dance Festival

2020

February                                  CONFERENCE Dansens Hus Stockholm

October                                    SHARING of work at CODA, Oslo

November                               SHARING of work at Iceland Dance Company, Iceland

HOW TO APPLY

Applications and any questions to be sent to

For Norwegian artists: Live Rosenvinge Jackson live@codadancefest.no

For Swedish artists: Katja Seitajoki katja.seitajoki@dansenshus.se

For Icelandic artists: Ragnheiður Skúladóttir ragnheidur@id.is

Applications should be in English, Icelandic, Swedish or Norwegian and a maximum of one A4 page describing

  • Your main artistic interest
  • Why do you want to join this program?
  • What do you think you can you offer to the program?
  • What do you think the program offer to you?

Links to documentation can be added to the application letter but is not mandatory.

DEADLINE: AUGUST 17th2018.

The selected artists will be notified by August 31st.

DNVCI wishes to reflect the diversity in the population. We encourage applicants of a variety of backgrounds:  age, ability, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity to apply. We are dedicated to making our projects accessible to all.

CELECTION CRITERIA

Artists selection will be based on individual artistic interest and the composition of the group as a whole.

Supported by Nordisk Kulturfond and Nordik Ministerrad

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26. & 27. May  2017 // Utrecht – Spring Festival // FÓRN

20. June 2017 // Harstad, Artic Arts Festival // FÓRN

12.júlí 2017 // Amsterdam, Julidans // Black Marrow

18. & 19. ágúst 2017 //  London, Southbank Centre // FÓRN

8., 9. & 10. september 2017// Tanzhaus, Dusseldorf //FÓRN

18. & 19. nóvember 2017 // Kunstcentrum, BUDA, Kortrijk  // FÓRN

16. & 17. febrúar 2018 // Teatro Arriaga, Bilbao // Black Marrow

5. & 6. maí 2018 // Onassis Cultural Centre, Aþenu // FÓRN

27., 28. & 29 maí 2018 // Festival TransAmeriques, Quebec // Union of the North

20.-30. maí 2018 // Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow // Union of the North

7. júlí 2018 // Low Light Festival, Queenscliff, Melbourne // Union of the North, Dies Irae & Örævi

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