Call for applications

Warsaw Summer Camp for Young Artists

Nowy Teatr, Warsaw, Poland
14 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019

Deadline: 21 Apr 2019
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NOWY TEATR is announcing an open-call for SUMMER CAMP, a two-week International Interdisciplinary Academy which aims to attract young artists and encourage them to share their knowledge. The summer camp will be a place for the exchange of ideas and experiences, a dedicated space to spend time together, an opportunity for artists and participants to mingle, network, enrich, and support one another. The programme will be a balanced mixture of practice, learning, and discovery.

Participants of the Academy, supported by the artists leading the workshops, will practice, explore the city, discuss, conduct research, and learn from each other.

The Academy is designed for young professionals (under 30) from all over the world. Participants can sign up for workshops via the “open call”. There will be approximately 12 participants in each workshop. Each participant may only choose 1 workshop. Each workshop is overseen by two artists (one from Poland and one international artist). Attendance is required for the entire workshop. The workshops will be held in English, so the applicants should be able to communicate fluently.

 

WORKSHOPS

DEVISING THEATRE/COLLECTIVE CREATION Sodja Lotker & Wojtek Ziemilski

VISUAL ART & SOCIAL JUSTICE Joanna Rajkowska & Jean-Michel Bruyère

MOVEMENT Marta Ziółek & nora chipaumire

 

DETAILED INFO:

DATES & LOCATION: July 14-28, 2019 Warsaw, POLAND (15 days in total)

FOR WHOM: artists under 30 years of age

THE PROGRAM INCLUDES i.a.: 15 days of cultural activities & 10 days of intensive practical & theoretical workshops in movement, visual art/social justice and devising theatre/ca 4-6 hours a day, performances (“Imaginary Europe” by Anna Smolar , “#PUNK” by Nora Chipaumire, “Make yourself” by Marta Ziółek), evening lectures by guest lecturers /city walks guided by Centrala/identification workshops by Noviki

ELIGIBILITY: Open call from 5 to 21 April 2019: www.nowyteatr.org FEE: No application fee, course fee – 300 euros.

TO COVER: accommodation (information about possible accommodation further down), flights, course fee

 

HOW TO APPLY

1.Fill in the electronic application form in English:

https://summercampwarsaw.typeform.com/to/JUMYXJ

2.Attach your resume (500 words maximum) & provide us with the link to your online portfolio/ website etc.

The application should be submitted by 21 April 2019 (23.59 CET)

The results will be announced by 30 April 2019

 

REVIEW CRITERIA
All applications will be evaluated by a board of arts professionals based on the following criteria:

– Participant’s experience in the artistic field
– Relevance of your artistic profile to the main idea and purpose of the Academy
– Demonstration of an active commitment to engage in the workshops and dialogue with peers
– Benefit to the applicant (at the present point in their career) from interaction with the artists leading the workshops and the other participants
– The applicant’s ability to meet cross-cultural challenges successfullyIncomplete applications will not beIf you have any questions before submitting your application please contact us via email:summercamp@nowyteatr.org

 

ADDITIONAL INFO:

Accommodation in Warsaw: there are a few options for finding accommodation during the workshops.

We encourage all applicants to stay in a student residence near the theatre. You can choose between a single room (262 euros for the whole period) or double-triple room (130 euros for the whole period). Please indicate in your application form if you would like to stay in the student residence.

You can also easily find a place to stay via Airbnb.

There is also a hotel nearby (the standard room price is 220zl/night, incl. breakfast, i.e. ca 55euro/ night).

 

Financial support:

If you need help to cover the participation fee please mention it in the application and provide a short explanation.

We will provide 10 scholarships (exemption from the participation fee) to those who apply for financial aid.

Moreover, in April the i-Portunus programme will be announcing a call for support for the mobility of selected artists and culture professionals (they can cover the workshop fee as well as travel & accommodation costs): https://www.i-portunus.eu/

We will send official invitation letters to those who wish to apply for support. We will be happy to provide any advice and guidance about the available mobility support programmes.

 

www.summercampwarsaw.typeform.com

 

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