[dance-tech] free workshops: EMPAC DANCE MOViES COMMISSION on the road: Nov-Dec 2007

  • From: "Silvina Szperling" <silvisz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "Silvina Szperling" <silvisz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 11:02:21 -0300

Please take note of these free workshops in Los Angeles, New York, and
Buenos Aires for dance film and installation artists.




New guidelines released!





November:  DANCE MOViES Commission WORKSHOPS

led by EMPAC's Dance Curator Hélène Lesterlin


Free and open to artists interested in applying to the commission. No need
to register, just come!


Topics covered:  How to apply, what makes a strong proposal, information on
the facilities of EMPAC, issues related to installation-based works,
examples shown, followed by a Q&A and discussion.


BUENOS AIRES  Thursday, November 8th, 2:30 - 4:30 pm

VideoDanzaBA Festival Internacional de Buenos Aires

For information and location: www.videodanzaba.com.ar/talleres07.htm


LOS ANGELES  Wednesday, November 28th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

18th Street Arts Center

1639 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

In the main gallery space.



NEW YORK CITY  Monday, December 3rd, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Dance Theater Workshop

219 West 19th Street, New York, NY 10011

Take the elevator to the third floor.





OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS - deadline Feb 15, 2008

The EMPAC DANCE MOViES Commission supports the creation of new works in the
field of experimental dance for the screen made by, or in collaboration
with, a choreographer or movement artist based in the Americas. Up to 3
commissions will be awarded in the range of $7,000 - $50,000. Artists may
apply to create works in conjunction with the Artist-in-Residence program,
taking advantage of EMPAC?s spaces, technology, infrastructure such as
computer-controlled rigging or large-scale immersive studio environments.  


-- guidelines, application and info:  empac.rpi.edu/commissions/DMC 

-- questions:  dancemovies@xxxxxxx or 1.518.276.3918

-- deadline:  2/15/08


Backed by the Jaffe Fund for Experimental Media and Performing Arts, the
DANCE MOViES Commission supports experimental works for the screen including
film, video, installation and other audio-visual formats.



EMPAC ? the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center ? is a place and a
program where the arts challenge and alter our technology and technology
challenges and alters the arts. Founded by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
in Troy, NY, EMPAC is an arts institution that draws strength from being
part of a great research university. It operates nationally and
internationally: attracting innovative artists, both renowned and emerging,
from around the world; offering artists, researchers, and audiences
opportunities that are available nowhere else under a single roof; providing
unsurpassed facilities for creative exploration, and for research in fields
such as visualization and movement capture; sending new artworks onto the
global stage.






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