Thursday, April 7, 2011

SPLENDID call out for artists

Calling creatives of all stripes who have an inquisitive mind, an innovative approach and a desire to collaborate to participate in the 2011 Splendid program. Visit our website: www.splendid.org.au

Splendid is seeking the next generation of young and emerging artists to participate in a 3 week intensive residency to dream up ideas and create work for festival audiences.Splendid is open to artists (under 30 years or in the first 5 years of their practice) who work in the visual arts, theatre, dance, design, installation, architecture, digital media, sound, text and other creative pursuits.The Splendid program includes a residential Arts Lab, mentorship and opportunities to make and tour your work to major festivals around the world.

The Arts Lab will take place over 3 weeks in Lismore, NSW and at Splendour in the Grass Woodford, QLD and offers participating artists opportunities to work collaboratively in a dynamic environment that encourages critical thinking and experimentation. Facilitated by leading local and international artists including Fernando Llanos(Mexico - video art), David Clarkson (physical theatre), Natalie Jeremijenko (USA - environmental design), Craig Walsh (site-specific projections), Paul Gazzola (site specific + collaborative practice) T├ęcha NobleThe Kingpins (art direction & performance) and more.

Applications due: 5pm Monday 2 May 2011   Arts Lab: Monday 25 July to Friday 12 August, 2011

Visit our website: www.splendid.org.au to download the guidelines, selection criteria and application form, email info@splendid.org.au or call 02 6622 2209.

Splendid is driven by partner organisations Lismore Regional Gallery and NORPAand supported by Splendour in the Grass. Splendid is an Opportunities for Young and Emerging Artists Initiative (OYEA) assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.

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