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Artistes per a Friday Island (Luxemburg) (fins el 22 de desembre)

Data de termini de presentació: 24 de novembre de 2017

  • Data de publicació: 24 de novembre de 2017

    Data de realització: 24 de novembre de 2017

    Població: Luxemburg

    País: Luxemburg

    Descripció

    L'organització de FRIDAY ISLAND busca artistes (de Luxemburg i l'estranger) treballant en qualsevol mitjà (arts escèniques, belles arts, vídeo / cinema, literatura, etc.) per a la seva propera edició, 23 de febrer de 2018 - Tema: llibertat del cos.

    Els artistes rebran una retribució de 600 euros, l'euro per aportació artística, el reemborsament de viatge a la ciutat de Luxemburg de fins a 150, l'euro també està disponible a petició. Els allotjaments per a tres nits seran proporcionats per l'organització.


    Termini: 22 de desembre de 2017

    Us adjuntem més informació en anglès:

    FRIDAY ISLAND – FREEDOM OF THE BODY – FEBRUARY 2018
    Application deadline: December 22nd, 2017
    Decision: January 5th, 2018
    Event Opening: February 23rd, 2018, 6:00 pm
    Event venue: Unité Vivo’, children’s home for teenagers of Solidarité Jeunes asbl (15, rue Leemerwee, L-1954, Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

    CALL
    FRIDAY ISLAND is looking for artists (from Luxembourg and abroad) working in any medium (performing arts, fine arts, video/film, literature, etc.) for its next event, taking place on February 23rd, 2018, at ‘Unité Vivo’, children’s home for teenagers in Luxembourg.
    ‘Unité Vivo’ is one of the children’s homes of Solidarité Jeunes a.s.b.l., an association active in the social and educational domain, whose goal is to help children and young adults and their families in some kind of social or family difficulties. The Friday Island – ‘Freedom of the Body’ venue will be the underground car park of the ‘Unité Vivo’.

    Pictures of the event’s venue can be asked by sending an email to contact@fridayisland.net.

    The theme of the event is FREEDOM OF THE BODY. The theme should be approached in a critical way in relation to social/political/philosophical perspectives. The artistic contributions can take any form of expression as long as they question the theme and suggest a non-conform point of view.
    The artistic propositions have to relate to the theme in an incontestable way.

    THEME: FREEDOM OF THE BODY
    “The body is our first location. It is the place, from where we can perceive the world and relate to it. And it is the body, too, which is being perceived by others and to which they relate, when meeting us. Gender, colour of skin, age, sexual orientation, physical abilities and disabilities are therefore inextricable parts of our physical being.
    (Mulder, Anne-Claire , In: ABC des guten Lebens
    https://abcdesgutenlebens.wordpress.com/category/korper/ Zustand 04.04.16)

    It is the body which enables humans to interact with the outside world. The body carries the self and serves as a platform for exchange. Through the body we connect with other people. The body is part of woman/man as a socially interacting being. He serves as a mirror of education, society and culture. That is why it becomes our language and, therefore, can be read and interpreted symbolically. This cocoon, spun in the course of time, becomes an important and representative element of our soul, influenced by society.

    FRIDAY ISLAND asks how much freedom of movement is left to the body. What is its place and function in today’s society? Is it only being instrumentalised in this superficial society of ours? Which values remain? What sort of attention does the body receive in contemporary art? What sort of role does it play there? Body as human shape; body as a means of interaction; body as an instrument. How far can we go, when using the body as an artistic/political medium?

    WHAT IS FRIDAY ISLAND?
    FRIDAY ISLAND is a series of events taking place in Luxembourg, which promotes an exchange between artists as well as a public dialogue on a given topic. Open to all artistic disciplines and media, Friday Island offers a platform for experimentation beyond the creative processes usually bound to market oriented rationale. Friday Island offers the possibility to approach socially relevant themes in a critical way by the means of artistic thinking and creation.

    EVENTS
    Each event takes usually place every two/three months at a different venue. Artists are invited to work on the proposed theme and with the space of the venue. Each event takes place on a Friday evening: the selected artistic projects will be showcased during that timeframe.
    Arranged in a convivial way, the setting of the venue should stimulate an informal exchange between both the participants (artists) and the audience. Along with the artistic contributions, FRIDAY ISLAND wishes to engage in an open discussion about the proposed topic and in relation to the artists’ work present during the event. The talk will be led by a moderator.

    REMUNERATION
    The artists will receive a remuneration of 600,- euro per artistic contribution, travel refund to Luxembourg City up to 150,- euro are also available upon request. Accommodations for three nights will be provided by the organisation.

    APPLICATION
    Artists must send following information to contact@fridayisland.net:
    CV (1 page max.)
    Portfolio, former and current projects (PDF or website, with pictures and videos). If you send a PDF, please include no more than 10 pictures.
    A short concept/script describing the project related to the theme FREEDOM OF THE BODY and to the event’s venue (1 page max.)
    Please consider arriving at least one day before the event (February 22nd 2018) for installation and/or try out.

    For more questions and information regarding the event, please send an e-mail to
    contact@fridayisland.net

    Telf: contact@fridayisland.net