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The Great Escape

Rikers Island to ban solitary confinement for immates under 21.

High time. Isn't also high time that we re-think incarceration.  The criminal justice needs an overhaul, we all know that. Seems about as constructive as war. What if confinement was mind-expanding, not stunting. Prisons throw together people that should be…


Added by Deirdre Towers on March 1, 2015 at 12:01pm — No Comments

The nose knows...

My mother asked me when I was a child of what - maybe 11 - "what did I want to be when I grew up?" "Perfume," I replied. She said nothing. Now, I imagine how hopelessly impractical I must have seemed.

But I wonder where such an aspiration came from? For years living with the fiercely invasive smells of NYC, my nose almost shut down. Somehow my nose was very protective. But given my childhood ambitions and my mature inclination to shut down one of the 5 senses, I wonder what…


Added by Deirdre Towers on March 1, 2015 at 11:52am — No Comments

CALL for virtual exhibition/panel, deadline extended

DEADLINE: 14 March to submit to virtual exhibition "HOT WATER – Water, Peace & War"

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Artists, scientists, activists, teachers, youth are invited to upload videos, digital postcards, poems or texts on the theme of “HOT WATER”: climate change, environmental decline, rights violations, volatile politics and conflict…


Added by suzon fuks on February 20, 2015 at 8:29pm — No Comments

CALL for virtual exhibition/panel, deadline extended

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Added by Simon Seth on February 20, 2015 at 2:19am — No Comments

Remembering Alyssa

Ice Dance Theatre will honor Alyssa Joy Stith on February 25, 1pm on the first of their performances at Rockefeller Center Ice Rink. 

A month ago, I posted a video of Alyssa Joy Stith doing a short improv with cellist Chris Lancaster. 214 viewings in a day, now nearing 700. A testament to how many friends she had. I still don't know anything about why she is no longer with…


Added by Deirdre Towers on February 18, 2015 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Announcing 3 month Summer dance-tech AIR residency in Lake Studios Berlin!

Announcing a 3 Month Residency June - August in Berlin, Germany!

Enjoy the beautiful Studio, private flat, swimming, festival in the city (Tanz im August) during the  vibrant summer in Berlin.

3 room apartment (75 sqm) next to the Lake Studios Complex.

Perfect for 2 people/ small family. Completely furnished, Two seperate bedrooms, one living room, one kitchen and bathroom. Waschingmachine available for use. Included with the apartment is the possiblity to use the beautiful…


Added by Lake Studios Berlin on February 14, 2015 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Call for proposals to the Quinzena de Dança de Almada, Portugal 2015

Individual choreographers, dance companies and video directors are welcome to submit their projects to be presented in the "Video-Dance Showcase", to be held between September 25th and October 11th 2015.

May 15th, 2015 is the deadline for submission of proposals. The selection board will decide on the selected projects until May 31, 2015.

Download conditions …


Added by Armanda Capinha on February 5, 2015 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Call for Proposals: Apexart - 8th Annual Franchise Program

On February 1, 2015 apexart opens its 8th annual Franchise Program, a call for exhibition proposals from anyone to be presented anywhere except New York City. No prior curatorial experience necessary.


apexart accepts:

- Proposals for an idea-driven, group exhibition for anywhere except NYC

- Proposals are a maximum of 500 words. No images or links accepted.

- Winners selected by a jury of…


Added by Peeppol Network on February 4, 2015 at 6:35am — No Comments

Call for Submissions: Vision’R 2015 Festival des Réseaux VJ

(French) Vision’R 2015 aura lieu vers mai/juin prochains.

La période de réception des propositions est ouverte jusqu’au 15 février 2015 (minuit).


VJ est toujours à prendre dans le sens de ‘sphère de l’image live’ comprenant VJ sets, performances VJ, audiovisuelles ou multimédia, performances corporelles avec images en direct… déclenchement humainement intentionnel/interactif…


Vision’R, Festival des réseaux VJ, est donc reflet des scènes…


Added by Peeppol Network on January 29, 2015 at 9:29am — No Comments

Call for Applications: Curatorial Program – Innovators Grant - Berlin, Germany

A two-month long program to develop experimental learning methods in fields outside of art.

At Node we are committed to developing and experimenting in new ways of learning. We are therefore pleased to launch the Curatorial Program – Innovators Grant  to offer 6 innovators the opportunity to develop strategies that apply art-thinking to practical and beneficial uses in the…


Added by Peeppol Network on January 26, 2015 at 6:32am — No Comments

Kontrapunkt # 4 - Dance and Art at the Tel Aviv Museum

Hi all,

please let me know if you're around. would love to see you there.


this is how it looked like last time:

The series Kontrapunkt brings together dance and visual art in…


Added by lior avizoor on January 22, 2015 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Call for Applications: MacDowell Colony Residency in USA

The MacDowell Colony provides time, space, and an inspiring environment to artists of exceptional talent. A MacDowell Fellowship, or residency, consists of exclusive use of a studio, accommodations, and three prepared meals a day for up to eight weeks.

There are no residency fees.


MacDowell Fellows are selected by our admissions panels, which are comprised of a revolving group of distinguished professionals in each artistic discipline who serve…


Added by Peeppol Network on January 21, 2015 at 6:25am — No Comments

DV8 is Looking for a Male Dancer for a Main Role in JHON, latest Production.

Following a successful run at the National Theatre and a global cinema broadcast with NT Live, DV8 Physical Theatre’s latest production, JOHN, embarks on a UK and European tour from September through to December 2015.


We’re seeking an exceptional male dancer to takeover one of the main roles. Applicants should be fluent in English, have strong contemporary dance technique, strong acting skills and the ability to deliver text convincingly. It is an advantage if you can do a…


Added by Peeppol Network on January 15, 2015 at 8:31am — No Comments

Call for Applications: 3RD Motion Bank / Choreographic Coding Lab in Australia

Are you an artist working creatively with code and digital media with an interest in movement? Then come join Motion Bank and the team at the Deakin Motion.Lab in Melbourne, Australia for the next Choreographic Coding Lab where movement hackers and practitioners will be gathering to discuss and work on projects, ideas and challenges in a peer-to-peer setting.


The Choreographic Coding Lab (CCL) format offers unique opportunities of exchange and collaboration for digital media…


Added by Peeppol Network on January 15, 2015 at 8:28am — No Comments

Take part in Between the Seas Festival 2015 (extended deadline: Feb 5)

Between the Seas Festival accepts submissions for its 5th edition

(September 7-13 2015 at the Wild Project, New York).

Between the Seas, New York City's only international Mediterranean performing arts festival, is currently accepting submissions for its 5th edition, scheduled to take place in Manhattan's Wild Project theater, from Sept 7-13 in 2015. Artists of the…


Added by Aktina Stathaki on January 14, 2015 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Call for Applications: NPN Coproduction Fund for Dance

The NPN Coproduction Fund for Dance assists artists, programmers and producers' mobility, exchange and cooperation on a national and international basis. It advances the creation of new dance productions that extend beyond solos or small formats.

The artists' origins are irrelevant; however, production must take place in Germany to a substantial degree.

The involvement of international partners as co-producers increases the chances for support, but is…


Added by Peeppol Network on January 11, 2015 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Call for Applications: Dance Research NRW #16 and #17 in Bochum and Bonn. For Dancer, Choreographer, Performers...

The NRW KULTURsekretariat is offering 6-12 week performing arts residencies for dancers, choreographers, performers and musicians. These are to be used for thematic research projects, which should not be focused on a production.


August to November 2015. The findings of each project will be presented at public events.


Rent-free accommodation for 1-2 people, plus a grant of up to €7,500, according  to the nature and scope of the…


Added by Peeppol Network on January 10, 2015 at 8:49am — No Comments

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