- Published on Sunday, 15 January 2012 11:40
The symposium is a part of a project of the Baltic-Nordic Network of Remote Art & Residency Centers; however, it is open to participants from all over the world. Through the symposium we hope to build a network of remotely located centers, and learn different approaches to these unique places. For more information, and to see the other participating partners, please visit the project blog at http://remotenet.nidacolony.lt/
The symposium is a 3-day-long event (May 17-20). The contributors are invited to share their experiences working and living in remotely located art & residency centers as directors and cultural managers, and as practicing artists and participants. We are looking forward to proposals from a variety of cultural disciplines on the theme of “remoteness”, with an emphasis on community building, interaction with local inhabitants, and site specificity.
The format: The format is open; proposals can vary from lectures and workshops to performances and site-specific artworks. We are able to provide accommodation and catering to a limited number of participants. Travel expenses are subject to availability.
Deadline: Please send a short proposal (up to 500 words + visual material if needed) by March 31, 2012
Interested individuals who would prefer to take part as audience members may apply as “passive” participants by submitting a request with a short motivation letter. Unfortunately, we will be unable to cover your participation costs.
Documentation from the May 2011 Symposium can be found here.
To get a sense of Colony life and to see A.I.R. portfolios from Spring 2011 please check the Nida Art Colony Log at www.nidacolony.lt/images/log01.pdf
More information on facilities, activities and services at www.nidacolony.lt and on Facebook.
Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts, Taikos str. 43, Neringa (Nida), Lithuania.
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