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FADO E-LIST (March 2007)

FADO E-LIST (March 2007)

INDEX

1. FADO NEWS
2. RESIDENCY: Bravo Sud (Toronto)
Deadline:March 14, 2007; Source:Bravo Sud
3. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: AXENÉO7 (Gatineau)
Deadline: March 15, 2007; Source: AXENÉO7
4. JOB CALL: Assistant Professor, Cooper Union School of Art (USA)
Deadline:March 15, 2007; Source: Instant Coffee
5. RESIDENCY: "Institute of Quotidian Arts and Letters at Milwaukee (USA)
Deadline: March 15, 2007; Source: Marc Tasman
6. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: XPACE (Toronto)
Deadline: March 16, 2007; Source: Instant Coffee
7. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: "2007/08 Programming" Video Pool Media Arts Centre (Winnipeg)
Deadline: March 23, 2007; Source: Akimbo
8. CALL FOR ENTRIES: 7th Street Art Festival (Croatia)
Deadline:April 1, 2007; Source: on the move Newsflash
9. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: “Breaking Ground” cre8ery gallery (Winnipeg)
Deadline: April 6, 2007; Source: Instant Coffee
10. RESIDENCY: Instituto Sacatar (Brazil)
Deadline: April 10, 2007; Source: Instituto Sacatar
11. WORKSHOP: PORT PERFORMANCE (Poland)
Deadline: May 1, 2007; Source: BBB Johannes Deimling
12. WORKSHOPS: EDGY WOMEN FESTIVAL (Montreal)
Deadline:not given; Source:Studio 303
13. CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS: Pranks.com Blog/Web Site (USA)
Deadline:not given; Source: Joey Skaggs
14. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: AUTRAVAIL / AT WORK Collective (Toronto)
Deadline:not given; Source:Studio 303
15. GRADUATE PROGRAM: MFA in Public Practice, Otis College of Art and Design (USA)
Deadline: spring, 2007; Source: APINews
16. EVENT: Performance and Panel, York University (Toronto)
Date: March 6, 2007; Source: Pam Patterson
17. EVENT: Day of 39@rt ("thank you art") (Japan)
Date: March 9, 2007; Source: Yoshinori Niwa

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1. FADO NEWS

Fado is pleased to introduce two new additions to our Board of Directors, Lisa Deanne Smith and Risa Kusumoto.

Lisa Deanne Smith is a Toronto-based artist working in performance, installation and photography. After graduating from Ontario College for Art and Design, Toronto, she earned an MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan. Lisa has exhibited in numerous shows in both Canada and abroad including solo exhibitions in Halifax, Hamburg, New York and Toronto. Her work is in various collections including The Canada Council Art Bank. She teaches Site & Intervention at Ontario College of Art & Design.

Risa Kusumoto  is studying visual art and arts management at the University of Toronto at Scarborough. She is Interested in integrating audio, video, installation, and drawings into performance art, and is currently in love with laptop music and video making. Risa comes to us after volunteering at Harbourfront, Women in Films, and the Japan Foundation. Born in Japan, Risa has lived in Brazil, USA and Germany.

Fado congratulates curator Nahed Mansour and artists Tejpal S. Ajji, Rachel Gorman, Rita Kamacho, Reena Katz, Karilynn Ming Ho, Jesus Mora, Idil Mussa and Bojana Videkanic. for the success of their recent program, Enter-Gration, at the Toronto Free Gallery. This was the latest installment in Fado's ongoing Emerging Artists series. Coming up later this month, Vancouver artist David Khang and Mexican artist Elvira Santamaria. We'll be sending details in the next few days.

Also, recently added to the Fado website, Where have you been? (Somewhere Between Wakefield
and Wichita) a new text by Adam Rogers on the recent Fado project featuring Glyn Davies-Marshall. Visit http://www.performanceart.ca/idea/marshall/essay.html to read it.

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2. RESIDENCY: Bravo Sud (Toronto)
Deadline:March 14, 2007; Source:Bravo Sud

(le texte français suit)

Bravo Sud, an organization of francophones working in the arts in Southern Ontario- in collaboration with le Laboratoire d’Art, is currently accepting applications from francophone artists’ for its new Media Based Artist Residency Program taking place May 14-June 4, 2007 at the Distillery Complex in Toronto.

Professional Subsistence Grant: $1400
(Selected artist is responsible for finding an apartment sublet.)
Artist fee provided for presentation/discussion evening: $300
- 20 hours of technical assistance and
- 120 hours of studio equipment rental included.

Guidelines for Submission:
Submission Deadline: 14 March 2007 (Received)

- Project Description and work plan detailing your intended use of the computer stations – 0.5 page maximum
- Support Material: A maximum of 10 jpeg images (72dpi, longest dimension: 1000 pixels ) and/or a DVD (3 minutes maximum of video.)
- Artist Statement – 1 page maximum
- Expression of Interest to engage in an open exchange with members of Bravo Sud and Le Laboratoire d’Art. – 0.5 page maximum.
- An up to date CV- 2 pages maximum
- A Self-Addressed and postage paid envelope for return of materials.
- A $35.00 Application Fee (non refundable)

For further information please contact:

Auriane Sokoloski
BRAVO-sud
55, rue Mill
Cannery Building, no 58
Studio 317
Toronto, ON M5A 3C4
(416) 364-4301
aurianesokoloski@sympatico.ca

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Appel de projet pour résidence d’artiste en art médiatique
Date de soumission du dossier : le 14 mars 2007 (Reçu)

BRAVO-Sud (Bureau des regroupements des artistes visuels du sud de l’Ontario) propose une résidence d’artiste à un artiste francophone pour produire une œuvre artistique médiatique sous le thème de l’image construite du 14 mai au 4 juin 2007 au complexe de la Distillerie à Toronto.

Les équipements médiatiques du LABORATOIRE D’ART (LABO) seront mis à la disposition de l’artiste alors que BRAVO-sud offrira une initiation à l’équipement et une assistance technique en cas de besoin. L’artiste aura l’occasion de discuter de son projet en cours de travail et lors d’une soirée présentation-causerie au terme de la résidence dans l’espace LABO.

La proposition retenue par le comité de sélection tiendra compte du thème proposé et devra par conséquent soulever des problématiques propres à la production vidéo et au traitement numérique.

Thème: L’image construite
Dates de résidence : Du 14 mai au 4 juin 2007
Lieu : Le Laboratoire d’art, complexe de la Distillerie, Toronto
Frais Professionnels d’Artiste et Subsistance : 1400 $
(Artiste est responsable pour se trouver une sous-location à Toronto.)
Cachet d’artiste : Présentation/causerie : 300 $
- 20 heures de formation ou assistance technique et
- 120 heures de location d’équipement.

CONDITIONS
Présenter un dossier qui doit être reçu le 14 mars 2007 au plus tard.

- Cinq oeuvres antérieures axées sur des réalisations médiatiques ou photographiques. (5 images digitales (72dpi, largeur maximum : 1000 pixels) ou un DVD (3 minutes maximum de vidéo)
- La description détaillée du projet proposé (y compris l’équipement nécessaire, un échéancier de projection et post-production). 0.5 page maximum
- Une démarche artistique. 1 page maximum
- Un curriculum vitae. 2 pages maximum
- Une expression d’intérêt pour engager dans un échange ouvert avec les membres de Bravo Sud et du Laboratoire d’Art. 0.5 page maximum
- Un chèque pour Bravo Sud de 35.00 $ : frais demandé de candidature. (non remboursable)
- Une enveloppe pré-affranchie avec adresse pour le retour des propositions.

Pour tout renseignement complémentaire, contactez :

Auriane Sokoloski
BRAVO-sud
55, rue Mill
Cannery Building, no 58
Studio 317
Toronto, ON M5A 3C4
(416) 364-4301
aurianesokoloski@sympatico.ca

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3. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: AXENÉO7 (Gatineau)
Deadline: March 15, 2007; Source: AXENÉO7

AXENÉO7 welcomes proposals in all media from artists and curators for its 2007-2008 programming.

AXENÉO7 has three large exhibition spaces, one of which has a fully windowed facade facing the street. Proposals may specify the preferred use of all three spaces, two spaces or only one. The empty areas between Galleries 1 and 2 and between the Salle Jean-Pierre Latour and the offices allow access to projectors or other equipment that can be hidden behind those walls. For more detailed information, please consult the floor plan on the website (www.axeneo7.qc.ca).

AXENÉO7 pays artist's fees that meet and/or exceed the RAAV and CARFAC rates. Exhibitions receive professional technical support and are promoted through the printing and national distribution of invitations and press releases. As well, a bilingual booklet including images from the exhibition and a short critical text by an invited author is produced for each exhibition. This publication is widely distributed.

Submissions should include:

- A curriculum vitae.
- An artist statement and / or a specific project description.
- 10-20 digital images (CD Rom) or 35 mm slides.*
- VHS or DVD video documentation (NTSC format), if applicable.
- A list of visual support material details (title, year, dimensions and medium).
- A self-addressed stamped envelope.

If submitting both digital images/slides and video, please subtract one image for each minute of video.

*For digital images, submit only MAC compatible jpg files in RGB format at a resolution of 72 dpi, with a maximum size of 0.5 MB and a maximum of 1024 x 768.

Submission Deadline: March 15 2007.

Please send submissions to:

AXENÉO7
80, rue Hanson
Gatineau (Québec)
J8Y 3M5
Canada
http://www.axeneo7.qc.ca/

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4. JOB CALL: Assistant Professor, Cooper Union School of Art (USA)
Deadline:March 15, 2007; Source: Instant Coffee

The Cooper Union School of Art seeks applications and nominations for a full-time, Assistant Professor, tenure track position in its generalist BFA program. Applicants must have significant exhibition record and/or related professional activities, and at least three years of college level teaching. Candidates should have experience teaching one or more of the following classes: Drawing, Animation, Sound, Performance. Candidates with particular interest in the public sphere, art history and theory are invited to apply. Candidates must also be able to address a range of media, and all levels of practice. The position requires a commitment to undergraduate teaching at all levels of the baccalaureate program, curriculum development, and committee work. Letters of application and nomination, curriculum vitae, CD/DVD and/or one slide sheet plus SASE should be sent to:

School of Art, The Cooper Union
30 Cooper Square
New York City, NY 10003-7183
Attention: School of Art Faculty Search

Application Deadline: March 15, 2007

Email inquiries can be sent to: soasearch@cooper.edu

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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5. RESIDENCY: "Institute of Quotidian Arts and Letters at Milwaukee (USA)
Deadline: March 15, 2007; Source: Marc Tasman

The Institute of Quotidian Arts and Letters at Milwaukee (IQALM) is now accepting applications for the Cultural Crisis Studio Program for Individual Artists. This residency was established to bring artists that produce challenging work to Milwaukee to engage with its vibrant arts community. There are no medium restrictions; all work will be considered as long as the form is provocative, engaging and provides a meaningful critique of contemporary culture. The two month long residency will provide the resident artist with a studio and living space as well as opportunities to collaborate with artists and curators working in Milwaukee. Please see http://quotidianarts.tk for more information and application instructions. Preference will be given to applicants form outside the Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Upper-Midwest region of the USA. Deadline for the first residency cycle is March 15.

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6. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: XPACE (Toronto)
Deadline: March 16, 2007; Source: Instant Coffee

XPACE is currently accepting proposals for events and exhibitions between July 1 and October 31, 2007.

Submission Deadline: Friday, March 16, 2007 6pm

Artists or Designers:
Please include 10-15 images of your work on CD or DVD and film or video compilations/submissions on DVD, an artist1s statement and/or a project proposal, as well as a CV or a resume.

Curators:
Please include curatorial stance/ research or concept, names of artists as well as artist statements and digital examples of their works.

Event proposals must include detailed descriptions of the proposed event, the genre (i.e. theatre, dance, performance, music, fundraiser, party, etc.), technical requirements and timeframe (including set-up and tear-down).

The All proposals should also address the following:

- Brief description of the event/show; including how it relates to student needs and/or the XPACE mandate

- Proposed dates or timeframe; including installation, opening and tare down, if you don't know the specifics dates, or the dates are flexible, please indicate approximate timeframe.

- Space and equipment use; what areas of the space you want to use, and what equipment is needed, including any sound equipment, DVD player, projector, etc. (Note: if you are unfamiliar with the space, we recommend you come take a look.)

- Communications plan; how do you intend to advertise, including the types of promotional material and a timeline of printing and distribution of materials and all press.

XPACE Mandate

XPACE is a non-profit artist-run and student-run center committed to the exposure of multi-disciplinary emerging artists in a professional context that is recognized within the local and international contemporary art and design community. Our goal is to build a bridge between art and design students and their professional counterparts by offering a platform in which they may exhibit their works and be externally recognized, which in turn promotes relevant programming that instigates public discourse and propels the development of contemporary art and design.

Our priorities for programming
1st priority OCAD Students
2nd priority OCAD Alumni
3rd priority Students from other Institutions, first locally, then internationally
4th priority Community* events
5th priority All other submissions

*Community, for XPACE, is defined as the local Toronto Art and Design communities, as well as the immediate surrounding neighbourhood.

Please mail submissions to

XPACE
Attention: Programming Committee
58 Ossington Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M6J 2Y7
if you would like your package returned to you please include a self addressed envelope with correct postage.

or email submissions to:
karen@xpace.info
If you have any questions or would like to discuss your proposal prior to the application deadline contact us at 416.849.2864 or drop by 58 Ossington Ave, Wed to Sun 12noon 6pm

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7. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: "2007/08 Programming" Video Pool Media Arts Centre (Winnipeg)
Deadline: March 23, 2007; Source: Akimbo

Contemporary culture is permeated by a fascination with media and trends in consumer electronics. Media artists often follow their own fascination with technology and its creative potential into uncharted territory. In an effort to free themselves from the technical and aesthetic restraints of conventional approaches, artists create new processes, strategies and systems for dealing with media. Technology is creatively misused and repurposed; found or antiquated media is reused and reinterpreted; and traditional approaches to media are hacked, bent and reprogrammed to create unique artistic results.

Video Pool is inviting submissions on the theme Off the Grid: The Creative Misuse of Technology for the 2007/08 programming season.

Video Pool invites submissions of:
New Media
Experimental Electronics
Installation (with media components)
Audio Art
Curatorial packages (with media components)

Video Pool’s 2007/08 programming season will include three programs specifically focused on new media performance and single channel film and video in the following three categories:

- Machinima
Film and video made using avatars and/or video game environments.

- Performance Lecture
Performances that bend the usual accoutrements of academic lectures – slide shows, power point presentations, video clips, etc., – to critically reflect on the form of the lecture and props used to support intellectual authority.

- Camera-free film and video
Submissions may explore the range of camera-free image manipulation – from well established film techniques such as hand processing and optical printing to computer-based image manipulation in programs such as After Effects.

Due to funding requirements, primary consideration will be given to Canadian citizens.

All submissions must include:

- C.V. or artist resumé including current contact information (address, telephone # and e-mail) for the artist/curator.
- A short description of the project or video(s) including an outline of the project’s curatorial and/or critical objectives.
- The project and/or video title(s).
- Artist’s name(s).
- Project/video year(s) of completion and city(s) of origin.
-. Project’s exhibition history and any other contexts in which the work will be presented in the coming year.
- A statement indicating if the artist(s)/curator(s) plan to be in attendance with the work and if so in what capacity they would expect to participate in the screening/exhibition.
- Support material: Please do not send originals. Video Pool will not accept responsibility for the loss of or damage to, support material.
Still images should be submitted on CD.
Video support material should be NTSC and submitted on either VHS, Mini DV or DVD.
Audio support material should be submitted on CD.
-. Audio, video and image list (detailing all accompanying work).
-. Please include a SASE if you want support material returned.

Video Pool encourages submissions of projects that are already complete or near completion.
Fees are paid in accordance with the CARFAC rate scale.

Inquiries can be directed to:
Cam Hutchison
Programming Coordinator
Video Pool Media Arts Centre
e: vpprogramming@videopool.org
t: (204) 949-9134 ext.1

Please send submissions to:
Programming Committee
c/o Video Pool Media Arts Centre
#300 – 100 Arthur St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3B 1H3 Canada

Deadline: March 23, 2007 (submissions must be received by the deadline)

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8. CALL FOR ENTRIES: 7th Street Art Festival (Croatia)
Deadline:April 1, 2007; Source: on the move Newsflash

7th Street Art Festival – Call for Entries from street artists in all arts disciplines. The festival takes place in summer 2007 in Porec, Croatia.

The Street Art Festival has an international character, and includes all forms of artistic expression, from music and stage performances, visual art projects to various types of street acrobatics and performances.

No registration fee is required for participation in SAF – the only requirement is a quality, interesting program. After analyzing the offers received, the selector will choose the program satisfying the requirements of the published qualifying contest in terms of quality and substance.

As one of the objectives of the Festival is to revive the old town core of Poreč, all venues of programs are on streets and squares in the old part of town, and anyone can participate in the Street Art Festival, regardless of age, citizenship or education.

The call is open till April 1st 2007

The proposals must be submitted via S.A.F. web-page: http://www.poup.hr/saf2/prva.aspx?stranica=158&menu=ulazna&dizajn=saf

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9. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: “Breaking Ground” cre8ery gallery (Winnipeg)
Deadline: April 6, 2007; Source: Instant Coffee

“Breaking Ground”
(cre8ery’s grand opening exhibition)

cre8ery gallery is seeking submissions from artists with new, innovative, earth-shattering, mind boggling, interesting and explorative artwork that challenges the viewer to think “beyond the box”.

Performance, video, paintings, installations, drawings, sculptures, etc. are all welcome.

Submissions should include:
Artist Statement of Intent
Artist Biography/C.V
Photographs, slides, CD, Video, DVD, etc. of proposed artwork
Dimensions and special instructions of area required/equipment
SASE (if submission information is to be returned to artist via postal service)

Please email, mail, or drop off submissions to:

cre8ery
attn: Jordan Miller/Shawn Berard
2nd floor - 125 Adelaide St.
Winnipeg, MB
R3A 0W4
e: Jordan@cre8ery.com
ph: 204.510.1623

Deadline: April 6, 2007, 6 p.m.

current hours: (if we are not open and you submit materials, you may leave it in our mail box just inside of the building’s entrance)

Mon. 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Tues. 12:30 – 6 p.m.
Wed. 12:30 – 6 p.m.
Thurs. 12:30 9:30 p.m.
Fri. 12:30 – 6 p.m.

Exhibition will be in the spring of 2007, specific dates TBA.

Please note that artists accepted into this exhibition will be required to pay a $15.00 submission fee. (The application of submission is free!)

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10. RESIDENCY: Instituto Sacatar (Brazil)
Deadline: April 10, 2007; Source: Instituto Sacatar

The deadline is fast approaching for applications for a Fellowship to the Instituto Sacatar. Applications must be postmarked by April 10, 2007. In addition to roundtrip airfare between your regional airport and Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, the Instituto Sacatar provides each artist a bedroom with private bath, a separate studio and all meals, except Saturday evenings, Sundays and holidays. We even will wash your clothes for you. All this on our beautiful estate on the island of Itaparica.

The application form can be downloaded under APPLICATION. The application fee can now be paid via PayPal, also downloadable from the APPLICATION page of the website.

Full details are available at www.sacatar.org.

INSTITUTO SACATAR
Rua da Alegria, 10
Itaparica BA 44460-000
Brasil
tel ++ 55 (71) 3631 1834
fax ++ 55 (71) 3631 2069

SACATAR FOUNDATION
P.O. Box 2612
Pasadena CA 91102-2612
United States
E-mail: info@sacatar.org

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11. WORKSHOP: PORT PERFORMANCE (Poland)
Deadline: May 1, 2007; Source: BBB Johannes Deimling

(wersja po polsku)
(Deutsche Version folgt)

We have the pleasure to announce our third Performance Art Workshop from the 16th - 26th May 2007 in Gdansk and Gdynia, Poland. The first PORT PERFORMANCE Workshop took place in Gdansk in Poland in August 2006. (documentation: <http://www.portperformance.net/workshop_gdansk.htm>http://www.portperformance.net/workshop_gdansk.htm) The second was realized in Tallinn and Pärnu in Estonia in January 2007. (documentation: <http://www.portperformance.net/workshop_tallinn.htm>http://www.portperformance.net/workshop_tallinn.htm)

The third workshop we offer in our home port in Poland. The two cities at the baltic sea connects an interesting duality. Gdansk with its traditional and historical meanings on the one side and on the other side Gdynia as a young and dynamic community. Two towns, two faces. But both base their existence on the relation to the sea with ports, ships, shipyards and fishings. An interesting field for our performative researches between contrast and balance.

The workshop will be given by the international Performance artists and teachers <http://www.bbbjohannesdeimling.de/af-biography.htm>Angelika Fojtuch and <http://www.bbbjohannesdeimling.de/vita.htm>BBB Johannes Deimling. The aim of the workshop is to work out an Art-Performance and its final public presentation. We will realize specific exercises that will help to transform own ideas into a performative work. The center of the workshop focuses the perception of the own personality and the communication with the body. Own perception and self experiences characterize the feeling in dealing with body, time and space in performance art as well as in ordinary communication. To understand his body as a tool and to use this tool in his own communications is the main value of this workshop. Besides this artistic offer we give some cultural specials.

- develop an Art Performance with technical, pedagogical and artistic guidance
- performative exercises in various conditions, in- and outdoor (focus on: body, time, space, concentration, endurance,  ... in groups and individual)
- final public presentation of the performance (media promotion and invitation card) and finishing celebration
- video documentation of the workshop (DVD, personal exemplar)
- contacts with Polish artists, curators and art institutions
- documentation on PORT PERFORMANCE website
- meet and cooperate with other like-minded people from other countries
- context of the place, specifics of the port cities Gdansk and Gdynia, Polish history and culture
- free accommodation in Gdansk (ten days)
- help in booking the travel (searching for cheap flights and connections by train or bus)
- teaching language: english

Timetable
16.05.2007 Arrival in Gdansk, first meeting
17.05.-24.05.2007 Workshop with exercises and further activities in Gdansk and Gdynia
25.05.2007 Public presentation CUMA #3 in Laznia, Center for Contemporary Art, Gdansk
26.05.2007 Finish and departure from Gdansk

Price: (without travel and victuals)
250,-€ (410 CHF, 4000 EEK, 1000 PLN, 330 USD)

The workshop will be advertised in various European countries and is open for all young peoples and young performers and art students (minimum age 18 years).

Workshop minimum 8 participants. If there are more than 20 people, we will work in two groups.

Application forms can be ordered by e-mail <mailto:info@portperformance.net?subject=Applicationform PORT PERFORMANCE Gdansk 2007>info@portperformance.net or by telephone 0048 / 667759720, 0048 / 607206416

Deadline for applications 1st of May 2007

PORT PERFORMANCE ART WORKSHOP

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WARSZTATY PORT PERFORMANCE

Pierwsze warsztaty PORT PERFORMANCE mialy miejsce w Gdansku, w sierpniu 2006. (dokumentacja: <http://www.portperformance.net/workshop_gdansk.htm>http://www.portperformance.net/workshop_gdansk.htm) Nastepne byly realizowane w Tallinnie i Parnu w Estonii w styczniu 2007 (dokumentacja: <http://www.portperformance.net/workshop_tallinn.htm>http://www.portperformance.net/workshop_tallinn.htm)

Trzecie warsztaty odbeda sie w naszym porcie rodzinnym. Dwa miasta nad Morzem Baltyckim laczy interesujaca dwoistosc. Z jednej strony Gdansk z jego tradycja i historycznym znaczeniem, z drugiej Gdynia jako mlode i dynamiczne srodowisko. Dwa miasta, dwa oblicza. Oba opieraj swoja egzystencje na relacji z morzem, portami, statkami, stocznia i rybolowstwem. Sa interesujacym polem dla naszych performatywnych doswiadczen pomiedzy kontrastem a rownowaga.

Warsztaty prowadzone beda przez miedzynarodowy duet artystow performance i nauczycieli <http://www.bbbjohannesdeimling.de/af-biography.htm>Angelike Fojtuch i <http://www.bbbjohannesdeimling.de/vita.htm>BBB Johannesa Deimling. Celem warsztatow jest wypracowanie i przygotowanie wlasnego performance i jego finalowa, publiczna prezentacja. W ramach zajec realizowac bedziemy zestaw cwiczen, ktore pomoga nam przeksztalcic wlasne idee w performatywna wypowiedz. Istota warsztatow skupiona jest na percepcji wlasnej osobowosci i wspolpracy z cialem. Rodzaj percepcji i doswiadczenia charakteryzuje sposob odczuwania i traktowania ciala, czasu i przestrzeni w sztuce performance tak samo jak w zwyklej komunikacji. Zrozumienie i uzycie wlasnego ciala jako narzedzia we wlasnej komunikacji jest podstawowym dazeniem warsztatow. Poza artystyczna oferta zapowiadamy inspirujaca przygode kulturowa.

- doswiadczenie w zakresie sztuki performance pod pedagogiczno-techniczno-artystycznym kierunkiem
- cwiczenia performatywne w roznorodnych warunkach, w przestrzeni otwartej i zamknietej (zagadnienia ciala, czasu, przestrzeni, koncentracji, wytrzymalosci... indywidualnie i grupowo)
- finalowa, publiczna prezentacja performance (promocja w mediach, drukowane zaproszenia) oraz impreza pozegnalna
- dokumentacja video (DVD egzemplarz dla kazdego uczestnika)
- tekst oraz dokumentacja fotograficzna na stronie PORT PERFORMANCE
- kontakt z polskimi artystami, kuratorami i instytucjami
- znajomosc i wspolpraca z rowiesnikami z roznych krajow
- kontekst miejsca, specyfiki miast portowych Gdanska i Gdyni, polskiej historii i kultury
- bezplatne zakwaterowanie w Gdansku (dziesiec dni)
- pomoc w zorganizowaniu podrozy (informacja o polaczeniach kolejowych, autokarowych i tanich liniach lotniczych)
- warsztaty prowadzone sa w jezyku angielskim

- terminy
16.05.2007 przyjazd do Gdanska (spotkanie powitalne)
17.05.-24.05.2007 warsztaty (cwiczenia i program zajec w Gdansku i Gdyni)
25.05.2007 publiczna prezentacja CUMA #3 w Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej Laznia w Gdansku
26.05.2007 zakonczenie i wyjazd z Gdanska

Koszt: 1000 PLN (250€, 410 CHF, 4000 EEK, 330 USD), plus koszt podrozy i wyzywienia

warsztaty adresowane sa do wszystkich osob zainteresowanych, oraz mlodych performerow i studentow z roznych krajow (wiek minimum 18 lat)

warsztaty odbeda sie przy minimum osmio-osobowej grupie uczestnikow. Jesli bedzie wiecej niz dwadziescia osob, pracowac bedziemy w dwoch grupach.

formularz uczestnictwa w warsztatach dostepny jest przez internet, po zgloszeniu sie pod adres <mailto:info@portperformance.net?subject=Applicationform PORT PERFORMANCE Gdansk 2007>info@portperformance.net lub telefonicznie pod numer 667759720, lub 607206416

ostateczny termin skladania formularzy – 1 maj 2007

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PORT PERFORMANCE ART WORKSHOP

Der erste PORT PERFORMANCE Workshop hat im August 2006 in Danzig in Polen stattgefunden. (Dokumentation: <http://www.portperformance.net/workshop_gdansk.htm>http://www.portperformance.net/workshop_gdansk.htm)

Der zweite Workshop wurde in Tallinn und Pärnu in Estland im Januar 2007 realisiert. (Dokumentation: <http://www.portperformance.net/workshop_tallinn.htm>http://www.portperformance.net/workshop_tallinn.htm).

Den dritten Workshop bieten wir in unserem Heimathafen in Polen an. Die beiden Städte an der baltischen See verbindet eine interessante Beziehung. Danzig mit seiner historischen und traditionellen Bedeutung auf der einen Seite und auf der anderen Seite Gdynia ein geschichtlich junger und dynamischer Ort. Zwei Städte, zwei Gesichter. Aber Beide existieren in Bezug auf das Meer mit Häfen, Schiffen, Werften und Fischerei. Ein interessantes Feld für unsere performativen Untersuchungen zwischen Kontrast und Balance.

Der Workshop wird von den internationalen Performance Künstlern und Lehrern <http://www.bbbjohannesdeimling.de/af-biography.htm>Angelika Fojtuch und <http://www.bbbjohannesdeimling.de/vita.htm>BBB Johannes Deimling. Ziel des Workshops ist die Erarbeitung einer Kunst Performance und deren öffentliche Präsentation. Wir werden gezielt unterschiedlichste Übungen realisieren, die helfen werden eigene Ideen performativ umzusetzen. Im Zentrum des Workshops stehen die Wahrnehmung der eigenen Person und die Kommunikation mittels des Körpers. Selbstwahrnehmung und Selbsterfahrung prägen das Empfinden und den Umgang mit Körper, Zeit und Raum sowie die alltägliche Kommunikation. Es gilt, seinen Körper als Werkzeug zu begreifen und diese Tools in eigenen Kommunikationsräumen anzuwenden. Neben diesem künstlerischen Angebot, bieten wir einige kulturelle Besonderheiten an.

- Entwicklung einer eigenen Kunst Performance unter fachlicher, pädagogischer und künstlerischer Begleitung
- performative Übungen unter unterschiedlichen Bedingungen im Innen- und Außenraum (Schwerpunkte: Körper, Raum, Konzentration, Ausdauer, ... in der Gruppe und individuell)
- öffentliche Präsentation der Performance (Pressearbeit und Einladungskarte) mit abschließendem Fest
- Videodokumentation (DVD, pesönliches Exemplar)
- Dokumentation auf der Webseite von PORT PERFORMANCE
- Kontakt zu polnischen Künstlern, Kuratoren und Kulturinstitutionen
- Kennenlernen und kooperieren mit Gleichgesinnten aus anderen Ländern
- Kontext des Ortes, Besonderheiten der Hafenstädte Danzig und Gdynia, polnische Geschichte und Kultur
- freie Unterkunft in Danzig (zehn Tage)
- Anfahrtshilfe (suchen günstiger Verbindungen, billige Flüge, Bus und Zug Verbindungen...)
- Unterrichtssprache: englisch

Zeitplan
16.05.2007 Ankunft in Danzig, erstes Treffen
17.05.-24.05.2007 Workshop mit Übungen und weitere Aktivitäten in Danzig und Gdynia
25.05.2007 öffentliche Präsentation der Performances CUMA #3 in Laznia Center for Contemporay Art in Danzig
16.05.2007 Abschluss und Abfahrt von Danzig

Preis: (ohne Fahrt und Verpflegung) 250,-€ (410 CHF, 4000 EEK, 1000 PLN, 330 USD)

Der Workshop wird in unterschiedlichen europäischen Ländern ausgeschrieben und richtet sich an alle interessierten jungen Menschen und jungen Performer (Mindestalter 18 Jahre).

Der Workshop findet ab mindestens 8 Teilnehmern statt. Bei mehr als 20 Personen wird in zwei Gruppen gearbeitet.

Anmeldeformular per E-Mail anfordern <mailto:info@portperformance.net?subject=Applicationform PORT PERFORMANCE Gdansk 2007>info@portperformance.net oder telefonisch unter 0048 / 667759720, 0048 / 607206416

Anmeldeschluss ist der 1. Mai 2006

Angelika Fojtuch & BBB Johannes Deimling
<>www.portperformance.net
<>info@portperformance.net
skype: port.performance

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12. WORKSHOPS: EDGY WOMEN FESTIVAL (Montreal)
Deadline:not given; Source:Studio 303

(bilingual, space is limited)

VIP RATES FOR FADO E-LIST SUBSCRIBERS!

The Politics of presence
with Antonia BAEHR & Tonja LIVINGSTONE (Berlin/Stockholm)
March12-16,10am-1pm / Studio 303 ($80 VIP / $90 Regular)
To register: 514-393-3771 / info@studio303.ca

This workshop is designed as a playful meeting ground for the observation of actions and thoughts on dancing and making dances and food. It is open to all curious bodies and minds. The daily practice will include rigourous and intimate, hand-on, noisy, messy, and boring excercises. Participants can enjoy examining techniques and strategies for studying the transformation of identities and perceptions through performance. Participants are encouraged to be ready for instructions and invitations for adventure.

Malax’art / The Blender
with Nathalie CLAUDE, Dayna McLEOD, Alexis O'HARA
March 19-23,10am-1pm / Studio 303 ($90 VIP / $100 Regular)
To register: 514-393-3771 / info@studio303.ca

Set up as a pseudo-scientific laboratory, participants are invited to propose an idea for a solo that will then be subjected to various constructive and deconstructive experiments in an open and dynamic atmosphere. Led by three veterans of Montreal’s interdisciplinary performing arts scene with backgrounds in experimental theatre, poetry, sound-art, and video-performance,
Public performances Friday March 23rd at 6pm

Circuit Bending
with MINI
Saturday, March 17th, 12pm-3pm / Studio XX (15$)
To register: 514-845-7934 / info@studioxx.org

Circuit bending is the creative short-circuiting of electronic devices such as children's toys and synthesizers to create new muscial instruments and sound generators. Armed with a few soldering irons, wires, and an assortment of buttons, Mini will demystify this accessible practice, exploring the possibilities of using it both in a live performative context, as well as in the studio. Participants should each bring at least one used sound-generating battery-operated toy to modify during the course of this hands-on workshop.

Students are invited to participate in a live experimentation at the Sala Rossa later that evening.

Studio 303, danse et arts indisciplinés
372 Ste-Catherine Ouest
Montréal QC H3B 1A2
Tél. (514) 393-3771
Télec. (514) 393-3154
http://www.studio303.ca/

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13. CALL FOR CONTRIBUTORS: Pranks.com Blog/Web Site (USA)
Deadline:not given; Source: Joey Skaggs

Joey Skaggs writes:

"I've owned the domain name pranks.com for about 10 years. I have always had it pointed to my web site joeyskaggs.com. I've now decided to separate it and make it an independent, free standing Blog/Web site.

"I'd like the site to become “the” Prank portal on the Internet. It will cover everything having to do with pranks, hoaxes, culture jamming, and reality hacking -- past, present and future -- mainstream and counter culture. I'll be producing and managing the site and I hope for it to be informative, entertaining and inspiring.

"If possible, I'd like to launch the site on April 1, 2007. The whole site won't be finished by then, but there should be enough to get it going. So, I'm seeking contributors, editors, writers, photographers, forum moderators, and linkers on a one time or continuing basis.

"This site is a "labor of love" and as such, there is no budget for writing or photo fees. But contributors will receive credit for their work and can have links to their sites. It is being designed by David Bunde of dgbdesign.com and hosted by Laughing Squid.

"If you or someone you know is interested in contributing to this effort, please send me an email, letting me know which topics interest you and what kind of involvement you would like to have. Below is an outline of the topics that will be covered. I'm open to comments and suggestions. My email address is joey@joeyskaggs.com. My phone number is 212-254-7878. Thank you in advance for your time and thoughts on this."

OUTLINE

What is a prank / hoax?

Definition(s)
Hoaxes vs. scams
Mainstream vs. Counter Culture
Sociology and psychology of pranks

The Prank as Art

My definition
Mark Dery
V.Vale

History of Pranks

The prankster in mythology
The jester in the royal court
Pranks in literature
Famous pranks and pranksters
Links to Museum of Hoaxes / Museum of Pranks / other sites

Contemporary Pranks Around the World (to be expanded)

Media Pranks
Culture Jamming
Reality Hackers
Office Pranks
Political Pranks
Adult Pranks
April Fools Pranks
Pranks for Kids
Prank ringtones

Illusion and magic

Urban legends

How to pull off a prank

Why do a prank?
What makes a good prank?
My Recipe
Other

Prank News

The Onion
Mad Magazine
Etc.

The Future of Pranks

First amendment issues
Political challenges
Legal issues
Co-option by advertisers

Prank Busters

Is it a prank or is it real?
Snopes.com
Etc.

Books on Pranks (Recommended Reading)

Prank Links

Prank Products
Prank Web sites
Etc.

Contact Info:
ph: 212-254-7878
email: joey@joeyskaggs.com

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14. CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: AUTRAVAIL / AT WORK Collective (Toronto)
Deadline:not given; Source:Studio 303

(texte français suit)

AU TRAVAIL ATWORK is an experimental project urging artists and workers to unite and consider their workplace as a site for artistic residence. The members of the collective appropriate the culture of their work environment within the very framework of their daily lives. Utilizing, subverting, or undermining the cultural or technological means that are available to participants in their workplace creates new and surprising artistic interventions and products.

Apply online at: bobthebuilder@autravailatwork.org

AU TRAVAIL / AT WORK has been accepted for an exhibition at the Toronto Free Gallery from the 17 of June till the 31st of July 2007.

For more information or ideas about Au Travail / At Work’s involvement in Toronto:
aurianesokoloski@sympatico.ca
Website: http://www.autravailatwork.org/

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Appel de Projet
Collectif AU TRAVAIL / AT WORK

AU TRAVAIL / AT WORK est un appel de collaboration ouvert et libre a tous. Ce projet expérimental propose aux artistes et aux travailleurs de considérer leurs lieux de travail comme un lieux de résidence artistique. Dans tous les cas, le lieux de réflexion, de réalisation ou d’intervention devient celui de l’employeur.

Les membres du collectif s’approprient la culture de travail au sein même de leurs cadres de vie et se produisent eux-mêmes en utilisant, détournant ou pliant a leurs propres fins les moyens culturels et technologiques dont ils disposent au travail.
Envoyez vos propositions: bobthebuilder@autravailatwork.org

AUTRAVAIL / AT WORK a été accepté pour une exposition-intervention au Toronto Free Gallery entre le 17 juin et le 31 juillet, 2007. Pour des renseignements ou suggestions pour la participation de AU TRAVAIL AT WORK à Toronto :aurianesokoloski@sympatico.ca
Site Web: http://www.autravailatwork.org/

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15. GRADUATE PROGRAM: MFA in Public Practice, Otis College of Art and Design (USA)
Deadline: spring, 2007; Source: APINews

Degree Program: MFA in Public Practice
Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles

Program under leadership of Suzanne Lacy. Students explore new artistic strategies and practices based on observation, research, social commentary and activism, and visual and performance arts productions in the public realm. Students work in individual studios on a single significant project in collaboration with each other, community members, interdisciplinary scholars and faculty. Facilities in sculpture, painting, graphic arts, illustration, video, photography, computer-generated model-making and digital technology. Intimate class size supports mentorship, case-studies learning and production skills in installation, performance, process art, guerilla art and interdisciplinary projects. Requires thesis integrating theory and practice in art, urbanism, civic life or other subjects supporting a critical discourse on their own work. Field internships with professional artists; teaching assistantships in new undergraduate Integrated Learning curriculum. One tuition fellowship.

For more information: http://otis.edu/index.php?id=823

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16. EVENT: Performance and Panel, York University (Toronto)
Date: March 6, 2007; Source: Pam Patterson

The Gender and Culture Collective & The Faculty of Education (York University} present

Emily Speaks : A performance on/as Emily Carr
with Pam Patterson & Leena Raudvee
&
A Panel: Transgressive Pedagogies: Performing Culture and Identity
Spy Dénommé-Welch & Maureen Muwanga Senoga
Facilitator: Pam Patterson
Both events will be on Tuesday March 6th from 12- 2.30pm, FREE
Room 001 HNES
(Environmental Studies)

Maureen Muwanga Senoga is an art educator/lecturer at Kyambogo University, one of Uganda’s national universities. She has extensive experience in teaching ceramics, and art education (principles and methods of teaching), for pre-service and in-service full-time and distance students. As artist/ teacher/ researcher, she has participated in a number of national and international forums, notable among them being the 1999 Ma’Afrika contest in South Africa under the theme, “Preservation of Indigenous Arts and Crafts”. She has conducted and supervised research in art at university level. Her Med. thesis was on “Arts Innovations at ‘O’ Level in Uganda”, (an investigation into the attitudes towards the Art & Crafts Experimental Syllabus). She also carried out a video recording and biographical research on 15 contemporary Ugandan artists. Maureen was part of the team that researched on “Traditional Pottery and its Technology as a Source of Employment :a case of Gishu Traditional Pottery”, Mbale District-Uganda, 1999. She intends to discuss her plans to alter and enhance possibilities in relation to Ugandan arts education curriculum development and she wonders what she can glean from an exploration of/in cultural studies and gender to assist her endeavour.

Spy Dénommé-Welch is a multi-disciplinary artist and scholar, originally from Timiskaming but now residing in Toronto, Ontario where he is currently pursuing his doctorate at York University. As a film-maker, visual artist and playwright, he has seen his work staged, screened, and exhibited across Canada at The National Arts Centre, The Fringe, Toronto Theatre Festival, Ed Video, Zavitz Gallery, The George Luscombe Theatre, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and Inside Out. Recently, his film was premiered at the 17th Annual Melbourne Queer Film Festival in Australia and his two-act play “Exit Eagle Eye” (2007) was performed at Native Earth in Toronto. Spy has presented at many conferences including: The World Indigenous Women & Wellness Conference, Canadian Association for the Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in Higher Education, and the Ontario University Employment Equity Network. He addresses subjects ranging from First Nations queer identities to those around land and space(s) such as in his recent film, “Toronto/Tkaronto: A Native Perspective” (2005), which deals with the loss of Native culture and portrays this absence over images of the city streets.


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17. EVENT: Day of 39@rt ("thank you art") (Japan)
Date: March 9, 2007; Source: Yoshinori Niwa

Let's make ART HAPPY HOLIDAY !

The Day of 39@rt ("thank you art") is a holiday to appreciate, promote, and otherwise positively engage ourselves in contemporary art. It was established by Kaihatsu in 2000 to foster the appreciation of contemporary art in Japan, the country where support for contemporary art is still weak at best, if not altogether absent.

In Japanese, "thank you" rhymes with 3/9 (san-kyuu), because there is no "th" sound in Japanese and the Japanese people tend to pronounce "th" as "s." Thus, the Day of 39@rt on March 9.

Last year, 20 museums and 90 art galleries/spaces, as well as individual artists and Internet-based entities in Japan, offer special tie-in programs on March 9 (or the week of March 9). Participants outside Japan include: United Net-Works in Sweden and Urban Shaman Inc. in Canada.

An art gallery, a museum and an individual may participate in this project in various ways.
I recommend you will offer something special to your audience by:
- giving a discount on admission
- giving a discount on works
- preparing special wrapping kits or
- serving a cup of tea or other refreshment.

Anyone can participate in this "art holiday" in his/her own way!!!

Complete information can be found at
http://www.39ART.comÅ@

Planning: Yoshiaki Kaihatsu
cooperation: Contemporary Art Factory / Yoshinori Niwa
management: The Day of 39@rt Executive committee
Contact: info@39art.com

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