It is our pleasure to invite you to take part in the International Conference
Performing Arts Management Today
December 17 - 21, 2013
at Retzhof Castle Educational Institute
in Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria!
The conference working language is English.
You are welcome to take part in the conference as a Speaker, Presenter, Participant, Observer!
At the moment the conference is accepting presentation proposals!
Presentation formats: reading/lecture, paper presentation, practical workshop/master class, video/photo demonstration, other way of demonstration offered by Speaker/Presenter can be considered. Submission guidelines and practical details:
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PNCA | Pacific Northwest College of Art
BFA in Video and Sound in Portland
The BFA Program at Pacific Northwest College of Art is currently accepting applications for its new Video and Sound program.
In recognition of the fact that moving images and sound have become central modes of communication and self-expression in the 21st century, Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) announces its tenth BFA program, Video and Sound, launching Fall 2012.
The BFA in Video and Sound at PNCA investigates video and sound as disciplines both distinct and allied. Students in this program acquire practice-based media literacy, a multi-modal approach toward video and sound arts, and the critical, aesthetic, and technical skills vital to contemporary cultural production. The principles of video and sound are taught in hands-on learning environments where students focus on gaining technical skills as a means to express ideas through structure, pace, rhythm, and the interplay between image and sound. Emphasis is placed on the making and presenting of single and multi-channel works in a variety of screening and listening environments. To this end, students engage in in-depth research and draw on the rich histories and interconnections between video art, sound art, experimental film and music, installation, performance, and network culture.
"PNCA's Video and Sound program was designed with the acute awareness of this unique moment in media art history," says Video and Sound Chair Stephen Slappe. "Robust, easy-to-use software and relatively affordable equipment have made the means of production readily available to young creators. The Video and Sound program at PNCA offers students a solid conceptual background to deepen the quality of their engagement with these media while facilitating inventive forms of expression and communication. In addition to teaching the technical skills needed to work with video and sound, we encourage students to explore the potential of mobile spectatorship, gaming interfaces, performance strategies, and network culture."
We recommend that you complete your application by March 1, 2012 to be eligible for competitive scholarships.
Learn more about admissions requirements through the links below or email email@example.com.
BFA home: http://www.pnca.edu/programs/bfa/c/videosound
Admission requirements: http://www.pnca.edu/admissions/reqs/c/general
Office of Admissions
1241 NW Johnson St.
Portland OR 97209
16 July–25 August 2012
Applications by 15 April 2012
The Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts is awarding some 70 grants, which cover either the course fees together with travel and living costs, or the course fees only.
Highlights of the 2012 course programme include the classes directed by Tania Bruguera (Cuba, USA) with performance, sculpture and video, and Manfred Pernice (Berlin), who is concerned with expanded sculpture. After a three-year break, Katharina Sieverding (Düsseldorf, Berlin), will once again give a photography course, and Arno Brandlhuber (Berlin) will be directing an architecture class. Peter Friedl (Berlin) and Christoph Schäfer (Hamburg) are also teaching in Salzburg this year, as is the documenta participant Shaina Anand together with Ashok Sukumaran (Mumbai), who will deal with video and participatory projects. A first-time visitor here is Olav Westphalen (Hamburg, Stockholm), well known for his cartoon as co-author of Rattelschneck.
The Graphic Arts classes will be directed by Krystyna Piotrowska (Warsaw) and Leya Mira Brandner (São Paulo). Milena Dragicevic (London), Hanspeter Hofmann (Basel), Matts Leiderstam (Stockholm), Mara Mattuschka (Vienna) and Katrin Plavcak (Berlin) will be concerned with painting and related topics. Lin Cheung (London) is teaching the class in jewellery design. Again, Maria Lind (Stockholm)—this time in collaboration with Juan A. Gaitan (Rotterdam)—is holding a one-week course on curatorial practice, which is also the subject of the curatorial collective WHW/What, How & for Whom, based in Zagreb (Croatia), which was responsible for the 2009 Biennial in Istanbul. Martin Schmidl (Aachen) will concentrate on the fundamentals of drawing practice. Using collage, Christoph Draeger (Vienna, New York) will explore construction, deconstruction and reconstruction in image production.
The course fees are between 450 EUR, and 1070 EUR depending on the length of the course. Grants normally cover the course fees. KulturKontakt Austria, the American Austrian Foundation (AAF), the ERSTE Foundation, Free State of Bavaria and The Münster Academy of Fine Arts also subsidise travel and living costs.
Applications for grants will be accepted online only and the closing date is 15 April 2012.
Detailed information at
Course Programme 2012 at
Kulturni centar Pančeva i nedeljni list „Pančevac“ pokreću akciju ArtScape u okviru koje će na panelu na fasadi Galerije savremene umetnosti biti izlagani digitalni printovi (horizontalno/vertikalno: 70 x 100 cm) u trajanju od mesec dana.
Na konkurs se mogu poslati fotografije, crteži, strip, kolaži, karikature, ilustracije, prezentacije, vizuelni eksperimenti, 3D vizuelizacije i ostala grafička rešenja pogodna za digitalni print.
Svoje predloge u jpg formatu, kratku biografiju i podatke za kontakt, možete slati na mejl: firstname.lastname@example.org sa naznakom „predlog za ArtScape“.
Umetnički savet Galerije savremene umetnosti bira 4 predloga koji će biti objavljeni u nedeljnom listu „Pančevac“ i na sajtu/facebook profilu Kulturnog centra Pančeva. preko kojih će se i glasati.
Predlog sa najviše glasova sakupljenih putem sajta i zvanične Facebook stranice Kulturnog centra Pančeva, biće izložen u vidu digitalnog printa na fasadi Galerije savremene umetnosti u trajanju od mesec dana.
Pobednik je dužan da dostavi pripremu za štampu u tiff ili pdf formatu, 300 dpi, 70 x 100 cm, kao i da dostavi potpisanu izjavu o autorstvu i saglasnost za davanje svog rada na korišćenje Kulturnom centru Pančeva.
Kulturni centar Pančeva / Galerija savremene umetnosti
Vojvode Živojina Mišića br. 1 / 26000 PANČEVO
++381 (13) 345.088 / tel/fax ++381 (13) 346.137
Folklorni ansambl Linđo iz Dubrovnika i Međunarodni institut za promidžbu mira kroz turizam (IIPT - International Institute fot Peace through Tourism) u petak su u Dubrovniku potpisali Sporazum o suradnji na promociji mira, međusobnog razumijevanja i suradnji među ljudima i narodima svijeta.
Potpisivanjem ovog sporazuma FA Linđo dobio je počasni naslov IIPT Ambasador mira. Ovaj sporazum imat će veliku ulogu za razvoj kulturne razmjene, poboljšanja dobrosusjedskih odnosa, zaštitu kulturne baštine te promociju kulture, posebno folklora naše zemlje, ali i cijele regije.
Sporazum je zapravo temelj za osnivanje budućeg Instituta za folklor jugoistočne Europe, za što se Institut posebno zalagaže, a sve to u suradnji s FA Linđo, kako bi se mogao organizirati koncert posvećen promociji folklora za vrijeme međunarodne konferencije u Zagrebu, koja će se održati u rujnu ove godine.
FA Linđo i Međunarodni institut za promidžbu mira kroz turizam potpisivanjem ovgo sporazuma obvezali su se na međusobnu potporu u inicijativama i aktivnostima koje obogaćuju kulturu, vrednuju baštinu i promoviraju mir, rade na obnavljanju kulturnih veza u regiji jugoistočne Europe, pridonose pomirbi posljedica ratnih sukoba, promoviraju suradnju između turizma i kulturnih područja u jugoistočnoj Europi te pridonose održivom razvoju u regiji jugoistočne Europe putem turizma i kulture.
Sporazum su potpisale ravnateljica FA Linđo Dubravka Sarić i direktorica za razvoj Međunarodnog instituta za promidžbu mira kroz turizam Snježana Richter. (dulist.hr)
Deadline: February 27th, 2012
Countries/Region: Benin, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra Leone.
The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. To achieve this mission, the Foundations seek to shape public policies that assure greater fairness in political, legal, and economic systems and safeguard fundamental rights. On a local level, the Open Society Foundations implement a range of initiatives to advance justice, education, public health, and independent media. At the same time, it builds alliances across borders and continents on issues such as corruption and freedom of information. The Foundations place a high priority on protecting and improving the lives of people in marginalized communities.
The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is a grant making and advocacy foundation that is part of the global Open Society Foundations Network. OSIWA works to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, the rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation. Its headquarters is in Dakar and it has offices in Abuja, Monrovia, Freetown and Conakry.
OSIWA is dedicated to the creation of open societies in West Africa. It seeks to promote inclusive democratic governance, transparent and accountable institutions and active citizenship in West Africa.
OSIWA’s long term vision of West Africa reveals a prospering region where open society values prevail. We envision a West Africa that is more integrated and where democracy thrives – a region where people enjoy basic freedoms, everyone can participate meaningfully in civic and political life, inequalities and inequities are minimized, exclusion gives way to greater appreciation for pluralism, and governments are accountable and corruption is on the wane.
OSIWA primarily awards grants to local organizations based in the nine countries in West Africa in which OSIWA works. In rare and limited circumstances, it provides support to West Africa based international organizations with a strong commitment to transfer knowledge to local groups they partner with. It provides grants to government institutions as well as regional and sub regional organizations working in its core priorities areas. OSIWA requires all organizations seeking funding to submit a completed application form, budget, work plan and a monitoring and evaluation framework.
For more information, visit this link.
International Graduate Student Conference
"Crisis and Innovation in Modern Greece"
Princeton University, May 4, 2012
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies at Princeton University announces our fourth International Graduate Student Conference in Modern Greek Studies.
Submissions are invited from doctoral candidates at the final stages of their dissertation work. We seek proposals for papers that explore the interplay between moments of crisis and processes of innovation in modern Greece. Our primary aim is to discuss these two concepts, to explore their relationship and indicate their role in Greek social, political, and cultural life from the early modern period to the present. Possible research areas include institutions, policies, practices, discourses, and identities. We welcome submissions from various disciplines, such as anthropology, art history, film studies, economics, history, literary criticism, political science, and sociology. Comparative or interdisciplinary approaches are welcome. Papers should be in English, and must not exceed 30 minutes.
Please submit abstracts of approximately 350 words no later than February 3, 2012. All Greek words should be transliterated. Each abstract should be accompanied by a cover letter, including (i) a curriculum vitae; (ii) a brief statement how the proposed paper connects with the dissertation-in-progress; (iii) the applicant's contact details (name, current affiliation, postal and e-mail addresses; tel. nos.); (iv) the names and e-mail addresses of two academic referees, including the dissertation supervisor and one other person familiar with the candidate's current research.
Receipt of all submissions will be acknowledged. The applicants will be notified by February 24, 2012, whether their submissions have been accepted. Participants will be expected to submit the full text of their papers by April 13, 2012. Papers will be precirculated among conference speakers, chairs, and respondents.
The Center for Hellenic Studies will cover participants' travel expenses to Princeton, and will offer shared (double-occupancy) accommodation (up to four nights), as well as some meals on the days of the conference.
Submissions should be e-mailed to:
(Submissions by fax or hard copy will not be accepted.)
Deadline: February 3, 2012
Merih Erol (Hellenic Studies)
Dimitri Gondicas (Classics and Hellenic Studies)
Konstantinos Kalantzis (Hellenic Studies)
Georgia Mavrodi (Hellenic Studies)
Nikos Panou (Comparative Literature and Hellenic Studies)
Effie Rentzou (French and Italian)
Konstantinos Tampakis (Hellenic Studies)
Secretary to the Committee: Nikos Michailidis (Anthropology and Hellenic Studies)
Open until 15 July 2012. Approximately 165 days remaining to attend. Read on to find out more details about how you can enter.
Winners Announcement Expected: October 2012
Note: Contest Watchers uses Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). All calculations are approximate and based on UTC.
Now in its 9th year, BendFilm Festival celebrates independent cinema's brave voices by bringing thought-provoking, inspiring, and engaging films from all over the world to Central Oregon's scenic mountainous town of Bend. The Festival is now accepting entries for its 2012 edition.
Unmistakably filmmaker-friendly, BendFilm has been deemed one of "25 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" by MovieMaker Magazine, and declared "an important creation for filmmakers" by Gus Van Sant.
BendFilm Festival offers cash prizes in several award categories.
BendFilm Festival 2012 is Calling for Independent Films
BendFilm celebrates the brave voice of independent cinema through films, lectures and education.
The Festival new independent films in the following categories:
Narrative Feature All narrative features are invited to submit.
Documentary Feature All documentary features are invited to submit in this category.
Short Film All non-student short films are invited to submit in this category - including short docs. and animated shorts.
Conservation Films that adeptly articulate a significant message of conservation are invited to submit in this category.
Student Film All student films are invited to submit in this category - including shorts, docs and animated films.
Animated Film All animated films are invited to submit in this category. Films in this category may be of any animation type, including but not limited to: hand animated or computer generated, clay animation, stop motion or other animated medium. Films may be of any length, and may be narrative feature, music video, documentary or conservation films.
Films previously submitted to BendFilm will not be considered unless they are substantially altered.
Earlybird Deadline - 15 March 2012
Regular Deadline - 15 May 2012
Late Deadline - 12 June 2012
Withoutabox Extended Deadline - 15 July 2012
Entry fees start from $20 per entry and vary depending on the type of the entry.
vrijeme: 02.02.2012. - 04.02.2012.
mjesto: Vanouver; The Dance Centre
U Dance Centre- u, u Vancouveru, od. 2 do 4. veljače, plesna umjetnica i koreografkinja Andrea Božić predstavit će se predstavama 'After Trio A' i 'Beginning'.
Predstava 'Beginning' je dijalog između prostoručnog crtanja suradnice Julije Willims i Andrejinog tijela u pokretu. Sve počinje s bijelom, praznom stranicom papira i s pitanjem: Od kuda počinjemo?
Predstava je dio triptiha Beginning Middle End kojeg su zajedno kreirali troje umjetnika, po narudžbi, Springdance festivala, nizozemskog plesnog festivala, 2009. godine. Umjetnici su: Madalina Dan (Rumunjska), Michael Pinchbeck (Velika Britanija) te Andrea Božić (Hrvatska/Nizozemska). Madalina, Michael i Andrea susreli su se po prvi puta tijekom „Dijaloga“, programa u okviru Springdance festivala 2008. godine. Tada su odlučili zajednički kreirati predstavu o početku, sredini i kraju. Za Početak (Beginning), Andrea je suradnika našla u Juliji Willms s kojom surađuje dugi niz godina.
After Trio A se temelji na minimalističkoj koreografiji autorice Yvonne Rainer naziva: Trio A (1996.) te na djelu No Manifesto (1965.). Trio A ples reducira na čiste esencijalne elemente te se smatra početkom postmodernog plesa. Izvorno je koreografija bila dio cjelovečernjeg program pod nazivom The Mind Is A Muscle. Rainer je izokrenula tada ustaljene konvencije u području plesa kao i tadašnju percepciju tijela izjavom 'ples je teško vidljiv'. After Trio A narudžba je projekta Cover#2 koji se osvrće na dio plesne povijesti. Ova predstava nije ponovno prikazivanje izvornog djela naziva Trio A, već je to dijalog s tim djelom: djelo o transferu znanja i o sjećanju.
Andrea Božić je koreografkinja koja danas živi i radi u Amsterdamu, Nizozemska. Porijeklom je iz Hrvatske gdje je studirala suvremeni ples te diplomirala na Filozofskom Fakultetu komparativnu književnost i engleski. Jedno je vrijeme bila suradnica Hrvatskog instituta za pokret i ples gdje je obavljala funkciju programskog koordinatora te sudjelovala u projektu MAPAZ (Moving Academy for Performing Arts Zagreb). U Nizozemskoj je 1999. godine diplomirala suvremeni ples na School for New Dance Development, a potom 2004. pri Dance Unlimited (danas Amsterdam Masters of Choreography). Bavi se interdisciplinarnim radom, a od 2005. godine surađuje s video umjetnicom Juliom Willms i sa skladateljem Robertom Pravdom.
vrijeme: 05.02.2012. u 18 sati
Urednik i pisac Stjepo Martinović gost je nedjeljnog talk showa Kava i kolači Ivice Prtenjače. Susret se održava 5. veljače, u zagrebačkoj Knjižnici i čitaonici Bogdana Ogrizovića, s početkom u 18 sati. Gost će govoriti o fenomenu skandinavskih krimića - Mons Kallentoft, Zima (Samoća-Obred-Zlo), autora petog naslova serije romana kojih je središnji lik policijska inspektorica Malin Fors, a koji ističe da stvara 'prozu misterija na uvjerljivoj pozadini društvene stvarnosti', najavljuje KGZ.