TALKING GENDERS

DEVELOPMENT PROJECT - CALL OUT

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Do you want to take part in an artistic development project and explore the intersection between performance and visual arts?

 

Do you want to develop your practice with the support of artistic mentorship?

 

Do you want to dive into Queer perspectives and challenge artistic and social norms?

Himherandit Productions are offering 5 young makers the opportunity to be part of a one-month artistic development titled Talking GENDERS 2020. The project will be held in the form of a one-month artistic residency at Aros Public in Aros Museum, between the 3rd-30th July 2020.


Now in its fourth edition Talking GENDERS 2020 collaborates with Aarhus’s largest museum for contemporary art in the form of an artistic residency. The residency is designed to nurture young queer makers and therefore offers 5 young artists the opportunity to develop their work in an open shared studio space. The studio offered is at Aros Public and is an open studio that welcomes spectators visiting the museum to enter and witness the artist’s processes during their daily working residency.


Throughout the Talking GENDERS Project 5 young artists will be offered daily artistic mentorship to support the development of their artistic practise. The artistic mentorship is led by: Andreas Constantinou and Dagmara Bilon who are both established artists working within interdisciplinary mediums.

 

The artistic mentorship includes:

 

  • daily discussions

  • daily feedback on their practice

  • given tasks to support artistic development

  • x5 artistic workshops with guest artists

  • facilitation towards the development of the participant’s live art practice.

 

Throughout the residency participants will develop their artistic ideas and have the opportunity to conduct live art/performance experiments with a public.

 

The project will be held in English language.

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PRACTICAL INFOMATION

Talking GENDERS is suitable for young makers between the ages of 16-28 and for those who:

  • Want to develop their artistic practice in a professional museum setting.

  • Develop a live art practice where durational and non-durational performance experiments have focus

  • Want to engage in artistic mentorship & artistic workshops to develop their practice.

  • Want to challenge norms and investigate Queer perspectives and non-conforming artistic expressions

  • Have interests in gender, sexuality, identity, and the body as a site of artistic expression.

 

 

The Talking GENDERS residency offers:

  • 1 month of shared studio space at Aros Public, Aros Museum between the 3rd-30th July 2020.

  • 1 month of free artistic mentorship

  • x5 Artistic guest workshops

 

 

Talking GENDERS does NOT offer:

 

  • Salary, accommodation or travel costs.

 

 

DATES AND LOCATIONS

  • Deadline for application: 1st June 2020

  • Project dates: 3rd-30th July 2020 (5 days a week, full time 10-16 every day, Sundays & Mondays off)

  • Talking GENDERS takes place at Aros Public, Aros Museum, Aarhus C, Denmark

 

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HOW TO APPLY

 

To apply to be part of Talking GENDERS Project applicants should send the following information to: outreach@himherandit.com.

 

The email should include:

  1. A written statement no more then one A4 page answering: Why you want to take part in Talking GENDERS and what artistic interests you have in regards to the intersection between performance and visual arts.

  2. Attach a portfolio of work. This should include: photos of previous works, links to examples where relevant.

  3. An up to date C.V.with attatched photo of yourself.

Applicants will be notified on the 8th June 2020 if they have received a place on this years Talking GENDERS artistic development residency.

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Above: Young makers in discussions at Talking GENDERS 2017, London Edition. Below: Photo taken from a performance installation by young maker at Talking GENDERS Exhibition 2017 at And What Queer Arts Festival, Archive Gallery, London, UK.

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Above: Aros Public Studio at Aros Museum. Talking GENDERS 2020 will take place in the above open studio. Below: Performance installation by a young maker at Talking GENDERS 2016, Bora Bora - dans og visuelt teater, Aarhus, Denmark.

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