Life Long Burning
General Project Description:
Life Long Burning (LLB) is a project supported by the Culture Programme of the European Union and dedicated to the sustainable support of the European contemporary dance and performance field and the enlargement of its audience. It is implemented throughout a five-year period (July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2018) by a wide-spread and highly professional network of dance associations, companies and production houses: 4Culture (RO), CCN Montpellier (FR), Cullberg Ballet (SE), danceWEB (AT), Het Veem Theater (NL), Lokomotiva (MK), Station (RS), Tala Dance Center (HR), Uferstudios (DE), Ultima Vez (BE), Workshop Foundation (HU) and workspacebrussels (BE). Through its various activities, LLB strengthens transnational cooperations, fosters the mobility of artists and their works, contributes to career development, cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue and promotes knowledge transfer, audience outreach and the public display of dance. It comprises of 10 activities: Prix Jardin d'Europe (European dance prize for emerging choreography), Dance Radar Europe (virtual PR platform), Dance Works! (co-production of dance productions), Critical Practice (training program for emerging dance writers), danceWEB Scholarships (training program for emerging dancers), Wild Cards (support of artistic development through residencies and workshops), Performance Situation Room (research and knowledge-sharing modules), teachback (research on dance education), Dance fiction (open source documentation/publications on project activities) and SuSy-Support System (education and development of young dance administrators).
Read more about Life Long Burning (LLB) here.
NEWS!! CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - RESIDENCY IN BELGRADE, SERBIA
We are looking for participants in the Life Long Burning, Wild Card offer 2013/2014
The program aims at fostering the transnational circulation of artistic development and the further education in the field of contemporary dance and choreographic research. It consists of residencies, choreographic researches with established companies as well as scholarships for further education for emerging choreographers and professional dancers.
The network partner Station is offering a 2 weeks residency in Belgrade! During the period, the participant(s) are expected to give an at least one day workshop to local young dancers. The residency is ideal for artists working on a production and for those interested in the Balkan dance scenes.
Where: Belgrade, Serbia, studio in Rex Cultural Center (WWW.REX.B92.NET ) and Station’s venue in Magacin
When: April 8 - 20, 2014
The residency includes: travel, accommodation, per diem and production budget of EUR 1.000,-
- only Swedish/Swedish based artists are eligible to apply
- motivation letter
- a project proposal
Application deadline: March 5, 2014
All documents need to be submitted in English and sent to the network partner Cullberg Ballet, who is implementing the selection process: Jane Hopper: jane.hopper(AT)cullbergbaletten.se
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.