Life Long Burning


Cullbergbaletten is making an Open call for a residency at Ultima Vez, Brussels, Belgium and a residency at Tala Dance Center, Zagreb Croatia.

LLB wild card residency at Ultima Vez

When: 2 weeks residency between 27 November and 10 December 2017
Where: Ultima Vez studio, Brussels/Belgium

The program offers two full weeks studio space at Ultima Vez in Brussels.

Application requirements:
Updated CV
Motivation letter (why residency in Brussels)
Project description
Links to previous works (if applicable)

Application deadline: 25 October, 2017

Additional information:
A budget of 2.000€ to cover costs of accommodation, travel, food and other production expenses
The small studio is suited for residencies that have limited technical requirements.

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LLB wild card residency at Tala Dance Center

We are looking to host artists in field of performing arts who are looking for new approaches, practices and models to develop a wider dialog with society and human activity.

Name of the program: 19. Platforma HR

When: 15-29 April, 2018
Where: Zagreb, Croatia

The program offers: Residency for the artists interested to work in a frame of Platforma HR. Presentation of residency during Platforma HR festival, free participation in all programs of the festival. We are looking for artists who are interested to create artistic reaction in TASK project.

TASK is an interactive dance journal project. It entails the explorative, performative, educational, documentary and visual/graphical aspect. The original idea for the project came from graphic designer and dancer Martina Granić, who in 2011, as part of her graphic design studies, created dance “wall newspapers”. The main conceptual axes of her project were the categorization of the creative process, communicating methodology/technology to readers/artists and the possibility of parallel documentation/archives.

Application requirements:
CV and motivation letter for the TASK research

Application deadline: 31 October 2017

Additional information:
A total of 1,100 Euro (to cover travel, meals, local travel during stay in Zagreb)
Accommodation is covered by Tala DC
Accreditation for Platforma HR (pass for all performances)

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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.