Lendava is a very quiet place – it took me one week to find a restaurant open in the evening – and it is a good walking distance to counter a big dinner of local cuisine – did I say cuisine – mmmmmmmmm I have slowed down and the sun is out and Lendava is full of surprises. Now that two artists have left I am the new kid on the block and have my own space in the front gallery. In a residency it is hard to anticipate how things will go, as I delve further into “Suspending and Other Tricks” – or you might say tripping and falling. I have given in to two challenges, first, a problem editing video and sound on my new laptop – answer: that corny song will not be made “cool” – I’m giving in to corny; and second, artists working in the next studio – I have accepted three weeks of voyeurism, mine and theirs. Read more »
Applications due June 1: LiftOff and Performance Mix Festival
Photo: Robert Tyree
LiftOff : Creation and Business Residency, August 1-31, 2013
Summer residency August 1-31, 2013. The residency provides three physical based performance artists with 22 hours of rehearsal space each, two creative feedback group sessions and one two hour career consultation facilitated by director, Karen Bernard. Eligibility requirement: applicants must have created and publicly presented three works a minimum of 10-20 minutes. There is no fee for the residency.
Performance Mix Festival 2014
The Performance Mix Festival presents physically based devised performance and video works (Spring 2014 dates and location TBA). Works must be under 15 minutes in length. Longer pieces will be accepted by invitation only. Artists receive a fee, complimentary video documentation, and rehearsal space.
The application form can be used for the Performance Mix Festival and/or LiftOff and must be submitted online: deadline June 1st. Acceptance notification will be e-mailed no later than September 1st.
OffOffOff.com reviews Performance Mix Festival’s “Rhythm and Schmooze”
Jane Goldberg, Roxane Butterfly, Michela Marino Lerman, Cheryl Johnson.
Photo by Joy Nagy
Performance Mix Festival 2013′s afternoon of tap dance, “Rhythm and Schmooze,” was reviewed in OffOffOff.com! Read the full article, The Music of Dance: Performance Mix 27, Tap-flavored, at the Flea, by Quinn Batson on OffOffOff.com or in PDF format.