The Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, Art and the Present Foundation, Performance Art Foundation and Labirynt Gallery in Lublin invites young emerging performance artists (born after 1st January 1976) to submit proposals of performance art works for the openEPAF 2011 – open programme of the European Performance Art Festival EPAF 2011. The festival will take place from 30th September to 2nd October 2011 at the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle and from 4th to 7th October in Labirynt Gallery in Lublin during Performance Platform Lublin.
EPAF is interested in programming experimental practices that may be described as: Performance Art, Live Art, Time-based art. Note: we are not interested in programming conventional theatre, dance, ballet, music. Applications will be accepted from artists from all areas of the world.
How to apply:
In order to participate in openEPAF 2011, please send us application and documentation of recent performances
I. Application should contain the following:
a) full name, postal address, website (optional), e-mail, phone number, information about education and list of the most important exhibitions or artistic projects (100 words at most)
b) short artistic statement (100 words at most)
c) short description (100 words at most) of proposed performance including its expected duration as well as materials and equipment required.
II. Documentation of recent performances:
a) 5 photographs (300 dpi, preferred formats are: tiff, jpg) recorded on CD or DVD
b) video documentation of 3-5 performances (preferred formats are:
DVDVideo, avi, mov) recorded on DVD
The documentation should be accompanied by a description
containing: title, date, place and name the photographer/video-maker.
The application must be sent by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Documentation must be delivered to the address:
ul. Grodzka 5a
The application and documentation must be submitted by July 30, 2011, 7:00 pm to be considered
The materials submitted will not be returned.
Succesful applicants will receive:
– board and lodging
– artists fee of 800 PLN
– financial assistance towards international travel costs
– copy of photographic and video documentation of performances presented during festival
The list of artists invited to participate in the festival will be announced 10th August 2011 at www.epaf-festival.blogspot.com
Festival is organized with financial support of: Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, City of Lublin