Spontaneous Combustion Residency 2014
This 2-week residency encouraged artistic exploration between body-related practices and the digital.
Artist David Da Paz collaborated with four performance artists to produce a digital application for mobile devices.
The app alowed audiences to interact with the performances using their own phones.
The artists were selected
through an open call, and offered free rehearsal space during the two weeks of the residency.
The residency aimed at providing a creative opportunity
for artists to engage with new technologies and for audiences to integrate their everyday experience of the digital in experiencing art.
Open Call for Resident Artists 2014
Spontaneous Combustion festival of dance and performance happening in various outdoor and indoor locations in Hackney Wick and Bethnal Green.
For this year's Spontaneous Combustion Residency, we invite artists working across dance, live art and theatre to collaborate with a digital artist to create a mobile app for the festival.
The artists will have the opportunity to develop a current or previous piece of work to interact with audiences' mobile devices. Video, music or visuals can be added to the app to interact with the performance. Two days of rehearsal space in arebyte gallery per group/artist are offered as part of the residency.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include:
- 300-word paragraph, explaining why you would like to participate to the residency and how do you think this opportunity will contribute the development of your work
- CV with short artist statement (max.200words)
- URL link to video material or web page of previous or work
SALARY: Depending on funding confirmation
DEADLINE: 10 June 2014