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Open Call Moving Cities

MOVING CITIES is a residency and performance project for choreographic interventions in public space by Sõltumatu Tantsu Lava (STL) and Davvi – Center for the Performing Arts. The organisers are looking for 4 Estonian artists and 4 Norwegian artists.

MOVING CITIES takes place in the context of Tartu and Bodø being both the European Capitals of Culture in 2024. Selected residents will get the opportunity to research public space and its community habits using the techniques of choreography and performing arts as well as to look critically at the public space infrastructure in Tartu and Bodø.

The first 2-week research residency will take place in Tartu on14 – 27 August 2023 (including participating at UIT festival), the 3-week research residency with a public presentation in Bodø on 3 – 21 June 2024 and the 3-week residency and rehearsal period with 3 public performances in Tartu in July 2024. All selected artists are asked to participate in all the residencies.

The Call is open to professionals with a background in choreography, performing arts, urbanism, architecture or fields dealing with public space. Applications can be submitted untill 15 February. Find more information here.