Open call from January 2016 for participation in Cardboardia Laboratory in borders of «Handmade Parade» on territory UK (Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire)!
co-commissioned by Yorkshire Festival and and Creative Scene
During period 10 - 29 June - we will develop Cardboardia column for Handmade Parade and will open Cardboardia Embassy in West Yorkshire town. We come up with the idea of wonderfulstory, full of stupidity, games and life cardboard creatures. And show it to a wider audience.
Main event - 26 June (Sunday) - Handmade Parade (http://handmadeparade.co.uk/hebden-bridge-parade/)
Carboardia Laboratory workshop opens enrollment for unique internship that includes two modules:
Module 1 - "Designing costumes and objects for interactive performances" - design of performance, creation of big and small objects, creation of cardboard and paper costumes - under the leadership of the Minister of Education of Cardboardia, Olesya Kandalintseva, Cardboardia Space Minister - Artem Gapurov and «Made in Cardboardia» workshop leading artist – Timofey Moskovkin.
Module 2 - "Street performance, communication and interaction with the public" - interaction, performance, management of big scale events - under the leadership of Tyran of Cardboardia, Sergey Korsakov (Russia, Cardboardia). Co-curating by Andrew Kim, puppeteer and artistic director of Handmade Parade (England).
Who may be interested?
Module 1 - "Designing costumes and objects for interactive performances"
We invite to participation beginning artists, designers, architects, photographers, students of pedagogical colleges and everyone who is interested in making art. Take part in our intensive practical course - which will teach you the basics of cardboard- modeling and making performances with people. The course is optimal as practice internship for students.
Module 2 - "Street performance, organization and communication with public for bigginers"
Suitable for actors, performers, directors, clowns as well as event managers/producers who would like both get new interesting experience of creating performance from the very beginning and improvisation and take part in the organization of the process. Organizers who would like to develop skills interacting with the public in the process of street and spectacle performance are welcome to apply. Your training in performance and management is considered but not critical in our selection.
This is an opportunity to take part in creating real projects where you will deliver unexpected tasks with delightful consequences. The way you are involved in participation depends on your desires, talents and diligence. For the experienced specialists the internship can become a base for experiments, public realisation of art plans, research for new directions. For the students and beginners the internship can become an opportunity to make first steps and a place where you will be evaluated by your results, not your diploma and portfolio.
What we are doing
During our internship program participants will learn and improve their skills:
- creating a visual concept of objects/costumes
- making objects
- working with cardboard
- working up some plans of realisation an actions
- making a script of an action based on offering conception
- realisation of an action according to script
- public performance, communication with the audience
If you want to join you need:
- fill the application form online - http://goo.gl/forms/liswI7jiTQ
- accomplish a task, that you will receive during 10 days after sending the form.
- go through online interview (time and date will confirmed individually)
- arrive to Hebden Bridge after 10 June, laborartory in period 10 June - 28 th June
participation is free
Participants are responsible for their own food and travel costs to Hebden Bridge, England. Participants from Kirklees area can apply to Creative Scene project firstname.lastname@example.org for travel and other costs support.
Participants are reponsible for any necessary travel visas.
Workshop venue: Unit 5 Victoria Works, Victoria Road
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 8LN, England
Planed working hours, 11am- 7pm. Schedule will be specified during the online interview.
According to the results of internship our participants get a chance to become part or full-time members of "Made in Cardboardia team"- in UK, Europe or Russia.
It limited numbers of participents we accept, please fill this online form: http://goo.gl/forms/liswI7jiTQ