At present, award-nominated dance journal dance artwork journal declares an open name for writers to participate in its Visitor Writers programme which can run each Thursday from February 2023 – April 2023. This 8-week programme is designed to offer rising writers aged 18-30* with the alternatives to develop their writing expertise and achieve expertise in arts journalism.
By a sequence of 8 workshops with main trade journalists and dance practitioners, individuals will find out about totally different approaches to writing about artwork, focusing primarily on the sphere of dance. Individuals will develop their definition of the reviewer or the artwork critic and delve into alternative ways of textually capturing motion. The programme culminates in a paid writing fee of £100 for every participant and a networking occasion on the Roundhouse in London.
Functions open: December twelfth 2022
Functions shut: January twenty second 2023
Selections introduced: February third 2023
Programme begin date: twenty third February 2023
Who’re dance artwork journal?
Established in 2019, the award-nominated dance artwork journal has garnered a fame for platforming work of underrepresented dance artists. In addition to writing concerning the work of fifty dance makers annually, dance artwork journal has labored on commissioned initiatives for Sadler’s Wells, Siobhan Davies Studios, Dance Metropolis and 2Faced Dance Firm. Final yr, dance artwork journal was chosen to be a part of Roundhouse’s Accelerator Programme, a programme which helps the event of rising artistic companies.
What’s the programme and what is going to it contain?
The Visitor Writers is a writers growth programme that believes within the radical potential of creatively uplifting and upskilling one another.
By a sequence of 8 workshops with writers and dance practitioners we’re going to find out about totally different approaches to writing about artwork, focusing primarily on the sphere of dance. We are going to develop our definition of the reviewer or the artwork critic and delve into extra poetic methods of textually capturing motion.
The programme culminates in a paid writing fee of £100 for every participant.
Who’s it for?
The programme welcomes anybody based mostly within the UK who has an curiosity in writing about artwork and dwell efficiency. Earlier expertise in dance reviewing isn’t obligatory however a artistic curiosity and curiosity in pursuing that’s important.
We’re particularly to listen to from people who find themselves under-represented within the discipline and we welcome functions from those that establish as marginalised. The programme goals to diversify the sector, with 50% of our spots reserved for folks outdoors of London and one other 50% for candidates from the International Majority.
*Candidates simply over the age bracket will likely be thought of.
The place is it happening?
Nearly all of workshops will happen each Thursday night on Zoom with two of them taking place in individual at Siobhan Davies Studios in London. A further in-person occasion will happen in June at The Roundhouse as a method of celebrating the top of the course and connecting with different writers and dance artists. Journey bills will likely be reimbursed for all individuals whether or not you reside in or outdoors of London. We can’t reimburse flights.
Functions will likely be learn by the Visitor Writers choice panel. The panel includes angel mud (producer at DAJ and mission lead), Katie Hagan (founding father of DAJ), Francesca Matthys (author at DAJ), Oluwaseun Olayiwola (choreographer and poet) and Stuart Waters.
dance artwork journal’s Visitor Writers programme is supported by Arts Council England Nationwide Lottery Challenge Grants.