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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Art Exhibits, Jobs in Gateway, Short Story Winners and Opportunities for Artistic Directors



artSPACE durban exhibition coming up

23 June – 27 June 2014  (1 week)

In the Main Gallery
Flatfoot Dance Company 




(Photo - VAL ADAMSON)
For the week 23 – 27 June 2014, Durban’s inimitable FLATFOOT DANCE COMPANY will be resident at artSPACE durban. In a meeting of dancers and fine artistsFLATFOOT will work in artSPACE durban giving local artists an opportunity to paint, draw and create around the dancers as they rehearse, dance and create choreography. FLATFOOT will continue to work in their normal day routine and will open up their daily work process.
The week will involve session where artists can watch and engage the dancers in their daily rehearsals but there will also be specific sessions where the dancers will be a little more still to promote portraiture (see schedule below).
The week will culminate in a final performance called “SOUTHERN EXPOSURE” by FLATFOOT DANCE COMPANY on Friday 27 June at 6.30pm (with bar facilities open) and curator Karen Bradtke will select some of the art works generated over the week to put on display in the gallery at the Fridayevent. FLATFOOT will perform two works; “UGUHBU” by Sifiso Khumalo and “the inheritance of loss” by Lliane Loots.
Fees for artists to participate are R100 per day or R350 for the week and on June 25 there is a special portraiture session from 5.30pm - 7.30pm and the cost os R100. Tickets for the performance on the 27 June are R50 or R25 for those taking part in the artist residency.
For enquires and bookings for the art residency, please contact artSPACE durban: 031 – 312 0793.
For enquires about the Friday night performance, contact Clare on 082 – 875 6065.

THE WEEK SCHEDULE WITH FLATFOOT DANCE COMPANY

23 June (Monday)
9.30 – 10.30am: company warm-up technique class
10.30 – 11am: break
11am – 1pm: rehearsals and improvisation
1 – 2pm: lunch
2 – 3pm: portraiture and still poses (Jabu Siphika  [f] and Sifiso Majola [m])

24 June (Tuesday)
9.30 – 10.30am: company warm-up technique class
10.30 – 11am: break
11am – 1pm: rehearsals and improvisation
1 – 2pm: lunch
2 – 3pm: portraiture and still poses (Tshediso Kabulu [m] and Sifiso Khumalo [m])

25 June (Wednesday)
9.30 – 10.30am: company warm-up technique class
10.30 – 11am: break
11am – 1pm: rehearsals and improvisation
SPECIAL EVENING SESSION:
5.30 – 7.30pm: portraiture and still poses  (Julia Wilson [f] and Zinhle Nzama [f])

26 June (Thursday)
9.30 – 10.30am: company warm-up technique class
10.30 – 11am: break
11am – 1pm: rehearsals and improvisation

27 June (Friday)
9.30 – 10.30am: company warm-up technique class
10.30 – 11am: break
11am – 1pm: rehearsals and improvisation
1 – 2pm: lunch
6.30pm: “SOUTHERN EXPOSURE” performance event with FLATFOOT DANCE COMPANY

and
In the Middle Gallery:

Art 21 videos :

Art:21–Art in the Twenty-First Century, the Peabody Award-winning biennial series produced by the contemporary art organization Art21 (based in the US), provides viewers a unique look at today’s artists.The series reveals artists’ perspectives on current affairs, politics, economics, history and popular culture, as well as showcases the artists’ working processes and their studios. 

We will be showing the videos of ZA'sl well-known William Kentridge. 
"William Kentridge Anything is Possible", then for the course of the week have on hand: William Kentridge  The Eliot Norton Lectures (2012).  Also we will make available the Seasons 1-6 for viewers in the gallery to watch.


Jobs in the Umhlanga Area

Want to work in the new Country Road store in Gateway?

Send your CV to countryroadhr2@woolworths.co.za 



MONDAYS AT SIX AT ST CLEMENTS
MONDAY 23 JUNE

SHORT STORY COMPETITION 2014

The results of our short story competition for 2014
will be announced at St Clements on Monday 23 June.

The top ten stories and authors will be announced
and awards made to the top two authors.

Thereafter, all authors present will be invited to read their stories.
There will be time for questions and discussion.

Although the number of submissions for the 2014 competition (66 stories)
was less than in previous years, the standard was undiminished.  

Table bookings: phone St Clements, 031 202 2511


Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Beirut,
21-27 March 2015: apply now!

Are you part of the next generation of artistic festival directors? 
Do you want to broaden your programming skills and be inspired by colleagues 
and experienced leaders in the field? 
Do you want to join a new network of future festival leaders worldwide?

How to apply

The application form must be submitted by 12 September 2014
All information on the Atelier, selection criteria, application procedure and 
application form can be found on the Atelier website.


In case of questions please contact atelier@efa.aef.eu or call +32 9 241 8080.

This edition by +Fred Felton 







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