Deadline: 30/09/2017

Call for an Artistic Residence in Bologna at Fienile Fluo - To Combat Gender Violence November 2017

Wevwill select an artist/group that proposes projects designed to represent violence against women.

Description of residency program
Violence against women is one of the most widespread and hidden violation of human rights in the world that affects women of all social classes, exists in all countries and crosses all cultures, classes, ethnicities, levels of education, of income and all age groups, in particular domestic violence, is the leading cause of death and invalidity for women between the ages of 16 and 44, with an incidence greater than that caused by cancer and car accidents: in Italy 31.9% of women were or are victims of violence.

To be aware of the existence and spreading of such a devastating phenomenon and the understanding of its dynamics and manifestations is crucial for its eradication. In this sense art and culture represent an essential and concrete means for moving and making consciences aware of the problem in order to produce profound social transformations.

Crexida and Fienile Fluò will select an artist or group that proposes projects designed to represent violence against women only as victimization but also with the idea of ​​an empowering and positive reaction.

Duration of residency
The selected proposal - theater, dance, music, visual arts - may hold a period of artistic residence of 7-15 days with the use of the guest house and the theater hall. 

Disciplines, work equipment, assistance and accommodation
Fienile Fluò offers accommodation and rehearsal space with technical equipment.  

Studio/ workspace
A theatre of 6 m x 6 m 

Fees and support
Nothing

Expectations towards the artist
The residence project also includes a public presentation of the work and, possibly, open training sessions held by the artists at the residence during the week from the 20th to the 26th of November.

Application information
Please complete the form in this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1gv3jV5BY8YMSO7wBkAAum30CE0FQkbxnmbnBrNiEXkc/prefill

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Call for an Artistic Residence in Bologna at Fienile Fluo - To Combat Gender Violence November 2017

Call for an Artistic Residence in Bologna at Fienile Fluo - To Combat Gender Violence November 2017

Location
Italy

Application deadline
30/09/2017

Residency starts
20/11/2017

Residency ends
26/11/2017

More information
http://www.fienilefluo.it/en/artist-residence/

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