At present, award-nominated dance journal dance artwork journal proclaims 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 supply rising writers aged 18-30 with the alternatives to develop their writing expertise and achieve expertise in arts journalism.
By way of a collection of 8 workshops with main business journalists and dance practitioners, members will study totally different approaches to writing about artwork, focusing primarily on the sector of dance. Contributors will increase 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.
Purposes open: December twelfth 2022
Purposes shut: January twenty second 2023
Selections introduced: February third 2023
Programme begin date: twenty third February 2023
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Who’re dance artwork journal?
Established in 2019, the award-nominated dance artwork journal has garnered a popularity 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 12 months, 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’s 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 way of a collection of 8 workshops with writers and dance practitioners we’re going to study totally different approaches to writing about artwork, focusing primarily on the sector of dance. We’ll increase 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 stay efficiency. Earlier expertise in dance reviewing just isn’t crucial 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 purposes from those that establish as marginalised. The programme goals to diversify the sector, with 50% of our spots reserved for folks exterior of London and one other 50% for candidates from the World Majority.
The place is it happening?
Nearly all of workshops will happen each Thursday night on Zoom with two of them occurring in individual at Siobhan Davies Studios in London. A further in-person occasion will happen in June at The Roundhouse as a means of celebrating the top of the course and connecting with different writers and dance artists. Journey bills will probably be reimbursed for all members whether or not you reside in or exterior of London. We can not reimburse flights.
Purposes will probably be learn by the Visitor Writers choice panel. The panel includes angel mud (producer at DAJ and undertaking 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 Undertaking Grants.