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India/Wales Exchange

Fio is looking for 4 mixed discipline artists to participate in an India Wales R&D residency.

From 27th November - 10th December 2017, Welsh artists will be going to India where they will be devising a new piece/s of work, whilst developing new skills in collaboration with 4 Indian artists.  The work created will be shared at the Europe Asia Roundtable Sessions, hosted by our partners, The Mumbai Assembly in December. There is also the potential for further sharing of the work across other venues in Mumbai.  The overarching theme the R&D will explore is ‘Displacement’.

In January, there will be a residency exchange with the Indian artists who will visit Wales to further develop the R&D work created in India with their Welsh cohort. All participants will have the opportunity to attend, artistic development workshops led by experienced arts practitioners to further develop their artistic practice.  This phase will conclude with a performance to an invited audience.

Benefits of participating in the residency:

  • Each artist will receive a £500 bursary

  • Opportunity to develop new skills

  • Create a new piece of work which will be shared internationally

  • Flight to India, accommodation and food expenses will be covered

  • International networking

  • Building links between India and Wales

How to apply:

  • Send us one video link of you performing, this could be recorded on a camera phone

  • One side of A4 stating why you would benefit from the residency at this time in your career

  • CV

Please send this to nicole@wearefio.co.uk  Deadline 8th September 2017

Eligibility:

  • Artists living in Wales

About Fio:

Fio is a Cardiff based theatre company working across the UK and internationally, bringing world class socio-political stories to local audiences. Fio creates work with people of all ages, religions and backgrounds, using performance techniques to help them tell stories that are as momentous and unique as they are themselves. https://www.wearefio.co.uk/

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