[Oberlist] Fwd: [Renewable] Open Call: TRACES residency for sustainable and site-specific works in Nida Art Colony

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Thu Feb 17 21:55:03 CET 2011

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From: nini palavandishvili <designini at gmail.com>
Date: Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 10:43 PM
Subject: Fwd: [Renewable] Open Call: TRACES residency for sustainable and
site-specific works in Nida Art Colony

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From: MENE (Vytautas Michelkevicius) <info at mene.cc>
Date: Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 6:41 PM
Subject: [Renewable] Open Call: TRACES residency for sustainable and
site-specific works in Nida Art Colony
To: renewable at 2009.x-i.net

Dear all,

please spread the word:

Deadline: February 28, 2011;

Newly opened Nida Art Colony (Lithuania) is inviting artists, media and
social activists with experience in site-specific art, ecologic art,
participatory art, community art, art & agri/marine/culture to live and
produce works/processes in the Colony.

T-R-A-C-E-S.net residencies: between March 21 and May 31, 2011; duration:
4 to 9 weeks; for artists willing to produce site-specific (locally found
material, alternative concepts of Nida Art Colony, etc.) or sustainable
and eco/logic/nomical works; artists are expected to contribute to the
INTER-FORMAT Symposium; 2-5 grants for sustainable living, production and
travel expenses available.

More at

Deadline: February 28, 2011; please send T-R-A-C-E-S application to
vytautas at nidacolony.lt


INTER-FORMAT Symposium: Reinventing Interdisciplinarity > adapting to the
future (part of the T-R-A-C-E-S.net project):
May 3-6, 2011, Nida/Vilnius.

Deadline: February 28, 2011; please send your proposals for contributions
to vytautas at nidacolony.lt

The symposium’s goal is to gather artists, curators, researchers and
practitioners and reinvent the format of presenting and sharing art,
knowledge and experience. One of the key features of contemporary culture
is the changing role of the artist, who sometimes assumes the role of a
researcher and curator, and vice versa. Where are the borders of these
roles? How could a serious researcher and theorist do a performance, and
how could a playful artist do serious research and theorize?

One of the key question of Symposium is “Sustainable Eco/nomies/logies:
Adapting to the Future” which covers new ways of collaboration between
artists&curators&researchers, looking for new formats in order to adapt to
the new conditions of changing art world, institutions and audiences.

The symposium in Nida is going to be an ongoing performance with lectures,
discussions, presentations, coffee/wild herbal tea drinking circles,
dinner with conceptual sentiments (to everybody’s health),
eco-minimal-media events, audio-lobby, imaginary mapping, smell
sightseeing, etc. We are looking forward to contributions that offer an
engaging format of participation and rethink interdisciplinary practices
between art, research, theory & curatorship, as well as inter-roles
between artists, researchers, curators and theorists/critics. Some grants
for travel expenses available.

More at

best wishes from Vilnius/Nida
Vytautas Michelkevičius
meno direktorius / artistic director
tel. 8-662-45216

Nidos meno kolonija / Nida Art Colony
Taikos g. 43, Neringa (Nida), Lithuania

Vilniaus dailės akademija / Vilnius Academy of Arts
Maironio g. 6, Vilnius

Renewable mailing list
Renewable at 2011.x-i.net

nini palavandishvili
+49176 27211953
designini at gmail.com

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