TRANSIT FESTIVAL 2012 - workshops for musicians and dancers, Istanbul
With Dance, Music and Image as areas of predilection, TRANSIT enables encounters between these different disciplines by opening new spaces of collaboration for artists in the field. For the 6th edition, TRANSIT Festival invites artists to explore the practise of improvisation through music and dance. Two 6 day workshops will be held in Istanbul between - 2 -14 July 2012. Selection upon CV and motivation letter.
INSTANT COMPOSITION - MUSIC & DANCE
Julyen Hamilton & Barre Phillips
2 > 7 July - fee 320€
The course deals with how either dancer or musician uses their musicality in time and space within this improvisational arena, how they manage their own personal creativity in the context of other creators. Workshop open for 20 dancers and 15 musicians.
DANCE IN URBAN SPACE - ISTANBUL
9 >14 July - fee 150€
This workshop proposes to a group of 20 performers to experiment different approaches of some urban spaces of Istanbul, playing with the range of qualities that can emerge from mere pedestrian presence to overt performativity. An invitation to investigate the dynamics between body and environment by allowing architecture, rhythms, densities and specific atmospheres of the city to inform and influence our process of making dances in this urban context.
fee for both workshops 420 €