FiraTàrrega / Ramon Llull Institute > Hivernem Research Programme for an Artistic Creation Linked to Performing Arts and Public Space (Spain)


Hivernem, a programme co-organised by FiraTàrrega and the Ramon Llull Institute, has opened a call addressed to creators who, on an individual basis, wish to present a research proposal for the writing of an artistic creation linked to performing arts and public space.

The goal of this programme is to contribute to the development of writing processes in the best conditions, through research, knowledge sharing and mentoring from experts selected to ensure the excellence of the writing, investigation and creation.

The projects will be executed from 1 November 2020 through 12 September 2021.

Applicants must:

  • Have professional and/or artistic experience in the cultural sphere. Special consideration will be given to experience in performing arts and the public space and the link to the creative fabric of the Catalan cultural sphere.

  • Demonstrate mastery of Catalan and Spanish. Knowledge of French and English will also be considered in the applicant's favour.

  • Guarantee that he/she will follow the programme development plan which has been agreed upon with the organisation.

  • Guarantee the submission of documentation on the artistic research process by the deadlines agreed upon with the organisation.

  • Availability to give public presentations on the results of the research, agreed upon with the organisation.

  • Exclusively waive the rights of use (whole or in part, in any format) of the result of the research for a period of two years, as well as the rights of public communication in a non-exclusive way not limited by time, location or dissemination platform.

The programme will grant the selected applicants:

  • A monetary sum of 3770 euros (before taxes) for the development of the research.

  • A guidance process led by national and international experts of recognised prestige in the subject or discipline addressed by the proposal.

  • A 5-day residency of thought, in November 2020, at FaberLlull in Olot, with travel, room and board covered by the programme.

  • A 5-day working residency, between January and March 2021, at FiraTàrrega in Tàrrega, with travel, room and board covered by the programme.

  • An international knowledge-sharing residency, to occur online or in-person depending on the requirements of the work methodology and the context.

The public presentation of the final research project will take place 9-12 September 2021 in the context of FiraTàrrega.

Deadline: 24 August 2020

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