An open call for artists and practitioners to join a series of London-based in-person encounters looking at ways of overcoming the challenges of our times. We are creating spaces and offering tools for participants to ignite and harness a sense of inspiration, connection and resilience through practice.
Six Thematic Encounters - Creative Labs and Performance Sharings
The six themes reflect critical subjects of our times to be approached through different artistic and philosophic lenses. We are interested in how a diversity of approaches can converse and create connections towards circumstances that are important to our social realities in the current times.
The Creative Labs will take place in Southwark and Hackney, London on the last weekend of the month from March til October (skipping June and August). We are inviting artists, practitioners and scholars from diverse fields and backgrounds to share their experiences around the following six central themes:
- Strangeness, 24-27 March
- Landing, 28 April-1 May
- Rewilding, 26-28 May
- Aqua Carriers, 28-30 July
- Difference, 22-24 September
- Metamorphoses, 27-29 October
Intercultural Roots is resourcing these encounters and your potential participation through funding it has received from the National Lottery Community Fund. If you are a creative or performing artist, or (eco)somatic practitioner interested in expanding your artistic investigations, exploring new artistic languages and gifting supportive, non-judgemental feedback with peers please apply to join the Metamorphosis Creative Labs and Performance Sharing though this application form - please complete all questions.
Deadline for applications: Friday 18 March 2022
Find out more here.
Presented by Intercultural Roots ‘Arts for Health & Social Change’ Programme:
Intercultural Roots (IR) is an independent not-for-profit charity born from the Institutional Frameworks work strand of the Embodied Research Working Group at the IFTR - International Federation for Theatre Research. Its co-founders (2015-2018) include Dr Alex Boyd FRSA (Executive Director, UK), Prof. Lynette Hunter (Canada), Dr Ian Kenvyn (UK), Dr Peter Lichtenfels (Canada), Dr Ben Spatz (USA/UK) and Clare Kenvyn (UK) with additional Trustee/Directors Dr Andréa Maciel (Brazil/UK, Artistic Director), Dr Alvaro Hernandez (Colombia), Prof. Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal (New Zealand), Regina Gutierrez (Colombia). Since March 2020 over 100 artist-practitioners have been supported to deliver over 1,000 high quality classes to benefit over 10,000 participants.