ARTISTIC RESIDENCY PROGRAM

INFORMATION

APPLICATION

To apply for our Centre’s Artistic Residency program, please fill in the online application form in our website.

The deadlines for the applications’ acceptance are:
For the period: September 2020 – December 2020, till June 1st, 2020
For the period: January 2021 – June 2021, till November 1st, 2020
For the period: September 2021 – December 2021, till June 1st, 2021

OPERATION PERIODS

The program runs every year from September to June and our premises can host artists for one week up to three weeks.
July: There are no hosts in July due to the International Dance and Dancetheatre Festival “Akropoditi DanceFest”.
August: The space in August is only available for rent and can be reserved for any kind of artistic activities upon request.

SPACE DESCRIPTION

The Akropoditi Dance and Performing Arts Centre is housed in two recently renovated buildings, which built in 1850 and originally operated as a tannery.
The first one is 163 sq.m. and it is used as a Dance Course Studio. The space consists of a dance studio with a wooden floor, a reception area, changing rooms and toilets.
The second building is 180 sq.m. and it consists of 2 levels. The first level serves as a stage for performances, classes and workshops, and as a room for projections, equipped with one projector, projections screen and audio and lighting equipment. There is also a dressing room, a kitchen, a shower and a toilet. In the upper level, there is a library loft, two desks equipped with laptops and two beds. The space is used exclusively by guests within the frame of the Artistic Residency program. The two levels are connected by an internal staircase. There is no door in the loft, but the space is separated by curtains. Also, there is no sound isolation between the upper and lower level.

Since April 2013, the Centre has been offering Artistic Residency programs focused on:

  • Performing Arts (Dance, Theatre, etc.)
  • Artistic, educational programs
  • Music
  • Literature
  • Photography

CONDITIONS

Artistic Residency duration:

  • 1 week
  • 2 weeks
  • 3 weeks

Number of artists that can be accommodated at the same time: 2

Grants available: The program is not subsidized.
However, the invited artists are provided with a formal invitation letter by the Centre, which can be used to seek financial support from embassies, government agencies, private entities, etc.

Costs incurred by the artists:

  • Transportation / travelling expenses
  • Supplies / all kind of personal expenses

Artist’s obligations:

  • Presentation of his/her work upon the end of the stay
  • Workshop or Masterclass during the period of stay

Application: Online through the website

Selection Procedure: Committee

Amenities:

  • Accommodation in a shared space
  • 2 Studios for rehearsals
  • Free Internet access
  • Library
  • Office
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom with WC and shower (with hot water)
  • Laptop
  • Printer
  • Projection screen, projector, video camera
  • Free participation in the courses of the Centre
  • Promotion of any kind of presentation or any other activity implemented by the artists during their stay.

Languages:

  • English
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Greek

Other activities that may take place on site:

  • Workshops
  • Presentations
  • Projections
  • Exhibitions
  • Dance classes

How to reach Akropoditi Dance and Performing Arts Centre:
From Athens to Syros:
– By Plane (20 minutes flight)
– By Ferry from the port of Piraeus (about 4 hours)

OPERATING RULES

During their stay, the artists in residence are obliged to:

  • Keep clean the spaces of the Centre
  • Return any items / equipment used during the stay (note: the equipment is used exclusively inside the building and not for outdoor activities)
  • Avoid cooking during classes or other activities of the Centre
  • Follow strictly the schedule of studios use, which is provided upon their arrival at the Akropoditi Dance and Performing Arts Centre.

APPLICATION

To apply for our Centre’s Artistic Residency program, please fill in the online application form in our website.

The deadlines for the applications’ acceptance are:
For the period: September 2020 – December 2020, till June 1st, 2020
For the period: January 2021 – June 2021, till November 1st, 2020
For the period:September 2021 – December 2021, till June 1st, 2021

Name: *
Surname: *
Age: *
Country: *
Living country: *
Profession: *
Bio: *
Project Description: *
MasterClass Proposal: *
Preferable Date : *
Preferable Duration: *
Email: *
Contact phone: *
Links of previous project: *


2021

Ine Claes

Ine Claes

11/01/2021 - 20/01/2021
Performing Arts
Title of the project: “FIELDS OF (CON)FUSION”
Belgium

2019

Meredith Nadler

Meredith Nadler

17/03/2019 - 14/04/2019
Performing Arts
Title of the project: "Project: 3D interactive Dance Lab"
USA - ISRAEL
Konstandina Efthimiadou, Panú, Tasos Karahalios

Konstandina Efthimiadou, Panú, Tasos Karahalios

28/02/2019 - 13/03/2019
Performing Arts
Title of project: "Evil Unicorns"
Greece

2018

Danielle Oke (DMo)

Danielle Oke (DMo)

12/11/2018 - 02/12/2018
Performing Arts
Title of the project: "Symbology: moving through"
Australia
Marlene Bart and Thore Yåw

Marlene Bart and Thore Yåw

15/10/2018 - 28/10/2018
Writing and Fine Arts
Title of the Project: "Encyclopedia of the Present"
Ukraine - Germany
Konstandinos Katsmakis, Francesca Pedullà & Lorenzo Gasperoni

Konstandinos Katsmakis, Francesca Pedullà & Lorenzo Gasperoni

03/08/2018 - 10/08/2018
Music and Performing Arts
Title of the project: "POLYRHYTMIA"
Italy – Greece
Evita Pitara and Cédric Gagneur

Evita Pitara and Cédric Gagneur

11/04/2018 - 25/04/2018
Performing Arts
Title of the Project: "116th Dream"
Greece - France-Switzerland
Ainara Lopez & Anis Ouazzani

Ainara Lopez & Anis Ouazzani

12/02/2018 - 11/03/2018
Performing Arts
Title of the Project: “Moonwalk Project”
Spain - France
Eve Ganneau & Antonis Nikiforos

Eve Ganneau & Antonis Nikiforos

07/01/2018 - 22/01/2018
Performing & Audio Arts
Title of the Project: "An Imaginary Country"
France - Greece

2017

Katriina Ranne and Janne Laakkonen

Katriina Ranne and Janne Laakkonen

11/09/2017 - 02/10/2017
Poetry - Performing & Audiovisual Arts
Title of the Project: "Words inspiring movement, movement inspiring words"
Finland
Hélène Barrier and Nicolas Bourgeois

Hélène Barrier and Nicolas Bourgeois

21/05/2017 - 04/06/2017
Performing Arts
Title of the project: “Minotaur Obsession”
France
Vasiliki Tsagkari-Chrysanthakopoulou

Vasiliki Tsagkari-Chrysanthakopoulou

19/03/2017 - 02/04/2017
Performing Arts
Title of the Project: "Instant Mother"
Greece
Niskria-Elena Kazantzidi

Niskria-Elena Kazantzidi

13/02/2017 - 26/02/2017
Performing Arts and Voicing
Title of the project: “Changing form- the intermediate phase”
Greece

2016

Mina Ananiadou, Zoe Bernabeu & Allessandro Sollima

Mina Ananiadou, Zoe Bernabeu & Allessandro Sollima

31/10/2016 - 13/11/2016
Performing Arts: Dance
Title of the Project: "Exploring Creative Autonomy"
Greece, Freance & Italy
Marielys Burgos Meléndez & Dorcas Roman

Marielys Burgos Meléndez & Dorcas Roman

01/10/2016 - 15/10/2016
Performing Arts
Title of project: “Islanders: among Waters”
Puerto Rico
Panayiotis Tofi

Panayiotis Tofi

07/05/2016 - 28/05/2016
Performing Arts
Title of project: "Documenting Emptiness"
Cyprus
Rósa Ómarsdóttir

Rósa Ómarsdóttir

11/04/2016 - 24/04/2016
Performing Arts
Title of project: "SECONDHAND KNOWLEDGE"
Iceland
Liquid Fusion

Liquid Fusion

21/03/2016 - 27/03/2016
Performing Arts
Title of project: "Burn"
South Africa
Carmen Moreira

Carmen Moreira

01/03/2016 - 20/03/2016
Performing Arts
Title of project: "Over A Rainbow"
Canada

2015

Clara Durán Calero

Clara Durán Calero

13/12/2015 - 20/12/2015
Performing Arts
Title of project: " "
Spain
Silke Bake, Ash Bulayev, Zoi Dimitriou and Peter Stamer

Silke Bake, Ash Bulayev, Zoi Dimitriou and Peter Stamer

03/08/2015 - 14/08/2015
Performing Arts
Title of project: "DRafting Togetherness"
Greece, USA, Denmark
Iraqi Bodies

Iraqi Bodies

11/06/2015 - 11/07/2015
Performing Arts
Title of project: "KILLING FROM A DISTANCE"
Sweeden
Theodosia Stathi

Theodosia Stathi

18/05/2015 - 24/05/2015
Performing Arts
Title of project: "Making Home”
Greece
Daniel Santos Megina

Daniel Santos Megina

09/03/2015 - 29/03/2015
Photography
Spain
Yannis Adoniou and Eugenia Arsenis

Yannis Adoniou and Eugenia Arsenis

26/02/2015 - 04/03/2015
Performing Arts
Title of project: “Scale made/«now»”
Greece
Yiannis Tsigkris and Angeliki Gouvi

Yiannis Tsigkris and Angeliki Gouvi

01/02/2015 - 28/02/2015
Performing Arts
Title of project: "u_for_ia"
Greece

2014

Meri Pajunpää

Meri Pajunpää

07/12/2014 - 12/12/2014
Performing Arts
Title of project: "There will probably be some music, but we'll manage to find a quiet corner where we can talk" (work in progress)
Finland
Yannis Adoniou

Yannis Adoniou

19/05/2014 - 01/06/2014
Performing Arts
Title of project: "IN LIMBO"
Greece
Lindsey Renee Derry

Lindsey Renee Derry

19/05/2014 - 01/06/2014
Performing Arts
Title of project: "FAIL SAFE" & "POR•TRAI•TURE"
San Francisco - USA
Jurij Konjar

Jurij Konjar

05/05/2014 - 18/05/2014
Performing Arts
Title of project: "Goldberg Variations"
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Theodosia Stathi

Theodosia Stathi

05/05/2014 - 18/05/2014
Performing Arts
Title of project: "Silver Ground"
Greece
Zero Visibility Corp. Dance Company

Zero Visibility Corp. Dance Company

31/03/2014 - 12/04/2014
Performing Arts
Title of project: "The Guest"
Norway

2013

Espirito Santo Mauricio

Espirito Santo Mauricio

02/11/2013 - 16/11/2013
Performing Arts
Title of project: "UNITY PROJECT: The way we are"
Azores- Portugal
Anmar Taha & Jan Rådvik

Anmar Taha & Jan Rådvik

11/10/2013 - 25/10/2013
Performing Arts
Title of project: "Gerontion"
Sweeden
Aftab Darvishi

Aftab Darvishi

05/08/2013 - 18/08/2013
Music and Performing Arts
Title of project: "OXYS in black and white"
Iran
Marius Soluna

Marius Soluna

12/04/2013 - 12/05/2013
Performing Arts
Title of project: "Abandoned Eternity"
Switzerland

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