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: January 2021 – June 2021, till November 1st, 2020
For the period: September 2021 – December 2021, till June 1st, 2021
For the period: January 2022 – June 2022, till November 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: January 2021 – June 2021, till November 1st, 2020
For the period:September 2021 – December 2021, till June 1st, 2021
For the period: January 2022 – June 2022, till November 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

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    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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