Program Dates 10/4/2014 – 20/5/2014
Project led by Mo Reda
Selected artists will share a studio space at CAP with the curator and each other for the duration of the program. Through meetings and seminars, artists will work towards researching the performance and Dramatic arts in the classical /historical sense as well as the modern and contemporary expressions of performance related arts and the cross over between fine art, contemporary dance and theater. For this project artists are encouraged to research Kuwait’s rich history in Performance and theater arts and to write their own concept in order to implement it into a performance / public intervention or a HAPPENING.
Participants will work individually and in a group to create solo and group performances, acts and an exhibition and learn about the curatorial, organizational and theatrical aspects of shows and exhibition, and receive intensive mentoring/coaching from the curator and guest mentors through a dynamic process.
Project Program: Curator talk and presentation of project, seminars on dramatic arts and contemporary performance arts, Workshops in writing a performance and dramaturgy techniques, Workshops in how to researching and conceptualize before producing art works, Workshops in the public intervention acts and how to present your self as a sculpture / art work in the public space, Collective and individual mentoring and coaching from Curator /Director, Collective meeting for reflection and support, Gallery visits and film screenings.
Guest mentors and speakers: Hasan Hujairi – Musicologist and performance artist, Neil Van der Linden – Co founder Gulf Art Guide, Freddy Dewe Mathews – conceptual / performance artist
Application deadline 05 / 04 / 2014
Tel: +965 24925636
Opening hours: 10am-8pm Saturday-Thursday
Address: Life Center (Industrial Shuwaikh, Block 2, Street 28, Top floor). The same building as Eureka/Midas.