E-motional Bodies & Cities Mobility Grants

Deadline: 29 February 2012
Open to: Contemporary dance professionals from Romania, Ireland, Latvia, Cyprus, United Kingdom, Turkey
Grant: A portion of the international travel expenses, accommodation and/or per diem to the maximum limit of EUR 1.000


E-MOTIONAL Bodies & Cities is a two-year mobility and artistic exchange dance programme gathering artists and managers from six European countries – Romania, Cyprus, Ireland, Latvia, United Kingdom, and Turkey. The programme plans to identify, nurture, attract and sustain talent and creativity at the European level, by connecting artists and dance managers from countries participating in the project through mobility grants, residencies, fellowships, artistic research and performance co-production and exchange.

The Motion Fund has now 14 mobility and networking grants available to travel between Romania – Ireland – Latvia – Cyprus – United Kingdom –Turkey. Contemporary dance professionals are welcome to apply for in order to visit and attend specific events (festivals, workshops, international seminars, network meetings, etc.) taking place in the other project countries from May 2012 to April 2013.

These visits are expected to be short trips with the purpose of exploring the contemporary dance scene in a specific country, making contacts and possibly planning future projects and exchanges.


The duration of the visit shall be between 4-7 days according to each proposal submitted. The grant will cover a portion of the international travel expenses, accommodation and/or per diem to the maximum limit of EUR 1.000.


All contemporary dance professionals (artists, managers, critics, academics, etc.) from  Romania, Ireland, Latvia, Cyprus, United Kingdom, Turkey are welcome to apply for a mobility and networking grant.


To apply, download the application form from below and send it to motionfund@e-motional.eu by February 29, 2012.
A guide of selected events from each destination country is also available below. 


For more information contact the local coordination teams:

ROMANIA: Gabriela Tudor Foundation, Stefania Ferchedau, contact@e-motional.eu
IRELAND: Dublin Dance Festival, Tiina Ylönen, tiina.ylonen@dublindancefestival.ie
LATVIA: The Association of the Professional Dance Choreographers of Latvia, Ilze Zirina, ilzezirina@gmail.com
CYPRUS: Dance House Lemesos, Natasa Georgiou, info@dancehouselemesos.com
UK: body > data > space, Leanne Hammaccot, leanne@bodydataspace.net

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