The seminar presents new sustainable models for regional and cross-border co-operation and opens discussion on international mobility outside big cities. The speakers are professionals from the field of theatre, dance, circus and performance art from Nordic and Baltic States.
- Can a touring production be site specific?
- Not all the children are born in the cultural capitals – raising new audiences for the ”difficult” art
- Leaving the black box – touring outside traditional venues
- Opportunities for touring and mobility: festivals, networks, residencies, venues
- Case study: new models for mobility in the performing arts
- Spread the news: platforms for communication and networking
In co-operation with Theatre Touring Network Project TEKIJÄ, Baltic Circle, Tampere University The Centre for Practise as Research in Theatre, Esittävän taiteen tila ry, TAIVEX, Ateneum Art Museum, TINFO − Theatre Info Finland
Supported by European Social Fund
PLEASE NOTICE: When you have registered to the seminar you will get the tickets to every performance at the Baltic Circle Festival for 10 €.
10.15 Registration and Coffee
11.00-11.15 Welcome and Introduction
Eva Neklyaeva, Baltic Circle Festival / TEKIJÄ project
Johanna Hammarberg, seminar moderator
Martina Marti, seminar moderator
11.15-12.45 New Audiences Outside the Old Cultural Capitals
Jesper de Neergaard, Artistic Director, Bora Bora (Denmark) - “Go West” – gold digging or artistic necessity
Joanna Sandell, Botkyrka Konsthall (Sweden)
Annamari Karjalainen, Framil network / Regional Arts Council of South-West Finland (Finland) – Village Stories
13.30-15.00 On the Fast Track Between Local and International
Ragnheiður Skúladóttir, General Manager, Lokal Festival (Iceland) – From local to global – survival tactics in a micro state
Gundega Laivina, Director, International Festival of Contemporary Theatre Homo Novus, New Latvian Theatre Institute (Latvia) – Touring ideas and concepts rather than sets and ensembles
15.15-16.45 Under the Magnifying Glass: Cases from the Periphery 2011
Kristin Eriksen Bjørn, Innovative marketing, RadArt (Norway) – The search for a new audience – Notes from RadArts project
Janne Saarakkala, director, scriptwriter & Esitys-magazine editorial staff member – Study on the Uncharted Live Art of the Finnish Backwaters
Goda Giedraityte, Producer and Manager, Fish Eye (Lithuania) – Working within the field of contemporary art promotion – always in the boundary zone?
16.45-17.00 Conclusions of Day 1
11.00-13.00 ”Interesting, but too difficult for our audience”
Lena Kela, performance artist (MA in Theatre and Drama) and regional artist of performance art – The Performance Art Bank – a new database of Finnish Performance and Live Art
Pauliina Feodoroff, director (Finland) – North meets South, South meets North
Per Ananiassen, Artistic and General Manager, Theaterhuset Avant Garden in Trondheim (Norway) – Between artist and audience
13.30-16.30 Toolbox: How to do it?
Cristina Farinha, On the Move, Information and website coordinator – Building up a coordinated info tool for Funding Opportunities for Mobility in Europe
Riitta Honkanen, Managing Director, Regional Dance Centre of Eastern Finland – Network of Regional Centres for Dance & their support for dance artists working internationally
Isabel González, Producer, Dance Arena: Aerowaves FALL FOR DANCE – Touring concept which annually presents European contemporary dance in Finland
Maria Salomaa, TEKIJÄ project (Finland) – On Tour with TEKIJÄ – Pilot touring possibilities within Theatre Touring Network project 2011-2012
Tomi Purovaara, Director, CIRKO Center for New Circus – Finnish contemporary circus – tools for the international touring expansion
16.30-17.00 Conclusions and Farewell Drinks offered by Hanasaari – the Swedish-Finnish Culture Centre