La MaMa Blogs: Wanna perform in New Zealand?

Monday, June 1, 2015

Wanna perform in New Zealand?

Photo Source: The Big Idea

The Performance Arcade has announced an open call to artists from New Zealand and around the world for its 2016 program of works, which opens to the New Zealand public on Wellington Waterfront, March 2-6, 2016.

The festival welcomes proposals from diverse disciplines and cultural backgrounds, celebrating innovation, adventurousness, experimentation, and relevant new contributions to performance and live art.

The Performance Arcade is an acclaimed annual exhibition and programme of events located on Wellington Waterfront has become, with six successful presentations over the past five years. An arcade of shipping containers arranged in this public space creates a dynamic environment for installation, performance art, sonic art, interactive media, forums and live music. Opening onto the bustling life of the waterfront, the event engages the public in contemporary art and performance practices outside the familiar constraints of gallery or theatre spaces. Our full manifesto is available here.

The Performance Arcade is presented by The PlayGround NZ, were recently at La MaMa and part of the New Zealand Performance Festival NY.

You must submit your application by July 31, 2015 at 5pm (NZ time we would imagine!)

For applications and details on how to apply, please CLICK HERE.

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