HAZTEGIA is the creation breeding ground of Zirkozaurre, subsidized by the Basque Government’s Creation Factories program, the Vizcaya Provincial Council and Bilbao City Council. As part of this breeding ground Zirkozaurre opens this call for artistic residencies, in which we pursue the following objectives:

  • Improve the accompaniment to the creators, artists and promoters of professional circus artistic projects, providing a place for creation in Euskadi.
  • Open a space in which amateur circus artists can live a process of creation and research, facilitating their professional insertion.
  • Support and advise artistic projects that benefit from this program through digital platforms and space ICT services, as well as offering preferential access to Zirkozaurre’s professional training program.

MODALITES

PROFESSIONAL MODALITY

Destined to circus companies with an artistic project in the creation stage. A maximum of 3 projects will be selected, with a maximum of 2 from Euskadi and 1 artistic proposal from another community.

MODALITY OF CREATION LABORATORY

This Laboratory focused on jugglers consists of a work and research process from which an innovative creation will emerge.

INSERTION MODALITY

Aimed at artists or amateur groups who want to become professional in artistic creation. By amateur we understand that the members have not belonged to any professional circus company, have not participated in any artistic creation that has been on tour or have made a total of more than 15 performances.


Deliberation and resolution

  • The evaluation committee will be composed of Gonzalo Andino (director of the Circada-Noletia Festival), Elena Ros (independent professional specialized in circus) and a member of the Board of Directors of the Zirkozaurre Association.
  • The final decision will be made public to END OF JUNE.
  • Candidates may be contacted by the commission in order to expand the information received.
  • The companies or selected artists will sign an agreement with Zirkozaurre that will define the conditions of the residence and the commitment of the selected artists.
  • The residential calendar will be individually agreed upon with the selected ones and must be carried out in 2018.
  • The technical and logistical needs and the monitoring of the creation will be evaluated in bilateral meetings with the selected teams.

HOW TO SEND THE REGISTRATION

Download the corresponding form, fill it out and send it to zirkozaurre@gmail.com

Sending of candidacies and contact

  • Deadline: May 31, 2018
  • Send the invitation form by email along with additional material that can support the candidacy to zirkozaurre@gmail.com.
  • The email of the application can not exceed 10MB.

Don’t hesitate to contact us for any other information or answer your questions.

Recipients

Circus companies with an artistic project in the creation phase. A maximum of 3 projects will be selected, with a maximum of 2 from Euskadi and 1 artistic proposal from another community.

Benefits

  • Assignment of space for artistic residency.
  • Help of between 1000 and 3000 EUR for the artistic or technical direction of the project, as well as for the expenses derived from the creation residence (displacement, subsistence, accommodation).
  • Advice on production, distribution and management of the project in residence.
  • Preferential and subsidized access to vocational training specialized in the Haztegia program.
  • Personal advice for the project (preparation of the sales dossier, distribution strategy, billing, etc.)

Commitment

  • Sample of work at the exit of the residence on the date stipulated Zirkozaurre.
  • Collaboration with the assessment and dissemination of the project (interviews, testimonies, surveys, etc.) and transfer of image rights for them, exclusively for these purposes.
  • Justify the amount received through invoices.
  • Comply with the social obligations provided by law, and have the mandatory civil liability insurance.

Criteria

  • Artistic quality and the innovative aspect of the project, in this sense, will take into account the intersection with other disciplines that can be developed in other fields of cultural economy, science and society.
  • Importance of circus disciplines.
  • Artistic / technical direction.
  • Project viability.

RESEARCH AND CREATION LABORATORY

This Laboratory focused on jugglers consists of a work and research process from which an innovative creation will emerge.

Recipients:

  • Professional artists from the circus world, preferably residents of the Basque Country / Vizcaya who wish to be part of this meeting.

Benefits:

  • Be part of the Research Laboratory, under the direction of a renowned professional of the circus (to be determined).
  • Possibility of meeting with other professionals of the sector with whom to start joint projects.
  • Laboratory of ideas for possible artistic creations.
  • Financial aid according to the number of sessions in which you have presence (according to the agreement of artists).
  • Preferential and subsidized access to the specialized professional training of the Haztegia program.

Commitment:

  • Sample of work at the exit of the residence on the date stipulated by Zirkozaurre.
  • Collaboration with the assessment and dissemination of the project (interviews, testimonies, surveys, etc.) and transfer of image rights for them, exclusively for these purposes.
  • Justify the amount received through invoices / payroll / receipts.
  • Comply with the social obligations provided by law, and have the mandatory civil liability insurance (in the case of self-employed professionals).

Criteria:

  • Artistic trajectory
  • Motivation and interest in the laboratory.

Recipients:

Artists or amateur groups that want to become professional in artistic creation.

By amateur we understand that the members have not belonged to any professional circus company, have not participated in any artistic creation that has been on tour or have made a total of more than 15 performances.

Benefits:

  • Receive formation for 3 months in all the circus disciplines offered by the school so that they discover and know all the disciplines. Once all the disciplines have been tested, they can opt for the specific ones they deem appropriate with the advice of the trainers of the space and continue to train until the end of the residency.
  • Accompaniment in a mini artistic creation (between 10-15 minutes), which must be done by each of the selected people.
  • Creation module. The different phases to follow in the creation process.
  • Production module (budget for the creation and value of the product).
  • Cultural Management Module (business form, administration, cultural market …).
  • Assignment of space for the creation process.
  • Possibility of confronting the results of its creation with other publics, exhibiting the creation in mediation programs in educational centers or other programming spaces.
  • Preferential and subsidized access to the specialized training program of the Haztegia program.
  • Personal advice for the project (preparation of the sales dossier, distribution strategy, billing…)

Commitment:

  • Collaboration with the assessment and dissemination of the project (interviews, testimonies, surveys…) and transfer of image rights for them, exclusively for these purposes.
  • It undertakes to follow the residency project in the period established at the beginning of it.
  • Availability for possible interventions that arise from the creation that takes place during the residency.

Criteria

  • Artistic Curriculum
  • Circus Disciplines
  • Motivation and availability
  • Other disciplines of other arts or fields of cultural economy, science and society.

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