Tanzpanorama 2012 ROUGH CUTS Festival


Tanzpanorama 2012

 ROUGH CUTS Festival

ROUGH CUTS is a yearly festival with a curated platform for choreographic works, installations and performances (up to 30 min) that has since 2011 included workshops, exhibitions and residency programs for artistic research and creation. The ROUGH CUTS Festival is a project of ID_Frankfurt / Indepedendent Dance e.V., a non-profit association for freelancing professionals involved in the creation, research and dissemination of results in the field of choreography and performance.


Residency time: ID_Frankfurt will provide working spaces for up to 5 weeks to artists wishing to present their work within the frame of the festival. During this period, different activities could take place according to participants initiatives, wishes and needs.


Venues: This year the festival will be hosted by two different venues: Frankfurt LAB and the art gallery Platform SARAI. The technical set up will be restricted. Please see information about the venues under: www.roughcuts.org!!


Eligibility: Every format will be considered (performances, installations, stage works, lectures, exhibitions or other). However, works to be presented on stage should not exceed 30 minutes.


You can apply with:

– an existing work to be presented within the frame of the ROUGH CUTS Festival;

– an existing idea/method/work you have already explored/practiced/presented to work on further during the residency time in Frankfurt and present within the frame of the ROUGH CUTS Festival.


Fee: A maximum of 3 people per project will be remunerated up to €1000.- each.

Preview:          Between 01.09.12 and 21.11.12            Possible Residency time

From 22.11.12 to 24.11.12                   Public presentation at Platform SARAI

From 29.11.12 to 01.12.12                  Public presentation at Frankfurt LAB

The complete program will be available online end of the summer. (www.roughcuts.org)

Applications should preferably be filled out and sent per email to: roughcuts@idfrankfurt.com

If this is not possible for you, please send it per mail to the following address:

ID_Frankfurt e.V. , Karlsruher Str. 5, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Deadline for application is July 1st 2012. The final decision taken by the curational board will be communicated to you by email end of July. Please make sure you include all the requested information in the application. Should you not have online visual material please send us a DVD of your work.


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