Draw to Perform

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drawtoperform@icloud.com
Name of Residency: D2P residency for Drawing Performance practice

The Draw to Perform residency programme for Drawing Performance practice.

The D2P Residency program is a unique opportunity for new and developing professional artists and art students to engage in the dynamic artistic discipline of drawing performance art. The program provides the foundation to develop drawing and performance skills and to translate creative practice into live action. This rigorous 15 days structured program of mentored residency includes one-on-one tutorials, workshops, intensive studio time, studio visits and artist talks by UK drawing and performance artists. The program is headed by artist and curator Ram Samocha, who is internationally acclaimed and the founder of Draw to Perform.

The residency will be located in the heart of Brighton, one of the most vibrant and colourful cities in Europe and a centre of creativity, vibrancy and progressive art. The program will also include guided tours to key exhibitions and art events in Brighton and London and will end with an evening of live drawing performances to celebrate and showcase the output of this creative time.

Residency Programme since: 2015
Description of Organisation:

Drawing Performance is a vibrant art form where artists creating art from mark making in front of a live audience. The art created combines elements of line, movement, space and time and is a celebration of energy and creativity.

Draw to Perform is an international community for Drawing Performance. Since 2013 Draw to Perform organizing international symposiums and festivals, work with and support emerging and established artists, hold various events, collaborations with art institutions, and run educational workshops.

Organisation founded in: 2013
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Independent Association/Foundation
Working Languages:
  • English
Presentation of artists’ work: Exhibition at end of residency
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 2
Number of studios: 2
Number of artists in residence at one time: N/A
Studio type and size: Shared studio
Accommodation type:
Shared Apartment
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Dance
  • Performing Arts
  • Music
  • Other
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Shared accommodation
  • Shared studio / workplace
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Meals
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Dance/Theatre/Performance Space
  • Library/research resources
  • Promotional services
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Companions Allowed:
  • N/A
  • Application process: Open call
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
    Do you provide the residents with any funds associated with the residency? (e.g. stipend, fellowship, production allowance): No
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Production costs
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • Public talk
    • Workshop
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    • Films
    Selection process: By curator
    Setting: Urban
    Nearest Airport: Gatwick Airport
    Nearest Train Station: Brighton Trainstation
    Street & Number: 22 Montague St
    Postal Code: BN2 1JX
    City: Brighton