16 Dec 2018

Copenhagen | Metropolis Residencies 2019 call

Call for 15 artists working with performing arts for Metropolis Residencies 2019, an international site-specific residency programme in Copenhagen.

Metropolis Residency is a unique international urban residency programme in Copenhagen aimed at performing artists with an interdisciplinary approach, researching, creating and producing in public space and the public realm.

In 2019, Metropolis organises three residencies of one month. Each residency will have a specific focus and each residency will be for five participants.

2-30 June 2019:
Narrating the City
How can we re-write and re-narrate the city and give place to other voices?

The residency is for writers, dramaturgs, performers, directors and documentarists .. (see guidelines for full details)

30 June-28 July 2019:
Sensing the City
Exploring and mapping the city with a sensuous approach.

We are interested to invite artists who question how we map, deconstruct and reconstruct the city ... (see guidelines for full details)

11 August-8 Sept. 2019:
Choreographing the City
Moving in and with the city, relating the human body to the city’s flow and the choreography of the everyday.

The residency is for choreographers, dancers and a broad spectrum of movement practitioners within contemporary circus, parkour, etc.... (see guidelines for full details)

Deadline for applications: 16 Dec. 2018

NB! Please read the call thoroughly before applying and be sure that your artistic practice fits the residency theme you are applying for.

Metropolis is an international platform for urban creation with a clear focus on working in the existing urban environment. We have worked site-specifically since 1981 with more than 200 creations on 125 sites/situations. From street theatre over location-based performance, site-specific creations, community based work, urban interventions and immersive installations.

The artistic programme of Metropolis 2019 will run from May to September, and the residencies will be connected to this programme.



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