CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTER-FORMAT SYMPOSIUM ON FLUX OF SAND AND AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS in Nida, Lithuania

The Inter-format symposium, which will tak place from May 22 – 25, 2014, is a main yearly Nida Art Colony event which is a merge between academic conference, art festival and cosy performative meeting of interdisciplinary professionals. This year it is a part of the techno-ecologies project in cooperation with RIXC (Latvia).

At Nida in 2014, the Flux of Ecosystems of Sand, Water and Man will be discussed in depth and performed from sunrise to moonset during lectures, performances, site-specific artworks, workshops and collective dinners. To get an idea of the symposium’s nature and atmosphere please check it’s visual history and previous programmes

The participative nature of the symposium brings together 30-40 professionals for 3 days and nights to spend time in the intensive and productive sharing and working environment. Artists, curators, scientists, researchers and people from interdisciplinary background are welcome to apply. Selected participants are provided with travel grants (up to 350 EUR), accommodation and catering. However the capacity is limited and if you could also attend on your own expenses, please indicate in the proposal.

Please send your short text/audio/video/image proposal for the symposium with a short CV and portfolio (if applicable) by 15th February to vytautas@nidacolony.lt

Format: You should mention the format of your contribution (performance, lecture, talk, discussion, performative talk or walk, site-specific intervention, conceptual breakfast/dinner, etc.) and the preferred length and settings (inside (auditorium, kitchen, etc.), outside (beach, dunes, forest, town, etc), if any specific equipment is required, etc). Please indicate in the subject line: “Proposal for Inter-format Symposium”.

For more detailed information look at the call for contributions.

Curonian_Spit and Lagoon Satellite photo by Landsat (NASA) 2000
Curonian_Spit and Lagoon Satellite photo by Landsat (NASA) 2000