Producing Dance; A Panel discussion
Date & Venue confirmed
01.05.2019 | OH - Creative Space
Join the Swallowsfeet Collective and guests for an evening of discussion about the relationship between artist and producer as they look back at their 2018 research & 2019 festival: OOPS Festival. (www.oopsfestival.co.uk)
6:30 – 7pm: Doors & Bar Open
7 – 8pm: Panel Discussion with Q&A
8 – 9pm: Networking & Drinks
“We are an international alliance of artists, choreographers and performers. Our intention is to bring empowerment to independent dance makers through collaborative practice and international exchange. Together we endeavour to be a representative of their voice in the development of new dance. We bring multiple fields together for live performance, including visual design, music and technology with the body as the central form of expression. The artist’s voice remains at the forefront with the Swallowsfeet Collective taking a leading performative role in bringing both artists and audiences together.”
ABOUT OOPS FESTIVAL
OOPS Festival is a movement to be different, to stand up and make bold choices. The festival brings together exceptional contemporary performance and visual artists from all over the world, lifting the voice of the artist to the forefront in these unsettled times.
In 2018 the Swallowsfeet Collective undertook research into the needs and requirements of Independent Artists and their relation to wider trends. The intention for this was to diversify the ways we can provide artist to artist support; building a community by exchanging opportunities, artistic advice, running events, talks, online media, and through our festival (March 2019).
This survey raised many 'issues', one of which being the relationship between artist and producer, and thus producing dance! In this event at OH - Creative Space the Swallowsfeet Collective will host, alongside Nikki Tomlinson, a discussion on their findings with invited guest speakers from the industry and offer an open space for all possible ideas to make the world in which we work and produce more accessible.