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Flux Laboratory Athens
Experiment A: Open Call For Scientists & Choreographers

Experiment A – open call for scientists & choreographers. An opportunity for open-themed, transdisciplinary collaboration between one scientist & one choreographer over a two -month period.

Flux Laboratory Athens launches a new residency program aimed at choreographers and scientists-researchers with an interest in exploring the creative collaboration between artistic practice & scientific research. The theme is open and the primary aim is to synthesize a unique blend of research interests and people that leaves room for exchange, dialogue, inspiration and co-creation developing at the fringes of the respective disciplines.

One choreographer and one scientist will be selected for the period September 15th to November 15th in order to collaborate intensely over a condensed time frame, seeking – through their personal methodologies and interests – a common ground in order to transform their joint research into a choreographic outcome. The mission of Flux Laboratory Athens is to function as a unique “incubator” of collaborations that will gradually evolve outside its walls, providing experimentation time and resources.

The residency process will be followed and recorded by transdisciplinary researcher, curator and program engagement specialist for the international organization Leonardo/ISAST, Christiana Kazakou, who will act as a mentor, external observer and link between disciplines.

The Residency
Duration: 2 months (15 September – 15 November)
Location: Flux Laboratory Athens (Geronta 12, Plaka) & in various spaces after consultation
with the selected scientist.
Fee: 1200€ per participant
Additional fee for production costs: 2000€
Final outcomes: 2 presentations of the in progress research & 1 workshop open to the public
*Flux Laboratory Athens does not cover travel & accommodation costs.

How to apply: Applications
Applications can be submitted in Greek or English via email at athens@fluxlaboratory.com and must contain the following:

• brief expression of interest outlining: the reasons for applying to the call, your current research interests as well as what you hope to gain from this process. (max 500 words)
• CV
• for choreographers only: a sample of your work in the form of video (no trailers)
• any additional material that supports your application such as: links to online presence, examples of similar past collaborations, articles, lectures etc.

deadline: 1st of July 2022
more info: //www.fluxlaboratory.com/