Culture

Upcoming Events

Newsletter

Subscribe to Newsletter(s)

Asia-Europe Foundation will use the information you provide on this form to send you updates about our activities. Please confirm that you would like to hear from us through the following means:

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at info@asef.org. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.

ASEF supports creative encounters of emerging choreographers

Creative Encounters - 4th Edition (2014-15)

Through its Creative Encounters project series, ASEF is supporting “Dance Connect 2015” to mentor emerging choreographers in contemporary dance from Asia and Europe and commission new works.

In September and October this year, “Dance Connect 2015”brings together 3 emerging choreographers Ms Hemabharathy PALANI, Mr Prasanna SAIKIA and Mr Surjit NONGMEIKAPAM SINGHand 6 dancers in a residency that begins at Attakkalari Center for Movement Arts in Bangalore, India, moves to Mercat de les Flors in Barcelona, Spain, and concludes at O Espaco do Tempo in Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal.  The residency in each country concluded with a studio presentation and performance on 18 September in Bangalore, 2 October in Barcelona and 13 October in Montemor-o-Novo. The highlight was the performance at Festival Asia on 22 September 2015 as part of the Merce Festival Barcelona - Barcelona's biggest annual city festival of the year.

These young choreographers have participated in a 3-stage collaborative production process that encouraged multi-disciplinary collaborations with light designers, dramaturges, sound and digital artists for a performance. These works were presented in Bangalore, Barcelona and Montemor where discussions, workshops, presentations were tailored involving local artists and communities, thus increasing cultural mobility and community engagement.

Dance Connect 2015” has been selected for ASEF’s support through the 4th edition of Creative Encounters: Cultural Partnerships between Asia and Europe.

Articles

We use cookies to optimise the use of our website. Read our cookie policy and privacy policy. Yes, I'm ok with that.