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Open Call – 4 Cypriot Artists to participate in the 2nd Young Artists’ Residency  – Athens, 7/5 – 16/5 2016.

Read here the Concept in English, Greek and Turkish
Apply through the Application and Guidelines

foto Ledaki

Open Call – Deadline 20th April 2016

Concept, Application and Guidelines

foto LedakiThe European Mediterranean Art Association (EMAA) and the Rooftop Theatre Group are announcing their second Open Call for 4 Young Cypriot Artists to participate in a 10-day Residency / workshop / exhibition, which will take place in Athens during May 2016, within the framework of the EU funded project “Confrontation Through Art: Contemporary Art as an Instrument for Reconciliation in Cyprus”, 2014-2017.
The Residency will be curated by independent curator Ms Evangelia Ledaki (Greece), who will lead a group of 8 artists, four Cypriot artists to be selected by the curator through this Open Call, and another 4 European artists to be invited. Cypriot artists have until the the 20th of April 2016,  to apply and will be notified of the selection by the 22nd April 2016. The group will meet in Athens, live and work together on the concept proposed between the 7th and 16th May 2016, and produce an exhibition.

where the sky and the earth touch (partial view)

exhibition poster

Exhibition_Statment_EN-page-001

exhibition statement

 

 

 

 

 

opening night all of us, artists, producers, organizers and distinguished guests

opening night
all of us, artists, producers, organizers and distinguished guests

EMAA & ROOFTOP with project managers

EMAA & ROOFTOP with project managers – opening speaches

http://listenagain.mycyradio.eu/audio/mycyradio-2016-03-01-50574.mp3

http://listenagain.mycyradio.eu/audio/mycyradio-2016-03-01-50574.mp3

EMAA and Rooftop are happy to open the exhibition “At the Fruit Stand!“, the artistic outcome of the second International Artists Residency Nicosia 2016 curated by Viviana Checchia (Glasgow, UK) with participating artists Abdullah Denizhan (Cyprus), Leontios Toumpouris (Cyprus), Beatrice Catanzaro (Italy), Sarah Beddington (U.K.) and Vivien Sansour (Palestine).

Afternoon 18:00NiMAC – Start-point of group-guided walk for all to EMAA Capital Art Center
18:30 – 20.30EMAA Capital Art Center – Opening of the Exhibition.open table discussion

 

The European Mediterranean Art Association (EMAA) is organizing together with NiMAC [Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Associated with the Pierides Foundation] andYiannis Toumazis a short guided walk from NiMAC to EMAA, to attend the public, introductory Open Table presentation and discussion, led given by the residency curator and the artists.
Curator: Viviana Checchia, of Italian origin, currently CCA (Glasgow) Public Engagement Curator
Participating artists: Abdullah Denizhan (Cyprus), Leontios Toumpouris (Cyprus), Beatrice Catanzaro (Italy), Sarah Beddington (U.K.) and Vivien Sansour (PalestinE) will be living and working together intensely for ten days, researching, exploring the island and producing their work.
Afternoon 17:45 NiMAC – Start-point of group guided walk to EMAA Capital Art Centre in northern Nicosia. Together with Curator and Artists.
18:30 – 20.30 at EMAA Capital Art Center. Open table presentation and discussion
The curator Viviana Checchia will present her concept and her interdisciplinary approach with 4 consultants (Sociologist, Cook, Architect, Geographer) as well as the artists selected. Open up the table for discussion and a brainstorming session on local food issues!
20:30 Evening group walk back to NiMAC to join an organised dj party with guest dj the young Cypriot musician Maria Panossian.
Viviaba Checchia fotoB Catanzaroviviana en battir

lenondis                                                                                                                                             S BeddingtonFirst meeting

Open CALL – Deadline 14th February 2016

Concept, Application and Guidelines

Viviaba Checchia foto

January 2016, Nicosia – The European Mediterranean Art Association (EMAA) and the Rooftop Theatre Group are announcing their second Open Call for visual-arts,
a 10-day Residency / workshop / exhibition
, which will take place during February & March 2016, within the framework of the EU funded project “Confrontation Through Art: Contemporary Art as an Instrument for Reconciliation in Cyprus”, 2014-2017.

The Residency will be curated by the CCA Public Engagement Curator, Ms Viviana Checchia (CV), under her proposed concept title ‘At the fruit stand! Three European artists are invited to participate in this Nicosia Residency, namely Beatrice Catanzaro (cv), Sarah Beddington (cv) and Vivien Sansour (cv). The Cypriot artists will soon be announced.

The two Cypriot artists will be selected by the curator through this Open Call. Cypriot Artists have until the end of the 14th of February 2016,  to apply and will be notified by the 16th February 2016.

The team of 5 artists (3 European and 2 Cypriot) led by the curators and supported by the project coordinators will be hosted in the old city of Nicosia. They will live and work together on the concept proposed from Thursday the 25th February till Saturday the 5th March, and produce an exhibition of their artistic endeavour. The exhibition will open at EMAA Capital Art Centre with the end of the residency on the 5th March.

Ozgul Ezgin
Argyro Toumazou

project co-coordination

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Animation-workshop Palepafos Castle,  Int'l Animation Festival at Kouklia

Animation-workshop
Palepafos Castle,
Int’l Animation Festival at Kouklia

Animation-workshop Palepafos Castle,  Int'l Animation Festival at Kouklia

Animation-workshop
Palepafos Castle,
Int’l Animation Festival at Kouklia

Animation-workshop Palepafos Castle,  Int'l Animation Festival at Kouklia

Animation-workshop
Palepafos Castle,
Int’l Animation Festival at Kouklia

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Animation – visit to H.Tsangaris Museum, Plataniskia

Animation - visit to H.Tsangaris Museum, Plataniskia

Animation – visit to H.Tsangaris Museum, Plataniskia

Animation - visit to animation workshop, Plataniskia

Animation – visit to animation workshop, Plataniskia