fot. Wojtek Turzański / @Mechtal_Calling 

Friday 14 August 2020 to Tuesday 27 October 2020

The Institute of Music and Dance together with the British Council is continuing a cycle of dance laboratories addressed to disabled and non-disabled artists. Ten artists selected through an open call will take part in 3 online events with Claire Cunningham and one stationary three days’ workshop at the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Arts in Warsaw.

The selected group of 10 artists who will take part in the following activities:

  • 3 online group meetings with a Scottish performer Claire Cunningham;
  • 1 dance workshop lead by Paulina Wycichowska and Katarzyna Żeglicka. The aim of this laboratory will be to work on the movement practice. The workshop will take place in Warsaw over 3 days. The organisers will cover accommodation and one meal per day. Participants will be responsible for organising their own travel to Warsaw.

The programme will also comprise one-to-one mentoring sessions with Claire Cunningham, one of the UK’s most acclaimed and internationally renowned disabled artists. This opportunity will be available to several artists selected during the workshop.

A detailed schedule is available (in Polish) on the IMiT website.

The programme has been devised to provide participants with necessary time and space. Communications support will also be available, including translation into Polish Sign Language.