The following reports are arranged by type of activity and chronologically. 

EDN Atelier: Breaking the Habits: Rebuilding Sustainability

The theme of sustainability from an institutional production perspective.

The EDN Atelier was held in Sofia on May 10-11, 2022, and it coincided with Bulgarian Dance Platform, followed by Antistatic- international contemporary dance festival (Sofia) and One Dance Week Festival (Plovdiv). The atelier was opened to EDN members and others.

Read more about the atelier here.

EDN Atelier: Moving Ground

The theme of sustainability from the perspective of artistic practice.

The EDN Atelier was held in Athens on June 1-2, 2022, co-organised and hosted by Duncan Dance Research Center. Atelier was open to EDN members and others. Two different papers have been writen as reports from the Atelier. Dance theorists and dramaturgs Anastasio Koukoutas & Betina Panagiotara present an extended report, while Carmen Anne's report sums up the two-day Atelier. 

Read more about the atelier here.

EDN Atelier: Tools for Transformation

The environmental and sustainability questions and artistic practices in connection to climate change.

The EDN Atelier, co-organised and hosted by HELLERAU, took place on 7-8 July 2022 in Dresden, in the context of the “Cool Down” Festival of the Alliance of International Production Houses, dedicated to the environmental and sustainability questions and artistic practices in connection to climate change. Atelier was opened to EDN members and others. 

Read more about the atelier here.

 

EDN Carte Blanche Artist Exchange

Between August 18-21, 2022, CSC Bassano del Grappa hosted a Carte Blanche Artist Exchange. A 4-day exchange of artistic practices took place in the frame of the B.motion festival and was designed to build on the outcomes from the Empowering Dance Project by tracing the soft skills in dealing with unpredictability, flexibility, endurance, adaptations and creativity in the context of seasonality and climate change.

Dance artist and educator Stella Mastorosteriou's participated detailed written report can be found at the link below. Christoph Bovermann, coordinator of EDN activities, spoke with dance dramaturgs Merel Heering and Tyrone Isaac Stuart, who curated, led and facilitated the sessions for participants. You can listen to the recording at the link below. 

 

EDN Encounter: Support for the Ukrainian Dance Community

The event took place within the Czech Dance Platform, April 24-26, 2022, in Prague, hosted by Tanec Praha. In addition to the live gathering, the event was live-streamed on April 25, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. (CET, Prague time). The event was opened to EDN members and others. During the EDN Encounter, guest speakers shared different resources, indicating existing initiatives that are focusing on helping Ukrainian and Russian dance (artist) community. The discussion is summarised in the report written by Carmen Amme. 

 

EDN Seminar: Exploring Sustainability

Online seminar for EDN members only

EDN office and Board of Directors invited members to the online seminar on 14 January 2022. The seminar with keynote speaker Judith Knight (founder and former director of Artsadmin), explored the topic of ecological sustainability in the context of 2022 EDNext activities.

For more information click here.

Equity in Dance Production

What are we doing and what are we missing?

EDN and The Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform organized a seminar on equity and dance production, taking place live at Theatre Museum, Helsinki in the context the Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform 2022 on July 1, 2022.

More about the seminar is available here.

Perform Europe Open Call

1 December 2023 - 31 March 2024

the call is open

Perform Europe launches a new call for performing arts professionals and organisations across the 40 Creative Europe countries.

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