Expressions of Interest Invited 28 February 2021
PolArt Sydney 2022 invite Expressions of Interest to participate in the upcoming festival.
PolArt festivals are for artists resident in Australia or New Zealand.
PolArt Sydney 2022 festival dates are 27 December 2022 – 6 January 2023, inclusive. Some festival events will commence earlier and continue further into January 2023. Early expressions of interest as encouraged as there are pre-festival opportunities.
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Discipline OVERVIEW
PolArt Sydney 2022 invites individual artists and ensembles that specialise in Polish folkloric performance (music, song and dance) to submit their interest in participation. Opportunities to perform at both larger and intimate venues will be provided for traditional full ensemble cast, and for smaller groups of performers or individuals. Performance opportunities will be provided for children’s groups through to adolescent and adult ensembles.
Expressions of interest for Folkloric Performance close 31 March 2021. Late submissions may not be accepted and if accepted may limit the participant’s opportunities in the festival.
PolArt Sydney 2022 invites authors, publishers, linguists and other related specialists to submit their interest in participation. Event opportunities include talks, presentations and interactive workshops surrounding the written word and Polish culture for adults and children alike. Focus will be brought upon the richness and beauty of the Polish language and its evolution through time.
Expressions of interest for Literature close 30 November 2021, though earlier applications are encouraged as they may enable participation in pre-festival opportunities. Late submissions may not be accepted and if accepted may limit the participant’s opportunities in the festival.
PolArt Sydney 2022 invites musicians, orchestras, bands, choirs, singers and individual artists to submit their interest in participation. Festival events may include performances, masterclasses and workshops for audiences of all ages. Folk, contemporary, traditional, classical, jazz and other genres will be considered.
Expressions of interest for Music close 30 June 2021. Late submissions may not be accepted and if accepted may limit the participant’s opportunities in the festival.
PolArt Sydney 2022 invites theatre practitioners to submit their interest in participation. Opportunities exist for performances, workshops and masterclasses for audiences of all ages. Short-form and longer shows, solo artists through to ensembles are invited to participate. Wide ranging theatre styles e.g drama, comedy, musical, cabaret or other are invited to be submitted. Specialists in theatrical areas not directly involved with the performative are also invited to apply.
Expressions of interest for Theatre close 30 April 2021. Late submissions may not be accepted and if accepted may limit the participant’s opportunities in the festival.
PolArt Sydney 2022 invites individual artists and collectives to submit their interest in participation, with opportunities for exhibiting works, presenting artist talks and masterclasses, and online art sales. The art forms that will be considered for display may include architecture, ceramics, decorative art, design, drawing, ephemeral, fashion design, glass, graphic design, illustrations, jewellery, mixed media, painting, photography, posters, printed digital art, printmaking, public art / street art, sculpture, textile art, watercolour and work on paper.
Expressions of interest for the Visual Arts close 30 November 2021, though earlier applications are encouraged as they may enable participation in pre-festival opportunities. Applications for inclusion in PolArt Sydney 2022 Visual Arts festival events will commence in December 2021.
1. PolArt will host a film festival and interested organisations with a previous history of facilitating festivals of the moving image are invited to apply. Please submit your application under “Other”.
2. Artists who feel that their particular discipline is not adequately represented by the above categories are highly encouraged to submit an application with a clear description of their specialty in the relevant section of the form under “Other”. This may include, but is not restricted to, such areas as performance art, contemporary dance, physical theatre, video art, multimedia or other hybrid art.
Expressions of interest for other disciplines have closure dates corresponding to the art disciplines outlined above, based on the types of festival events that the other discipline’s art is suited to. Specifically:
- participation in the folkloric performance events will require submission by 31 March 2021,
- participation in non-dance stage events will require submission by 30 April 2021,
- while participation in live music events will require submission by 30 June 2021.
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