Create a guerrilla radio broadcast with the help of the famed German radio art group LIGNA or sharpen your understanding of the media image of theatre with critical journalist Igor Ružić (in Croatian). Workshops take place between 06. and 12.09.2012 in Rijeka and are free of charge!

LIGNA: Everyday life radio
07.-09.09.2012
Workshop presenters: Ole Frahm and Torsten Michaelsen
Workshop dates:
07.09.2012 10-18.30h
08.-09.09.2012 10-14h

number of participants: 10
workshop language: English

The workshop experiments with forms of radio usage, that exploit the possibilities of the medium – its ubiquity, simultaneity and invisibility: participants will create radio broadcasts, that infiltrate everyday life spaces – like restaurants, shops, cars – in order to question their normality and the power structures, that sustain it. The radio broadcasts will be site-specific, they can either address the public in the spaces directly – the drivers in the car, the buyers in the shop. Or it will only talk to a conspiracy of radio listeners, which follows the radio and a ratio of its own.
The group LIGNA experiments already for some time with the effects a mediated – in most of the cases radio listening – collective can have on every day life spaces, which are either technically surveilled or regulated be the mutual control its visitors exert on each other. All these works have in common, that they regard their audience as a collective of producers.

LIGNA is a collective of three artists and media theoreticians, who produce radio based performing arts pieces. The common trait in their work is that they regard their audience as a collective of producers.

Igor Ružić: “Medijska slika kazališta”
06.-12.09.2012
Workshop presenter: Igor Ružić
Workshop dates:
06.-12.09. 15-17h
number of participants: 8
workshop language: Croatian
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Radionica u sklopu Zoom festivala u Rijeci 2012. fokusira se na medijskoj prezentaciji i percepciji izvedbenih umjetnosti. S obzirom da festival nije samo ‘mjesto’ prezentacije umjetnosti nego i njezine ‘provodivosti’ i prevodivosti, upravo na ta dva aspekta koncentrirat će se polaznici radionice. Oni u njoj postaju ‘gledatelji sa zadatkom’, pri čemu je taj zadatak širi, a možda i važniji od misije onih kojima se ta sintagma obično prišiva – kazališnih kritičara.
Radionica ostavlja samim polaznicima mogućnost izbora: multimedijska prezentacija, rad na tekstu, izvještaju ili ‘klasičnijoj’ kritici, te ‘međuformatima’ poput intervjua, okruglog stola, radijske ili televizijske/video kritike, eseja, crtice… Tijekom radionice naglasak će biti, uz ipak zadržanu dozu fundiranosti ili dubine argumentacije, na poentiranju i osobnom stavu, kako bi polaznici otkrili i svoje načine ‘čitanja’ kazališta te posljedičnog ‘pisanja’ ili govorenja o njemu.

Who can apply?

Young artists, theatre makers, students and journalists age 20-35 from
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Austria, Germany and Switzerland

Where do the workshops take place?

Molekula, Delta 5/1, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia

How can I apply?
Please submit the following documents by email to jana@drugo-more.hr
no later than 3rd August 2012
– your CV (in English, maximum length 2 pages A4, please include your contact)
– a letter of motivation, including expected benefits from attending the workshop (in English, maximum 1 page A4)
You may also include examples of your works.
Attachments must not exceed 7Mb
Please specify which workshop you are applying for.

If you have any questions please contact Jana at jana@drugo-more.hr,
00385-958961240

For the workshops led by LIGNA only English applications are accepted. For Igor Ružić’s workshop only Croatian applications are accepted.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 3rd OF AUGUST 2012.

We will announce our selection by the 6th of August 2012 and notify the participants by email.

What we cover
We cover economy-class travel expenses from Western Balkan countries to Rijeka, accommodation (shared room in a youth hostel in Rijeka) and access to all performances for the selected participants. The participation in the workshops is free of charge.
Unfortunately, we are not able to cover travel costs for participants from Austria, Germany and Switzerland.

About the ZOOM Festival
The 2012 edition of the ZOOM Festival for contemporary experimental performing arts in Rijeka, Croatia, offers a workshop programme to young professionals from the Western Balkans, Austria, Switzerland and Germany.

The festival, founded by Drugo More and held annually since 2010, was born out of a need for new forms of expression in the performing arts in the Adriatic region. In 2012 and 2013, we put the focus on the German speaking performing arts scene, which we regard the most vibrant and influential these days.

The programme includes four workshops that will address topics in the field of the performing arts. The workshop presenters are the art collective LIGNA – Ole Frahm and Torsten Michaelsen (DE), Janez Janša (SLO), Ivan Marušić-Klif (HR) and Igor Ružić (HR).

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