Moving Identities is a 3-year residency exchange for performing artists in six European countries. A total of 72 artist will travel between their home country and two other countries and will be part of creating a more sustainable, diverse and including platform for European identities in the performing arts. The aim with the project is to achieve greater diversity of identity represented in the performing arts across Europe and to strengthen underrepresented artists’ international networks and visibility through international residencies. Moving Identities will have its kick-off in 2023.
The six venues who will be hosting the residencies are: The Development Platform for the Performing Arts (Denmark), Vonk (Belgium), Nau Ivanow (Spain), HELLERAU (Germany), Davvi - Centre for Performing Arts (Norway) und Sõltumatu Tantsu Lava (STL) mit Vaba Lava (Estonia).
In addition to the residencies, five advisory partners will each have a role in working towards a more sustainable and diverse culture within the European performing arts. The ITI - German Centre is active in an advisory and consultative function in addition to the following project partners: CKI - The Danish Centre for Arts & Interculture (Denmark), Sustainable Performing Arts NOW (Denmark), Himhearandit Productions (Denmark) und DCI (Danish Cultural Institute in Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia, Estonia).
More information can be found in the press release.
The Moving Identities project is funded by The Creative Europe Programme.