NAF9/9Residency 2017

Nachom Art Foundation is based in Imphal, Manipur. NAF welcomes every art forms. We encourage everyone who wants to experience on different dimensions of art from different artists around the world.

NAF9/9 Residency is the first residency program NAF is organizing in Imphal. This residency is going to be a learning process for each and everyone who is participating. Our aim is to groom new artists from Manipur. It is going to be a space where they will be able to develop knowledge about future projects or their own production works. NAF9/9Residency 2017 program aims to bring together artists from across Manipur and to support their residency in creative explorations, investigation and professional growth within the exchange.

The NAF9/9Resiency is an open call only for Manipur-based choreographers, dancers, directors, actors or performing artists. We are also accepting artist with traditional, folk and classical background of art forms who are keen to explore.
Duration of the residency – April 9 to May 9th, 2017. All the selected artists have to present their work during this period of residency.

Facilities from NAF9/9Residency

1-We will provide you studio- workspace24hours at Yumpham Studio(2nd floor), Koirou Thongju part II. The size of the studio is 30ft by 60th with dance carpet, sound and toilet attached. We also have a mini kitchen 1st floor where you can have a break for tea or coffee.
2-Classes by professional and practicing artists – Dance, Fine Arts, Film, Self-realization class, lecture, Theatre, Martial Arts, and Music.
3-We have 8 mentors including a guest mentor from Bangalore-Delhi. Every mentor has their own unique identities and practice.
4- Each resident will have the opportunity to brainstorm about your new creation or research with the mentors.
5-Online promotion of the artists' experience through facebook.
6- All the final production will be showcased at 4 different venues. Any kind of honorariums will not be provided as it is going to be a donation based project for NAF.
7- We will provide each resident with their final production photographs and DVD.
Selection process –The selection of the artist will be done by artistic committee. We will select only 3-5 artists. The decision will be based on the motivation and concepts of the projects sent by the applicants.
Public presentation -The final performance production cost and facilities will be covered by NAF. It will include light, sound, space, publicity and media. But we request all residents to kindly use recycled props for your own final production work and minimal stage props. The size of the stages will be 15ft by 10ft to 18ft by 20ft.

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Send us -
-A curriculum vitae.
-A short Bio.
-A conceptual note.
-A letter of motivation.
-5 Photos of your previous works.
-Online link youtube or Vimeo (if possible) or send us DVD.(for your performance )

***Last date for submission - 28th Feb 2017**
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About NAF

Nachom Arts Foundation is an Imphal based establishment that focuses on contemporary art movements and practices. NAF was founded on May 8 2009 and established on May 9 2012. ....

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