Selected applications for mobility grants and fellowships

The board of the E-MOTIONAL Bodies & Cities project has recently selected the participants of the second round of Mobility Grants awarded in the frame of the project. A number of 8 grants will be offered as follows:

Cyprus
Kalia Maliali, performer/choreographer/dance educator, attending Dublin Dance Festival
Evi Panayiotou, choreographer/ teacher, attending Dance Umbrella in London

Ireland
Liv O’Donoghue, choreographer, attending the Open House Dance and Performance Festival in Limassol, Cyprus
Elena Giannotti, dancer/choreographer, attending iDans Contemporary Dance Festival in Istanbul, Turkey

Latvia
Inta Balode, dance writer, attending the European Dance Festival in Nicosia/Limassol Cyprus
Kaspars Lielgalvis, visual artist & set designer, head of “Totaldobže” Association, attending Temps d’Images Festival in Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Madara Daudze, manager of Olga Zitluhina’s Dance Company, attending the E-motional Forum/ Festival in Bucharest, Romania

Romania
Vlad Basalici, performer, attending Solstice in the frame of Cork Midsummer Festival, Ireland
Gina Serbanescu, dance writer, attending Dance Waves Festival in Nicosia, Cyprus
Georgiana Dobre, dancer, attending Dublin Fringe Festival, Ireland

UK
Hayley Durward, dance artist/ consultant, attending the E-motional Forum/ Festival in Bucharest, Romania
Rose Payne, dance artist, attending Time to Dance Festival in Riga, Latvia

The board has also awarded two Gabriela Tudor Felowships for the following applicants:

UK
Lydia Fraser-Ward, creative producer, will be hosted in residency by Dance House Lemesos in Cyprus in July 2012

Turkey
Onur Topal Sumer, dancer/choreographer/filmmaker – Dance Camera Istanbul, will be hosted in residency by Gabriela Tudor Foundation in Bucharest in September/October 2012

The call for fellowships remains open until August 31, while the call for Mobility Grants is still open to Cypriot applicants through March 30.

The board of the project gathered in Limassol during the second partner meeting of the E-MOTIONAL has been composed of Cosmin Manolescu & Stefania Ferchedau (Gabriela Tudor Foundation, RO), Elisabetta Bisaro (Dance Ireland), Tiina Ylonen (Dublin Dance Festival, IE), Ilze  Zirina (The Association of the Professional Dance Choreographers of Latvia), Leanne Hammacott (body > data > space, UK), Natasa Georgiou (Dance House Lemesos, CY).