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Open Call for PQ Studio: Festival

The Festival in association with Zlomvaz Festival will present around 20 main performances in DAMU’s DISK Theatre and Řetízek Studio as well as additional site-specific performances and installations that are conceived and created with students as the driving creative force, offering the opportunity for emerging performance creators to have their work on an international stage and receive feedback from industry leading practitioners.

We are looking for students and emerging artists from across the fields of visual and performing arts to bring their work to the heart of Prague, and to become part of the incredibly vibrant international community that comes together every four years for the Prague Quadrennial. More information in Attachment.

Important dates

Call Published: 30 April 2018
Deadline for Submission: 30 June 2018
Official Announcement of Selected Projects: 31 July 2018

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PQ Studio Festival Call for Applications

If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact Viktorie Schmoranzová at viktorie.schmoranzova@pq.cz.

Open Call for The Best Performance Design & Scenography Publication Award

The Best Performance Design & Scenography Publication Award during the Prague Quadrennial 2015 received wide-spread public recognition, expanding the visibility of a diverse range of publications created about and around performance design and scenography. On the United Nations World Book and Copyright Day, PQ is pleased to announce the call for the Best Performance Design & Scenography Publication Award at the Prague Quadrennial 2019.

Important dates

Call Published: 23 April 2018
Deadline for Submission: 17 August 2018
Official Announcement of Selected Publications: 1 December 2018

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The Best Performance Design & Scenography Publication Award Call for Proposals

 

Open Call for PQ Talks

PQ Talks is an exchange of presentations, forums, and discussions exploring all aspects of performance design. PQ Talks will follow the main themes of PQ2019 connected with the cyclical phases of the creative process: Imagination, Transformation, and Memory. Through these areas the curators seek to explore “scenography” in its broadest sense, investigating what scenography is, what scenography could be, and what scenography was.

Important Dates

Call Published: 4 April 2018
Deadline for Proposals: 31 August 2018
Announcement of Selection: 31 October 2018

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PQ Talks Call for Proposals

Open call for Performance Space Architecture Exhibition

Prague Quadrennial is asking architects/space creators and performance designers to participate in a competitive exhibition by sending us short videos about projects realized in past 6 years. All submissions need to show the space as well as how it is used in performance. All submitted videos must include a dialogue between the space creator (architect) and the performance designer/s or performers using the space. The documentary video can be made on a smartphone and shouldn’t exceed 5 minutes.

Important Dates

Call Published: 30 November 2017
Deadline for Submissions is Extended until 31 August 2018.

Attachments for download
Application Form
Open Call Performance Space Architecture Exhibition

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Open Call for PQ Studio: Workshops and Masterclasses

PQ Studio: Workshops and Masterclasses is a program of multi-day intensive workshops and exploratory masterclasses connecting established professionals with emerging and student designers. PQ is looking for professionals, educators, arts administrators, and emerging artists to lead workshops from all areas of the visual and performing arts – scenography, architecture , costume design, scenic/space design, sound design, lighting design and technology, digital media, projections, puppetry, technical theatre, dance and choreography, theatre theory, and fine art.

Important Dates

Call Published: 4 April 2018
Deadline for Proposals: 31 May 2018
Announcement of Selection: 31 July 2018

Attachments for download

PQ Studio Workshops and Masterclasses Call for Proposals

Formations

Formations includes artists of all genres who create clearly distinguishable art works rooted in pattern: patterns in time, space, sound, movements, bodies and/or materials. The performances or actions can be presented anytime day or night, for as long or as short as the artist wishes, and can occur once, or can be repeated at chosen intervals. Curators of the section are D. Chase Angier and Serge von Arx.

Important dates
Deadline for submission was on 28 February 2018.

Fragments

Fragments creates a space for a recognition and celebration of achievements of the most celebrated designers of each country or region whose work keeps inspiring new generations of artists and audiences.

Important dates
Deadline for submission was on 28 February 2018.

Site Specific Performance Festival

The particular interest of PQ 2019 Site Specific Performance Festival will be towards site-specific performances that respond to the specificity of the Prague Exhibition Grounds, and preference will be given to this work, although site-generic works, that have happened in many different environments or in any similar environments to this one, will also be considered.

Important dates
Deadline for submission was on 28 February 2018.

Open Call for Exhibition of Countries and Regions

The Exhibition of Countries and Regions has been the heart of Prague Quadrennial ever since. The aim of the next edition is to encourage curators and their teams to look at the exhibition design not as a separate entity, but rather as a site – specific collaborative scenographic task.

Important Dates
Deadline for submission was on 31 October 2017.

Open Call for Student Exhibition

The competitive Student Exhibition is focused mainly on students and fresh graduates of scenography. Its goal is to present projects where the leading force is intuition and instinct unlimited and unaffected by routine.

Important dates
Deadline for submission was on 31 October 2017.