THE SPHERE PILOT PERFORMANCES

Purpose

Creating the very first performances made entirely through The Sphere new business model.

Artistic Residencies

Each Pilot Performance will get minimum 4 weeks of residency at one host partner
A residency is a timeframe at a space where artists have the opportunity to engage in artistic exploration informing a performance rehearsal.

Each residency will also host at least 3 expert researchers that participate to navigate the artists through the creation process as well as learning from it.

Work in Progress Presentations

Each residency ends up in a work in progress presentation

Rehearsals

Each Pilot performance will get a minimum of 4 weeks of rehearsals hosted by a partner
The rehearsal leads up to the premiere presentation of the performance

Each residency will also host at least 3 expert researchers that participate to navigate the artists through the creation process as well as learning from it

Documentation

P2P-Ethnography + Documentation Team.

Expected Outcomes

  • –Three artistic processes archived in The Sphere
  • –A starting point for an infinite amount of remixes and derivative works in The Sphere
  • –Artists, venues and audiences start to explore The Sphere
  • –New relations between artists, venues and audiences which might lead to further works and collaborations

Expected Outputs

  • – 3 new circus productions
  • – 9 artists with a first person experience of The Sphere’s new business model

Each output and outcome directly linked to an activity is to be found in the activity list.

Presenting Pilot Performances

Presentations:
The presentations of the Pilot Performances are both clear dissemination for The Sphere, the artists/companies and a unique example of artistic work created from, and inscribed back to The Anarchive dreamscape.

Presenting the performances 3 times each at 6 different occasions makes 18 pilot performance presentations. Later the performances will tour and create derivative performances through The Sphere distributed ledger funds and unique creative commons protocol

Artist talks:
Each presenting venue commits to having at least 1 public artist talk in connection to the performance.

 

The production of pilot performances are strongly linked to The Anarchive.

The Anarchive itself is a dissemination tool that Improves capacity by developing new skills for cultural professionals and promoting innovative approaches to creation, new and innovative models of revenue, management and marketing for the cultural sectors, in particular as regards the digital shift;
The Anarchive will allow the actors of the cultural and creative sector to adapt to the digital shift, encouraging the use of digital technologies in production, distribution and consumption/mutual stakeholding.