Looking back at CROWD 2022

CROWD – international dance exchange is a collaborative network of dance organisations, together seeking to support dance makers who engage with communities as part of their practice. During the summer of 2022, the network supported its second cohort of dance artists to take part in a programme of residencies hosted by partners across Finland, Denmark, Germany,Continue reading “Looking back at CROWD 2022”

CROWD international dance exchange – Nottingham residency, October 2022

The final #CROWDdance 2022 residency saw dance artists Elsabet Yonas and Maya Dalinsky come back together for two weeks in Nottingham at FABRIC’s iC4C, from 12th – 23rd September. Find out more about their residencies, their work and how the experience of being in a new place impacted their artistic practice in the two filmsContinue reading “CROWD international dance exchange – Nottingham residency, October 2022”

An insight into Willie Stark and Bianca Hisse’s residencies

For their #CROWD2022 residencies, dance artists Willie and Bianca came together in Pottporus in Herne, Germany from 8th-22nd August and were reunited at Davvi – Centre for Performing Arts in Hammerfest, Norway from 29th August-9th September. Here’s a glimpse at what they got up to: Find out more about Willie and Bianca in their Q&AContinue reading “An insight into Willie Stark and Bianca Hisse’s residencies”

How Do We Gather Experiences?

This blog was written by Emma Jayne Park, facilitator for the Scottish CROWD residency with artists Alex McCabe and Stefanie Schwimmbeck. Writing is inspired by conversations that came up as part of the lab but has been written subjectively, from their own perspective as a community dance artist and facilitator. The hope is for anyContinue reading “How Do We Gather Experiences?”

The river is larger than its waterway

As part of CROWD 2022, I took part in residencies by Taikabox in Varjakka and Dance Limerick in Limerick with my dear artist pair Rita Marcalo. For me, these two residencies together formed a view on community engagement that has specific ties to locality and place. I think one of the nicest things in thisContinue reading The river is larger than its waterway

A Practice or Practices?

This blog was written by Emma Jayne Park, facilitator for the Scottish CROWD residency with artists Alex McCabe and Stefanie Schwimmbeck. Writing is inspired by conversations that came up as part of the lab but has been written subjectively, from their own perspective as a community dance artist and facilitator. The hope is for anyContinue reading “A Practice or Practices?”

CROWD Residency 2022 at TanzFaktur

A blog post from Nina Patricia Hänel who was the Facilitator working with dance artists Alex McCabe and Stefanie Schwimmbeck at Tanzfaktur, Cologne. From 16th – 26th August Alex McCabe, based in Glasgow, and Stefanie Schwimmbeck, based in Cologne, continue their residency at Tanzfaktur Cologne. While the first week was focusing on networking, visiting performances ofContinue reading “CROWD Residency 2022 at TanzFaktur”