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OPEN CALL

Call for application 2023
happynest #7

happynest #7 2023-2024

happynest is a professionalizing platform which supports the emerging artists in the Hauts-de-France region. It is an initiative of the SUPERAMAS collective. Each season, happynest will offer artistic, administrative, technical and production support to selected projects originated by young artists.


happynest supports emerging artists active in the field of performing arts, through a programme based on advices and mentoring in:

  • artistic practices: concept, dramaturgy, physical performance, research, etc.

  • administration: budget and/or grant application preparation, etc.

  • production: places of rehearsals, showings, technical advices, etc.


happynest will propose, in cooperation with the selected artists, a "tailor-made support program", based on its network of partners (variable throughout time of the year and seasons) and on a production budget.


Calendar
At the beginning of each year, an open call for projects is launched through the media in the Hauts-de-France region. In general, the deadline for applications is around end of January. The results of the selection are available by the end of first quarter of the year.


Season #7 2023-2024

  • send your projects before January 31st 2023, only by email

  • meetings with pre-selected artists: March 2023 (dates and place to be confirmed)

  • happynest artists selection: end-March 2023


Objectives
Consolidation and professionalization of an artistic practice:

  • networking

  • international development

  • visibility of the work (programming)


How to apply?

  • Send your project note, possibly with video links of your own previous or current work that could tell us more about your approach, (maximum two A4 pages) to: 2023.happynest@superamas.com

  • Specify the nature of the support you are looking for: artistic expertise, outside perspective, places for rehearsing, contact with specialists, administrative advice, production advice, etc.


  • Specify the progress of your project (writing stage, first research, beginning of creation, etc.) and partners in production.

  • Attach a short biography of the project's artists

  • Indicate the address of the association carrying the project (reminder: the association must be based in the Hauts-de-France)

  • WARNING: send all requested informations as a PDF, not in the email's body.


Who can apply?
Artist or group of artists based in Hauts-de-France (association or delegated producer based in the Hauts-de-France)

Production :
A financial contribution will be allocated to each selected project. This coproduction budget will allow the artist to cover part of the salaries, transports and technical costs.

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