hcmf// shorts: Open Call
hcmf// shorts is an opportunity for emerging artists to present their work to new audiences in the context of an international festival, and to be part of hcmf//’s dedicated mentoring programme.
hcmf// shorts takes place annually as part of ‘Free Monday’ (Monday 18 November 2019) and includes five projects from artists at the start of their careers within a programme of events that also features established artists. Free Monday is the busiest day of the festival, featuring 15+ free-to-attend performances of varying scales and lengths, and attracting 2000+ visitors every year.
Five UK-based emerging artists/ensembles will be selected from our open call for submissions, and, as well as featuring in the Free Monday programme, will have the opportunity to receive mentoring in the following areas:
Curatorial / Artistic development
Management & International Touring
Marketing & Profile Building
Digital Communications & Social Media
Press & Public Relations
Proposals are welcomed from all types of performers, including but not limited to solo and ensemble music, electroacoustic work, sound installations and noise music. Works can be especially composed or existing pieces, there are no age limits, and proposed programmes should be no longer than 20 minutes in duration.
For the performance, hcmf// can provide:
Music stands and chairs
PA: including mixing desk, microphones & speakers
Technician / sound engineer
AV (on request)
Travel expenses and two nights’ accommodation in Huddersfield will be provided by hcmf//.
See link below for further details.
Published on 23 May 2019