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Discover the Amazon rainforest and practice your art on spot with LABverde – Call for applications

Discover the Amazon rainforest and practice your art on spot with LABverde – Call for applications

Discover the Amazon rainforest and practice your art on spot with LABverde – Call for applications

Deadline: 18 February 2019

 

LABverde is an art immersion programme in the Amazon designed for artists and creators who are eager to reflect on nature and landscape. The programme will promote an intensive experience in the Amazon rainforest to explore the connection between science, art and the natural environment.

LABverde aims to foster the hybridity of expressions, it is targeted toward adventurous individuals and nature lovers: visual artists, musicians, writers, dancers and other cultural makers.

The core of the artistic research will rely on the Amazon environmental issues as well as its role for the planet's ecological balance. The opportunity to develop innovative studies in the cultural field will be mediated by a team of arts, humanities, biology, ecology and natural science specialists.

The programme will be held during the month of August 2019 and will last for ten days. The journey will take place in two different locations enabling a diverse scale and perspective of the amazon rainforest

The normal fee to participate is USD 2,900 – accommodation, meals and transfers included.

Flight tickets to Manaus and health insurance are not included.

Nevertheless, organisers will select five artists to participate in the programme for free. The condition for all modalities of grant will be discussed with the selected artist by Skype meeting. Participants that have been investigating the intersection between art and nature will be prioritized. 

The deadline for applications is 18 February 2019.

To apply, please download the application form here and send it to info.labverde@gmail.com with the following documents:

  • Minibio (max 200 words);
  • Cover letter / motivation letter;
  • Description of a project idea (max 300 words);
  • Portfolio (5 to 10 images) or links to sounds and videos.

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