The Presentation Arts Centre and artist Kitsch Doom in partnership with Wexford County Council’s Culture Night 2021 are seeking expressions of interest from artists based in County Wexford who are interested to collaborate for a night of performance, spoken word, experimental theatre and alternative drag performance with multimedia artist Kitsch Doom. This is a paid opportunity.
Please fill out and return the expression of interest form below to firstname.lastname@example.org along with relevant supporting materials. Deadline for submissions is 4pm on Friday 20th August.
Kitsch is inspired by theories on gender, sociology, and posthumanism, Kitsch transforms themselves and volunteers into fictional characters through acting techniques such as improvisation and the Method. The performance will be a Cabaret style introduction to spoken word, experimental theatre and alternative drag performance with performers highlighting various aspects of their artform.
This performance is intended to be suitable for any member of the community seeking to deepen their understanding of alternative cultures and subcultures. This event will run as part of Culture Night on Friday September 17th, 2021 from 4pm till late.
Culture Night is an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. More information on Culture Night can be found here.
- Applicants must be professional working artists and their practice must be based in County Wexford.
- Three artists will be selected to collaborate with artist Kitsch Doom and present their work on Friday 17th September at 8pm for Culture Night 2021.
- Applicants must be available on Culture Night Friday 17th September 2021 from 4pm – 10pm
- Artist will be selected by a selection panel including Kitsch Doom, the Visual Art Managers at the Presentation Arts Centre, and a representative from Wexford County Council’s Culture Night team.
- The fee for participating is 250 euro.
- Applicants must consider the relevance of their work in relation to performance pieces that respond broadly to the themes of gender, identity, sexuality, and digital realities.
- Artists must adhere to COVID19 guidelines and Health and Safety procedures implemented at the time, this could mean moving the event outdoors.
Image: Loring (2021) self-portrait by Kitsch Doom. Photography by Magda Kaczmarska.