Manuel Vason workshop and WAKE festival performance documentation opportunity.
As part of WAKE festival 8th - 10th September ]performance s p a c e [ will be working with renowned photographer Manuel Vason to offer a dynamic performance documentation workshop. The workshop will take place e from 1st - 5th September in Folkestone, following which participants will document the work taking place across WAKE festival. Each participant will either be assigned an artist to work with for the duration of the festival or an evenings event to document.
About Manuel Vason: Manuel Vason’s artistic practice explores the relationship between photography and performance, presence and representation. He considers the capturing of a moment as an act of creation, a ritual towards the illusion of immortality, and an exchange between who is in front and who is behind the camera. The collaborative nature of his practice shapes a unique, hybrid art form and generates new vocabularies. His collaborations to date have produced some of the most iconic images of performance and his work has been published and presented internationally. Website.
Participants will be provided with a bursary of £100, food and assistance with accommodation if necessary.
Participants must be able to attend 2 out of the 4 WAKE program events taking place ahead of the festival.
These are: Rising 17th June, Vigil: Black 24th June, Vigil: Rite 29th July, Vigil: Earth 26th August.
To apply please send: A short letter of motivation, artist's bio/statement & weblink. To:
Deadline for applications 5pm, 31st June.
Successful applicants notified by 14th July.