PACT SALON: CURATOR CARLA ZIMBLER and MIKAELA STAFFORD

16 March |  PACT

PACT Salon: SLURP! is an exploration of sensory response and nostalgia, engaging with the five senses to fully engage and immerse the body in a liminal space. It encourages self-discovery, asking the audience to peer inwards, meditate on sensations of touch, taste, sight, smell and sound as they weave between A/V chambers that inspire dialogue and emotional connectedness. SLURP! is both a study of sensory processing and an environment that provides sanctum from external noise and visual disturbance.

ARTIST CALL OUT
Carla and Mikaela are looking for early career performance, movement, sound, visual and media artists to join a stellar line up of artists whose works trigger and stimulate our senses.

First Nations peoples, female identifying and non-binary artists are encouraged to apply.

We are open to applications for completed works or ideas that will be ready to go for the first PACT Salon of 2019 on the 16th of March. Please note this is a paid opportunity - a nominal fee to be negotiated with the curators.

Application are due Friday 8 February but we encourage you to apply early.

More information and application form here.

PACT Salons are one-night mini-festivals showcasing new works by Sydney's most compelling early career performance, visual and media artists. Salons are where art, party and critical dialogue collide to a unique interactive experience. Salons encourage artists and audiences to be curious, daring and inquisitive. PACT is producing four Salons in 2018, each one programmed by a different curatorial team.

The first Salon for 2019 will be dance and media inspired festival showcasing emerging dancers and media artists. More details and the full line will be released soon.

PACT Salons are supported by the City of Sydney through the Festival Grants Program, the NSW State Government through Create NSW and the Erko Hotel.


Photo credit: Genevieve French.

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