eXplore dance festival #9

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4Culture Association announces the 9th edition of eXplore dance festival, which will take place at WASP – Working Art Space and Production & at MNAC – National Museum of Contemporary Art, from October 3rd – 26th, 2014.

Once more eXplore dance festival brings an intense and concentrated program to its audience, questioning movement and body presence, testing the limits of technology versus conceptual art and performance, and developing moving stories for a wide public.

The 9th edition of the festival also reflects the results of the international residency and production programs developed in the past year in Bucharest, by 4Culture Association and WASP, encouraging creative experiments beyond artistic borders, searching for new formats of trans-disciplinary art.

The performances program of eXplore dance festival #9 consists of a selected number of works, introducing strong voices of nowadays European dance scene to the audience. Using a variety of artistic directions and aesthetic influences, the program aims at building a new and necessary dialogue concerning the contemporary body with all its political, emotional and social messages. A body drained of meaning, looking for a new, upgraded content in a consumerist era. A body without any reference points other than its own brain.

A special, unique and non-conventional program dedicated to children, youth and family, including performances and workshops of dance, theater, new-media, creative drawings and games. Contemporary art seeks for a future, open-minded audience. And what better context for exploring it?

This year’s festival will present, throughout its duration, a selection of works from the X Platform exhibition, resulting from the newest international art residency for the research and production of interactive, new and trans-media projects in Bucharest, which is hosted by WASP – Working Art Space and Production and curated by Olivia Nitiş.

Find the detailed program of eXplore dance festival #9 here.
The eXplore dance festival #9 catalogue is available here.

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Tickets: Show tickets cost 20 RON – full price and 10 RON – student price. Tickets will be on sale 1h before the start of the performances on the evening venue.

Festival passes: 150 RON – full price and 90 RON – student price. Sold both on the spot and through reservation.

Stage and Playground performances and workshops: FREE entrance, upon reservation.
*The Domestic Products and Habemus Bebe performances are subject to the standard ticket rates, and will be charged 20 RON/full ticket and 10 RON/student ticket, per performance.

Please be aware that seats are limited, so we encourage you to reserve your free ticket in advance at office@exploredancefestival.ro. Reservations made in the same day as the performance will not be taken into consideration.

Master Classes: Registration will be made at workshops@exploredancefestival.ro, by sending a CV and letter of motivation before October 3rd. The selected participants will get free access to all Master Classes within the festival.

Useful addresses:

Main festival venue and offices:
WASP – Working Art Space and Production — Ion Minulescu street  no. 67-93, E building, 2nd floor, Bucharest.
 Acces: subway station Timpuri Noi.
MNAC – The National Contemporary Art Museum — Izvor 2-4, Parliament Palace, building E4, Bucharest. 
Entrance from Calea 13 Septembrie. Bus lines: 136, 385.

Additional information and ticket reservations can be requested at office@exploredancefestival.ro.
 Phone: +4031 105 3143.

Powered by: 4Culture Association and WASP – Working Art Space and Production.
A cultural project financed by: AFCN – The National Cultural Fund Administration, The Bucharest City Council Centre for Cultural Projects, ARCUB — București 555 Program, The Romanian Cultural Institute.
With the support of: Goethe Institut Bukarest, INTPA, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, The Embassy of Israel in Bucharest.
Media partners: 121.ro, Art Act Magazine, Art Clue, Art Out, B365, Ceaşca de Cultură, Citadinul, Cooperativa Urbană, Decât O Revistă, Designist, Feeder, Getlokal, Gingergroup, înFestival, Modernism, nicecream.fm, Orașul Meu, Postmodern, sub25, The Institute, Think Outside The Box, Veioza Arte, Weart, Zeppelin, Ziarul Metropolis, Zile și Nopți.

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