The Art of Dance

The Art of Dance

The Art of Dance

A Govett-Brewster Art Gallery/Len Lye Centre Online Project
  • Mon 25th May - Thu 11th June
  • Govett-Brewster Art Gallery
  • Create a dance video, in response to or inspired by chosen artworks.
  • Free to Enter
  • Deadline: 11 June 2020
  • Submit using the link below.

The Govett-Brewster Art Gallery / Len Lye Centre has launched an open call for dance performances inspired by a selection of visual artworks from the Govett-Brewster Collection.

 

  

Digital Marae: Hinepukohurangi⁠
Lisa Reihana⁠
2001⁠

 

Playground 1⁠
Vivian Lynn⁠
1975⁠

Trilogy⁠
(A Flip and Two Twisters)⁠
Len Lye⁠
1977
Technix Group LTD, Len Lye, Len Lye Foundation, John Matthews, Leith Robertson.⁠

 

 

The opportunity is open to anyone who loves to dance or feels inspired to create and share a performance in response to visual artworks.


Everyone, of all ages, from novice or self-proclaimed dance lovers, to amateur or professional dancers, are encouraged to get involved.


Whether you want to just share something light-hearted and fun, or showcase yours or others’ dancing skills, we want to provide a platform for your performances to visual artworks.


Entrants have creative freedom to choose any style or genre of dance/movement and music to perform to (please read the guidelines and terms and conditions outlined further below)
You can also choose to respond to one or more of the chosen artworks if desired.

How to submit:
Entrants are invited to submit a dance video online, which will then be posted on the Govett-Brewster’s Instagram channel and website.

 

Submission Guidelines:

• Submit a dance video via a completed online form by 11.59pm on 11 June 2020

• You can respond to one, two or all three of the chosen artworks

• Please keep your recorded dance to a maximum of three minutes long. We recommend submitting clips 1 minute in length for Instagram.

• Any music used must be original and not include any third-party intellectual property (such as copyrighted material/music).

• Your phone's camera is fine to use for recording but be sure to use landscape orientation and shoot as wide as you can

• Let us know which artwork(s) inspires you.

• Entrants can submit a solo or group performance.

• Your video may be posted on Instagram, Facebook, and the Govett-Brewster website.
  Remember, only the first minute is shown on Instagram.

• Please read our Terms and Conditions

 

To enter, Send your dance video (up to three minutes long) in by 11 June, and we’ll post a selection online.

 

Submit your entry here

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<i>Digital Marae: Hinepukohurangi⁠</i>
Lisa Reihana⁠
2001⁠
⁠

Digital Marae: Hinepukohurangi⁠
Lisa Reihana⁠
2001⁠

<i>Playground 1⁠</i>
Vivian Lynn⁠
1975⁠

Playground 1⁠
Vivian Lynn⁠
1975⁠

<i>Trilogy⁠
(A Flip and Two Twisters)⁠</i>
Len Lye⁠
1977⁠
Technix Group LTD, Len Lye, Len Lye Foundation, John Matthews, Leith Robertson.⁠

Trilogy⁠
(A Flip and Two Twisters)⁠

Len Lye⁠
1977⁠
Technix Group LTD, Len Lye, Len Lye Foundation, John Matthews, Leith Robertson.⁠

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