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Argentina

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Wales Arts International Projects

Gaiman, photo Elen Roberts

Patagonia 150

06/01/2016

Wales Arts International and Arts Council of Wales have supported a number of projects between artists in Wales and Argentina during the past decade.

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NeXo 2015

22/02/2016

In November 2015 two musicians from Wales embarked on a long journey from Cardiff to Buenos Aires in Argentina in order to take part in a special new project called NeXo.

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International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Dalton, Gordon 26/07/2016

Gordon Dalton applied for support to undertake a one month residency in URRA Tigre, near Buenos Aires, in October 2016.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Rhys, Marged 20/12/2016

Marged recived support for her and the band PLU to travel to Argentina to perform at Patagonia Celtica Festival and collaborate with artists there in February - March 2017.

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Parri, Luned Rhys 07/10/2014

Luned Rhys Parri applied to travel to Patagonia in Argentina in November 2014 to research the people and the place to inform a new body of work.

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Arwel, Rhisiart 08/01/2015

Rhisiart Arwel travelled to Argentina in February 2015 to perform at the Patagonia Celtica festival in Trevelin and to meet with potential collaborators across Chubut.

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Catrin Webster

Webster, Catrin 15/09/2015

I received an offer of an International Residency, part funded by the host organisation URRA, to spend one month working in a studio in Buenos Aires, together with a group of 15 artists from around the world.

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Dylan Fowler

Fowler, Dylan 23/07/2013

Dylan Fowler performed a series of concerts in Brazil and Argentina, including Patagonia in 2013.

http://www.taithrecords.co.uk/

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Pinatti, Carlos

To travel to Chubut in Argentina to prepare and install an exhibition of the Wales/Tehuelches project at the Centre for the Visual Arts, also delivering a series of community workshops, in December 2008.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Procter, Deborah

Artistic collaboration on Teatro acustico projects with Universidad de Quilmes (Argentina)

www.riversandmirrors.com

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Adain Avion - Marc Rees

Rees, Marc

Patagonia 150

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Gynn, Nancie

Nancie Gynn's piece, Dark River, has been selected to be played at Encuentro de Arte Sonoro Tsonami, an international contemporary music festival held annually in Buenos Aires.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Gubb, Mark

Support for Mark Gubb to take part in a visual arts residency in Buenos Aires, Argentina, alongside 14 other international artists.

www.smarkgubb.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Thomas, Sian

For Sian Thomas to undertake a research visit to Patagonia as part of the development process for a large scale production for Patagonia 150 celebrations in 2015.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Gwyn, Richard

Support for Cardiff based author and translator Richard Gwyn to travel to Argentina to participate in the International Literature Festival Buenos Aires, the International Poetry Festival Rosario and to present his work at the Translators Club of Buenos Aires.

www.richardgwyn.com

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Atkinson, Tiffany

Tiffany Atkinson participated in the Wales - Latin American Writers Chain across Patagonia with Karen Owen, Richard Gwyn, Nia Davis, and Mererid Hopwood.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Davey, Holly

Application for lens-based artist Holly Davey to attend a month long residency with URRA in Buenos Aires.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Williams, Gwyn L

Gwyn L Williams was invited by the 2013 Encuentros Festival to give seminars and masterclasses for Argentine choral conductors in the city.

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Owen, Karen

Karen Owen participated in the Wales - Latin American Writers Chain across Patagonia with Karen Owen, Richard Gwyn, Nia Davis, Mererid Hopwood and Tiffany Atkinson .

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Hopwood, Elin Mererid

Mererid Hopwood participated in the Wales - Latin American Writers Chain across Patagonia with Karen Owen, Richard Gwyn, Nia Davis, and Tiffany Atkinson.

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Armenia

Shaun Herbert-Stamp

Stamp, Shaun

Shaun undertook a two month residency at Arteles Creative Centre in Haukijärvi, Finland based on the theme of Silence, Awareness, Existence, in November – December 2014.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Palser, Maja 24/05/2016

Maja sought funding to participate at the Hearing Art Seeing Sound festival in yerevan, Armenia.

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Australia

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Wales Arts International Projects

BIANCO: NoFit State | Photo: Seventh Wave

IETM Melbourne Meeting

31/05/2014

Four organisations from Wales, along with Wales Arts International, attended IETM (International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts) Asia Satellite Meeting in Melbourne in May 2014.

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International Opportunities Fund Projects

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Bonello, Gareth 29/10/2014

Gareth was invited to perform at Perth International Arts Festival and Great Southern Blues Festival, Feb 23- March 16 2015.

https://thegentlegood.bandcamp.com/

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Turnbull, Stephanie 23/06/2015

Stephanie's project was to visit certain parts of Australia in order to spend time with a number of practitioners, who she felt could add to her current practice and enable it to develop.

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National Theatre Wales 31/07/2015

In September 2015 Gavin Porter and Devinda De Silva were invited to attend the National Indigenous Theatre Forum in Brisbane, Australia – a three day forum where Indigenous practitioners from around the world come together with a focus on the advancement of the Indigenous theatre sector in Australia.

https://www.nationaltheatrewales.org/

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Brown, Carol 28/09/2016

Carol Brown was supported to enable her to travel to Sydney, Australia with two colleagues to collaborate with Ever After Theatre in November 2016.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Chambers, Gareth 20/12/2016

Gareth Chambers and his production assistant, Nia Morris, received support to travel to perform Llaeth/Milk at Yirramboi festival in Melbourne, May 2017.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Ladd, Eddie 01/03/2017

Eddie Ladd received funding to visit Melbourne, Australia to take part in the "We are Country: Summit and Creation Lab" at Yirramboi Festival in September 2017.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Mess up the Mess Theatre Company 01/03/2017

Mess up the Mess Theatre Company received funding to develop relationships at Yirramboi Festival in Melbourne, Australia in September 2017.

http://www.messupthemess.co.uk

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Valley and Vale Community Arts/Voices Down Under

Valley & Vale Community Arts Ltd

Alyson Evans travelled to Darwn, Australia to work with Darwin Community Arts with the support of the International Opportunities Fund. During her time there, she ran a workshop for children and worked closely with staff at the centre to share methodology, best practice and develop the basis for potential exchange and future collaboration.

www.valleyandvale.co.uk

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Peter Lewis

Lewis, Peter

Peter Lewis received support from the International Opportunities Fund to undertake a 21 day residency at the Lock Up centre in New South Wales, Australia. The work will focussed on themes of conflict and violence using new media and pinhole photography.

peterlewis-ceramics.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Treadaway, Cathy

Cathy Treadaway travelled to Australia with the support of the International Opportunities Fund to exhibit artworks resulting from a 4-year collaborative project, 'Shorelines'.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Alvarez, Ivy

'Wanderer' performance & response, with writing reidency component.

www.ivyalvarez.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Granjon, Paul

Project to support the artist to travel to, and contribute to, the ISEA 2013 (International Symposium for the Electronic Arts) in Sydney.

www.zprod.org

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Andre Stitt

Stitt, Andre

The Trace Collective of artists have been invited to Artspace in Sydney to develop new work in a residency, collaborating with two Australian artists, in August/September 2009.

www.tracegallery.org

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Robert Minhinnick

Minhinnick, Robert

With the support of the International Opportunities Fund, Robert Minhinnick travelled to Australia to attend the Goolwa International poetry Festival where he performed some pieces of his own work and also undertook research by collaborating with Australian writers Adrian Glamorgan and Dr Barry Hill.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Tyson, James

Spring, Autumn, Summer, Winter

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Theatr Iolo - Australia research trip - 2013

Theatr Iolo

Theatr Iolo received support to undertake a research and development visit to Sydney Opera House and Melbourne Arts Centre, Australia.

http://www.theatriolo.com

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Daniel Crawshaw

Crawshaw, Daniel

Daniel is a landscape painter from Gladestry (Llanfiar Llythynwg) in Powys, Wales.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Phillips, Ian

Ian Phillips to undertake a six week residency at Queensland's Centre for Visual Arts, Kick Arts, and to specifically work the Djumbunji Press.

www.reliefprint.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

James Tyson Productions

Application to cover the costs for James Tyson to travel to Melbourne, Australia in order to undertake a five week residency as a the main musical and songwriter (as well as a performer) with Ranters Theatre.

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Austria

Wales Arts International Projects

Sinfonia Cymru | photo: Richard Bosworth

Classical: NEXT

31/05/2014

Chamber music organisations, Ensemble Cymru, and Sinfonia Cymru were supported by Wales Arts International to attend Classical:NEXT trade show and conference in Vienna, Austria in May 2014.

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International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Theatr Cynefin

Labrinyth Carinthia

www.cynefin.org.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Mess up the Mess Theatre Company

Sarah Jones and Peri Thomas represented Mess up the Mess at ASSITEJ (International Festival of Theatre for Children and Young people) in Linz Austria with the support of the Internaiotnal Opportunities Fund. They researched and developed best practice in creating work with and for young people on 'Strangers International Youth Theatre Project'. Whilst there they also took the opportunity to network with world leaders in the creation of theatre for/with Young people and Children.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Joyner, Siriol

Application to attend a residency in Portugal with eight other choreographers from seven different countries that Sirol met whilst taking part in danceWEB in Vienna last year.

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Moore, James 24/06/2014

James undertook a month long residency at Atelierhaus Salzamt in December 2014.

www.jamescmoore.org

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Wales Arts Review 15/07/2014

Wales Arts Review was funded to enable Steph Power to travel to Bregenzer Festspiele 2014 to provide coverage of the event.

http://www.walesartsreview.org

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International Calendar Events

Small World Theatre

Creative In Difference

28/11/2010 - 30/11/2010

European partnership project with 6 countries exploring creative approaches to Diversity.

Literature in Flux - via the Danube

Literature in Flux - via the Danube

27/10/2011 - 29/10/2011

HALMA’s annual European network Meeting to discuss future events and policies and to celebrate the completion of the Literature in Flux – via the Danube project.

Belarus

International Opportunities Fund Projects

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Iwanowski, Michal 08/01/2015

Michal Iwanowski was invited to exhibit his work ‘Clear of People’ at Y Gallery in Minsk, Belarus.

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Belgium

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Davis, Eleanor

For Eleanor Davies to participate in the Sideways Festival in Belgium and create a series of performances and encounters as they walk across Belgium.

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Erin Rickard-Tongeren Residency-2014

Rickard, Erin 18/02/2014

Visual artist Erin Rickard received support to undertake a month residency in Tongeren, Belgium.

www.erinrickard.co.uk

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Young, Joanna 10/03/2015

Joanna was supported to undertake a three week residency at the internationally acclaimed arts organisation Work Space Brussels in May 2015, where she developed a new work, Don’t think about a purple daisy’.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Jenkins, Lowri 29/04/2016

Lowri is looking for funding to participate in Kinderenvondevilla Intensive Workweek in Dommelhof and showcase her work 'Invisible City'

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International Calendar Events

Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity (NPLD)

27/10/2010

NPLD International Conference – European Co-operation for Linguistic Diversity: Challenges and Opportunities

Brazil

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Ingham, Karen

Application from Karen Ingham to take part in a collaborative project between Wales and Brazil.

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Image by/Llun gan Simon Gough

Theatr na n'Og

With the support of the International Opportunities Fund, two members of Theatr na n'Og travelled to Rio De Janeiro to view a production of their play "You Should Ask Wallace". While there they observed methods of creating art for the communities that live in the favellas of Rio de Janeiro and gained an insight into the different methods of interactivity and inclusivity. They explored the possibility of initiating future projects between the two cultures, focussing on the combination of art and science.

www.theatr-nanog.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Dennis, Rea

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Harrop, Angharad

Support for dancer and choreographer, Angharad Harrop, to travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to present her work 'Cynefin' at the Danca em Foco Film Festival, and to develop her collaborative dance piece, Perguntas Atebion, with Brasilian musician Ruan de Vargas.

www.angharadharrop.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Jones, Sianed

Support for performance artist Sianed Jones to travel to Brazil to continue and develop her collaborative piece 'Border Country' with Capoeira Mestre Alexandre Teixeira da Silva to be performed in 2013, additionally supported by The Royal Shakespeare Company.

www.sianed.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Edwards, Fred Langford

To make a video of Alfred Russel Wallace's drawing of fish and to restore these back to the Rio Negro.

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International Calendar Events

Image by/Llun gan Simon Gough

You Should Ask Wallace

17/07/2011 - 31/07/2012

Production of Theatr na n’Óg’s play performed at Museu Da Vida in Rio de Janeiro for young people from the favellas. Collaborative interactive digital educational resources to share work between the two countries.

Bulgaria

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Zyborska, Wanda

Visual artist Wanda Zyborska took part in the Cross Point symposium of female international artists.

http://wandazyboorska.wikispace.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Jenkins, Paul

Paul Jenkins, one actor, and one documenter received support to go to Sofia to perform in the International Theatre Forum Nov 4-9 2013.

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Harris, Tracy

Tracy applied on behalf of herself, Paul Jenkins and Niyaz Saghari to perform Better/Worse at the Art Forum Festival in Sofia Bulgaria in December 2014.

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Cameroon

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Charles, Eric Ngalle 01/03/2017

Eric Ngalle Charles was supported to travel to Cameroon in July 2017, to organise 3 performance pieces between himself and local artists in Buea.

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Canada

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Wales Arts International Projects

CINARS 2014 Opening

CINARS 2014

24/11/2014

Wales Arts International supported 7 arts organisations to travel to Montréal, Québec from 17th -22nd November 2014 for CINARS 2014.

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NoFit State Circus - Immortal

NoFit State Circus

July 2010

The award winning critically acclaimed NoFit State Circus took tabú to North America for the first time in July 2010.

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Sue Corr

Meduse Residency

Wales Arts International and Méduse collaborated on a series of residencies for Wales based practitioners. Méduse is a collective that brings together under one roof ten organisations involved in the cultural and community life of Québec City.

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International Opportunities Fund Projects

Catherine Lewis

Lewis, Catherine

A 9 day artist visit to Montreal and Quebec City, QC Canada for research and development of an exchange project.

http://catjlewis.blogspot.com/

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Jones, John Sam

The North American Association for the study of Welsh Culture and History (NAASWCH) International Conference on Welsh Studies at the University of Toronto, July 30 -Aug 2 2008.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

HyperAction

This will be an initial research and development trip for Sue Williams director of Hyperaction.

www.hyperaction.org.uk

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Beyond Repair

Welsh Independent Dance

As part of the ongoing collaboration between dance organisations in the Banc d'Essai Internationaux collective, WID was supported by the International Opportunities Fund to select Cai Tomos as the Welsh artist to participate in Dance Roads this year.

www.welshindance.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Murphy, Julie

Support for musician Julie Murphy and the band 'Fernhill' to perform at the Celtic Harmonies International Festival in Qu�bec, Canada.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Murphy, Julie

Support for musician Julie Murphy and the band 'Fernhill' to perform at the Celtic Harmonies International Festival in Qu�bec, Canada.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Murphy, Julie

Support for musician Julie Murphy and the band 'Fernhill' to perform at the Celtic Harmonies International Festival in Qu�bec, Canada.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Neale, Tina

Residency Ecuador and Canada

www.tinaneale.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Foulkes, Lauren

Application from artist Lauren Faulkes to undertake a one month residency at The Banff Centre, Canada to develop her practice around storytelling and memory.

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Dave Ball

Ball, Dave

The project at Est-Nord-Est initially developed from Dave’s application to an open call for international artists, curators and writers to take part in their residency programme.

http://www.daveballartist.co.uk/

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Fowler, Dylan 13/05/2014

Dylan Fowler applied to Wales Arts International for funding to enable him to travel to Canada to explore Celtic music from Wales and music that has become part of Canadian Music culture with his collaborator, Shawn Trotter.

http://www.taithrecords.co.uk/

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Drum With Our Hands Ltd. 13/05/2014

Camera applied to attend and play showcase at NXNE in Toronto

http://www.drumwithourhands.com

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Davoren, Thomas 24/06/2014

Thomas Davoren was invited to participate in the Saskatchewan Brass Band Residency, 5-9 August 2014 in Canada as a guest conductor, clinician at the residency and a featured composer.

http://www.tomdavoren.co.uk/

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Disson, Joseph

Joseph Disson applied on behalf of his band The Undivided, who were invited to showcase at Canadian Music Week in Toronto, Canada in May 2015.

http://www.theundivided.co.uk/about/band/

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Edwards, Jonathan 08/01/2015

Jonathan applied for funding for him and his collaborator, Louise Evans, for two visits – Tokyo in March 2015 and Toronto in May 2015.

www.jonathan-e.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Dan Bettridge at NXNE

NXNE booked Dan for two showcases in Toronto this year which were his first international performances.

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Dyer, Kevin 21/04/2015

Kevin Dyer applied for support to collaborate with YPT Toronto on ' The Cupboard Under the Stairs' and then to travel to New York to continue on the next phase of working with Barbara Wiechmann.

Link to an external website

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International Calendar Events

Chapter Arts Centre

Song

11/04/2011 - 17/04/2011

Co-presentation residency between Zuppa Theatre (Halifax), Ranters Theatre (Melbourne) and Chapter Arts Centre (Cardiff), featuring work-in-progress presentations of two new works.

Chile

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Lighthouse Theatre Ltd 12/09/2012

Lighthouse Theatre Ltd applied to the international opportunities fund to support a trip to Chile and Uruguay to tour Noel Coward's works 'Mild Oats' and 'Still Life'.

http://www.lighthouse-theatre.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Roberts, Stephanie

THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL MOSAIC ART PROJECT 2014

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Gwyn, Richard 17/09/2014

Richard Gwyn travelled to Argentina and Chile to attend the launches of The Vagabond’s Breakfast in Spanish in those countries.

www.richardgwyn.com

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Lighthouse Theatre Ltd 12/05/2015

In October 2015, WAI supported the Lighthouse Theatre company on a trip to Chile, Uruguay and Patagonia – where they delivered workshops and trilingual performances with schools and community groups.

http://www.lighthouse-theatre.co.uk

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China

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Wales Arts International Projects

Gareth Bonello

Musician in Residence in Chengdu

10/10/2011

Gareth Bonello is currently on a 6 week residency in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China.

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Image by/Llun gan Yin Shuangyi

In Search of the Red Dragon

01/03/2008

Eight emerging visual artists from China were selected from leading universities in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chongqing to come to Wales in 2008 for a month-long residency at institutions and centres in Wales.

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Image by/Llun gan Iwan Bala

Celebrating The Red Dragon

01/03/2009

Three leading artists from Wales visited China in March 2009 as part of the ‘Celebrating the Red Dragon’ initiative, supported by Wales Arts International (WAI) and British Council. The Welsh artists selected were Iwan Bala, Mary Lloyd Jones and Christine Mills.

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Wales - China 2017

July 2016 marked the beginning of a new piece of work for Wales Arts International, looking at and bringing together organisations and individuals from the cultural sphere that has an interest or relationship connecting Wales and China.

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International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Creighton Griffiths, Benjamin 14/03/2017

Ben Creighton-Griffiths received funding to travel to the World Harp Congress in Hong Kong in July 2017, where he has been invited to perform.

Link to an external website

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Volcano Theatre Company Ltd 14/03/2017

Volcano received support to travel to Taipei to perform SEAGULLS at the World Stage Design Festival in July 2017.

http://www.volcanotheatre.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Wells, Meri

International Academy of Ceramics

www.carrog.co.uk/wells.htm

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Naish, Jessica

Creative Trade: Wales & China Participatory Theatre Exchange In Feb - March 2009 A collaborative project with Hua Dan a participatory theatre company in China.

Link to an external website

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Heeney, Gwen

A 2 month residency in China comprising the following: Research, Residency and Exhibition of new site specific ceramics at the Fu-Le International Museum of Ceramic Art.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

James, Dafydd

Members of Mess up the Mess were supported by the International Opportunities Fund to travel to Hong Kong to participate in Strangers 2 - an international script writing and performance project involving collaboration between young people and professional artists from Wales, New Zealand, Australia and Hong Kong.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Davidson, Glenn

Artstation travelled to Hong Kong to present their work at a conference in Hong Kong university and develop contacts in the area.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Emanuel, Paul

Owen, Fern and Paul will return to Xiamen to further the development of their collaborative research with partners they met through their previous trip which was supported by Wales Arts International.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Easterby, Jony

For visual artist Jony Easterby to participate in Powerplant, a group show of over 30 sound and light installations set in botanical gardens all over the world, which will travel to three major International Festivals in Sydney, Hong Kong and Hobart.

www.jonyeasterby.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Missaghian, Fleur

Support for Creative Voice to collaborate with Hua Dan theatre in China, to develop and deliver performance and voice projects with young survivors of the Sichuan rural earthquake.

www.creativevoicewales.wordpress.com

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Williams, Sue

Sue Williams received support to travel to Shangshung to undertake workshops and talks as part of her participation in the Open Books Plus exhibition at Shangshung Museum of Contemporary Art.

www.nomorepink.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Summers, Sian

For Sian Summers and Jessica Naish to travel to China to collaborate with Hua Dan, a participatory theatre company working with migrant women in China, to develop a series of creative investigations and workshops.

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Matthew Cook

Cook, Matthew

Matthew had been involved in a cultural exchange between Wales and Hong Hong through Chapter Arts Centre’s Experimentica festival and was looking to continue to build partnerships already created.

http://sciencefidelity.co.uk/

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Husted, Mary

The Open Books Plus project was founded originally from an exhibition idea put together by Mary Husted.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Rhydderch, Francesca 07/01/2014

Beijing Bookworm International Festival 2014

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The Lumen Prize Exhibition 22/04/2014

The Lumen Prize took their digital art exhibition to Hong Kong in June 2014, displaying 50 works from the Lumen Prize Exhibition and an installation by the winner of the Founder’s Prize, Genetic Moo in collaboration with Hong Kong artists.

http://www.lumenprize.com

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Colombia

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Gwyn, Richard

Richard Gwyn was supported to participate in the Poetry Festival of Medellin in Colombia and to work with Colombian poets in Bogata.

www.richardgwyn.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Vasquez, Carolina

For Carolina Vasquez and Bethan Marlow to develop pro-proyeccion, a cross artform project in Baranquilla, Colombia working with local artists and community.

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Cook Islands

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Downing, Richard 31/03/2015

Richard travelled to develop and present work in extraordinary locations and circumstances at the Oceanic Performance Biennial, Rarotonga, Cook Islands in June 2015.

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Croatia

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Coed Hills

Support for Coed Hills' artist group to visit Zadar, Croatia to research a project exploring connections between the St Donats Churches in the Vale of Glamorgan and Zadar with view to exhibit a site specific piece at St Donats Church, Vale of Glamorgan in 2012.

www.coedhills.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Wales Literature Exchange

For four writers from Wales - Jon Gower, Owen Martell, Deborah Kay Davies and Rachel Tresize - to participate in the European Short Story Festival in Croatia, with Wales as guest of honour in 2013.

http://www.waleslitexchange.org

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Cuba

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Greenhalgh, Jill

Jill Greenhalgh received funding to travel to Cuba to collaborate with Cuban and international artists at Magdalena sin Frontieras in January 2018.

Link to an external website

Cyprus

Karin-Diamond and Steve Sullivan - Cyprus International Film Festival - 2013

Sullivan, Steve 15/10/2013

Co-writers/co-directors Steve Sullivan and Karin Diamond were supported to attend the World Premiere of a significant new independent feature film from Wales, Happy Hours at an international film festival (8th Cyprus International Film Festival) 25-28 October 2013.

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Czech Republic

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Lloyd, Nick

Following from the Interventions 08 project, Nick Lloyd will attend the Horice Stone Carving Symposium in Czech Republic with the support of the International Opportunities Fund.

www.axisweb.org

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NoFit State BIANCO Prague Silks - Photo by Emily Nicholl

NoFit State Community Circus Ltd 31/03/2015

WAI supported the presentation of NoFit States large-scale tented contemporary circus production BIANCO as part of the Letni Letna Festival programme in August 2015.

http://www.nofitstate.org

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International Calendar Events

Daniel Blaufuks

The Silent Village

12/01/2012 - 09/04/2012

Ffotogallery's exhibition, 'The Silent Village', has opened at DOX Contemporary Art Centre in Prague.

Denmark

Wales Arts International Projects

Eric van Nieuwland

Womex 2010 Copenhagen

From the 27-31 October 2010, Wales Arts International and Welsh Music Foundation worked together to present a showcase of music from Wales at Womex 2010.

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The Gentle Good

WOMEX 2009 Copenhagen

Wales Arts International and Welsh Music Foundation attended WOMEX in Copenhagen at the end of October 2009.

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Theatr Nanog

Research Visit to ASSITEJ 2011

With the support of Wales Arts International a group of venue programmers and freelance directors undertook a research visit to ASSITEJ 2011 in Denmark, an international organisation dedicated to theatre for young people.

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International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Speight, Angela

For ceramicist Angela Speight to undertake a six week residency at the International Ceramic Research Centre in rural Denmark.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Clwyd Theatr Cymru TYP

Support for Clwyd Theatre Cymru to attend the 2011 ASSITEJ International 17th World Congress in Denmark and Sweden as a network member and to develop links for the Small Nations collaborative project planned for 2013/2014.

www.clwyd-theatr-cymru.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Mess up the Mess Theatre Company

Support for Sarah Jones and Peri Thomas to represent Mess Up the Mess Theatre Company at the 2011 ASSITEJ International 17th World Congress in Denmark and Sweden.

www.messupthemess.co.uk

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Duncan Ayscough

Ayscough, Duncan

A Residency at Guldergaad International Ceramic Centre, Denmark.

www.duncanayscough.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Penrhyn-Jones, Sara

Sara Jones to visit the Uummannaq Polar Instuitute in Greenland between July 10th-30th to film scientists and the local community.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Griffiths, Catrin

Catrin Griffiths (Ceramicist) was supported to participate in 6 week residency in Guldagergaard International Research Centre in Denmark.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Oakes, Brenda

Collaboration & Exchange, Denmark

www.brendaoakes.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Carter, Ruth

Following from Interventions 08, Ruth continued the collaboration and cross cultural dialogue between the rural areas of west Jutland, Denmark and Powys, Wales.

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Oriel Davies

Oriel Davies Gallery

With the support of the International Opportunities Fund, Tom Gilhespy and Amanda Farr of Oriel Davies travelled to undertake research and development for an international visual arts exchange between Estonia, Wales and Denmark.

www.orieldavies.org

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International Calendar Events

Clwyd Theatr Cymru

17th Assitej World Congress “Building Bridges, Crossing Borders”

20/05/2011 - 29/05/2011

International Performing Arts Festival for Young Audiences, including seminars and workshops for professional practitioners in the sector.

9Bach by/gan Eric van Nieuwland

WOMEX 2010

27/10/2010 - 31/10/2010

The trade event for the world music market.

Dominican Republic

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Pickles, Cherry

Cherry Pickels developed a collaborative project with 2 Dominican Republic artists and 2 international artists and writers during a 3 month residency Altos de Chavon in the Dominican Republic.

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