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Kenya

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Edwards, Glenn

Glenn Edwards applied for funding to travel to Kenya to collaborate with filmmaker Joan Kabugu and her team on Can you Hear Me project, working with the deaf community.

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International Calendar Events

Hay Festivals

Storymoja Hay Festival Nairobi

01/10/2010 - 03/10/2010

Hay Festival presents writers, poets, and campaigners at the second annual Storymoja festival in the heart of Nairobi.

Korea

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Creu Cymru - The Touring Agency for Wales

Support for Creu Cymru, The Development Agency for Theatres and Arts Centres in Wales, to attend the Performing Arts Market Seoul (PAMS), Korea, with a view to research and discover new Korean arts to showcase in Wales and forge partnerships for exchange.

www.creucymru.co.uk

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Music Theatre Wales 13/05/2014

Music Theatre Wales applied for funding to enable one of the Artistic directors of the company, Michael McCarthy, to undertake a research and development visit to Tongyeong and Seoul ahead of taking a performance there.

http://www.musictheatrewales.org.uk

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Music Theatre Wales

Music Theatre Wales was invited by the Tongyeong International Music Festival (TIMF) in South Korea to present three performances of GREEK by Mark-Anthony Turnage in April 2015 – the Asian premiere of the opera and first visit to the region for the company.

http://www.musictheatrewales.org.uk

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Ty Cerdd - Music Centre Wales 24/05/2016

Ty Cerdd received support to send composer Peter Reynolds to attend World Music Days 2016 in Korea.

http://www.tycerdd.org

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Williams, Tomos 14/02/2017

Tomos Williams was supported to travel with the rest of the Welsh members of the band Khamira to perform a showcase at Seoul Music Week during May 2017

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Kyrgystan

WalesPENCymru

Wales PEN Cymru 17/09/2014

Sally Baker represented Wales PEN Cymru as a delegate at the 2014 PEN International Congress in Bishek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Lithuania

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Chapter

Aura Dance Theatre, in partnership with Chapter, hosted a two week development period in Lithuania in October 2013 where Wales based choreographer Deborah Light worked to create a 15 to 20 minute piece which was performed during the company's visit to Cardiff later in the month.

http://www.chapter.org

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International Calendar Events

Llenyddiaeth ar Draws Ffiniau / Literature Across Frontiers

Druskininkai translation workshop and festival

05/10/2011 - 07/10/2011

Word Express poets Karen Owen (Wales) and Pelin Özer (Turkey) will join Lithuanian poets Marius Burokas and Donatas Petrošius to explore and translate each others' work at a workshop hosted by Books from Lithuania this autumn.

Luxembourg

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Ty Cerdd - Music Centre Wales

Ty Cerdd was able to develop activities for the national youth music with NYWOW through tuition, new repertoire and concerts in Luxembourg.

www.tycerdd.co.uk

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Macedonia

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Skoulding, Zoe

Support for poet Dr Zoe Skoulding to participate in and represent Poetry Wales at Struga Poetry Evenings, Macedonia.

parkingnonstop.com

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International Calendar Events

Roy Campbell-Moore

Spring 2011 International Tour

14/04/2011 - 23/04/2011

International tour of National Dance Company Wales’ repertory in Macedonia and Italy.

Malaysia

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Meri Wells - Ceramic Symposium - 2014

Wells, Meri 28/01/2014

Meri Wells received funding to enable her to attend an artist in residency programme at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak in March 2014.

www.carrog.co.uk/wells.htm

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Lawrence, Wendy 18/02/2014

Ceramicist Wendy Lawrence was supported to participate in a two week residency at the University Malaysia Sarawak in March 2014.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Hopkinson, Joseph 26/07/2016

Joseph Hopkinson applied for WAI support to undertake a residency at Kasongan Studio in October 2016 ahead of presenting at the 2016 Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennial.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Williams, Bedwyr

Bedwyr Williams is looking for support to travel to Singapore in November 2017, to oversee the installation of his exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Arts and make new connections.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Williams, Bedwyr 20/09/2017

Bedwyr Williams is looking for support to travel to Singapore in November 2017, to oversee the installation of his exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Arts and make new connections.

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Mali

Music on the move

Music on the Move

Music on the Move facillitatated a collaboration in Mali between two young Kora players from Wales and Mali, alongside mentoring from Toumani Diabate and performance opportunities.

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Mauritius

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Copp, Gemma 14/06/2016

Gemma was supported to undertake a period of research and development in Mauritius as a part of the Ephemeral Coast project in association with Mission Gallery.

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Mexico

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Griffiths, Owen

Owen Griffiths and Fern Thomas to visit Morelia in Mexico in September/October 2008 as part of Identidades 04, exploring the role of food as an integral experience of identity and memory.

www.axisweb.org/artist/owengriffiths

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Bowen, Robin 25/08/2015

Robin Huw Bowen travelled to Durango, Mexico to participate in the Festival Latinoamericano de Arpa in October 2015.

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Cynan Jones, La Tejonera 2014

Wales Literature Exchange

This was a project to enable Cynan Jones to attend Guadalajara Book Fair in December 2014.

http://www.waleslitexchange.org

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Wales PEN Cymru

Wales Arts International funding allowed Dylan Moore to travel to Mexico City on behalf of Wales PEN Cymru to participate not only in PEN Pregunta, a one-off public event which provided a platform for international writers and journalists to speak up for persecuted colleagues in Mexico, but also to participate in the Summit of the Americas, a major meeting of PEN International centres across the Americas and beyond.

http://www.walespencymru.org

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Gwyn, Richard 05/09/2016

Richard Gwyn was funded to participate in the Guadalajara FIL to launch his anthology of Latin American poetry, The Other Tiger, and to promote the Spanish translation of his Selected Poems and The Vagabond's Breakfast in November 2016.

www.richardgwyn.com

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Mexico

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Fraser, Simon

To attend world forum for acoustic ecology conference in Mexico City.

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Morocco

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Palser, Marega

Marega Palser received funding to present 'Sometimes We Look' an exhibition of movement, drawing and animation at Fez International Dance Festival, Morocco.

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Netherlands

Original Print Place - Amsterdam - 2013

The Original Print Place

Storytellers Guto Dafis and Lauren were supported create a storytelling event to coincide with their Welsh Contemporary Print Exhibition that was held at Galerie Josine Bokhoven in Amsterdam.

http://www.theoriginalprintplace.co.uk

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Swnami, Eurosonic 2015

Davies, Ifan J

Swnami were invited to showcase at Eurosonic Noorderslag Festival in the Netherlands in January 2015.

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Sinfonia Cymru 31/03/2015

Sinfonia Cymru’s Chief Executive, Sophie Lewis, was funded to attend Classical Next Conference in Rotterdam in May 2015.

http://www.sinfoniacymru.co.uk

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Wales PEN Cymru 21/04/2015

PEN Cyrmu were supported to participate in 2 PEN International Conferences: Simon Mundy at the Writers for Peace in Slovenia and Caroline Stockford at the Writers in Prison in Amsterdam.

http://www.walespencymru.org

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Berney, Hannah 27/10/2015

Hannah Berney, aka Violet Skies, was invited to showcase at Eurosonic Noorderslag Festival in the Netherlands in January 2016.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Theatr Ardudwy Ltd 24/05/2016

Theatre Ardudwy applied for funding to develop and present 'Fragments' at Terschellings Oerol Festival.

http://www.theatrharlech.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Theatr Ardudwy Ltd 16/08/2016

Theatr Ardudwy were supported for actor, Dyfan Roberts and Paul and Siri who are staff of Theatr Ardudwy, to participate in the final element of the project, Fragments of Journeys Towards the Horizon, in Rotterdam in September 2016.

http://www.theatrharlech.com

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Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam

Koppel, Gideon 16/08/2016

Gideon Koppel was awarded funding to travel to Amsterdam to visit Unseen Photography Festival and to research and create opportunities for him to exhibit his work there in the future by developing relationships with suitable galleries in Amsterdam and in nearby cities in September 2016.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Younan, Sarah 18/10/2016

Sarah Younan received support to undertake a three month residency at the European Ceramic Work Centre in Oisterwijk, Netherlands, between August and October 2017.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Keineg, Katell

Singer/Songwriter, Katell Keineg has been invited to collaborate with jazz Saxophonist and composer Marike Van Dijk in Amsterdam.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Keineg, Katell 01/09/2017

Singer/Songwriter, Katell Keineg has been invited to collaborate with jazz Saxophonist and composer Marike Van Dijk in Amsterdam.

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New Zealand

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Evans, Chris Tally

Support for author Chris Tally Evans to perform his piece 'Tales of First and Second Sight' at the InterACT Disability Arts Festival in Auckland, New Zealand and to develop and collect material for his Cultural Olympiad project, Turning Points.

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Conn, Gerald 29/09/2014

Gerald Conn travelled to Auckland Art and Design School, to introduce his unique sand animation work focusing on mobile technologies.

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Hiraeth

Jones, Buddug James

Buddug James Jones was awarded funding to take her bilingual theatre show, Hiraeth, to New Zealand to perform at festivals in the region in autumn 2015.

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Hiraeth in New Zealand, Autumn 2015

Leigh, Sarah Jane 06/10/2015

Sarah Jane Leigh applied for funding to travel to New Zealand to meet with a number of performing arts organizations to develop a network of potential future producing collaborations between Wales and New Zealand, and opportunities for exchanges between the two countries.

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Norway

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Mutka, Eeva Maria

For Eeva Maria Mutka to travel to the region above the Arctic Circle in Norway and Canada to develop an international collaborative dance project with Sami, Inuit and Finnish artists, exploring the themes around the Polar Night.

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Chapter

Chapter

Takeover Cardiff, research and development visit to Noroff, Oslo, Norway Elaina Gray, development manager at Chapter: "This project allowed Chapter to provide a new creative and technical opportunity, related to film, for young people in Wales and Norway and to contribute to a major new initiative, Takeover Cardiff, led by British Council Wales and Film Agency Wales.

http://www.chapter.org

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

White, Jack 17/09/2014

From Autumn 2014 to Spring 2015 I undertook a series of working residencies with the Pinquins (a group actively pursuing new avenues for presenting new music in experimental venues) devising and developing new work.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Hughes, Rhiannon Wyn 24/05/2016

Rhiannon applied for funding for her and Dan Thomas as organisers of Wicked 16 youth film festival to attend the Youth film festival of Tromso, Norway, in June 2016.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Griffiths, Owen 24/05/2016

Owen Griffiths applied for him and his collaborator Fern Thomas to travel to Norway to exhibit work as a part of a collaborative group called Office in Bed The exhibition will take place at Kristiansand and will involve creating new work in the space and interventions with the public between 1-17 July 2016.

www.axisweb.org/artist/owengriffiths

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Davies, Rhodri 14/02/2017

Rhodri Davies received funds to take up an invitation to perform at the Borealis Festival in Bergen, Norway in March 2017.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Wigdel, Siri

Support for Siri Wigdel to participate in the professional seminar at DanseFestival Barents in Hammerfest, Norway in November 2017

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Wigdel, Siri 18/10/2017

Support for Siri Wigdel to participate in the professional seminar at DanseFestival Barents in Hammerfest, Norway in November 2017

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International Calendar Events

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Toolquiz Seminar: Rogaland

14/12/2010 - 16/12/2010

A seminar within the European funded project, Toolquiz: Skills for an inclusive Creative Economy, which examines models of best practice from each of the partner countries.

Oman

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Nash, Mandy

Mandy received support to participate in the International Exhibition of Arts, Heritage and Creativity which formed part of the Muscat Festival in Oman.

mandynash.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Packham, Ruth

Felt maker Ruth Packman was supported to exhibit at the Muscat Festival on Oman.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Colquhoun, Kim

Kim Colquhoun was funded to attend Muscat International Festival in Oman 6-23 February 2014.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Nash, Mandy 06/06/2017

Mandy Nash applied for support to travel to Oman to exhibit her work and undertake demonstrations at the Salalah Festival in July - August 2017.

mandynash.co.uk

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Pakistan

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Davies, Rose 18/02/2014

Printmaker, Rose Davies, was supported to undertake a collaborative residency in Islambad, Pakistan.

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Paraguay

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Bowen, Robin Huw

The triple harp harpist Robin Huw Bowen received support from Wales Arts International to perform and give a workshop in the Festival Mundial del Arpa en el Paraguay in 2013.

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Poland

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Thorne, Simon

Simon Thorne travelled to Lodz in Poland to create a new performance of his piece 'Neanderthal' in collaboration with members of Theatre Association Chorea.

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Clwyd Theatr Cymru

Clwyd Theatr Cymru TYP

The Voyage

www.clwyd-theatr-cymru.co.uk

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Earthfall

Earthfall Dance Ltd.

To attend Warsaw International Festival in December 2008.

www.earthfall.org.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Valleys Kids

www.valleyskids.org

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Centre for Performance Research Ltd.

Developing the collaborative relationship between CPR and the Grotowski Institute in Wroclaw.

www.thecpr.org.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Earthfall Dance Ltd.

Support for dance company Earthfall to develop their collaborative piece 'After The Birds' with Theatre Association Chorea, from Poland, for presentation at the Kiev International Festival, Ukraine.

www.earthfall.org.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Valleys Kids

Support for Miranda Ballin and Rhian Lloyd from Valleys Kids to undertake a research and development visit to discuss and further ideas for the collaborative project 'Kids at the Centre' with The Common Room for Kids Project based in Bytom, Poland.

www.valleyskids.org

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Tucker, Nicola

Blue Line

www.nicolatucker.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Elfyn, Menna

A proposal for Menna Elfyn to visit Poland to undertake a series of readings from her latest collection of Welsh and English poetry and to work with her Polish translator.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

CAAPO

Brychan Tudor, creative director for CAAPO, was invited to speak at the Mediation in Arts conference at the Eugeinsz Geppert Academy of Art.

http://www.creativeassault.org

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Nowicki, Bartosz 13/05/2014

Bartosz Nowicki was invited to Poland to exhibit his first solo show in the country as a part of Second Greater Poland Photography Festival in October 2016.

http://www.bartosznowicki.co.uk/

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Earthfall Dance Ltd. 15/07/2014

"With Support from WAI four of Earthfall’s company including its two Artistic Directors Jim Ennis and Jessica Cohen, and two performers Alex Parsons and Lara Ward, were able to attend Theatre Chorea’s 3rd International Festival RetroPerSpektywy in Łodz Poland from 21st-26th August 2014.

http://www.earthfall.org.uk

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Tinnemans, Jobina 26/08/2014

Jobina Tinnemans was supported to travel to Wroclaw, Poland to showcase her contemporary classical musical composition with electronics, 'Shakespeare and Hedgeshear', as part of the International Society of Contemporary Music (ISCM) World Music Days on the 8 October 2014.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Elfyn, Menna 18/10/2017

A proposal for Menna Elfyn to visit Poland to undertake a series of readings from her latest collection of Welsh and English poetry and to work with her Polish translator.

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Portugal

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

ICAW - Harlech Biennale

With the support of the International Opportunities Fund, John Brown attended the Ligacao International Artists Meeting in Elvas in order to create work in collaboration with other artists for an international exhibition.

www.documentedartspace.co.uk

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Rel Institute

Rel Institiwt

With the support of the International Opportunities Fund two members of the collective Rel Institiwt, Karine Decorne and Simon Proffitt, presented the site specific performance 'Bwyd Sonique' at the Materiais Festival in Portugal and worked to develop a potential collaborative project with Portuguese experimental musician, Ernesto Rodrigues.

www.realinstitute.org

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Powlesland, Beth

Support for dancer Beth Powlesland to develop her collaboration 'Mata-me em s�ries' ('kill me in series') with Mafalda Deville in Porto, Portugal with a view for the piece to be toured in Wales, UK, and across Europe.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Perry, Samuel

Samuel Perry was supported to curate and produce an international exhibition of contemporary works at NURTUREart, New York City, Feb 16 - May 15 2014.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Perry, Samuel 16/08/2016

Sam Perry was awarded funding to travel to Lisbon to undertake a residency there to focus on writing for 1 month in February 2017.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Migrations 04/04/2017 04/04/2017

Migrations received support for the Artistic Director to attend Tribeca Film Festival (NYC) and DDD in Portugal in April/May 2017.

http://25 Watling Street

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

NOVA

NOVA theatre company have applied for support to develop links in Portugal, specifically throguh a residency at Teatro Mosca in Sintra and development work with Joana Pupo in Lisbon, in November 2017.

http://nova-invisiblecity.tumblr.com/

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

NOVA 20/09/2017

NOVA theatre company have applied for support to develop links in Portugal, specifically throguh a residency at Teatro Mosca in Sintra and development work with Joana Pupo in Lisbon, in November 2017.

http://nova-invisiblecity.tumblr.com/

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