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Italy

Wales Arts International Projects

Tim Davies

Wales at the Venice Biennale of Art 2011

04/06/2011

Tim Davies was selected by Arts Council of Wales to represent Wales at the 54th International Art Exhibition, at a new location for Wales at the Biennale, Santa Maria Ausiliatrice: the Ludoteca in Castello.

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Wales in Venice 2015

15/05/2015

La Biennale di Venezia is the largest and most prestigious visual arts exhibition in the world.

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International Opportunities Fund Projects

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Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru

Odyssey

Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru applied for funding for two members of staff to travle to Brunico in South Tyrol to attend a meeting of theatres working in European minority languages in June 2016.

http://www.theatr.com

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Cartwright, Jason

CIVIC Venice

Jason applied on behalf of the collabroative duo Jason&Becky to undertake a month long residency in a homelessness charity in Venice during the Architecture Biennale in July 2016.

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Rees, Dan

Nomas Foundation Exhibition

Dan was funded to participate in an exhibition at NOMAS Foundation in Rome in March 2016.

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Rees, Sara

Social Soups, Genoa, Italy

Sara Rees was supported to take part in a residency called Social Soups in Villa Durazzo Bombrini in Genoa, Italy in November 2016.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Venice Residency & Research (CIVIC 2017: Bella Kerr)

Venice Residency & Research (CIVIC 2017: Bella Kerr) 16/05/2017

Mission Gallery applied for Bella Kerr to unertake a residency at Casa dell'Ospitalia di Venezia in June 2017.

http://www.missiongallery.co.uk

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Marfoglia, Matteo

CrossWord in Italy

Matteo Marfoglia applied for support to take his work "Crossword" to two festivals in Italy: Altofest in Naples, July 2017 and Vetrina della Giovane Danza D'Autore XL in Ravenna, September 2017.

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Wales Literature Exchange



The Sassari Festival

www.llencymrudramor.org

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Blaengar



Blaengar, a Visual and Performance Arts organisation in Mid Wales was able to develop a collaborative cross border project in Venice, Rijeka and Aberystwyth, creating site specific work and exploring notions of actual and perceived space and location with the support of Wales Arts International's IOF fund.

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Pritchard Jones, Harri



Harri Pritchard Jones travelled to Italy with the support of the International Opportunities Fund to continue his collaboration with Silvana Siviero and Andrea Bianchi, translators and promoters of minority languages who are based in Fruili.

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ap Dafydd, Myrddin



Support for poet Myrddin ap Dafydd to present his work at the Festa del Fruili having had his poetry translated into Italian as part of a literature series run by the publishing company, Mobydick.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Light, Deborah



Support for contemporary dancer and choreographer Deborah Light to participate in the ChoreoRoam project that builds networks of contemporary choreographers within and between the UK, Italy, Croatia, Spain and the Netherlands.

www.deborahlight.posterous.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Gregynog Festival



For Rhian Davies, artistic director of the Gregynog Festival, to undertake a research and development visit to Venice in preparation for the Gregynog Festival 2012: Venezia.

www.gwylgregynogfestival.org

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Creative Assault Art Production Organisation

Formal Interference - Research & Development Trip 2013

For Brychan Tudor, Director of CAAPO, to undertake a research visit to Florence to develop a collaborative site specific intervention project with Spazi Docili

http://www.creativeassault.org

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

CAAPO

CAAPO: Formal Interference

CAAPO travelled to Florence, Italy to produce a public art project in the city centre in May 2014.

http://www.creativeassault.org

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Freshwest Design

Milan R&D Visit 2014

Freshwest Design to go to Milan Design week as R&D for future attendance and exhibition at the event in 2015.

http://www.freshwest.co.uk

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Webster, Catrin

British School at Rome Residency

Catrin was funded to undertake a residency at the British School at Rome in September 2014.

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Addo 2014, Presentation, Milan

Addo

Wales & European Artist in Residence Research Visit

Addo applied for funding for the organisation and artist Alan Goulbourne to attend the World Canals Conference in Milan, 1-4 September 2014 to develop their network of contacts and present to the conference on the work they have been doing with artists in residence as a case study of their work with canals in Wales.

http://www.addocreative.com

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Packham, Ruth

Felt a giant shell

The project Felt a Giant shell was the result of a number of ideas that Ruth had relating to felt making and her practice.

http://ruthpackham.co.uk/

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International Calendar Events

Centre for Performance Research

Giving Voice 12 – Hearken! Do you hear an Angel?

10/11/2010 - 14/11/2010

Festival of voice workshops, performances, talks, and lecture-demonstrations, reflecting voices, methods and modes from around the world.

Roy Campbell-Moore

Spring 2011 International Tour

14/04/2011 - 23/04/2011

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

Tim Davies

Wales at the Venice Biennale of Art

01/06/2011 - 27/11/2011

Wales’ presence at the 54th Biennale of Art, opening in Venice in June 2011 with an exhibition by artist Tim Davies.

Ballet Cymru, gan/by Matt Wright, Punctum Photographic

Beauty and the Beast

13/12/2011 - 20/12/2011

Ballet Cymru bring to life this timeless story using the company’s unique blend of classical technique and storytelling.

Ballet Cymru, gan/by Matt Wright, Puntctum Photographic

Giselle

21/12/2011

Ballet Cymru present a breathtaking version of Giselle, one of the most famous ballets of all time.

Lithuania

International Opportunities Fund Projects

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Chapter

Aura Season

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.

Netherlands

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Original Print Place - Amsterdam - 2013

The Original Print Place

Welsh and Amsterdam Storytelling Collaboration during a Welsh Printmaking Exhibition, Amsterdam

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

Swnami

Swnami yn Eurosonic 2014 09/12/2014

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

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Sinfonia Cymru

Project Pitch at Classical Next Rotterdam 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

PEN International May Conferences

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

Violet Skies at Eurosonic

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

Oerol Festival Visit 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

"Fragments of Journeys Towards the Horizon" Rotterdam

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

Unseen - Amsterdam

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

Sunday Morning residency at EKWC

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

Welsh/Dutch collaboration with composer Marike Van Dijk

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

Welsh/Dutch collaboration with composer Marike Van Dijk

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

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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

Collaborative Compositions 2014 - Pinquins

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

Nordic Youth Film Festival visit

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

Office in Bed

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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Davies, Rhodri

Borealis Festival Visit

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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Wigdel, Siri

DanseFestival Barents 2017 visit

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

DanseFestival Barents 2017 visit

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.

Poland

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Thorne, Simon

Neanderthal

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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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

Dyddiau Cymreig

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

Research & Development Trip - Wroclaw 2013

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

Here I am (Autobiography)

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.

Earthfall at RETROPERSPECTYWY Festival

"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

Shakespeare And Hedgeshear

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

Dyddiau Cymreig

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

Zaratan AIR 2017

Zaratan AIR 2017 16/05/2017

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

Hangar Residency for Writers, Curators and Researchers

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

Tribeca Film Festival & Festival DDD

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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NOVA

Developing links in Portugal

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

Developing links in Portugal

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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Romania

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Zyborska, Wanda



Wanda has been supported by the International Opportunities Fund to undertake a joint-exhibition of work created with Fredi Fleur and Glyn Davies at the Basement Gallery in Vienna, with Ursula Janig and Claudia Luenig.

http://wandazyboorska.wikispace.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Sinfonia Cymru

Sinfonia Cymru residency at vibrate!festival

Sinfonia Cymru received funding to participate as the resident ensemble at the Vibrate Festival in Brasov, Romania in June 2017

http://Sinfonia Cymru, Media Centre, S4C, Parc Ty Glas

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Russia

Gerard Kilbride

KilBride, Gerard



Taran delivered a series of performances at the Veresk Samhain festival in Moscow with the support of the International Opportunities Fund.

www.myspace.com/ourspacetaran

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Awst, Manon

Playing Nature

The International Opportunities Fund supported Manon Awst & Benjamin Walther's participation at the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (20.

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Arad Goch - O Gam i Gam

Arad Goch

Performance of ONE STEP TWO STEPS at the Kingfestival, Russia

Arad Goch creates theatre for children and young people and tours extensively throughout Wales performing in Welsh and English.

http://www.aradgoch.org

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Gilhespy, Tom

Paber Kannatab Koike

Tom was supported to visit Tallinn to install his work in a group exhibition at the Gallery of Architecture and Design there in November 2014.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Parry-Jones, Clare

Dance of Winds

Clare received support having been invited back to Siberia by Teatrika Theatre to continue their collaboration by working with them on a contemporary art and dance project in August 2015.

www.clareparryjones.com

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Tom Gilhespy - Cera Mystica - 2016

Gilhespy, Tom

Baikal- CeraMystica

Tom received support to participate at the Baikal-CeraMystica Symposia in Russia.

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Scotland

Wales Arts International Projects

Gwenan Gibbard

Showcase Scotland 2010

26/01/2010

Alongside Sain Records, Wales Arts International hosted the Wales Reception at Showcase Scotland 2010, which included performances from Lleuwen Steffan and Gwenan Gibbard.

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Pal o My Heart, Earthfall

Wales in Edinburgh

09/07/2013

Take a look at the projects funded to attend Edinburgh this year.

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Pal o My Heart, Earthfall

Showcase Scotland 2015

10/04/2015

Wales Arts International supported four music organisations and promoters to attend Showcase Scotland 2015, part of the annual Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow, which celebrates folk, world and roots music in all its glory with over 2,000 musicians from across the globe. Showcase Scotland, now in its 16th year, also curated a ‘Spotlight’ partner nation programme which invited traditional folk artists from New Zealand to perform, many of whom collaborated with local Scottish musicians.

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Pal o My Heart, Earthfall

Wales in Edinburgh 2015

03/07/2015

Find out about the Welsh companies supported to perform in Edinburgh 2015

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Serbia

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Trezise, Rachel

Kikinda 2, Serbia

Kikinda 2, Serbia

www.racheltrezise.co.uk

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Dafydd, Sian Melangell

KIKINDA SHORT FESTIVAL

Support for Sian Melangell Dafydd to participate in the tenth anniversary edition of the Kikinda Short Festival, Serbia in July 2015.

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Evans, David

Prayer For The South, Novi Sad, Serbia

Film maker and community artist, David Evans, and choreographer, Aleksandra Jones, undertook an R&D visit to Belgrade in August 2014.

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Slovakia

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Latimer, Mark



To create a new collaborative piece of music and visual art inspired by the 15th century mediaeval ship discovered in Newport in 2003.

www.marklatimer.com

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Slovenia

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Skoulding, Zoe



Hedana Festival, Slovenia

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Spain

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Wales Arts International Projects

Womex 13 Tradefair Cardiff (Yannis Psathas)

WOMEX 2014 - Santiago de Compostela

21/10/2014

Wales Arts International headed over to Santiago de Compostela, 22-26 October to attend WOMEX 14.

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International Opportunities Fund Projects

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Jenkins, Lowri

Invisible City at Cafe de las Artes Teatro (Santander) 17/02/2015

Lowri took her first solo piece, Invisible City, to Santander to perform to audiences there, building on her work To London Love Me which she performed at ACT Festival in Bilbao 2014.

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Heath, Naomi

Hodeial Lekuku (Clouds of Witness)

Naomi travelled to Lekunberri, Spain to develop a new series of works in collaboration with a rural Basque farming community and exhibit at the Oficina de Turismo de Lekunberri.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Morgan, Richard Huw

AS

Richard Huw Morgan applied for funding for himself and three other artists to attend a residency at La Casa Del Burro arts venue in Perblasco, Spain.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Celtic Neighbours

Gwirio

Celtic Neighbours received support to continue developing links with partners in the Basque Country, specifically through a residency for Luned Rhys Parri in Lekunberri during 2017

http://www.celtic-neighbours.eu

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Duncan, Alexander

Alexander Duncan: Expanding Welsh Sculpture in Bilbao

Alexander Duncan received support towards research and development for an site specific exhibition at Aldama Fabre Gallery in Bilbao, Spain.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Mutigli, Cinzia

Voice Residency - Can Serrat

Cinzia Mutigli applied for support to undertake a residency at Can Serrat in Barcelona, to develop her practice using voice as an artistic medium.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Rhys, Gwilym Bowen

Blas Cymru

For Gwilym Bowen Rhys, Ffion Dafis, Osian Morris and Nicholas Davalan to travel to the Basque Country for a series of 4 performances alongside Basque artists in October 2017.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Rhys, Gwilym Bowen

Blas Cymru

For Gwilym Bowen Rhys, Ffion Dafis, Osian Morris and Nicholas Davalan to travel to the Basque Country for a series of 4 performances alongside Basque artists in October 2017.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Brett, Jessie



Dance artist and choreographer Jessie Brett travelled to Tenerife with support of the International Opportunities Fund to build on her relationship with choreographer Carlota Mantecon.

www.jessiebrett.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Mesa



Performances of Swan-off Scarface at Dies de Dansa Festival, Barcelona, Spain

www.mesacollective.org

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Punctum Photographic



The objective of the project is to develop an international collaborative dialogue with a changing industry and a documentation of the last traces of the industrial spaces and past resources within the Basque country.

www.ghostsinarmour.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

St. Donats Arts Centre Ltd



David Ambrose, Director of Beyond the Border, participated in the inaugural Festival Internazionale di Storytelling Raccontamiunastoriain in Rome to deliver readings, workshops and research potential performers for Beyond the Border Festival 2010.

www.stdonats.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Skoulding, Zoe



Zoe travelled to Nicaragua with the support of the International Opportunities Fund to participate in the Granada Festival of Poetry by giving readings and speaking to Nicaraguan poets with the aim of raising the profile of Welsh poets and poetry in a Latin American context.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Dawns TAN TAN Dance Ltd.



Following from an initial meeting at diverse dance conference, Tan Dance was supported by the International Opportunites Fund to To begin collaboration between Tan Dance's Diverse Capacity dance group and a similar group in Murcia, Spain.

www.tandance.org

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Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts Ltd



Welsh language writer, Fflur Dafydd was supporeted by the International Opportunities Fund to participate in Hay Festival Segovia and Cartagena and storyteller Daniel Morden, travelled to deliver readings and a workshop at Hay Festival Nairobi.

www.hayfestival.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Hijinx Theatre



Support for Hijinx Theatre to attend the Escena Mobile International festival, in Seville, Spain.

www.hijinx.org.uk

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Tete de Alencar

Alencar, Tete de

Exhibition for International Women's day at the MuVIM in Spain and Romerias de Mayo, Art festival for the young artists and promoters in Holguin, Cuba.

The idea for Cinderella Flash came when Tete was walking in New Bond Street in London while doing her MA in Saint Martins College.

www.wix.com/tetedealencar/tete

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Williams, Lois

Un Universo Poliedrico at MuVIM, Valencia

Lois has been invited by curator, Amador Grino, to exhibit in MuVIM, Valencia, between March and April 2013.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Gibbard, Gwenan

Taith gyngherddau i Wlad y Basg

For Gwennan Gibbard & Meinir Gwilym to perform a series of concerts in the Basque region as part of their Cerdd Dant project.

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International Calendar Events

Hay Festivals

Hay Festival Segovia

24/09/2010 - 26/09/2010

The fifth annual festival of conversation, literature and world class music to be held in Segovia.

Sweden

International Opportunities Fund Projects

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Hayes, Maria



With the support of the Interanational Opportunites Fund, Maria Hayes travelled to Sweden to view the Aurora Borealis and meet relevant leading artists and scientists to research and develop her own work involving drawing with digital projection and the manipulation of light.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Research and development viist, Sweden

For Dominic Williams from Coracle and Elena Schmitz from Literature Wales to undertake a research and development to Sweden to develop ideas with partners in Sweden and Ireland for a EU Culture bid.

http://coracle.eu.com

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 DominicWilliams_IOF_Sweden_2015

Williams, Dominic

Sweden and the Language Arts 17/02/2015

Dominic Williams was supported to undertake a visit to Sweden to meet with potential future collaborators and to perform and present his work.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Jones, Anthony

Poetry Translation Residency

Anthony Jones was supported to undertake a poetry translation residency in Tranas, Sweden.

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GwynEmberton_iCoDaCo_Babulus_LEE_2016

Emberton, Gwyn

Babulus - iCoDaCo 2016

Gwyn Emberton applied for funding to particiapte in an internaiotnal projects between partners in Finland, Sweden, Wales and Scotland.

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Bonello, Gareth

The Gentle Good in Sweden 2016

Gareth Bonello was funded to travel to Sweden to attend an international writers camp and showcase at the Live at Heart Festival in August 2016.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

JIRSANDEL Exibition Invite

JIRSANDEL Exibition Invite 16/05/2017

Support to attend exhibition opening in Copenhagen and create new connections, contacts and future opportunities.

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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.

Switzerland

International Opportunities Fund Projects

 Dürrenmatt Centre - Gareth Moorcraft - Science Fiction Lieder1

Moorcraft, Gareth

Gareth was commissioned to write a set of songs as part of the 'Science Fiction Lieder Project'.

With the support of Wales Arts International, I travelled to Lausanne, Switzerland, between August 21st and September 1st 2015 to take part in the 'Science Fiction Lieder' project.

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Turkey

Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Dawns TAN TAN Dance Ltd.



Dynion Male Dance Company visit to 13th Bursa Theatre Festival for Children and Young People, Turkey.

www.tandance.org

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LiteratureAcrossFrontiers_IOF_Turkey_2014

Literature Across Frontiers

Translating Poetry in Georgia and Kurdish Turkey

This grant enabled Literature Across Frontiers to develop two projects in Georgia and Eastern Turkey.

http://www.lit-across-frontiers.org

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CarolineStockford_Turkey_IOF_2014

Stockford, Caroline

Eskisehir Poetry Festival 2014

Caroline was awarded support to travel to the Eskişehir International Poetry Festival 2014 in Turkey.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Stockford, Caroline

An interview with Iskender

Caroline Stockford received support to research and develop a new piece of work based on poems by Turkish poet Küçük Iskender in Istanbul in May 2015.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Stockford, Caroline

Presenting Traditional Welsh Poetry in Turkish 2016

Caroline Stockford is applying for funding for two Welsh poets and translators to undertake bi-lingual performances, poetry translation and meetings in Turkey.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Younan, Sarah

Artist residency at the CerModern Museum in Ankara

I undertook an artist residency at the CerModern Museum in Ankara from February until April 2016.

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International Calendar Events

Literature Across Frontiers

Word Express at Istanbul Book Fair and the Tanpinar Literature Festival

30/10/2010 - 02/11/2010

Continuation of the Word Express project with a translation workshop in Istanbul, and readings at the Book Fair and the Tanpinar Festival, as well as a panel discussion on minority languages.

Llenyddiaeth ar Draws Ffiniau / Literature Across Frontiers

Istanbul Tanpinar Literature Festival 2011

02/10/2011 - 05/10/2011

Literature Across Frontiers is co-operating with the Kalem Cultural Association, for the third year running, to hold a celebration of international writing in Istanbul.

Wales

Wales Arts International Projects

Huw Stephens

World Music from Wales

01/10/2009

As part of its series of art form directories, Wales Arts International has compiled a directory of World Music from Wales.

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Interceltique Celebration - Wales Millennium Centre

Interceltic Celebration

01/05/2010

Wales Millennium Centre joined forces with the internationally renowned Festival Interceltique de Lorient for the first time this spring to present a whole day of live Celtic festivities. Established in 1969, the Festival is the world’s largest gathering of Celtic cultures and is the first time that it will be involved in an event outside of France.

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Llangollen Eisteddfod

Music Encounters

01/07/2009

Wales Arts International and Llangollen International Eisteddfod launched the Music Encounters project on the Eisteddfod field in July 2009.

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National Theatre Wales / Toby Farrow

Theatre from Wales

Wales Arts International is working with partners in the theatre sector in Wales on various activities including focus groups, seminars, research visits, publication, networking events and showcases.

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Martin Joseph

British Music Abroad Scheme

Wales Arts International is pleased to announce that it is working in partnership with the British Music Abroad scheme to fund Welsh artists to perform at international showcase events.

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Womex 13 Trade Fair (photo Yannis Psathas)

WOMEX 2013 Cardiff

WOMEX, the world music trade expo came to Cardiff for the first time between Wednesday - Sunday, 23- 27 October 2013. WOMEX is the most important international professional market of world music. This international fair brings together professionals from the worlds of folk, roots, ethnic and traditional music and also includes concerts, conferences, a DJ summit and documentary films.

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Curators Visit 2010

Curators Visit 2010

18/05/2010

In May 2010 saw a visit to Wales by a group of International Curators organised through Wales Arts International.

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Dance Encounters 2011 / Cyfarfyddiadau Dawns 2011

Dance Encounters

Dance Encounters 2011 was held from the 31 April - 1 of May 2011 in Caernarfon and explored the risks involved in programming international dance, the barriers and ways to overcome them.

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gan/by Mission Photographic

Cerdd Cymru : Music Wales

Cerdd Cymru : Music Wales is a partnership between Welsh Music Foundation and Wales Arts International and Arts Council of Wales, that brings together the music industry and musicians in Wales to develop international opportunities that benefit Wales economically and culturally.

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Literature Wales / Llenyddiaeth Cymru

Welsh Arts Critics’ Development Programme

Wales Arts International is working in partnership with Visiting Arts to deliver a development programme for Welsh Arts Critics.

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Walking Cities, photo Ani Saunders

Walking Cities Wales

A project developed by Wales Arts International and British Council, Walking Cities has paired Indian and Welsh writers giving them the opportunity to tour each other’s home cities and region through the eyes of the local host.

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Wales - China 2017

Thomas Martin - Stratum 50 - Open Books

India Wales

Hay Festival Kerala

Patagonia 150

Patagonia - Marc Rees