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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

Banff Artist in residence Winter

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

A residency at Est-Nors-Est in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli in Quebec, Canada and an accompanying exhibition.

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

Canadian Guitar Tour Collaboration 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.

Camera NXNE showcase

Camera applied to attend and play showcase at NXNE in Toronto

http://www.drumwithourhands.com

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Davoren, Thomas

Saskatchewan Brass Band Residency

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

The Undivided Showcase Performance at Canadian Music Week Conference

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

Toronto Comic Art Festival, Canada, and research, Tokyo, Japan

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

Bettridge, Dan



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

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Dyer, Kevin

The Cupboard and the Skyscraper

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.

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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.

Mexico

International Opportunities Fund Projects

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

Festival Latinamericano de Arpa Durango MX 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

Ffair Lyfrau Guadalajara 17/11/2014

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

http://www.waleslitexchange.org

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WalesPENCymru

PEN Pregunta - Mexico

PEN Pregunta - Mexico 17/02/2015

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

Guadalajara FIL, Mexico

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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USA

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Boyd, Patrick

Iridescence

Attend the opening of the group exhibition 'Iridescence' in New York which will contain 5 pieces of his work.

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Bettridge, Dan

CMJ Music Marathon, New York

Dan received support following an invite to showcase at CMJ Music Marathon 2015 in New York.

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Dingley, Alex

LA Collaboration with Tim Presley and Cate Le Bon

Alex is looking to travel to LA to collaborate with Tim Preseley and Cate Le Bon.

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Ballet Nimba 2014

Ballet Nimba

Promoting FareTa - "Land of Dance"

FareTa - Land of Dance Ballet Nimba attended the Silicon Valley African Film Festival in California, 17-19 October 2014.

http://www.balletnimba.org.uk

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Pryce, Guto

Gulp at CMJ Music Marathon 2014

GULP applied to the International Opportunities Fund for support to play at the CMJ Music Marathon in November 2014, and subsequently, to promote their album, Season Sun.

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Jones, Chris

Folk Alliance 2015, USA 09/12/2014

Chris was invited to showcase at Folk Alliance International in Kansas City in February 2015.

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Davoren, Thomas

International Trumpet Guild 2015 09/12/2014

Composer Thomas Davoren was invited to present and discuss his work at the International Trumpet Guild Conference in Ohio in May-June 2015.

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

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Kizzy Crawford

Crawford, Kizzy

Kansas 2015

Kizzy Crawford applied for funding to travel to Kansas City, Missouri, to showcase at Folk alliance International 2015.

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Evans, Lowri

Folk Alliance International 2015

Lowri was invited to showcase at Folk Alliance International in Kansas City in February 2015.

http://www.lowrievansofficial.co.uk/

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Ty Cerdd - Music Centre Wales

Under Milk Wood An Opera New York Launch Event

Ty Cerdd was awarded support to travel to New York City in February 2015.

www.tycerdd.co.uk

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SXSW2015 Cymru Wales

The People The Poet

Funding Our Invitation to South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, USA

The People the Poet were awarded funding to travel to Austin, Texas, to showcase at SXSW 2015.

http://www.thepeoplethepoet.com

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Golden Fable Ltd

Golden Fable SXSW 2015

Golden Fable applied for funding to travel to Austin, Texas, to showcase at SXSW 2015.

http://www.goldenfable.com

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Chapter Cardiff Ltd.

San Francisco Exchange

Freya Dooley, Programme Support Officer for Visual & Live Arts at Chapter (and previously for Film & Cinema), undertook a Research and Development visit to San Francisco on behalf of the organisation in June 2015.

http://www.chapter.org

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Ezugha, Vivian Chinasa

Because of Hair; the dichotomy of culture and identity

Vivian Ezugha applied for funding support to enable her to travel to Chicago in June 2015 to perform her work at Rapid Pulse Festival, to undertake R&D to develop her networks in the area and inform her future creation of work and to participate in a panel session at the festival.

http://vcezugha.wix.com/work-in-progress

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Rhodri Miles - Burton

Miles, Rhodri



With the support of the International Opportunites Fund, Rhodri Miles travelled to Hollywood, California to represent Wales at the 'Inaugural Hollywood Fringe Festival 2010'.

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Literature Wales

Brave New Voices Festival, Philadelphia, and Urban Word, New York, USA

"Literature Wales’ Outreach Manager, Louise Richards, visited Philadelphia and New York to research and study the management of the Brave New Voices Youth Slam Festival and the successful pre-emptive education workshops run by Urban Word in New York.

http://www.literaturewales.org

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Theatr Mwldan

Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita - USA visit

Theatr Mwldan were supported on behalf of the collaborative duo, Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita, to attend and perform at Chicago World Music Festival in September 2014.

http://www.mwldan.co.uk

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Tin Shed Theatre Company

Dr Frankenstein's Travelling Freak Show in San Diego

Tin Shed Theatr Company was invited to present Dr Frankenstein’s Travelling Freak Show in San Diego Fringe in July 2014.

http://www.tinshedtheatrecompany.com

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Williams, Jeremy Huw

Recital tour of the USA

Jeremy Huw Williams was supported to visit the US to perform 12 recitals in 30 days across 5 states.

www.jeremyhuwwilliams.com

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Harris, Alan

Scythe of Time

Alan Harris was invited to work with composer Mark Swanson in Georgia, USA, on a new work based on stories by Edgar Allen Poe: "In 2013, I took a new play, Marsha, to the Capital Fringe Festival in Washington DC and as part of the workshops and performances there I met with USA composer Mark Swanson.

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International Calendar Events

Chapter Arts Centre

Devotion

13/01/2011 - 13/03/2011

Touring dance performance co-produced by Sarah Michelson, New York City Players and Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff.

SXSW 2010

International trade mission to South by South West

11/03/2011 - 20/03/2011

Trade Fair presence and Wales Party Showcase.

Wales - China 2017

Thomas Martin - Stratum 50 - Open Books

India Wales

Hay Festival Kerala

Patagonia 150

Patagonia - Marc Rees