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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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 OnlyMenAloud

Only Men Aloud

Only Men Aloud - US Performances 2014

Only Men Aloud’s visit to the US in August 2014 consisted of 5 performances in Chicago, Algona and Minneapolis, providing an opportunity to develop the ensemble’s brand outside the UK and represent Wales on an international platform.

http://www.onlymenaloud.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Bedwani, Jay

Feature Documentary Research and Development 12/05/2015

Jay Bedwani applied for support to travel to San Francisco to continue working on his documentary work with partners in the area.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Griffiths, Niall



Niall Griffiths has been invited to attend the Left Coast Eisteddfod to deliver readings from his contribution to Seren's recent publication on the Mabinogion.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Harris, Sean



Sean will return to Washington DC and North Dakota to develop his relationship both with the Smithsonian Centre for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and the Spotted Bear tribe.

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ELfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Williams, Pete



Pete will spend one month working in collaboration with Master Printer Phil Sander at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop in New York.

www.printmarketproject.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Mercer, Alison



Support for Alison Mercer to participate in the Sculptural Objects Functional Art-Fair (SOFA) in New York and attend the opening of Fibre Art International at Rochester University Gallery, New York.

www.alisonmercer.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Rowlands, Ian



Support for theatre practitioner Ian Rowlands to undertake a period of research and development in the Netherlands working with Jeron van der Berg with a view to developing a Dutch-Welsh Theatre collaboration.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Warren, Huw



Support for musicians Huw Warren and Paula Gardiner to perform at the Rochester International Jazz Festival, New York, USA.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Hillard, Ainsley

Fiberart International Exhibition & Symposium 2013, Pittsburgh, USA

For Ainsley Hillard to participate in the International Fibrearts Exhibition and Symposium in Pittsburgh, USA.

www.ainsleyhillard.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Brookes, Michael



Support for performance artist Mike Brookes to undertake a month long residency in New York, USA working with Spanish artist, Rosa Casado, and Perishable Theatre in collaboration with Brown University, New York.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Pavey, Mark



Support for musician Mark Pavey to collaborate with American musician and songwriter Matt Malley in California, USA to create new recordings with a view to showcase the work at music events and tour in Wales, UK, Europe, North America, and Japan.

www.lescousins.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Wright, Matt



Support for Newport based artist and photographer Matt Wright to return to Santa Fe to develop a number of projects exploring the landscape and developing 'photosheres'.

www.mattwrightphotography.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Jackson, Dilys



For Dilys Jackson, to accompany the exhibition tour of 'Iron Maidens', a showcase of Wales based female iron sculptors to Minnesota, Minneapolis and Michigan, USA, and to give a number of presentations, lectures and workshops, to further discussions with university gallery curators, developing collaborations between cast iron sculptors in Wales and the USA.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Cooper, Andrew



Andrew has received an invitation from Donskoj and Company to participate in the Henry Hudson 400th anniversary voyage Up the Hudson River.

www.andrewcooper-ma.co.uk

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Williams, Colin



Artist Residency & Exhibition Minnesota

www.flanders-art.com

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Jessica Lloyd Jones

Lloyd-Jones, Jessica



Jessica Lloyd-Jones undertook a one month residency with Urban Glass Brooklyn, and continued research and collaboration with professional artists and practitioners.

www.jessicalloyd-jones.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Brookes, Michael

Just a little bit of history repeating (USA residency)

Michael undertook a residency at the Salina Arts Center in Kansas and at Brown University to develop a new context specific collaboration with Rosa Casado and to advance the live art project: a little bit of history repeating.

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Gubb, S.M



Mark Gubb was supported by the International Opportunities Fund to participate in a collaborative project in New York producing site specific and interventional installations in disused buildings as part of a 12 month long programme in Manhattan.

www.smarkgubb.com

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Elfen/Dewi Glyn Jones

Rowlands, Ian



Ian Rowlands visited New York with the support of the International Opportunitieis Fund to participate in the hotlink International Festival of Play Readings.

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Simon Whitehead

Whitehead, Simon



Simon Whitehead travelled to New York with the support of the International Opportunities Fund to further a creative dialogue with New York based artist Jennifer Monson and explore avenues for future collaboration. They will also share the practice with other dance partners at a public forum organised with Earthdance USA and Seeds Festival.

www.untitledstates.net

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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