FACETS and PLATFORM 17 programmes at the Attakkalari India Biennial 2017 FACETS International Choreography Residency 2017 - Final list announced click here to see the list of selected candidates

The next edition of the Attakkalari India Biennial, South Asia's largest and most important international festival for contemporary dance and movement arts, will be held between 3 rd to 12th February 2017

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FACETS International Choreography Residency 2017

Conceived as a confluence of diverse yet interconnected art practices and contexts, FACETS 2017 will create a vibrant platform for exchange of ideas, knowledge and experiences to explore fresh approaches in creating performance works.
FACETS 2017 Choreography Residency will be held from January 2nd to February 2nd 2017 in Bangalore, India.
During the Residency the choreographers will create original dance pieces, which will be premiered at the Attakkalari India Biennial 2017 that follows FACETS 2017.
The participants will be mentored by internationally acclaimed artists, provided studio spaces and a nominal production budget to develop their works.
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Previous Festivals

Dance Connect: Connecting with oneself and the world! The Attakkalari India Biennial 2015 was an attempt to present a cross-section of responses by dance-makers and artists from allied disciplines to our multiple realities today. Stemming out of many shared contemporary concerns, yet created in different parts of the world and in diverse contexts, these performances offered us a window to several exciting realms of imagination
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FACETS 2015 was the second edition of the international choreography residency of the Attakkalari India Biennial (AIB). The residency focused on emerging voices in South Asia.
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Frames of Dance: Responding to the multicultural yet interconnected world we live in today, Attakkalari India Biennial 2013 gave the audience opportunities to experience dance from diverse vantage points and through multiple frames.
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This programme was meant to provide a supportive system to choreographers in Africa, Asia and Europe to develop commissioned work. However, the response to the call for applications encouraged us to expand its scope to include the Asia-Pacific region and the Americas.
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