The European Network of Contemporary Audiovisual Creation (ENCAC) –lead by LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial and with LEV Festival as strategic partner- has awarded six new international artistic research and production residencies that will take place between November 2016 and May 2017, at the various entities of the network. Two of the selected artists will develop their residencies at LABoral Centro de Arte: Adam Basanta with Gil Delindro, and Maotik.
The jury was made up by ENCAC’s Curatorial Committee: Caroline Gagné (Artistic Director of Avatar), Remco Schuurbiers (co-director of DISK Berlin, CTM Festival), Daniel Romero (Director of the Digital Art Department of hTh CDN Montpellier), Karin Ohlenschläger (Director of activities at LABoral), Lucía García (Executive Director of LABoral), Patrick Gyger (artistic director of Le Lieu Unique), Anaïs Rolez (Professor of Media Art and representative of Le Lieu Unique), Ignacio de la Vega y Cristina de Silva (co-directors of LEV Festival) and Anna Ascencio and Justine Beaujouan (programmers of Mapping Festival).
The jury receive 186 applications from 34 countries. The jury has pointed out the “wide range of approaches brought about by developers, performers and actors, visual artists, film-makers, choreographers and musicians, composers and sound artists who shared their personal view on audiovisual creation and its potential in the interdisciplinary fields of sound, visuals, music, stage arts and the digital culture”.