accommodation; rehearsal space; whether is possible, SPAM! may provide a contribution as support for the production of contemporary works, which can be estimated on the basis of the project's contents, number of artists involved, and resources available.
travels and food; eventual extra requirements regarding tecnhics, material, scenic design and equipment.
The Call for residencies a SPAM! Is open to the following applicants: contemporary performing dance and theatre Companies, groups, collectives and single artists from all over the world. SPAM! welcomes application from music, video, media artists, Circus, too. Maximum duration is of 14 days. Artists are free to choose the content, exact duration and modality of the residency.
Download the application brochure here (.pdf).
Open Spam! is the name of the residency program offered by SPAM, aiming to provide an opportunity network to meet the artists and the ideas animating the contemporary arts scene.
SPAM thus invites artists to experiment, live and shape in their own way this project in the unique territory it is located, to meet, to share, to innovate in the contemporary art creation. This is what SPAM! Is focused on!
Each artist will be asked to share some results of the residences in one of the of Theatres belonging to the Network spread along the Province of Lucca, Tuscany, or in the arts center Il Grattacielo (LI).
At the end of each residency period, it is required to artists to present some results (final or studio presentation, open rehearsal) open to public attendance in one of the theatre belonging to the Network at the SPAM! art direction's discretion. SPAM! Arts Direction reserves also its own faculty to discuss with artists the suitability of the presentation, to choose the most adapted Venues for each project, and to suggest further opportunities of performance in other theatres, venues and centres (i.e. the arts centre Il Grattacielo), in order to meet both the needs of artists and the local public.
Apartments for residential 50 metres far from the studio, consisting in 1 kitchen, 1 bathroom, 4 bedrooms for a total amount of 15 accommodation/beds.
Rehearsal studio of 13m width, 10m length, 5,30m height.
Wooden stage 12x10 mt (12cm high) with brown linoleum.
n. 10 PC 1000W COMBI + n. 10 FLAGS + n. 10 GELFRAME
n. 5 PC 1000W VARIO + n.5 FLAGS + n. 5 GELFRAME
n. 4 PC 2000W COMBI + n. 4 FLAGS + n. 4 GELFRAME
n. 2 PROFILE SPOT FIGURA ZS 1.2 KW
n. 2 PROFILE SPOT FIGURA ZW 1.2 KW
n. 10 PAR cp64 + 10 GELFRAME
n. 12 RIBALTINE 300W SIMMETRICO con n. 12 porta gelatine
n. 10 MINIIRIS (ASIMMETRIC) + n. 10 GELFRAME
n. 10 PAR36 SPOTLIGHT 30W + n. 10 GELFRAME
n. 40 ganci per fari
n. 4 DIMMER pack ADB memopack
n. 1 CONSOLLE ADB TANGO MI 1025 – 48 CHANNELS
n. 1 DMX WIRE 20 mt
n. 1 POWER PANEL 2x32a
n. 2 DIRECT PANEL 16a
n. 100 mt POWER WIRE 1C WITH VIMAR PLUGS
n. 20 CONVERSION cee/vimar
n. 12 SPLITTER 16A (1 MALE PLUG TO 2 FEMALE PLUG)
n. 2 POWER WIRE 2C 20 mt
n. 3 POWER WIRE 4C 25 mt
n. 2 POWER WIRE 6C 20 mt
n. 2 wind-up manfrotto 3.80 mt WITH WHEELS
n. 2 wind-up desisti WITH WHEELS
n. 2 HMI 400w
n. 2 IRIS figura
n. 2 portagobos
n. 1 mixer audio Soundcraft/Spirit Folio lite - 12 ch
n. 1 mixer audio Yamaha 01- 16 ch
n. 2 active speakers db Mobile 110 – battery powered
n. 2 active speakers Montarbo MT350
n. 2 active speakers Montarbo MT200
n. 2 active speakers hi-fi Warfedale E. Ninty 140 watt
n. 2 active speakers audio hi-fi Altec 30+30 watt
n. 2 active speakers audio hi-fi Pioneer 30+30 watt
n. 1 power amplifier hi-fi Marantz PM 550 DC
n. 1 power amplifier hi-fi Pioneer SA 508
n. 1 sound system dolby surround Kenwood KRF V5100D
n. 10 audio wire jack and cannon 20 mt
n. 1 mic Sennheiser e845s
n. 2 radiomic Shure headset
n. 1 piano ORLA Digital Piano Stage Partner
n. 1 keyboard Emuxboard49
n. 1 keyboard Roland PC 160°
n. 1 M-audio Midispot 4x4
n. 1 Sound Blaster Extigy
n. 1 giradischi Pioneer PL-100x
n. 30 stereo audio wire rca
n. 16 conversion rca/cannon
n. 2 audio speaker stands Warwick PA stand
n. 1 cd /dvd player Samsung DVD R151
n. 2 cd/dvd player Panasonic DVD S27
n. 1 cd/dvd player innohit
n. 2 super-vhs player Panasonic NVHS950 – hi-fi stereo
n. 1 videoprojector Nec MT 1060 n.1 standard lens and n.1 1/1 lens
n. 1 videoprojector Philips ProScreen 4750 Impact
n. 3 vga wire da 25 mt
n. 1 vga wire da 50 mt
n. 1 frame for projection 300x225cm + 2 screens
n. 1 frame for projection 200x100cm + 3 screens
n. 1 frame for projection 100x100cm + 3 screens
n. 1 retroprojection screen 400x300cm
n. 1 videocamera Sony trv20
n. 1 videocamera Sony tr808e
n. 1 camera stand Manfrotto #136
n. 1 ladder 2 mt
n. 1 ladder 3 mt
Porcari is a small town 10 minutes far by train from Lucca, Province in the north part of Tuscany, in a fertile plain near the Tyrrhenian Sea. Among other reasons, it is famous for its intact Renaissance-era city wall that have remained intact while so many other Tuscan towns saw theirs destroyed in past centuries. Lucca is located on a plain at the foot of the Apuan Alps and is less than half an hour from the Tuscan coast.
Extraordinarily, as the city grew and modernized, the walls that surrounded the old town were maintained which was not the case for many other cities in Tuscany, including Florence. As the walls lost their military importance, the top of the walls became a pedestrian promenade, today one of Lucca's main attractions. The area around the walls is well taken care of, with green grass and trees everywhere along the walls. They have in essence become a park that surrounds the city and blocks out more modern life. Lucca is also the birthplace of composers Giacomo Puccini (La Bohème and Madama Butterfly), Francesco Geminiani, Gioseffo Guami, and Luigi Boccherini.
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