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May. 13, 2013
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Watermill Center now accepting applications for 2014 Residency program (Deadline June 12, 2013)
The Watermill Center is an interdisciplinary laboratory for performance founded in Long Island New York in 2006 by American contemporary theater master Robert Wilson to encourage new interdisciplinary approaches in the arts by young and emerging artists. The Center has now opened application reception for its 2014 artist residency program.
The Watermill Center residency program was launched in 2006. Each year approximately 20 groups or individuals are chosen from among the applicants to take part in the program. Until now, the selected participants have come not only from around the United states but also from Europe, Oceania and Africa and have included artists working in stage performance, film, visual arts, architecture, music, literature and academic research.
The program supports projects and collaboration by young artists that integrate genres and art forms from diverse viewpoints, and selected artists are given residencies of up to six weeks in either the spring (Jan. to June) or autumn (Sept. to Dec.) terms. The Center provides residence expenses, travel expenses in the local area, and creative working spaces. For details see the Center’s website.

Application outline
Residency periods in 2014: Jan. to June, Sept. to Dec.; residency lengths 2 to 6 weeks.
How to apply: See website for application procedures
Eligibility: Individuals and groups engaging in interdisciplinary projects and seeking to extend existing norms of creative practices
Requirements: Participants are to present at least one performance or event during the residency period
Application deadline: 17:00 (U.S. Eastern Standard Time) on June 12, 2013
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*2014 Residency Program details, applications