31 Jul 2011

Artist Call-Out: Grand Grotesque Parade 2011.

We 3: associate artists for The Girls' Grand Grotesque Parade 2011... and we'd like you to join us!

Earlier this year as We 3, myself and performing artists Antonia Beck and Felicity Crabb were the odd and prodding guests of performance artists The Girls (http://www.thegirls.co.uk/) in their residency for Millais Off-Site Projects: 'The Paper Eaters Do Bargate'. We 3 experimented with notions of intimacy, with the public as our playmates, in 'We 3: Intimacy'. We donned tutus and different faces and with Post-it notes and knitting needles in hand we asked people to reveal what was in their heads and hearts - the results of which you can read about in earlier posts. 

We're now very excited to be working with The Girls again, this time as associate artists on their latest project for Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival 2011: The Grand Grotesque Parade, a cross-artform celebration of all things weird, wonderful and wonky all with an Edwardian edge.

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We're currently gearing up for a rehearsal day with The Girls, the space generously provided by Pavilion Dance, for the Grand Grotesque Parade and we'd like you to join us. If you're a performing artist, actor or dancer and you'd like to be involved please click on the link below for more details:


If the project resonates with you please send an e-mail telling us why you're interested and details of your experience and/or a CV to dearwe3@gmail.com. Application deadline: Sunday 7th August. You can also find out more and contact us via our We 3 Facebook page:


Over the coming two months, we'll be  moving from the rehearsal space to the beach and streets. We'll mix our art together, turn ideas into the manifest, move from paper and pen and pictures to bodies and costumes, song and sound as we parade through to film and final performance. Looking forward to sharing it with you.

...signing out with some extra links for you:

For more information on the festival and all the events taking place over Sept and October visit:

And, if you're in the Dorset area, have a look at a very interesting international research, exchange and education project, HamletZar, that's coming to Pavilion Dance this month, presented by Goossun Art-illery:

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