Los Angeles, USA – The Asia Pacific Performance Exchange (APPEX) is an international artists
residency program that promotes cross-cultural dialogue and interdisciplinary
exploration; develops rigorous strategies for art making that reflect the
nuances of cultural differences; and fosters new ways to create, combine, and
interpret artistic expressions.
Program Schedule: APPEX 2004: July to August 2004 – Bali, Indonesia
APPEX 2006: July to August 2006 – Los Angeles, CA
Deadline for submissions: For APPEX 2004: December 10, 2003 For APPEX
2006: December 10, 2005.THE PROGRAM: APPEX is a six-week intensive residency. For five days a
week, artists will engage in all-day master classes, studio workshops,
experimentation, and collaborative projects. On weekends and evenings,
participants will be introduced to the vibrant arts and culture context of the
host city through specially planned field trips and concerts. Each Fellow will
be provided with travel expenses, shared accommodations, and meals for the
duration of the residency.
WHO SHOULD APPLY: Traditional and contemporary performing artists from
Asia and the United States are invited to apply. Special care will be given in
the selection process to ensure a balance across disciplines. Artists who are
active in the community as educators, artistic directors, and cultural workers
are encouraged to apply.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.