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Frestas – Triennial of Arts announces curatorship of 3rd edition Sesc Sorocaba R. Barão de …

A trans-disciplinary platform, it promotes new actions and reflections in a broader field of the visual arts, engaging the public and the circuit in a more.Frestas is concerned with a passage, cracking and rupture—an opening to a new democratic place of activity.This project is carried out by the SESC unit in Sorocaba, in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. The third edition of Frestas is being held between August and December, 2020, presenting a plural art show and entirely new programming for SESC Sorocaba and other contexts of the city.

Since its 1st edition, the exhibition has presented around 170 artists from a wide variety of generations and backgrounds, in different curatorial contexts and programmatic cross-sections. Its extensive spectrum of participants allows for interchange among local, regional and international artists, while also promoting dialogic instances with various professionals from the area, including curators, researchers, professors, cultural agents and others, and with a vast range of publics.Beatriz Lemos (Rio de Janeiro, RJ), curator and researcher, with an MA in Social History of Culture from PUC-RJ. She conceived the research platform Lastro – Intercâmbios Livres em Arte and works in the promotion, teaching and curating of processes of anticolonial, antiracist and feminist creation in Brazil and Latin America.
She is the curator of Bolsa Pampulha 2018/2019 (Belo Horizonte, MG) and coordinates the Grupo de Estudos Lastro na Casa 1 (São Paulo, SP). In 2017, she served on the curatorial commission of the 20th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil and coordinated the artist residency Travessias Ocultas – Lastro Bolívia.Diane Lima (Mundo Novo, BA), curator and researcher, with an MA in Communication and Semiotics from PUC-SP. She carries out multidisciplinary curatorial practices in a decolonial perspective.This year, she was co-curator of the artist residency PlusAfroT, at Villa Waldberta, and of the group exhibition Lost Body – Displacement as Choreography, both in Munich, Germany. In 2018, she was the curator of the Valongo Festival Internacional da Imagem and a member of the Grupo de Críticos de Arte of the Centro Cultural São Paulo.
Thiago de Paula Souza (São Paulo, SP), curator and educator with a background in the social sciences. He participates in the program Propositions for Non-Fascist-Living, organized by BAK (base voor actuele kunst), in Utrecht, Netherlands.With curator Gabi Ngcobo, he created the platform I’ve seen your face before, as part of the project Ecos do Atlântico Sul, of Goethe Institut, in São Paulo. In 2018, he was a member of the curatorial team of the 10th Berlin Biennial, entitled We Don’t Need Another Hero.This curatorial team is consistent with the institution’s aim of confronting a contemporary global reality, opening borders and constructing dialogues with the international circuit, without losing sight of the local complexity.SESC – Serviço Social do Comércio is a nonprofit private institution created in 1946 by business leaders of the commerce and service sector throughout Brazil.In São Paulo, SESC has 40 centers active in the areas of Culture, Education, Sports, Leisure and Health. The institution’s actions are guided by its educational character and aim to foster social well-being based on a broad understanding of the term culture.

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Dramatic arts in the 21st century: Innovative schools for the contemporary student

Today’s digital revolution has ‘disrupted’ many professions – and the dramatic arts are no exception. While this shift has kept the industry moving, While this shift has kept the industry moving, prospective dramatic arts students must understand that to succeed in the field, they must choose a university that addresses the fast-paced changes occurring in the industry.
For example, budding actors must understand that advances in technology have increased human-computer interactions among actors, who in turn must adapt to the use of technology in the field. In a similar vein, the theatre industry has also changed, embracing digital technology, seen from the implementation of video and 3D projections, digital lighting systems and stop-motion camerawork, helping to improve the overall theatrical experience.
These are just some of the exciting advancements unfolding within the dramatic arts field in the 21st century.So how can aspiring actors transform the currents within themselves into a stellar performance on stage or camera? How can budding sound engineers gain the knowledge and skills needed to branch into the entertainment industry? How can would-be stage managers learn the technical skills and knowledge required to get from where they are to where they want to be?Source: The Guildhall School of Music and DramaRegardless of where your interest lies within the dramatic arts spectrum, here are four institutions that can help hone your talents to meet the needs of today’s modern-day dramatic arts UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (USC), SCHOOL OF DRAMATIC ARTSBudding actors looking for a strong undergraduate programme should consider USC’s School of Dramatic Arts’ Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Acting for Stage, Screen and New Media.
Located in the entertainment capital of the world Los Angeles, US this programme connects the foundation of classical theatre with innovative training for contemporary performing arts.Entrepreneurialism is key to actors finding work, so the school’s undergraduate performance degree has been redesigned with emphasis on refining skills for untraditional “digital opportunities”, such as ‘Camera and Improvisation’ and ‘Going Viral’, to help students succeed.
Apart from being able to generate a buzz by creating original material for social media, actors’ work can extend to include motion capture (or “mocap”), video games, voice acting, virtual reality and social media. No one understands this better than USC, who are among the first major universities in the US to embrace new media within its acting programme.The school also has a voice studio where actors can sharpen their vocal chops and learn the unique demands of animation and video game voice work.Source: USC School of Dramatic ArtsUSC offers a Summer Institute for International Actors; an intensive four-week summer training programme that combines rigorous acting courses with professional development opportunities for today’s emerging artists.
Developed in association with the Shanghai Theatre Academy, the programme presents concentrated courses in audition preparation, acting for the camera, vocal development, improvisation and physical comedy, as well as workshops with leading entertainment professionals. Outings to film studios and theatres immerse participants in the vibrant culture of LA.
The school’s experienced faculty and guest artists enable students to receive practical insights into their art and crucial experience of performing in real-world conditions. They also make professional contacts critical for starting a career.USC also has a range of programmes tailored to varied personal and professional interests, including a BA in Dramatic Arts, BFA in Musical Theatre, BFA in Design, BFA in Sound Design, BFA in Stage Management, BFA in Technical Direction and BA in Visual and Performing Arts Studies.Students who want to delve further into their craft can pursue an MFA in Acting, a three-year course that fuses two strands of actor-training: the classical conservatory-style that attunes the voice, body and intellect to the demands of text and performance; and an innovative physical approach that draws upon the work of artists of the past 50 years.

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Somewhat Positive News Coverage Extremely Unlikely to Impact BAE Systems (BA) Stock Price

Media stories about BAE Systems (LON:BA) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 news and blog sources in …

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