L'Estruch

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Sabadell, Spain.

URL: www.lestruch.cat
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ADDRESS: C/ Sant Isidre, 140, 08208 Sabadell, Spain.
TELEPHONE: (0034) 93 745 31 50.
FOUNDED IN: 1995.
DISCIPLINES: Photography, video, drawing and painting, new media, performing arts, sound.

ABOUT THE RESIDENCY:

L'Estruch is a factory for the creation of live and performing arts. The programme offers residencies for the following activities:

Dance and new theatrical forms;
Circus arts;
Visual arts and performance;
Sabadell Obert (local visual arts programme);
Multimedia projects;
Multiphonic projects.

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LOCATION:

The centre is located in an old textile factory in Sabadell city. Sabadell has a population of 200,000 people and is close and well connected to Catalonia's capital, Barcelona.

FACILITIES:

Accommodation: L'Estruch has four apartments. Two apartments are located in the building for dance and performance residencies. They include kitchens and have a capacity of two to four people, with shared toilet and laundry facilities. The other two apartments are located above the offices and have four rooms, with shared kitchen and toilet facilities.

Studios: For dance residencies, there is a space with wooden floors and the possibility of using the lights in the theatre. For multimedia and mutliphonic residencies residents have a large room with all necessary equipment and a media lab. There is also a space dedicated for visual art residencies, with four studios and a multi-purpose space.

Access / Artists with families: The programme unfortunately cannot welcome artists travelling with families, but welcomes artists with reduced mobility.

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STAYING THERE:

Duration of stays: A minimum of one week to three months.

Cost: There is no cost for residencies at L'Estruch.

Grants: The programme does not offer grants.

Selection Procedure: By open call. To apply, send details of the project to be developed following instructions on their website. Applications will be evaluated by the selection committee. The committee for dance and circus comprises specialists and directors from other centres; for visual arts, the visual arts curator, currently Marc Vives; for multimedia and multiphonics, the company UmesDos, comprised of Mediaestruch manager Francesc Benlliure, director Gian Marco Zaccaria and communication manager Núria Nia. L’Estruch’s director Manel Rodríguez participates in all selection committees.

Languages: Catalan, Spanish, French, and English.

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EXCHANGE PROGRAMMES / NETWORKS:

L'Estruch has exchange programmes with Porte Sud, Carcassone, MovingTeatre, Colonia, and Anne Lefebre, Toulouse.

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