Now Accepting Applications Until September 30, 2012 then BASTA!INFORMATION/APPLICATION
WHAT IS TOPOGRAPHY OF MEMORY
Topography of Memory is an eight-day workshop focusing on Writing, Walking and Drawing lead by artist Angela Ellsworth and writer Tania Katan at the celebrated organic agricultural estate Tenuta di Spannocchia just south of Siena, Italy. Workshop participants explore personal and cultural histories by navigating the possibilities of line. This includes moving pencil across a piece of paper, inscribing text in a notebook, and walking lines in the landscape.
WILL I GET ONE-ON-ONE TIME WITH ANGELA AND/OR TANIA
Yes. In addition to group writing, walking and drawing exercises, Angela and Tania are available to meet individually and offer feedback/guidance on your play, novel, memoir, drawings, installation art, and/or performance.
SOUNDS AMAZING, BUT WHERE WILL I SLEEP
In a Villa, if that’s ok with you. All bedrooms are furnished with antiques and original family-owned furniture, have views of the Villa garden and valley below the olive and fruit orchards. Guests staying in the Villa receive daily maid service. Each room is set up for double occupancy.
WHEN IS IT
July 5-12, 2013
$2950 per person for eight days. Includes ALL meals, materials, instruction, ground transportation from/to the Florence Airport, day trip to Siena, one-year membership to the Spannocchia Foundation, and beautiful accommodations (double occupancy with private bath) in the Villa of Castello di Spannocchia. Does not include airfare.
DO I HAVE TO PAY THE ENTIRE $2950 UPFRONT
Yes and No. Yes, you can pay the balance by check, cash or PayPal. No, after you are accepted into Topography of Memory you will need to pay your $300 Deposit promptly and then we can work out a payment plan that suits you.
WHO CAN APPLY FOR TOPOGRAPHY OF MEMORY?
This workshop is ideal for those who wish to spend time on an Italian agricultural estate participating in creative exercises designed to map stories, draw surroundings, and find the threads that connect past to present. No drawing or writing experience is necessary.
HOW MANY PARTICIPANTS ARE YOU TAKING?
12 participants. We hope you are one of the 12!
I WANT TO GO! HOW DO I APPLY?
September 4, 2012: Accepting Applications
September 30, 2012: Applications Close at Midnight
October 3, 2012: 12 Participants will be notified of Acceptance. Participants send $300 Deposit Check (or payment in full) upon Acceptance notification
NOTE: Applications will be reviewed on a first come first served basis. If you do not get into this year’s Topography of Memory you are invited to apply for next years. If you are accepted into the workshop and have to cancel due to any reason Tania Katan and Two Little Wishbones will retain the $300 Deposit Check and be under no obligation to return it.
Please answer the following questions thoughtfully (not to exceed two pages) and submit via email ONLY to: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject Line: Topography of Memory in Italy Application.
a) Name, Address, Email, and Phone Number
b) What inspires you? What artists, writers or other creative person/people do you admire?
c) Why do you want to participate in this workshop?
d) List some of your passions, desires, secret talents, or something you are just good at doing.
*Note: Applications sent after October 1, 2012 at 12:00am Arizona time will NOT be reviewed.
FOR FURTHER QUESTIONS AND/OR AN ENTIRE E-PACKET
Please email or call: email@example.com or 602.957.5203
WHAT ELSE IS HAPPENING IN ITALY THIS SUMMER
The 55th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia takes place from June 1st to November 24th, 2013. The most prestigious art exhibition in the world happens every two years in Venice, Italy!