For our Femxle Spaces project taking place this year, ACCA are looking for stories from women and female identifying people over three generations that come from surrounding areas, in and around Leeds. The project is about representing personal stories, special places and perceptions of living in our city.
In association with Leeds 2023 and in collaboration with Vier-D, Dortmund, ACCA would like to bring together narratives of two cities: Dortmund, Germany, and Leeds, West Yorkshire about those who have a sense of place and identity around the cities.
To do this, we aim to record interviews and videos of people who would like to share their experiences to be showcased in Leeds 2023 Festival in Summer. This will be presented publicly in Leeds and Dortmund, as part of the project's digital interpretations to accompany dance and theatre performances.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for people who live in Leeds and identify with the city.
1. A family constellation of three women or people identifying themselves as female from three different generations.
The people should roughly represent the following age groups: 20-35 years, 35+ years old & 65+.
We would prefer for those to all live in Leeds.
2. Three individual persons
We are looking for a diverse spectrum of women or female-identifying people over 20 years of age.
The following aspects are significant here: Culture, origin/migration, nationality, female identification and contemporary witness.
All definitive people are welcome - regardless of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability or impairment. We aim to make interviews and videos to be barrier-free.
Decisions will be announced in mid february, ready to start filming in March.
March: Interviews and video recording
August: Presentations in Leeds
October: Presentations in Dortmund
If you would like to be part of an international project, have some interesting stories to be told, please fill out the following form:
If you have any questions or would like any further information please contact us on email@example.com
We would love to hear from you!
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