Blaas of Glory presents during GDIF & Spoffin Outdoor Arts on Friday. Photo: Thomas Bartelds.
This Friday, August 28th, Greenwich + Docklands International Festival (GDIF) and Spoffin are joining forces to present an online pitching session, featuring British, Dutch and other international artists and professionals. For this first edition of GDIF & Spoffin Outdoor Arts Online Pitch, the organizations received more than 90 applications from all over the world.
Artistic director Alfred Konijnenbelt is pleased with the large number of applications: "We are very happy to gather so many people from all over Europe and beyond to share the beauty of outdoor arts!"
Behind the scenes
GDIF & Spoffin Outdoor Arts Online Pitch is the perfect opportunity to hear about the artists' plans for 2021 and beyond, about what inspires them, how the current challenges are being embraced and how they look further. The pitching sessions offer a unique view behind the scenes of street theatre.
During the online pitching session, nineteen artists from the Netherlands and abroad will present their plans via Zoom. Afterwards there is the opportunity for informal networking with the artists in virtual breakout rooms. Everyone who signed up to attend the online pitches was sent a Zoom link via email.
Sign-ups from all over the world
For this first edition of GDIF & Spoffin Outdoor Arts Online Pitch, the organizations saw applications from Armenia, Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, Croatia, Ireland, Iran, Italy, Lithuania, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and United States of America.
Rewatch via YouTube
Are you unable to join the online pitching sessions on Friday? No problem: the afternoon will be recorded and later on posted on YouTube, so that you can rewatch the pitching sessions whenever you like. The recordings will appear on the OutdoorArtsUK YouTube channel no later than Monday.
August 26, 2020