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inklingroom is proud to announce an Open Call for dance artists, DJs and musicians as a part of the Baltic Dance Platform 2022 host program by Sõltumatu Tantsu Lava. inklingroom’s first international showcase will take place at Hall in Tallinn on the 18th of May 2022.


We are currently looking for five Estonian based dance artists to present a 10-15 min performance and five DJs or musicians to perform a 45min - 1hour set during our event. In collaboration with Sõltumatu Tantsu Lava we are offering a paid opportunity, technical support and if possible, the use of a rehearsal space.

Submission Deadline: 28th March 2022


Notified by: 11th April 2022

Event date: 18th May 2022 at HALL, Tallinn

How to apply: Send us an email with the requested submission details to

Our Mission: inklingroom champions new contemporary dance and music and supports artists in creating boundary-pushing, innovative work. Our events series, radio residencies, and record label aims to give the platform to underrepresented artists in the industry to create immersive and expansive experiences. Therefore would like to prioritise artists representing gender and sexual minorities, as well as those of low income. 

Submission Details:

30min Mix + bio + a short description of your practice

Artist fee: 120 per project (gross) 

10-15 min link to performance footage (could be rehearsal footage as well as professional one) with a short description of the idea + bio

Artist fee: 300 per project (gross)



We would like submitted mixes and performance intentions to be inspired by the idea of embodiment: it means that your work might explore how to be embodied, real and tangible. Through your creation, you may invite the audience on a journey of discovering and using their different senses. Exploring the idea that your work has its own agenda to have an embodied way of being in the world.

"Embodiment is the cell's awareness of themselves. You let go of your conscious mapping. It is a direct experience; there are no intermediary steps or translations. There is no guide, no witness (...). In this instance, the brain is the last to know". Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen


Selection Criteria:
Project responses will be reviewed based on the proposals. Only those projects meeting the open call criteria will be reviewed.

Email us if you have any questions regarding this Open Call:


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