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Opportunities: Call For Proposal – Research-Creation Residencies (Canada)

Opportunities: Call For Proposal – Research-Creation Residencies (Canada)

Call for proposal :: research-creation residencies

Deadline : February 15, 2014

phase space, erin sexton, 2013

phase space, erin sexton, 2013

Description
This program offers research-creation assistance to local and international artists and artist collectives for the creation of digital arts, installation and performance projects. The residency provides space and equipment at Rustines|Lab for the production of a three(3)- to six(6)-week researchcreation project. A curator, critic or theoretician will be invited to collaborate with the artist-in-residence to draft a text on the research-creation project or on the artist’s creative process.

Purpose
Residencies are privileged moments for reflection and creativity in the evolution of an artist’s practice. This program seeks to offer the artists a space of encounter to support the development of a creative process. Meeting with the artist and drafting of a text, an author will participate in the process and in the artist’s reflection on his or her work.

Eligibility
To be engaged in media , audio or digital arts practice

Selection Criteria
The artistic merit of the applicant

Application includes
• A resumé and a biography
• An artist statement
• audiovisual support material (Website or DVD)
• a statement regarding desired residency Periods

Term s of the Residency
• The residency lasts from 3 to 6 weeks.
• An artist fee of $1,750 is provided.
• A $300-production budget is available, for purchasing equipment or for hiring specialized assistance.
• The artist in residence will have full and exclusive access to Rustines|Lab.
• The artist in residence will have access to the Lab equipment.
• A selected author will write a critical text either on the artist’s work or on a specific project.
• The author is chosen by Perte de Signal.
• This year, the centre will not fund the resident’s accommodation or transportation (if applicable).

Application
• Application may be individual or collective.
• Information requests and submissions should be made to rustines@perte-de-signal.org.
• Additional support material should follow by regular mail.
• Application may be submitted in either French or English.
• Rustines|Lab hosts one residency per year.

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Caden Manson is Editor In Chief and Curator of Contemporary Performance Network and co-founder and artistic director of Big Art Group, a New York City performance company founded in 1999.

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