Deadline: 13/12/2017

7 DAYS IN SITU AND COLLECTIVE RESIDENCY on a farm - Quebec, Canada -

Human warmth in the heart of Winter - 7 days - 7 artists - 7 different process - 7 in situ -1 farm.

Artistic Residency – OPEN CALL

You are an artist or a craftsman who wishes to experience a collective and in situ residency on a farm in the Eastern Townships? RURART is what you are looking for!

MISSION
Since 2012, RURART has offered immersive artistic residencies in a rural context. Its mission is to reconnect people to nature and agriculture via the medium of art. The residencies take place either in groups each season and at specific dates (Production in residency program), or upon request from April to October (Research in residency program).

WHAT?
A residency on the theme : Human warmth in the heart of Winter
RURART Production in residency, the 2018 winter edition, offers the chance to various artists to experience a unique and collective residency. For a duration of 7 days, artists are invited to work on or rework a piece of their own. Following a self-organized group structure, the participants share and support each other and have autonomous space to work on their own. At the end of the week, artists are asked to share their work with the public within the same envrionment they worked in throughout the residency. The two presentations are created in the format of a path passing through different stations on the farm La Généreuse.

WHEN?
Open call deadline – December 13, 2017

Residency period- Febuary 11 to 18, 2018

Public presentations – Febuary 16 and 17, 2018


WHO?
Professional artist or collective with a project adapted to the theme of the residency.
All disciplines are welcome

HOW MUCH?
Subsistence expenses only
3 grants offered for housing (value : 280$)
A maximum of six projets will be selected for the 2018 winter edition

HOW TO APPLY?
CV
Brief description of your project (max 2 pages)

  • in relation with the theme
  • in relation with your artistic statment
  • at which step in the process your work will be at the moment of the residency and what's you work plan untill then
  • How RURART can be nourrishing your process.

Image, video or any pertinent material to show your work
How did you heard about RURART.

THINGS TO KNOW
The residency is one week ongoing process
The public presentations happen at sunset. Natural light is alway central in RURART exprience.
A skype interview will follow the first selection step before Christmas
All projects will receive a notice before the end of the year.

7 DAYS IN SITU AND COLLECTIVE RESIDENCY on a farm - Quebec, Canada -

7 DAYS IN SITU AND COLLECTIVE RESIDENCY on a farm - Quebec, Canada -

Location
Canada

Application deadline
13/12/2017

Residency starts
11/02/2018

Residency ends
18/02/2018

More information
http://rurart.ca/residence-production/residence/dossier-dinscription/