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Kinship Medicines | Indigenous Arts Program

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Overview

Kinship Medicines is a thematic residency for queer, trans, and two-spirited Indigenous writers and visual artists who are enacting kinship ethics in their practices, particularly around discussions of gender, sex, and the queer-trans Indigenous futures movement.

This residency focuses on the discursive spark shared between queer, trans, and two spirited Indigenous visual artists and writers by focusing on conversation, collaboration, and building creative kinship between a cohort of writers who think alongside artists, whether it be through curatorial writing or literary form,  and a cohort of studio artists. 

Kinship Medicines offers a space for writers and visual artists to grow their practices around the theme of kinship—which encompasses a wide range of spaces and ideas, from BDSM to romantic friendship—as an ethic, method, and methodology for making art.

What does the program offer?

The structure of the residency consists of seminars centered around the theme. Additionally, time and space will be given for the participants to engage with their own discipline and practices in relation to the residency theme through studio practice.

Writers and visual artists will have their own studio in Glyde Hall with access to the visual art’s production facilities.

Who should apply?

This program is for global indigenous visual artists or writers who are queer, trans, or two-spirited.

This is the first artistic residency of its kind internationally that makes space specifically for queer, trans and two-spirited Indigenous peoples; and for discussion about the creative and discursive relationship between Indigenous artists and writers.

Dates: April 20 - May 15, 2020

 

Prizes Details: 

*Participants accepted to the program will be eligible for up to 100% scholarship to cover the program fee.

The program fee includes a single room and the Full Flex Meal Plan at Banff Centre. Travel to and from Banff Centre is the responsibility of participants.

Deadline: 
02/26/2020
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Theatre Production Practicums 2020

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Application Deadline: March 04, 2020
Dates: May 04 - August 07, 2020

Reinforce and hone basic skills and practical problem solving while working with professionals and a wide range of technology (including state of the art and legacy systems) in a safe, inclusive environment.

You will be responsible for setting your own goals and learning objectives as part of the program, with encouragement and support from a network of mentors. These mentors will provide insight into the demands of the workplace with advice and guidance on how to advance within the industry.

Learning opportunities will arise through workshops, demonstrations, instruction, and projects that arise through support for program content. You will determine individual learning objectives and goals in consultation with a mentor at the beginning of the program. 

You will experience hands-on learning in support of projects in Performing Arts residency programs. You will also receive mentorship to strengthen your technical and artistic knowledge, as well as communication, critical thinking, teamwork, leadership and problem-solving skills.
We are currently accepting applications for the following positions: 

  • Boots and Shoes Technician Practicum
  • Props Builder Practicum
  • Scenic Artist Practicum
  • Scenic Carpenter Practicum
  • Wardrobe Technician Practicum
  • Wigs and Makeup Technician Practicum
  • Wardrobe Production Shops Practicum
  • Scenic Production Shops Practicum

 

Prizes Details: 

*The weekly program fee is covered 100% by financial assistance.

Successful applicants will receive a daily living allowance while part of the program. Practicums are responsible for their own room and board costs but are eligible for subsidized Banff Centre housing based on availability.

Deadline: 
03/04/2020
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Banff International Curatorial Institute Fellowship Fall 2020

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The Banff International Curatorial Institute (BICI) Fellowship supports established curators, arts writers, cultural critics, and researchers in focusing deeply on the continued development of their work. The program allows for self-directed research over an extended period of 12 weeks within the creative and intellectually stimulating environment of Visual Arts. Participants are selected by an international jury for this unique, fully-scholarshipped program.

In addition to focusing on their own practice, participants will engage with each other as well as artists-in-residence in Visual Arts programs—meet with them to grow their networks and expand their research, visit studios or hold office hours, join reading groups, share knowledge through presenting research in progress, as well as engage with Banff Centre’s curatorial and artistic staff. The BICI Fellowship coincides with the Banff Visual Artist Fellowship, and participants in both programs are encouraged to work closely together.

While in residence participants may work on the continuation of an existing project, the early development of a substantial new project, create work towards a confirmed external publication or exhibition, or conduct research involving BICI publications and Banff Centre’s permanent collection and archives. Projects and research that are timely, socially relevant, and of high artistic merit will be considered as well as participants who are generous and willing to engage with the creative community.

What does the program offer?

This program provides an extended period of time for writers, curators, and researchers to develop non-studio based work and pursue critical research.  Scheduled programming is light to allow for self-directed project development, and opportunities to connect and collaborate. 

Participants can attend talks and presentations by faculty and guests of Visual Arts residency programs and Walter Phillips Gallery, and expand networks through connecting with artists from around the world.

Participants will have a private office that is accessible 24 hours a day in which to work.

What length of residency is available?

This program requires a full time commitment with the understanding that absences will be minimal. Alternative dates cannot be considered.

Who should apply?

This program is open to mid- to- senior-level curators, arts writers, cultural critics, and researchers exploring original topics within visual arts.

Applicants should have an established exhibition/publication record, have completed formal training in visual arts at the post-secondary level, or equivalent experience and recognition from their peers. 

Dates: September 14 - December 04, 2020

 

Prizes Details: 

*Financial Aid up to 100% covering tuition, light flex meal plan, and single on-campus accommodation is available (travel and other expenses are not eligible).

Deadline: 
04/29/2020
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Banff Artist in Residence Summer 2020

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The Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) program is designed for visual artists to focus on their own practice in a supportive learning environment. Participants are encouraged to explore new ideas, create, self-direct their research and time, and cultivate new directions in their work — all while surrounded by a community of peers within Banff Centre’s spectacular mountain setting. 

The program encourages experimentation and risk-taking, via access to shared production facilities and knowledgeable staff who are available to provide technical support and assistance.* Participants may attend talks, exhibitions, and performances by world-renowned visiting artists as well as receive studio visits from program guest artists. In addition, participants have the opportunity to build connections, create networks, collaborate, and share their work with other artists-in-residence and the public.

What does the program offer?

The Banff Artist in Residence program allows participants to delve deeply into their practice while away from the constraints of everyday life. Participants are provided with a studio, accessible 24 hours a day, as well as access to our extensive facilities.*

What length of residency is available?

This program is designed for participation over the entire period. Variable dates will not be considered.

Who should apply?

This residency is for visual artists with an exhibition/publication record, who have completed formal training in visual arts at the post-secondary level, or equivalent experience and recognition from their peers. Collaborative groups are welcome to apply.

Application Deadline: March 04, 2020
Dates: July 20 - August 21, 2020

Prizes Details: 

*Financial Aid up to 100% is available to cover tuition (meal plans and accomodations are not eligible)

If you would like to be considered, please complete the Financial Aid section when uploading your supporting materials. 

Deadline: 
03/04/2020
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Performing Arts Creation Residencies 2020

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Banff Centre is committed to the commissioning, development, and production of new works in all major performance disciplines, and encourages bold collaborations across disciplines. Performing Arts residencies are designed for artists to work on the initial creation phase of a new work in one or more of our studio spaces.

What does the program offer?

These residencies offer a range of work spaces and facilities depending on participants' needs and availability. Banff Centre provides limited production support for these residencies. Additional technical support may be negotiated when possible. Partial residencies may be available. 

Who should apply?

We invite project proposals from individual artists, artistic collectives, and companies of all sizes. Artists with projects at various stages of development are encouraged to apply - whether at the conceptual, creation, development, refinement, or redevelopment stage of a new work. 

Application Deadline: February 12, 2020

Dates: October 05 - October 16, 2020, January 11 - January 22, 2021, March 15 - March 26, 2021

 

Prizes Details: 

Application fee: $65 for individuals or groups. Individual group members must pay an additional registration fee of $35 on acceptance.

*Financial Aid up to 75% is available based on shared accommodation and regular meal plans.

Deadline: 
02/12/2020
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Writing Studio | Literary Arts

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An ideal environment for artistic inspiration and growth, Writing Studio provides writers and poets with an extended period of uninterrupted writing time and one-on-one editorial assistance from experienced writers/editors. 

You’ll also have the opportunity to engage with a community of working writers, work with a voice and movement coach, and to share your work at a weekly reading event.

What does the program offer?

This program is designed to offer the freedom of unstructured time for each individual participant’s needs and desired outcomes. The residency also offers the opportunity to work with our esteemed faculty mentors over five weeks. 

Writing Studio also features a weekly reading series, as well as one-on-one sessions with a voice and relaxation instructor to help you develop your public reading skills. 

Who should apply?

Early and mid-stage career writers of fiction (or other narrative prose) and poetry who are seeking a period of dedicated time to develop a book-length manuscript with the guidance of an experienced mentor. This program is designed for published poets, writers of fiction, and other narrative prose.

We welcome writers from all backgrounds, and all gender identities and expressions.

Dates: April 27 - May 30, 2020
 

Prizes Details: 

*Financial Aid up to approximately 50% is available for this program. 

Deadline: 
01/29/2020
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