Mile Zero Dance is a non-profit charitable dance company based in Edmonton, AB, with 1200 square foot studio and 600 square foot gallery/front space that we program throughout the year. Situated in Little Italy, we are interested in performance work that pushes boundaries and expectations, especially dance, body, or movement based work. For our 33rd Season, we are seeking artists from a wide variety of backgrounds for:
1 Short Multidisciplinary Acts, 10 minutes or less, for cabaret situations such as Dirt Buffet Cabaret or mixed evenings such as Alberta Culture Days. Artists should prepare a video clip (online), short bio, and a description of work to be presented. Any media considered. (ongoing).
2 Curators for themed, Canada 150 one-night party events. The curator/lead artist will be involved in selecting other artists and planning the event as well as showing their own work. CV/artist statement/samples of work. (deadline March 1/17)
The Visual Arts Section of the Canada Council for the Arts provides a range of grants to recognize and support the independent creative work of professional Canadian artists of all cultures. These grants are intended for artists and independent critics and curators working in the following art forms: visual arts including fine craft and architecture. Travel Grants to Professionals in the Visual Arts contribute toward expenses incurred to travel to an event important to the artist’s, critic’s or curator’s career. (more…)
DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 1 annually
Eligibility: Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status
The Assistance to Professional Independent Critics and Curators program supports Canadian professional critics and curators who develop their practice independently from art organizations or institutions. The program supports research, production and professional development in theory, criticism, analysis and curating in contemporary visual and media arts.
The program recognizes three categories of independent critics and curators (emerging, mid-career and established) and offers two components: General Project Grants and Curatorial Residencies. MORE INFO >>
Self-directed Arts Residencies
These nine unique studios, each designed by a distinguished Canadian architect, are located in a secluded wooded area of The Banff Centre. The studios offer a concentrated, retreat environment to professional artists engaged in the creation of new work.
Applications are accepted from artists of a variety of disciplines: writers, composers, singer-songwriters, visual artists, screenwriters, playwrights, literary translators, curators, art theorists, and professionals working in theatre, dance and film at the conceptualization or research stage of a project. Acceptance is based on an application/adjudication process. More information
1646 is an artists? initiative/project-space in the centre of The Hague, which promotes the exchange between local, national and international artists and art spaces. The aim is to create an active research for current developments in the shifting landscapes of art, culture, and theory. At the end of each residency there will be a presentation of the works or research made during the period.
1646 provides a 21 sqm private workspace located in the back of its exhibition space. The studio comes equipped with wireless internet connection, and all the community resources 1646 has to offer. 1646 provides accommodation, studio and possible working budget up to 1000,00. All individual expenses such as food, individual traveling expenses, etc. are paid by the artist.