Call for projects

CALL FOR SUBMISSION –
deadline October 31th, 2017

 

DAÏMÔN is an artist-run centre with the mandate of supporting research-creation, production and dissemination of media arts. Through its Artist-in-residence, Research and Creation, and Support for First Works programs, Daïmôn encourages artists to push the limits of their practice and to develop new and original approaches to image, video, sound and electronic art, including installation, interactive and performative practices.

A residency at DAIMON is ideal for artists looking for time, space, and use of a wide range of technical equipment to explore, research and experiment within or across media disciplines. Visiting residents enjoy accommodation and workspace within the Filature, a distinct heritage building in Hull, QC and the National Capital Region of Canada.

 

Residency Programs :
Artist-in-residence – 4 weeks
This program targets established, mid-career artists with at least five (5) years of active and significant practice in one or more media arts disciplines. The program provides selected artists with onsite accommodation for the duration of the residency. Local, national and international artists are invited to apply for this program.

 DAÏMÔN provides :

– Technical and artistic support

- Accommodation

– Access to the Centre’s equipment
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– Services of a technician 
- Artist’s fee of $1700
– Travel allowance*

* All other production costs are the responsibility of the artist.


Research and Creation – 4 weeks
This program is open to professional emerging, mid-career or established artists with an active practice in media arts. This residency does not include accommodation. Artists from the Ottawa-Gatineau region, Québec and Canada are eligible for this program; 

DAÏMÔN provides:

- Technical and artistic support

– Access to the Centre’s equipment

– Services of a technician

- Travel allowance and cover limited daily expenses for artists from outside the region.*

* All other production costs are the responsibility of the artist.


Support for First Works – 2-4 weeks
DAÏMÔN supports the development of a first work by artists from the Ottawa-Gatineau region. Admissible projects include the production of an original work using video, audio, photography or the application of hybrid media in an artwork. Emerging artists from the Ottawa-Gatineau region with basic training are invited to apply to create a first work in a professional context. Professional artists from the Ottawa-Gatineau region with an established practice in another discipline who wish to develop work in a new media are also encouraged to apply. This residency does not include accommodation or travel support. Selected artists receive a fee of $750.

DAÏMÔN provides :

- Technical and artistic support

– Access to the Centre’s equipment

– Services of a technician

– Artist’s fee of $750*

* All other production costs are the responsibility of the artist.


Research and Creation – 4 weeks
This program is open to professional emerging, mid-career or established artists with an active practice in media arts. Artists from the Ottawa-Gatineau region, Québec and Canada are eligible for this program

DAÏMÔN provides:

- Technical and artistic support

– Access to the Centre’s equipment

– Services of a technician

- Travel allowance and cover limited daily expenses for artists from outside the region.*

* All other production costs are the responsibility of the artist.

 

Deadline October 31th 2017

 

Proposals are selected by a programming committee. All submissions must include:
– Your contact information
 and a clear indication of the program you are applying for

– Resume (max. 3 pages)

- A project description with an artist statement (about 500 words)

– Technical needs

– Timeline (1 page max)


One of the following documentation
– A maximum of 15 images OR
– A maximum 3 of audio/vidéo documents (max. 10 min. in TOTAL) OR
– A maximum  5 images and 2 audio/vidéo documents (max. 5 min. in TOTAL)
– A descriptive list of the support documentation


How to apply :
Electronic submission (Total size must not exceed 2GB )

Please send us your proposal in a compressed file electronically using the following link : daimon.wetransfer.com

By postal mail at the following address :
Call for submissions / DAÏMÔN

78, rue Hanson, 
Gatineau (Québec) 

Canada J8Y 3M5

Information:
Martine H. Crispo
General & Artistic Director (interim)
dg@daimon.qc.ca
www.daimon.qc.ca
819.770.8525 #302

 

DAÏMÔN thanks its members, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, the Canada Council for the Arts and la Ville de Gatineau.