Micro Residency at New Media Gallery – Learning Lab
Applications for the micro residency are now closed for 2020. We will be contacting the short listed candidates shortly. Thank You for all of your wonderful proposals.
New Media Gallery Learning Lab is a creative studio space run by the gallery. We offer arts + technology programming with access to a range of technologies. Moving into September we are sensitive to a continued need for social distancing. We are introducing the Micro Residency as a new and effective use of the Learning Lab and as a way to offer free, concentrated time to Artists who wish to experiment with technology.
The Residency Offers:
List of Technology and Services:
Who Can Apply:
Artists of all backgrounds and ages are invited to submit proposals. All applications will be seriously considered. We will consider proposals from applicants without a formal CV. We will consider proposals from those without technological experience. For this Residency we hope to support Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, Gender Diverse and Senior Artists who demonstrate a desire to experiment with technologies. We also hope to encourage applications from those who may not have the resources to afford expensive technology. At least one Residency will be awarded to an Artist from New Westminster. Artists will be asked for a short interview prior to the final selection.
We will seriously consider all proposals but we are especially interested in proposals that:
You will be asked to choose any or all of these potential Residency dates. If you are successful, the Learning Lab and its technologies will be made available to you for 3 Days within one of these periods. The Lab will remain open to gallery staff at this time. Hours of access can be discussed but generally must be concurrent with opening hours & staff availability..
Complete our Micro Residency Application Form which includes:
Application is due by September 14th, 2020. Submit application in PDF format to https://newmediagallery.ca/micro-residency/
All Micro Residencies will be actively documented and recorded by New Media Gallery Staff. Videos and photos will be created for New Media Gallery Archives and possibly shared on social media or in reports (public sharing will be discussed before posting).