Complete our Micro Residency Application by September 28, 2021 which includes:
Applicants who are employed, affiliated or have been accepted into programs within the City of New Westminster in the years 2021 and 2022 or have previously participated in a micro residency will be exempt from consideration. 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).
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 5 consecutive days from Tuesday to Saturday. 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..
Artists of all backgrounds and ages are invited to submit proposals. All applications will be seriously considered and will go through a vetting system. We will consider proposals from applicants without a formal CV. We will consider proposals from those without technological experience. We hope to support Those in the community that face entrenched marginalization due to attitudinal, historic, social and environmental barriers including age, ethnicity, disability, economic status, gender, nationality, race, sexual orientation or transgender status. We also hope to encourage applications from those who may not have the resources to afford expensive technology. 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:
New Media Gallery Micro Residency returns for the 2021-2022 season. We have extended to a five-day learning residency that gives access to available equipment, knowledge and space for artists at every stage of their career to experiment with or question how to include specific new media in their practice. The residency offers access to experienced NMG staff, the Learning Lab and all its available equipment. 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 those in the community that face entrenched marginalization due to attitudinal, historic, social and environmental barriers including age, ethnicity, disability, economic status, gender, nationality, race, sexual orientation or transgender status. Artists may bring their own tech to the residency. Technology mentorship and program management is supported by NMG Programming Coordinator Chris Jung. Opportunities for presentation, feedback and discussion with NMG Director-Curators will be provided.