Research and Production Residencies program
Thank you for your interest in OBORO's programming! Please note that the call for proposals for our Research and Production Residencies program will be exceptionally closed for 2013.
**Keep an eye out on our website and newsletter for our upcoming call for Special Projects.**
Next deadline for Research and Production Residencies program: to come in 2014
OBORO welcomes proposals from artists, curators or artist collectives who are looking for a Research and Production residency, principally in the fields of visual arts, media arts, interdisciplinary practices and new media.
Those interested must complete the submission form and submit a complete dossier which includes a description of the project on an artistic and technical level. We invite you to please consult the list of activities that OBORO has presented over the past years before sending your proposal.
For more information, including the complete procedure for submitting a proposal, please consult the page call for proposals.
Besides its art administration, OBORO has an art committee composed of members from the board of directors, who have an active practice in creation, research, writing or curatorship. The committee meets once or twice a year to examine the proposals received for the centre’s various programs, and to consider the centre’s overall direction. On an ad hoc basis, the committee invites artists and curators from the art community to take part in the discussions. Furthermore, the members of OBORO’s team are called upon to play an active role in selecting certain projects, evaluating their feasibility and interest relative to a joint global vision. All of OBORO’s employees have an art practice, and the diversity of their interests and expertise contributes to the energy and vitality of its activities.
The current members of the art committee are:
In the context of its Research and Production Residency program, OBORO provides basic technical support (orientation and general guidance). Please be advised that the honoraria for specialized technical assistance (programming, sound engineering, video editing, etc.) are to be paid in full by the artist. OBORO pays artists the rights and royalties corresponding to the tables established by copyright societies.
- Access to some equipment
- $500 honorarium (less than 15 days) or $1000 (longer than 15 days)
- Housing costs for artists living outside Montréal
- A per diem of $40 for stays of 7 days or less, and $25 for 8 days and more
- A maximum amount of CDN$1000 to cover the artist’s travel fees(1)
- A maximum amount of CDN$1000 to cover transportation of the artworks or equipment(1)
- A general technical assistance
- A page on our Website (French and English)
- A photographic documentation
- A public artist talk or presentation
(1) Projects for which travel fees and transportation of the works exceed CDN$1000 each will need to secure external supplementary funding before they can become eligible to the program.