Labsessions #17

Digital Emerging Artists' Project Presentations

LABSESSIONS #17
APPLICATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 25, 2019

 

Initiated by the Society for Arts and Technology (SAT) and coordinated by the Conseil québécois des arts médiatiques (CQAM), with the participation of Agence TOPO, Eastern Bloc, Labo NT2, OBORO, PRIM, Studio XX, and Vidéographe, Labsessions invite emerging artists working in the field of digital art to submit a new work-in-progress project for the 17th Labsessions event, taking place on Thursday November 21th, 2019, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at OBORO.

Labsessions aim to support emerging artists working in digital arts, and to give them the opportunity to showcase the work they do. Those events are also a networking place for artists, digital art organizations attendees and for various cultural workers.

Three projects will be selected and each artist will be invited to do a short presentation (or demo) in front of The artists do a short presentation (or demo) in front of a panel of artists-run centers representatives. Following the presentations and question periods, the partner organizations will provide constructive criticism through commentaries and suggestions.

In addition to the Labsessions, partner organizations might offer assistance to their sole discretion; which can take different forms depending on their respective mandate and resources (equipment loan, access to media labs, technical support, consultation or mentorship, access to an activity or a festival, etc.).

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

- You must be a Canadian emerging artist working in the field of digital art;
- Having an innovative project in progress;
- Only one project by edition;
- Meeting the deadline with an application form fully completed;
- Selected applicants should be ready to present their project to an audience for 15 minutes in English or French (pictures highly recommended).

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

- Artistic quality and originality
- Ability to realize the project
- Possibility of dissemination and impact
- Application quality

Application Deadline: Friday, October 25th, 2019, 5 p.m.

The jury is composed of media arts organizations’ representatives. Only applicants whose projects are selected will be contacted.
Travel expenses will not be covered.

INFO & CONTACTS

Joseph Lefèvre
Directeur création et résidences (SAT)
514 844.2033 # 214
Labsessions@sat.qc.ca

Martine Frossard
Directrice adjointe (CQAM)
514 527-5116
info@cqam.org
 

PARTNERS: SAT / CQAM / Agence TOPO / ALN Nt2 / Eastern Bloc / OBORO / Studio XX / Vidéographe

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