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2010-2011 Banff Thematic and Self-Directed Residencies

Visual Arts at The Banff Centre - Call for Applications

The Banff Centre, Canada, calls for applications to its 2010-2011 summer and fall programme thematic and self-directed creative residencies in visual arts.


Theatre of Erosion or I Hate Work That is Not a Play with Geoffrey Farmer
Program dates: 12 November– 10 December 2010
Application deadline: 23 July 2010
A small amphitheatre full of objects. The audience has duly bought their rather expensive tickets. The curtain goes up on the scene where there is a room, a large bed, and a goat sleeping in it.

Revolution 2012 with Adrian Stimson
Program dates: 5 January - 22 February 2011
Application deadline: 31 August 2010
First Nations, Métis, and Inuit artists will conduct critical and reflective research. Discussions will inform and create a basis for the investigation of ancient ideas and contemporary artistic process.

What's Love Got To Do With It? with Ashley Neese
Program dates: 5 January - 22 February 2011
Application deadline: 31 August 2010
This is a residency dedicated to the investigation, critique, and cultivation of love in contemporary art. Through a variety of group activities and individual creative projects, participants will reflect on what it means to love, and how artists can express love in effective ways.


Summer Program, 5 July – 7 September 2010 and Fall Program, 7 September – 29 October 2010. Application deadline: ongoing as space permits.

For more information and to apply: The Banff Centre, Office of the Registrar, tel.: 403.762.6180 or 1.800.565.9989 e-mail: arts_info@banffcentre.ca; www.banffcentre.ca/va