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Visual and Digital Arts Programmes

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Alberta, Canada

Visual and Digital Arts programmes at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Alberta, Canada, offer opportunities for artists to engage with world-renowned faculty and peers to gain new insights into the development of their work. Access to facilities and expertise in photography, sculpture, printmaking, papermaking, ceramics, fibre, painting, digital media, video, and sound, as well as curatorial studies are available. Explore new directions with international faculty and artists. Be inspired by Banff studio spaces and facilities in an unrivalled natural environment. Spring and summer 2017 Visual and Digital Arts programmes of the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity are the following:

Indigenous Arts Journal, 29 May - 23 June 2017, application deadline: 25 January 2017
A space for emerging and experienced Indigenous curators, art writers, art historians and cultural thinkers to explore critical art and social discourse and the concerns that inform Indigenous artists' work, lives, and communities. Artists will also envision the development of an Indigenous Art Journal for future online and print publication.

BAiR Spring Intensive, 24 April - 19 May 2017, application deadline: 4 January 2017
Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) Spring Intensive is an immersive period of studio practice and self-directed artistic exploration, giving artists the space to create, research and experiment.

BAiR Late Spring, 29 May - 23 June 2017, application deadline: 11 January 2017
A four-week self-directed programme providing the time and space for artists, curators and arts professionals to create, research, experiment and cultivate new directions in their work.

BAiR Summer Studio, 10 July - 11 August 2017, application deadline: 1 March 2017
A flexible self-directed programme, where participants can decide their residency dates within the prescribed dates from 12 days to the full five weeks.

For more information, please contact the Office of the Registrar, visualarts_registrar@banffcentre.ca or visit: www.banffcentre.ca