The Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC) is now accepting applications from visual artists, media artists, and interdisciplinary artists for its 2017 Artist in Residence Program.
The residence accommodates up to 2 artists concurrently –- for research, development and production of ongoing or new bodies of work.
Artists may also have the opportunity to facilitate outreach programs such as talks, workshops and exhibitions, intended to promote interaction and professional development, and provide exposure and access to a diverse range of contemporary arts practices and theories within the community.
Residencies are from 4-12 weeks duration starting from January 1, 2017 through to December 31, 2017. Participants are responsible for all travel and personal expenses including food and materials related to their work.
The Artist in Residence Program is located in the Macaulay Residence. Built in 1901, the home is now owned by Parks Canada as part of the Dawson Historical Complex National Historic Site of Canada.
Filmmakers that have stayed in the residence include Scott Amos, Christina Battle, Elisabeth Belliveau, Katherine Berger, Marcia Connolly, Stephen Foster, Curtis Grahauer, Karen Hines, Phil Hoffman, Andreas Horvath, Angela Josse, Lulu Keating, Michelle Latimer, Brian Lye, Rozalind MacPhail,Naomi McCormack, Dan Monceaux, Madi Piller, Stefan Popescu, Joanna Priestley, Matthew Rankin, Dan Sokolowski, Emma Sterling, Kyle Whitehead.
The Dawson City International Short Film Festival takes place each spring on Easter Weekend. The 2015 Film Festival presented screenings of over 100 short films and videos from around the world to over 1,500 enthusiastic cinema fans. The festival weekend includes workshops, panel discussions and special presentations by participating filmmakers and special guests.
Filmmakers working in all media may apply for residency dates to coincide with the Film Festival (April 13-16, 2017) and have the opportunity to participate in Festival Programming. In past years, KIAC Artists in Residence have presented their films in special screenings and talks, facilitated workshops, and participated in panel discussions.
Please mark your application “Film Festival Residency”. Please note that filmmakers may also apply under the General Call for residency dates other than those connected with the Film Festival.
Deadlinefor 2017 is April 1, 2016.
For more info check out the KIAC website.
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