February 14, 2022
Call for Submissions: What’s Your Problem?
Hosted by Eyelevel
What’s Your Problem? Is a five-week group residency intensive scheduled to launch through Eyelevel Artist-Run Centre, March 15 to April 12 2022. This residency will house 4 artists at 2482 Maynard Street (Kjipuktuk/Halifax, NS) who express interest in using art as a vehicle for social activism/social justice. Artists will work individually on their project and will be encouraged to explore a “problem” (social issue) of their interest to investigate throughout the residency. What’s Your Problem? will comprise of weekly group meetings co-facilitated by Arjun Lal and Raven Davis where the artists will engage in discussions and idea sharing over a meal.There is no pressure to complete projects by the end of this residency. However, selected participants should be ready to commit to this program including its scheduled meetings and activities.
We encourage applications from everyone! We will be prioritizing Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC), and 2-Spirit / Indigiqueer, lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, intersex, asexual (2SLGBTQIA+), non-binary and disabled identifying artists and the problems they are facing and addressing in their work. Application forms can be found below and will be ranked based on how applicants describe their problem and their imagined solutions or steps towards a solution, and their chosen support material. With an intention to support and continue conversations about oppression, this residency was created to nurture artistic practices that respond to current social issues including but not limited to racism, discrimination, and colonialism.
Please reach out to email@example.com if you have any questions, concerns, or are looking for some feedback throughout the application process.
Deadline: February 14TH 2022 11:59 PM AST