Grants of up to $10,000 to Quebec professional artists and writers from the Inuit community for residencies in Montreal. Applicants must be engaged in the following artistic disciplines: circus arts, digital arts, media arts, multidisciplinary arts, visual arts, popular song, storytelling, dance, literature, arts and crafts, music, architectural research and theater.
These practices can be related to traditional arts or contemporary practices.
Projects must entail the residency of Inuit artists and writers in a studio-apartment located in Montreal in order to engage in a two-month creative and artistic renewal sojourn.
Projects presented must comply with at least one of the following objectives:
1. Support and stimulate artists by offering them a dynamic environment and the means to produce and disseminate their works.
2. Foster renewal periods for artists and writers by according them access to a fresh and stimulating cultural environment.
3. Facilitate exchanges of artistic or literary viewpoints and contribute to the formation of enduring ties between the artists and writers of Nunavik and those from other regions of Quebec.
Additional Geographic Information:Montreal, Quebec
Estimated Size of Grant:
The residency will last for two months. The CALQ will offer free accommodation in a studio-apartment located in downtown Montreal for the duration of the sojourn.
Kativik Regional Government:
Telephone: 819 964-2961
Toll-free: 1 877 964-2961
Fax: 819 964-2956
Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec:
Telephone: 514 864-3350
Toll-free: 1 800 608-3350