Call for entries
Deadline: 15 February 2011

Research-creation Residency :: *Rustines|Lab*

> Workshop, residency centre, and venue for dissemination, *Rustines|Lab*
> is a creative research-creation lab dedicated to supporting media arts,
> new media, and audio art projects. The lab’s primary purpose is to
> provide Perte de Signal members with a place to connect with various
> actors and practitioners in both local and international contemporary
> art scenes. It is also devoted to providing emerging artists with
> production spaces, technical resources, and programs for
> research-creation to assist in the production of performance and
> installation projects.

> *Description*
> This program offers creative research assistance to local and national
> artists and artist collectives for the creation of media arts,
> installation, and performance projects. The residency provides space and
> equipment at *Rustines|Lab* for the production of a three (3) to six (6)
> week creative research project. A curator, critic or theoretician will
> be invited to collaborate with the artist in residence to draft a text
> on the creative research project or on the artist’s creative process.
> Residencies are privileged moments for reflection and creativity in the
> evolution of an artist’s practice. This program seeks to offer artists
> in residence a space of encounter to support the development of a
> creative process. In meetings with the artist and with the drafting of a
> text, an author participating in the process will assist the artist in
> reflecting on his or her work.
> *Eligibility*
> • To have a media art practices (new media, film, audio art, video).
> *Selection Criteria*
> • The artistic merit of the applicant(s).
> *Application includes*
> • A résumé and a biography;
> • An artist statement;
> • A brief project description;
> • audiovisual support material; Website or DVD
> *Residencies terms*
> • The residency lasts from 3 to 6 weeks;
> • The residency will take place in 2011;
> • An 1750$ artist fees is provided;
> • A 300$ production budget is available;
> • The resident will have full access to the Rustines | Lab;
> • The resident will have access to the Lab equipment;
> • A selected author will write a critical text on either the artist
> works or on a specific project.
> • For this year, the centre will not participate in the accommodation or
> transportation of the resident (if, applicable)
> *
> Application*
> • Deadline: February, 15, 2011.
> • Application may be individual or collective
> • Further information request and submission should be address to
> • Additional support material should follow by regular mail.
> • Application may be submitted either in French or English
> *Rustines|Lab* hosts one project per year. The author is appointed by
> the centre. An equipments list and floor plan of the lab is available on
> line. The resident artist in 2009 was Blake Carrington
> Brooklyn;
> In 2010; Lynn Pook , Berlin.