• Home
  • /Archive by category ' Blog '
  • /Page 3

Blog

Andrew Milne – 2015 Churchill Artists’ Residency

Andrew Milne is the first artist-in-residence at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre (CNSC) February 18–March 7, 2015. Andrew John Milne is an interdisciplinary artist who works with new media, film, photography and performance. His recent work has dealt with the re-invention of alternative imaging technologies with photocopy cameras, mechanical hologram machines, and alternative projection devices.

Residency Project

While at the CNSC Andrew will attend the Aurora learning course Winter Skies: Aurora and Astronomy in Churchill for the first week and will then spend the second week flying a small hot air balloon to document the abandoned research and military sites at Fort Churchill via aerial photography.…

Read more →

 

Tanja Woloshen – 2015 Churchill Artists’ Residency

Tanja Woloshen is the artist-in-residence at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre (CNSC) June 24 – July 8, 2015. Tanja is a dance artist and educator whose creative practice explores transformation and inclusive ways of seeing. In 2013, Tanja debuted a half-length dance work, Encounters of the Man Kind, a mythopoetic investigation of men and intimacy, inviting audiences to look at the relations between space and the body. Tanja’s current work explores the human relationship with nature and intrinsic wildness. Recent projects also include dancing for Lise McMillan, Sarah Anne Johnson, Jolene Bailie, Natasha Torres Garner, and Mia Van Leeuwen.

tanja-woloshen-Eblast-image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Residency Project

While in residence at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre, Tanja will undertake research in preparation for a future dance production project titled Holy Wild. …

Read more →

 

Patrick Dunford is in residence at the Deep Bay Cabin August 3 – 9

patrick-dunford-webThe Artist: Patrick is a Winnipeg-based artist who has an MFA from Concordia University in Montreal. He has exhibited his work in solo and group exhibitions across Canada.

Residency Project: Patrick will work on a series of paintings and drawings that focus on the natural and human-made landscapes of Riding Mountain National Park. His work draws on both direct observation and subjective experiences of nature and place. Patrick will explore the sites of work camps built for conscientious objectors and German POWs in the park, and look at how these have influenced its material and cultural history. He spends part of each year working as a tree-planter in B.C., and this experience informs a sense of the power and agency of nature present in his art.…

Read more →

 

Alison Davis is in residence at the Deep Bay Cabin July 6 – 19

alison-davis-webThe Artist: Alison Davis is an animator based in Winnipeg. While she always produces work frame-by-frame, her animated shorts range far and wide in both subject and technique. From personal experience to fantastical worlds, narrative to experimental, digitally refined to entirely hand drawn, her works explore the vast imaginative and visual possibilities of animation as a medium.

Residency Project: Alison will be researching and developing a series of experimental, hand-painted, animated sequences on the subject of parasites, the process by which one organism uses the body of another to further its own survival while returning nothing to the host. Using parasitism as the focal point, the project will explore the porous, permeable and multi-faceted nature of the body and by extension the pliability of the mind.…

Read more →

 

Kelsey Braun is in residence at the Deep Bay Cabin June 8 – 21

kelsey-braun-webThe Artist: Kelsey experiments using sound and moving image to investigate the relationship between identity, memory, and environment. The constructs produced seek an alternate landscape for either escape or active reflection, and take the form of installation, performance, recording, or single and multi-channel video.

Residency Project: Kelsey will be working towards a number of on-going projects, including a multiple-channel sound installation taking place at Video Pool (Winnipeg) in July using recordings of wind. As well, Kelsey will be exploring areas of geographical interest within the park to perform small sound interventions and document the results.

Meet the Artist: Saturday, June 20th at 2:00 p.m.…

Read more →

 

Ariel Gordon is in residence at the Deep Bay Cabin June 22 – July 4

The Arariel-gordon-webtist: Ariel Gordon is a Winnipeg writer. Her second collection of poetry, Stowaways (Palimpsest Press), won the 2015 Lansdowne Prize for Poetry at the Manitoba Book Awards. When not being bookish, Ariel likes tromping through the woods and taking macro photographs of mushrooms.

Residency Project: Ariel will be working on creative non-fiction about urban forests. The essays use Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Forest, a never-developed tract of aspen parkland in Charleswood, as a springboard to talking about our attitudes towards urban/nature, from invasive species like purple loosestrife and leaping carp to urban adaptors like the coyotes living in our garages and the deer stripping our gardens.…

Read more →

 

New Residency Program: Brooklyn Visual Arts Residency at ISCP

The Brooklyn Visual Arts Residency supports professional, mid-career visual artists and curators from Manitoba to undertake a three-month residency in Brooklyn, New York, at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP).

The program will provide an opportunity for Manitoba’s mid-career visual artists and curators to participate in an international residency. Artists will take part in the programming and professional development offered by the ISCP including: an in-house community of artists and curators, providing international connections;professional conversations and critiques; visiting critics; field trips; salons and open studios; and community engagement in Brooklyn and Greater New York City through public programming. This program will also introduce New York audiences to the visual artistic practices of Manitoba artists and curators.…

Read more →

 

Janelle Hacault – 2015 Deep Bay Artists’ Residency

janelle-hacaultThe Artist: Janelle is a professional contemporary dance artist and an educator based in Winnipeg. From Flin Flon, Manitoba, she is a graduate of the Senior Professional Program of the School of Contemporary Dancers and holds a BA Honours from the University of Winnipeg. Janelle is co-founder of TheDancePost.org and co-founder/general manager of Nova Dance Collective.

Residency Project: Janelle will be researching movement for a new contemporary dance piece alongside her dancer/collaborator, Hilary Crist, exploring the struggle of confronting oneself. Since the passing of her mother in 2012, Janelle’s obsession with the afterlife and the question of who we really are and where we are headed has haunted her.…

Read more →

 

April – July 2015: Andrew Milne self-directed residency in New Brunswick

Winnipeg artist Andrew Milne is in New Brunswick May, June and July for workshops and artist talks. As well as providing public exhibitions via his Museum of New Ideas, Andrew’s itinerary includes residencies and exhibitions at Woodstock Art Gallery, Connexion ARC in Fredericton, Third Space Gallery in St John, Gallerie Sans Nom in Moncton, Struts Gallery and Faucet Media Arts Centre in Sackville.

Andrew Milne is an interdisciplinary artist who works with new media, film, photography and performance. His recent work has dealt with the re-invention of alternative imaging technologies with photocopy cameras, mechanical hologram machines, and alternative projection devices.…

Read more →

 

Ray Fenwick – 2014 Manitoba/New Brunswick/Quebec Creative Residency

Ray Fenwick is an interdisciplinary artist working with sound, video, typography, and performance. His work is an (often playful) attempt to initiate alternative relationships with language and with the voice. He has an undergraduate degree from NSCAD and an MFA from the University of Manitoba. He also maintains collaborative works with other artists. Foster & Fenwick is an ongoing project with Nova Scotia artist Eryn Foster that explores the overlap between self-help, spirituality, and art. Pastoralia, an art and dance music hybrid with painter and vocalist Mitchell Wiebe, has performed at various venues, most notably the American and Canadian openings of Mass MoCA’s Oh Canada touring exhibition.…

Read more →

 

Performance: When the night slipped on us, même pas peur

Performance by Romuald Dumas-Jandolo.

Friday, May 1st, 2015, 8:00 p.m.
RAW : Gallery of Architecture and Design
290 McDermot Avenue

Poster imageThe Manitoba Arts Council (MAC) is pleased to invite you to When the night slipped on us, même pas peur, a performance by Romuald Dumas-Jandolo.

Romuald is an artist from the Basse-Normandie Region of France participating in a month-long artist residency hosted by MAC.

This performance is being presented as part of an artist exchange program designed to develop new relationships between artists in Basse-Normandie and Manitoba.

MAC has had the pleasure of welcoming to Manitoba three artists from the Basse-Normandie region of France for a month-long residency, this April.…

Read more →

 

Creative Road 2015: The Journey Continues…

Each year, MAC hosts The Creative Road Conference, a professional development conference for artists who teach.

This year, stakeholders gathered in the MTYP rehearsal hall on Saturday April 18 to explore what it takes to reimagine the integration and enrichment of the arts experience in Manitoban schools through long-term community-wide partnerships. The conference focused on:

– What do we value and how do we get there together?
– What are the trends, changes, factors, and purposes that seek this stronger collaboration?

Participants included key arts educationalists, artists participating in MAC’s school residency programs and members of arts organizations with programming for youth engaged in youth programming.…

Read more →

 

Kevin Nikkel – Deep Bay 2013

DEEP BAY 2013
DU 27 MAI AU 9 JUIN

CINÉASTE

Kevin Nikkel a obtenu un baccalauréat en éducation de l’Université du Manitoba et une maîtrise en éducation des adultes de l’Université St. Francis Xavier (Nouvelle-Écosse). Ses films dramatiques, documentaires et d’animation ont été présentés dans des festivals du film internationaux, à la télévision et sur le Web. Il a contribué à la réussite du site Playing in Traffic, du Catacomb Microcinema, de la Cinémathèque de Winnipeg et du Winnipeg Film Group. Il partage son temps entre la création cinématographique, son rôle de parent et l’enseignement.

Projet de stage :  Le projet courant de Kevin porte sur un film muet, On the Trail of the Far Fur Country, qui a été tourné par la Compagnie de la Baie d’Hudson en 1919 et 1920.…

Read more →

 

Coleen Rajotte – 2014 Major Arts Grants

Coleen RajotteWinnipeg-born Coleen Rajotte is a Cree and Métis award winning director/producer with a passion for telling the stories of her people. A former CBC television reporter, she rose to national prominence as a journalist who covered some of Canada’s biggest stories in the 1990s. She embarked on a new career as an independent filmmaker in 1999. Her award winning documentaries include Jaynelle: It’s Never Easy to Escape the Past, Back to Pikangikum, and Confronting the Past. She was awarded the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for her work as an Aboriginal filmmaker and journalist and is the founder/artistic director of the Winnipeg Aboriginal Film and Video Festival.…

Read more →

 

Chantel Emond (french press) – Deep Bay 2013

DEEP BAY 2013
DU 12 AU 25 AOÛT

AUTEURE-COMPOSITRICE-INTERPRÈTE, MUSICIENNE

Chantel Emond, alias french press, est une auteure-compositrice indie-pop qui recueille présentement du matériel pour son premier disque. Née à Winnipeg, elle a d’abord étudié le chant jazz à Toronto pour lancer sa carrière, où elle a formé le groupe The O’Darling, avec lequel elle a fait des tournées dans tout le pays. Après ses études en musique, Chantel a voyagé à l’étranger et a chanté sur des scènes thaïlandaises et marocaines. À son retour au Canada, elle s’est établie à Winnipeg, où elle s’occupe à développer son catalogue musical et à présenter des spectacles.…

Read more →

 

Kenneth Nichols – Deep Bay 2013

DEEP BAY 2013
DU 9 AU 22 SEPTEMBRE

COMPOSITEUR

Kenneth Nichols est arrivé au Brandon College il y a 50 ans pour enseigner le piano, la théorie musicale et la méthode Carl Orff pour les enfants. Il a écrit environ 70 œuvres musicales de divers genres, y compris trois opéras. Il a enseigné la musique en Chine de 2005 à 2007. Présentement professeur émérite à l’Université de Brandon, il continue de vivre à Brandon.

Projet de stage : À l’aide d’un clavier électronique, le compositeur arrangera des chansons d’enfant pour la voix et le piano en s’inspirant du livre de chansons mennonites Liederbuch für Kinder.…

Read more →

 

Theo Sims – 2015 Brooklyn Visual Arts Residency

Theo Sims is a visual artist whose installations often focus on the juxtapositioning of the familiar and the everyday with a contextual subversion. Theo’s projects play with space as a conceptual tool. Theo fuses wit and humour with the emotional, the ephemeral and the personal. Several of his recent activities as both artist and curator lend themselves to participatory projects or collaborations with other artists, curators, musicians, writers and even politicians.

Residency Project

For his three month residency at the International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP), Theo will be researching and developing a new installation comprised of a series of vignettes.…

Read more →

 

Andrew Milne – 2015 Churchill Artists’ Residency

Andrew Milne is the first artist-in-residence at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre (CNSC) February 18–March 7, 2015. Andrew John Milne is an interdisciplinary artist who works with new media, film, photography and performance. His recent work has dealt with the re-invention of alternative imaging technologies with photocopy cameras, mechanical hologram machines, and alternative projection devices.

Residency Project

While at the CNSC Andrew will attend the Aurora learning course Winter Skies: Aurora and Astronomy in Churchill for the first week and will then spend the second week flying a small hot air balloon to document the abandoned research and military sites at Fort Churchill via aerial photography.…

Read more →