SiMBIOSiS SyMBiOSiS 2015 ENCOUNTER OF INTERDISCIPLINARY ART MEXICO-CANADA symposium community outreach activities artistic residency OPEN CALL Deadline Jan 30th 2015 INTEGRATION FRONDA is a non-profit organization, aiming at promoting artistic discipline, encouraging production, research, training, exchange and dissemination of contemporary art. FRONDA is a self-managed and independent cultural entity working in collaboration with various organizations and institutions in Mexico since 2010. We are interested in interdisciplinary and collaborative processes and practices and offer opportunities for artist residencies outside Mexico City. FRONDA creates bonds between artists, location, population, geographic space and memory through community directed activities in rural and urban areas. FRONDA‘s home is the city of Pachuca, in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. During 2015, FRONDA will hold it‘s bicultural encounter in Pachuca city and the beautiful town of Real del Monte, in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. HIDALGO | MÉXICO SiMBIOSiS SyMBiOSiS is an encounter of interdisciplinary art haruko okano residency for artists from Mexico and Canada + conferences / lectures + presentations + talks + workshops + round tables + community outreach activities + exhibition + open studio SiMBIOSiS SyMBiOSiS the MEXICO-CANADA Residency The Residency fosters the artistic exchange between Mexico and Canada. Among the primary goals of the residence are to generate crossing disciplines in the arts and other areas of knowledge, experimentation, collaborative processes and links with the local community. FRONDA invites artists interested in crossing of disciplines, to submit applications to participate in this residence which belongs to the Encounter Symbiosis Symbiosis 2015. 6 Interdisciplinary artists will be eligible for an 8-week Residency 3 Mexican artists + 3 Canadian artists INTEGRATION theme for this 2015 Residency. This MEXICO-CANADA Residency is based on a collaborative spirit and seeks participants who are fully interested and commited to working within the group collective. We encourage successful applicants to adopt an open and flexible attitude. PACHUCA and REAL del MONTE, Hidalgo / MEXICO October 01 to November 29, 2015 WE PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION | Mexico City Airport/Pachuca/Mexico City Airport Artists are picked up at the Airport in Mexico City and are brought to Pachuca, Hidalgo where the Project takes place – approximately 1 and a half hour dive- then at the end of the Project artists are taken back to the Airport in Mexico City. Artists are also transported for some activities related to the project such as conferences, workshops, round tables, etc. HOUSING AND WORK SPACE | We offer accommodation for 6 artists in single rooms in a hotel owned by the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo. Breakfast included. Housekeeping service will be provided. . MEALS | Artist are covered everyday for a Mexican style breakfast. Breakfast is very abundant. We don´t provide lunch or dinner. STUDIO / We offer a basic workspace with worktables, chairs, Wi-Fi, and a kitchenette so the artists can prepare their own meals if they wish to do that. Artist studio space is available on a 24-hour basis. OTHERS | This program includes a catalog of the 2015 edition to be presented in 2016. diana burgoyne PUBLIC OUTREACH / FRONDA seeks interaction between artists and the community. Participants will be asked to give a presentation on their work as well as a workshop for the general public. In order to provide insight into their creative process, the artists will be invited to participate in an open studio for the local community. ARTIST’S COMMITMENT in MEXICO Attend the 8-week Residency Give an artist presentation on his/her work Lead a workshop (8 to 12 hours divided in two or three days) Participate in the Open Studio at the end of the Residency Provide a written feedback about his/her experience at the end of the Residency Authorize FRONDA to reproduce images of the artists and their work produced during the Residency to be used for promotional purposes (printed or electronic information). Where possible, please acknowledge FRONDA in any publicity prepared in relation to the artist’s project, including electronic, print or visual material Obtain medical & travel insurance for the 8-week Residency Insure materials, equipment and working tools required for the production of work prior to the Residency. FRONDA is not responsible for any damages, partial or complete loss. We gratefully accept donations from participant artists in any discipline. If you should choose to donate an artwork, whether developed during the Residency or not, this artwork will become part of FRONDA‘s collection. Some artworks will be auctioned to raise funds for future projects. WE DO NOT PROVIDE sharon kallis Professional fees Meals (we only provide breakfast) Local transportation Artist materials and special equipment (camara, computer, etc) Medical insurance Personal and equipment insurance If you are interested in living this experience, please send your application by JAN 30, 2015 www.FRONDA.mx marna bunnell [email protected] FOMENTO DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO FOMENTO DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO SUBMISSION GUIDELINES All files must be sent within a compressed folder (zip) and labeled with artist’sname. Please send the zip folder by any platform for transferring digital files on line as wetransfer.com or similar, to: [email protected] | attention: application 2015 1 Personal information, including name, nationality, date of birth, sex, place of residence, current occupation and date of application (.doc, pdf). 2 Current Resume, 4 pages max (.doc, pdf). 3 Letter of intention, with artistic and personal interest in this Residency (.doc, .pdf). 4 Give details of your interdisciplinary experience or interests about it (.doc, .pdf). Note: the above 4 requirements could come just in one document (.doc, .pdf). 5 Artist Work / Portfolio A Visual Artists:Photographers, painters, sculptors, printmakers, installation artists, etc. must send 10 to 15 JPEG files of your work. JPEG files, 72 dpi, no larger than 1,700 pixels in any direction. Slideshows and powerpoint presentations are not accepted. Each image must be numbered sequentially and labeledwith applicant´s family name, for example: GARCIA_01.jpg, GARCIA_02.jpg, etc. B Performing and New Media Artists:Video, performance, sound, film, music, experimental theater, interdisciplinary, multimedia artists, etc. must send 4 to 6 audio and/or video samples of recent work. Each sample should not exceed 3 minutes. Each file must be numbered sequentially and labeled with the applicant´s family name, for example: GARCIA_01.avi, GARCIA_02.mp3, etc. C Writers and Poets:Send 2 literary texts in .doc or .pdf files, that have been published in printed orelectronic media; a writing sample of no more than 15 pages, preferably from awork in progress, samples must be a .doc or .pdf file, Helvetica o Arial font,12 pts,1.5 line spacing; also include 2 audio and/or video samples of interdisciplinary projects, or links reflecting such work. Each sample must be numbered sequentiallyand labeled with the applicant´s family name, for example: GARCIA_01.doc, GARCIA_02.avi, etc.
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