CALL FOR PROJECTS
Deadline: Monday, November 30rd, 2014 at noon

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DIGITAL EMERGING ARTISTS’ PROJECT PRESENTATIONS

Presented by the Société des arts technologiques (SAT), the Conseil québécois des arts médiatiques (CQAM), Agence TOPO, Eastern Bloc, Elektra, Labo NT2, OBORO, MASSIVart, PRIM, Studio XX, and Vidéographe, Labsessions invite emerging artists working in the field of digital art to submit a new project or work-in-progress for the 7th Labsessions event, taking place on Wednesday November 26th 2014, from 5-8pm at Vidéographe.

Labsessions aim to support emerging artists working in digital arts, and to give them the opportunity to showcase the work they do. The evenings are also a meeting place for artists, for representatives of digital art organizations and for various cultural workers.

Three projects will be selected and each artist, will be invited to do a short presentation (or demo) in front of those attending the event. Following the presentations and question periods, representatives from the participating organizations will provide constructive criticism in the form of written commentaries and suggestions which will be sent to the artist at a later time.

At the organizations’ discretion, and in addition to the opportunity to present at Labsessions, participating organizations might offer an assistance which can take different forms; depending on their respective mandate and resources (equipment loan, access to media labs, technical support, consultation or mentorship, access to an activity or a festival, etc.).

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
•    You must be an emerging artist working in the field of digital art;
•    Have an innovative new or in progress project to present;
•    Applicants must provide a completed application form (PDF dynamique ou Word) before the deadline;
•    Selected applicants must speak of her or his project in front of a crowd and prepare 
a 10 to 15 minutes presentation (with pictures, if possible) in English or French.

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
•    Artistic quality and originality
•    Ability to realize the project
•    Possibility of dissemination and impact
•    Application quality


Please send your application at info@cqam.org

Application Deadline: Monday, November 3rd , 2014 at noon

The jury is composed of media arts organizations’ representatives. Only applicants whose projects are selected will be contacted. Travel expenses will not be covered.

INFO & CONTACTS  
Joseph Lefèvre
Director, Art Residencies and Creation (SAT)
514 844.2033 # 214
Labsessions@sat.qc.ca

Vivianne Saint-Denis
Communications and Member Services Officer (CQAM)
514 527-5116
info@cqam.org
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