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Call for Submissions (National): {RE}CONCILIATION – Canada Council for the Arts

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Call for Submissions (National): {RE}CONCILIATION – Canada Council for the Arts

The Canada Council for the Arts

{RE}CONCILIATION: A groundbreaking initiative which aims to promote artistic collaborations that look to the past & future for new dialogues between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples in Canada.

  • To First Nations, Inuit and Metis artists, collectives and arts organizations (including collaborations with non-Aboriginal artists and organizations).
  • Articulations through artistic expression of conciliation and reconciliation in Canada.
  • An initiative to create new artworks reflecting  the conciliation and reconciliation experience in Canada.

Eligible projects must:

  • Comprise the creation of new, original artwork(s) in customary and/or contemporary artistic and cultural practices, in any combination of art forms, disciplines or genres.
  • Be led by First Nations, Inuit or Métis individuals, collectives or organizations (collaborations with non-Aboriginal artists or arts organizations are eligible and encouraged as long as the First Nations, Inuit, Métis participants remain the leads).
  • Be in an Aboriginal language, or in English or in French, or a combination (for artworks involving language).
  • Clearly identify and demonstrate a high level of engagement with Aboriginal and/or non-Aboriginal audiences by including public engagement activities and dissemination strategies for the artwork(s).
  • Respond directly to issues of conciliation and reconciliation in Canada through artistic practice and community engagement.
  • Curatorial or collaborative projects must identify all participating artists to be eligible.

Deadline to apply is June 21, 2016.

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