Open Call

Collider: In-Residence Artist Residency—Open Call

Contemporary Calgary

With Funding
Free / No Costs


Local, national and international contemporary artists, working in the fields of visual art, arts writing, sound, film, photography, design and performance.

Number of Participants

A total of 10 artists are welcome to participate in this experimental In-Residence Artist Residency. Accepted artists will be notified May 1, 2020.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


May 04, 2020 - June 15, 2020


  • CA$1,500.00 stipend (one-time)


Individual Studio, VR Studio


No meals

Public Programs

Community Engagement , Discussion, Professional Development, Readings, Round Tables, Self-Directed, Workshops


Arts Administrator



Program Description

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our latest Collider residency will be run as an experimental In-Residence Artist Residency, facilitated via virtual interactions and workshop. The residency will run for 6 weeks from May 4 – June 15, 2020, spanning three work week modules of two weeks each. While we respect all artists’ methodologies of working, the residency will require weekly online meetings and workshops. FORMAT WEEKS 1 – 2: Introductory presentations, sharing of proposal thoughts and working methodologies WEEKS 3 – 4: Peer critique and engagement WEEKS 5 – 6: Constellation of ideas and forms toward conclusive frameworks/formats ABOUT COLLIDER Collider is an ongoing series of artist studio residencies, that serves as a catalyst for collaborative experimentation and discovery through a collision of ideas and actions. To learn more please visit:

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