As part of our collaboration with the Design Studio for Social Intervention & visiting artist Christopher Cozier we are seeking applicants for the Art/Lime Pop Up Artist Residency & Master Class for Black and/or Immigrant artists, creatives and culture makers living in the Boston Area who are contemplating themes of HOME in their work.
The pop up residency offers artists & creatives the opportunity to workshop their contemporary art works and contemplations with guidance and feedback from Christopher Cozier and in community with other Black and/or immigrant artists. The opportunity is open to dancers, choreographers, painters, contemporary artists, spoken word artists, poets, authors, cultural producers and more. It aims to provide support for artists to explore contemporary public art and expression in exploration of HOME and the cultural visibility of black and/or immigrant artists in the urban context. All participants will receive a $100 stipend. Qualified applicants will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
All participants are required to participate in the residency as follows:
- Attend the artist talk by Christopher Cozier on August 20th from 6pm - 8pm
- Attend all sessions of the Art/Lime Pop Residency & Master Class from August 21st - August 23rd, 4pm - 8pm at 483 Dudley Street, Boston, MA
- Prepare a current or new piece to present to the group for feedback, support and potential collaboration
- Perform works in the public art context as part of the collaborative installation along the Dudley-Uphams corridor
To apply please click here: https://goo.gl/forms/wZgA6743eEq7H2HN2
Information about the HOME collaboration:
About Christopher Cozier:
Christopher Cozier is an artist and writer living and working in Trinidad. A 2013 Prince Claus Award laureate, he has participated in a number of exhibitions focused upon contemporary art in the Caribbean and internationally. Since 1989 he has published a range of essays in a number of catalogues and journals.
The artist was a SITE Santa Fe - SITE lines Satellite Curatorial Advisorfor 2014.
Gas Men, a recent video, developed during a residency at The Kaplan Institute in 2014 was screened by Monique Meloche Gallery , and opened at the Eli and Edythe Broad Museumin June 2015.
Cozier was part of the editorial collective of Small Axe, A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1998-2010). The artist has been an editorial adviser to BOMB magazine for their Americas issues (Winter, 2003, 2004 & 2005). The artist is a Senior Research Fellow at the Academy of The University of Trinidad & Tobago (UTT) and was Artist-in-Residence at Dartmouth College during the Fall of 2007 .
A documentary produced by Canadian video artist and writer, Richard Fung entitled Uncomfortable: the Art of Christopher Cozier ( 2006).
He was a co-curator of the exhibition Paramaribo Span which opened in 2010 and its related blog and publication. He was also a co-curator of "Wrestling with the Image" which opened in 2011 and one of the administrators of Alice Yard.
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Intelligent Mischief's work is generously supported by the Resist Foundation, the Haymarket People's Fund, and the New England Grassroots Environmental Fund. Support for this particular project comes from the Design Studio for Social Intervention and the Fairmount Cultural Corridor.