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Darling Foundry, Montreal


The Darling Foundry aims to be an alternative, professional complex devoted to visual artists and their supporters. With an outstanding architectural design, The Darling Foundry, located in an old industrial neighborhood of Montreal, offers various opportunities for research, creation, production, and exhibition. Its multifaceted spaces include room for private studios, residencies, workshops, art galleries, a restaurant and offices.

Artist-in-Residence:
Aakriti Thami -2017
Shashikant Thavudoz - 2016
Amshu M S - 2015
Teja Gavankar - 2014
Samir Parker - 2012

CALL FOR PROJECTS for a Residency at the Darling Foundry, Montreal, Quebec (Canada) from October 2nd, 2017 to December 1st, 2017


Deadline for applications: April 20th, 2017


In 2012, the Darling Foundry established its first India Residency Program to benefit artists and the community in order to confront ideas from far away. Along with Indian partners, What About Art? and Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation, as well as Quebec partners, the Chadha Family Foundation, Tata Steel and corporation Invera, the Darling Foundry is pleased to launch this year its fifth edition. Applications for projects produced by Indian artists are thus open. The selected artist will be immersed into the dynamic Montreal artistic scene for eleven weeks, from October 2nd to December 1st, 2017.


The program offers a residency at the Darling Foundry to professional visual artists who are Indian citizens residing in India and under the age of 35. One artist will be awarded and will receive a grant that contributes toward living expenses, travel fees and production costs.


The Darling Foundry is an alternative, professional complex devoted to visual artists and their supporters. With an outstanding architectural design, the Darling Foundry, located in an old industrial neighborhood of Montreal, offers various opportunities for research, creation, production, and exhibition. Its multifaceted spaces include room for private studios, residencies, workshops, art galleries, a restaurant and offices over a 3500 m2 surface.


A live-in studio as well as access to common areas are provided. Artists have also access to wood and metal workshops, with technical assistance if need be. In addition, each artist is given the option to participate in open studio events, studio visits by art professionals, networking events and excursions.


    The residency includes :


  • Airfare (max CAD$ 1,500)
  • A live-in studio and weekly stipend for 9 weeks, from October 2nd to December 1st, 2017 (with possibility to extend to 11 weeks, yet to be confirmed)
  • A production grant of a maximum of CAD$ 500

Applicants interested in the residency program must submit a complete application form including support materials to the address below. We will not accept applications postmarked after the deadline date, incomplete, or submitted by fax or email. The results will be announced by email in May 2017.


Application forms may be downloaded from the website: CLICK HERE


APPLICATION AND SUPPORT MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN April 20th, 2017 TO :

MONTREAL RESIDENCY

What About Art- Arts Management
7 Baitush apts, 29th Road,
Near Sigri Restaurant, Off
Waterfield Rd, Bandra (west)
Bombay 400 050, India

projects@whataboutart.net


About the Darling Foundry

residence@fonderiedarling.org



Download the Application Form: Click Here



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