Artscape Gibraltar Point Residencies
Calling all artists! Start a self-directed residency project at our unique, 18-bedroom artist lodge located on the picturesque and mysterious Toronto Islands. Whether you’re a painter, illustrator, dancer, musician or “other”, we have the space for you.
View our rates and learn about the residency environment and life on the island. Apply online. For general inquiries, contact AGP@artscape.ca.
Engage a specific theme through a Programmed Residency with an Independent facilitator at the helm. Topics this year include Art & Wearable Computing; Building and Construction Techniques; Earth-Based Spiritual Practices; Feminism and Social Justice; and more.
Deadlines are approaching soon. Learn more!
August 1st - 15th, 2017
Deadline: February 15, 2017
Facilitated by Sean Procyk & Alex Achtem
$840 + HST for shared accommodation or $1040 + HST for a private bedroom
Funding opportunities may become available for this residency
About: Collective Assembly is a two-week residency program that invites artists & curators to consider how the process of building might inform their practice. Through community-oriented workshops, participants will be introduced to basic woodworking skills and timber frame construction methods. The outcome of this residency is to collaboratively build a functional way-finding pavilion for the Gibraltar Point facility.
AWAKENING: EARTH-BASED SPIRITUAL PRACTICE & ART
July 17 - 27, 2017
Deadline: February 16, 2017
Facilitator: Monica Bodirsky
$900 + HST for Private Room & Shared Studio or $750 + HST for a Shared Room and Shared Studio
About: Now in its second year, Awakenings is a ten-day thematic residency that provides a sacred and inspirational space to explore creativity and intuition within the framework of earth-based spirituality. The objective is to engage holistic practices that connect mind, body and spirit with the self and environment. The goal is to incorporate metaphysical practices within the arts and examine how this knowledge has been viewed historically as well as how current views can be integrated, disrupted or altered.
FILM FOR ARTISTS – SITE & CYCLE
June 19 – 26, 2017
Facilitators: Zoë Heyn-Jones & Eva Kolcze
Deadlines: March 1st, 2017: Scholarship Applications; April 1st, 2017: Participant Applications
$750 + HST; Scholarships Available
About: Spend a week at Hanlan’s Point investigating the compelling materiality of celluloid film. This hands-on filmmaking workshop—appropriate for absolute beginners and small-gauge film enthusiasts alike—will focus on artisanal film techniques while engaging with the specific geography of the Toronto Islands. We will explore various hand-processing techniques on Super 8mm and 16mm film, exploring the creative and aesthetic potential of film in conjunction with notions of site specificity and psychogeography.