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Indigenous Dramaturgies Exchange 2023

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: November 22, 2022 - February 15, 2023
Indigenous Dramaturgies Exchange offers emerging Indigenous artists professional development and space for artistic exchange on a current or upcoming dramaturgy project, with a focus on on-the-land engagement as a way of locating stories.

This program provides reciprocal mentorship and community building, and you are encouraged to apply with a partner, mentor, or collaborator.

Indigenous dramaturgies; as artistic ceremony, as political resistances, and as community-building, are under studied and under supported. In this program we will discuss and explore your roles in deeper detail, with the support of faculty and with cultural facilitators for on-the-land engagement sessions. This program includes daily …

Online Training: Introductory Wise Practices in Indigenous Leadership

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: October 24, 2022 - February 21, 2023
This online program renews our relationship with wise practices during a time of great change for humanity. We will activate community wisdom in action through case studies from our local and global interspace, deepen critical skills, reawaken gifts, and re-envision what leaders need in order to thrive, while living wholistically into responsibilities, inherent wellbeing, and abundance.

You will have the opportunity to bring the Wise Practice Indigenous Leadership model to life in your role and organization, while embarking on a personal and professional leadership journey. This program creates the space to regenerate and envision, while expanding roots of identity, knowledge, …

Literary Journalism 2023 | In Person

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: November 08, 2022 - March 08, 2023
This two-week residency encourages the exploration of new ideas in journalism and experimentation in writing. Designed to challenge and stimulate, the program aims to inspire creative pieces of nonfiction and to assist the writers in their completion.

Faculty provide mentorship and one-on-one workshopping. Instructors will discuss ideas, experiences, and obstacles that you may be encountering with their literary journalism. You will have time to work on their manuscripts, receive individual consultations with faculty, and participate in group discussions.

Successful applicants will receive 100% scholarship to cover tuition, on-site accommodation, and on-site meals.

We welcome writers from all backgrounds, and all …

Summer Writers Residency 2023 | In Person

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: November 09, 2022 - March 15, 2023
Focus, reconnect, and re-energize your writing practice. Banff Centre’s Summer Writers residency will provide writers space for the creative exploration of their writing practice. This self-directed residency offers the opportunity to work away from the constraints of everyday life. Delve deep into your creative project and take advantage of the artistic community of your peers around you.

This two-week self-directed residency provides teaching from faculty members and professional guests, Q&A sessions, public events, and one-on-one workshopping. Mentors will discuss ideas, experiences, and obstacles that participants may be encountering with their writing. In addition to a single room, and a small …

Visual Arts: Banff Artist in Residence - Summer 2023

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Canada-wide Deadline: January 18, 2023 - March 22, 2023
The Banff Artist in Residence program is designed for visual artists to focus on their practice in a supportive learning environment. Participants are encouraged to self-direct their research and time, as well as cultivate new directions in their work. The experience of artists in residence is further supported through individual studio visits with guest faculty and dialogue amongst peers.

The program encourages experimentation and risk-taking via access to shared production facilities and knowledgeable staff who are available to provide technical support and assistance.

What does the program offer?
The time and space to delve deeply into your practice while …