Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists' Collective Inc. Corntine Time: Online Indigenous Arts Initiative

Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists' Collective Inc. would like to announce “Corntine Time: Online Indigenous Arts Initiative.”

The arts & cultural sector has been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help Indigenous artists through this unprecedented time, Sâkêwêwak would like to financially compensate Indigenous artists, throughout all disciplines, by sharing with us some of your art practice since mid-March 2020.

Submission Guidelines:

Please choose one of the following three ways to apply:

  1. Submit images of three to five artworks: Any 2D, 3D artwork, stills of performance, film or dance or artwork at varying stages of progress. This can include: beadwork, ribbon skirts, regalia, moccasins, paintings, photography, drawing, carving, your studio space, etc.
  2. Submit a short video: Minimum of two minutes in length. This can include performance, works in progress, time-lapse, studio or current exhibition tour, your curatorial practice, an excerpt of your own creative writing, song, dance or simply sharing your experience of how self-isolation has impacted your work. *Please refer to your email provider for limitations of uploading larger files.
  3. Submit details of live social media event: Provide a brief description with date & time of your live social media event with website link. This can be instructional video such as moccasin making, beading, etc. or performance ie: music, poetry reading, dance, comedy, etc.

Deadline: There is no deadline. Limited funding available.

Please include: A short bio, description of your work, your social media handle (ie: @sakewewak) and any other information you are comfortable with Sâkêwêwak sharing publicly online.   

  • Self identify with your nation affiliation.
  • Only one entry per artist.
  • For Indigenous (First Nations, Métis and Inuit) artists only.
  • Emerging, professional & established artists.
  • Offensive content will not be tolerated.

Your submission will be juried and successful applicants will receive notification and etransfer of $400 from Sâkêwêwak First Nations Artists’ Collective Inc. via email. Successful submissions will be posted to Sâkêwêwak Facebook & Twitter via Instagram and collectively at www.sakewewak.ca.