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2017 Branscombe House Artist Residency

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The City of Richmond Department of Arts, Culture and Heritage invites professional artists in all disciplines (including writers, composers, visual artists, musicians, theatre artists, video, multi-disciplinary, social practice and performance artists) to submit proposals for an 11-month live-in residency located on Canada’s west coast, in Richmond, B.C.

The Branscombe House residency will begin in January 2017 and run until mid-December, 2017

Branscombe House is a recently restored Edwardian style house located in the residential area of historic Steveston in Richmond. The self-contained two-bedroom suite upstairs is offered as an artist residence/studio with rent 100% subsidized in exchange for a minimum number of community art engagement hours on approved projects/programs developed in collaboration between staff, artist(s) and community groups/organizations.

We are seeking proposals for interesting new projects and programs that promote meaningful community engagement through artistic opportunities.

Eligibility: Professional artists in any discipline*
Application deadline: May 23, 2016
Budget: Up to $1500 in hard cost reimbursement (materials, supplies)
Residency duration: 11 months, starting mid-January 2017

Details about the residency are at www.richmond.ca/BranscombeArtistCall

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