GENERAL Your Name * Please upload your headshot and bio (if you haven’t already done so or would like to update it)
You may upload these separately or combined
Please share how you define your artistic discipline(s) (e.g., visual arts, performing arts, literature, storytelling, composition, interdisciplinary etc.) * Tell us a little about the Ancestor you will be bringing into the space with you i.e. name (if known), relation to you (i.e. paternal grandmother) culture/region and any other details we might want to know. *
Feel free to flesh this out further on your Milanote board.
Please share any safety protocols/concerns regarding COVID that you may have. We request that travelling artists be cautious and mask for travel to Halifax.
We also request for artists to self-test upon arrival if possible. We will have hand sanitizer and masks available.
What accessibility accommodations do you need (if any) during this residency? ABOUT YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS What specific ways will this 3-day co(lab) feed your creative process? (please consider at least three points–each drilling closer to the centre of your wants/needs/desires) *
e.g., For me, it will: (1) it will allow me to deepen my current understanding of African and Indigenous ways of knowing/being/doing through creative practice; (2) It will provide me with an opportunity to test some aspects of my ‘ceremonial journal’ with a circle of witnesses; (3) It will allow me to deepen my song practice–as witness to land, people, movements etc…
What do you need to participate in a way that works best for you? (i.e. conditions of the space, times of work etc.) * Do you have any specific expectations for support and guidance from the residency team or artists during your residency? Do you have any specific requirements or preferences for your workspace/studio setup? Is there any other information or are there any special requests you would like to share with us before our residency begins? What protocols (cultural, practice-based, personal) are important to you? * What might you wish to bring into the space to serve your protocol needs (i.e. libation, smudge etc…)? Please indicate whether your protocols require participation or if they can be activated without. ABOUT YOUR SEED(S): What are some ideas you have for what you may want to create during our residency? * Is there a key burning question, a proposition, a seed, or theme you would like to address in our village? Does this proposition/question/seed/theme require others - i.e. as full collaborators/as supportive collaborators/as witness/other? * What seeds published on the SeedPool platform are you willing to share in the Showcase on the 4th? * TECHNICAL SUPPORT What would you like to have available in the space for co-creation: must have’s and/or wildest dreams? *
i.e., technical needs, supplies, materials, craft supplies, AND/OR tools?
What could you imagine being available in our collective toolbox? The practical and imaginative… Are there any tech requirements or specific access in the theatre space needed during your residency? *
i.e., warm-up time before, cool-down time after…?
What do you plan on bringing with you? (e.g., specific objects, instruments, technical equipment). Do you have any specific needs for these items (e.g., storage, transport or care)? Is there anything else you would like to share with us that wasn’t covered in the questions above?