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Free Proposal Workshop


FREE Grant Writing Workshop


Tuesday, August 30 at 6 PM – 9 PM

Xpace Cultural Centre
2-303 Lansdowne Ave, Toronto, Ontario M6K 2W5

Xpace is pleased to present a FREE workshop and discussion with Peter Kingstone, Visual and Media Arts Officer at Toronto Arts Council. He will lead an informal discussion on what is needed for a grant, and will address specific questions on difficulties with translating work for a jury. There will also be tips on how a grant should be written, highlighting things like storytelling, audience, history, and documentation.

The workshop will be followed by one-on-one meetings with Xpace staff who can consult on grant-writing strategies for projects specific to attendees.

RSVP at xpace.eventbrite.com to attend.

About Peter Kingstone:
Peter Kingstone is a Toronto-based visual artist and curator, working primarily in video and photography. As an independent artist, Peter’s installation pieces have been shown across Canada and internationally, and he was awarded the Untitled Artist Award in 2005 for his installation The Strange Case of peter K. (1974-2004). Peter holds a degree in Philosophy/Cultural Studies from Trent University in Peterborough and a Masters of Fine Art focusing on video and new media from York University in Toronto. Peter has presented at many conferences on the ideas around storytelling and social engagement.

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Xpace Residency: Applications due May 15


Xpace Cultural Centre is seeking applications for the opportunity to participate in a 2.5-week residency. This residency is only open to applications from undergraduate or graduate students graduating spring 2016 from OCAD University. Two artists/designers and one writer will be selected. The residency takes place from August 9-26, 2016.


The residency is intended to provide exceptional graduating students dedicated time to make a new body of work for exhibition in Xpace’s Window or Project Space, September 2016. The selected art/design residents will have 24-hour access to utilize Xpace’s Main Space as their studio from August 9-26, 2016. Xpace will arrange studio visits from local curators and be available for guidance and feedback. Each of the two selected artists/designers will receive an exhibition fee, as well as a small stipend for supplies.


The selected resident will have 24-hour access to utilize Xpace’s Project Space as their office/studio from August 9-26, 2016. The selected writer will have the opportunity to write a short blog series, as well as exhibition essays for the two resident artist/designers. Xpace will arrange visits with local curators and be available for guidance and feedback. The selected writer will receive a project fee, and their work will be published in Xpace’s annual print publication, VOLUME.

DEADLINE: 11:59PM, MAY 15, 2016

Please visit http://www.xpace.info/call-for-applications-summer-residency-program/ for all guidelines and to apply online.

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