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E-Lab: Call For Submissions

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The Centre for Art Tapes is accepting submissions for our 2016-17 Electronic Artist in Residence. The CFAT Electronics Lab is a resource for artists learning and exploration of technology and experimental electronic media. Be it hardware manipulation, hacking, electro-mechanics, coding, or electronic design/fabrication, we emphasize learning in conjunction with artistic and critical analysis.

The Centre For Art Tapes Electronics Lab is looking for an applicant to participate in a three-month electronic arts residency. The selected proposal will incorporate an electronic element and make use of the facilities and supplies on offer at the E-Lab. This residency is an opportunity for an artist to continue their ongoing work in electronics or to develop a project exploring/researching electronic media.

The selected participant will receive a $1,700 honorarium and a $300 fee for conducting an artist presentation or workshop. They will have access to a 24 hour working space in the electronics lab from November 1st to the end of February (CFAT will be closed for 3 weeks in December), free use of some electronic stock provided by the lab, and weekly assistance from the electronics lab technician.

Submissions should include:

  • A description of your project (Maximum one page)
  • A project budget
  • A CV
  • Maximum 20 digital images in jpeg format and/or video/audio clips. All clips must be under 5 minutes and sent as a URL

Applications will only be accepted electronically. Please email all materials to The successful applicant will be informed the first week in November.

Submissions are due on: October 28th, 2016 by 5pm

For any questions about the program or application process, please contact Tori Fleming, Programming and Communications Coordinator at (902) 422-6822 or email


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