Trainings for the Not-Yet | Visual Arts

Trainings for the Not-Yet | Visual Arts

Open Call

Jul. 22, 2019
Deadline Apr. 17, 2019
Curating, Installation, Performance, Residencies
Open for applications

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Trainings for the Not-Yet | Visual Arts

Program Overview

Trainings for the Not-Yet is a program of research, community learnings, theoretical frameworks, performative workshops, artworks, learning objects, and conversations. In this residency designed for artists, community organizers, researchers, and curators, we will develop a toolkit for a future of being together, otherwise.   

Led by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk and guided by her research framework Trainings for The Not-Yet, participants will explore alternative forms of pedagogy and participationin order to think through, model, and embody alternative futures. The program will explore how to shape the places we live in; engage in deep cultural exchanges with and among communities; and influence processes of design, regulation, and policy making. Participants will examine methods for working with organizations and publics in addressing social issues and shared responsibilities, and will imagine the future as a collective exercise of care.

Trainings for the Not-Yet is part of a long-term research, exhibition, education, and publication project Propositions for Non-Fascist Living (2017 – present) at BAK (basis voor actuele kunst), Utrecht, Netherlands. 

What does the program offer?

Weekly modules will encompass readings, dialogue, experiential exercises, material research and making, participant-driven activities, and collaboration.

Participants will learn to develop new relations and methods of working in social and community-based practices. Shared research and spaces will facilitate deep connections and collaboration. 

Who should apply?

This residency is open to visual artists, community organizers, researchers, architects and designers, and curators who work with communities. Applicants should have completed formal training in visual arts or a field related to this program at the post-secondary level, and should demonstrate a history of exhibitions, publications, and projects. 

Application Deadline: April 17, 2019

Dates: July 22 - August 23, 2019


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Fees & Financial Assistance

Program Fee: $5 252.20 +GST

Program Fee with Financial Aid*: $791.10 +GST

Application fee: $65 for individuals or groups. Individual group members must pay an additional registration fee of $35 on acceptance.


*Financial Aid up to 100% covering tuition and single room accommodation will be offered to all participants due to renovations in Glyde Hall, Banff Centre’s Visual Arts building. Meal plans are not eligible.  


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