Wednesday, 9 January 2013

Upcoming: Workshop/Discussion at XPACE

Talking Back to the Officer: A discussion on how to get a grant with Peter Livingstone

XPACE Cultural Centre

303 Lansdowne Ave, Main Floor Unit 2
M6K 2W5 

Saturday, February 16th
1- 4pm

XPACE is pleased to present a workshop/discussion with Peter Kingstone (Acting Visual/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 to a jury. There will also be tips on how a grant could be written highlighting things like storytelling, audience, history, and documentation.

We will follow with one on one workshops, so feel free to bring a proposal or an idea/project you are working on.

*The workshop is free, but please RSVP as space is limited. Email to reserve your spot.

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 focussing on video and new media from York University in Toronto. Peter has presented at many conferences on the ideas around storytelling and social engagement. Peter started in September 2012 as the Acting Visual/Media Arts Officer at Toronto Arts Council.

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