Arts Unfold

647-521-2353
info@ArtsUnfold.com
Name of Residency: 3 residencies: 1) Luminous Bodies, 2) Naked State, and 3) Once Upon Water

Arts Unfold’s residencies include “Luminous Bodies” on reinventing and re-presenting the human body in most inclusive and diverse ways, “Naked State” (taking place within a naturist park) on exploring the nude human body in context of nature, culture and art, and “Once Upon Water” about magical and material notions of water.

If other, please specify?:

performance art, social practice, photography, video, installation, movement, sound, writing,
Residency Programme since: 2012
Description of Organisation:

Arts Unfold produces art and design projects in Canadian and European communities to foster greater understandings of social and environmental conditions. It works to develop, implement and facilitate art residencies, park festivals, collaborative designs, vision statements, multi-disciplinary exhibitions and performances. Arts Unfold works with community leaders and members to develop ideas that connect to their aspirations, concerns, and exploratory interests. In developing, implementing and facilitating projects, Arts Unfold works to incorporate inclusivity, accessibility and sustainability.

Organisation founded in: 2015
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Artist-Run
Working Languages:
  • English
  • Portuguese
Presentation of artists’ work: Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Number of studios: N/A
Number of artists in residence at one time: between 11 and 16
Studio type and size: Shared studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Private Apartment
Shared Room
Shared Apartment
Private Cabin/House
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Printmaking
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
  • New Media
  • Animations
  • Film-making
Application process: Digital application
Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
Do you provide the residents with any funds associated with the residency? (e.g. stipend, fellowship, production allowance): No
If yes, what is the amount of the fund? (in your local currency): Arts Unfold works with partnering communities who have subsidized its residencies by up to 50%. Artists are encouraged to apply for funding through their federal, provincial and municipal arts councils, and other sources. Letters in support of grant applications are provided to artists who are accepted into the residencies. A list of funding opportunities can be viewed at: https://artsunfold.com/residencies/.
Expenses paid by the artist:
  • Travel
  • Food
  • Supplies
Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
  • Exhibition
Other activities happening at the space:
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Exhibition
  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Open Studios
If other, please specify: individual and group critiques, gallery tours, guest artist/curator talks,
Selection process: By committee
Setting: Both
How to reach by plane: Varies depending on residency. Please see residency descriptions for this information.
How to reach by train: Varies depending on residency. Please see residency descriptions for this information.
How to reach by car: Varies depending on residency. Please see residency descriptions for this information.
How to reach by boat: Varies depending on residency. Please see residency descriptions for this information.
Street & Number: 34 Little Norway Crescent
Postal Code: M5V 3A3
City: Toronto
34 Little Norway Crescent
Toronto M5V 3A3 CAN
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