PRO­FES­SIONAL PROJECT GRANTS — SPRING 2019 — WESTERN

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Ivan White St. Ge­orge’s

$3,429

May 20 to Feb. 14, 2020 Com­mu­nity Con­fined Sup­port for writ­ing and re­search to­ward the de­vel­op­ment of an Indige­nous (Mi’kmaq) film that will ex­plore com­mu­nity sto­ry­telling and pre­serv­ing oral his­tory.

Lu­cas Morneau Cor­ner Brook

$3,997

May 15 to Nov. 1, 2019 Mas­cuer­ade

Sup­port for the cre­ation of the ex­hi­bi­tion con­sist­ing of seven pho­to­graphic dip­ty­chs, with each panel 18 by 21 inches in size, as well as the masks pho­tographed in the series.

Robert Hengeveld Cor­ner Brook

$10,000 July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2020 dead­weight in want­ing Sup­port for the de­vel­op­ment of a short video project of a loop­ing, non-lin­ear film ex­plor­ing an am­bigu­ous and slightly ab­surd re­la­tion­ship be­tween an in­di­vid­ual and a large float­ing rock that plays out over a ca­noe ex­pe­di­tion.

Robyn Love Gil­lams

$10,000

June 1, 2019, to May 31, 2020 Branks

Sup­port to cre­ate a series of bri­dles and host gath­er­ings dis­cussing the his­tory of women be­ing si­lenced and find­ing their voice. The work is based on a de­vice called a Scold’s Bri­dle or Branks used in the Mid­dle Ages in Eng­land and Scot­land, used on women who spoke up in a way that was deemed dis­agree­able.

Mea­gan Musseau Cor­ner Brook

$9,143

June 1 to Dec. 1, 2019 Re/Awak­en­ing Sup­port to cre­ate the body of work, Re/Awak­en­ing, con­sist­ing of a new me­dia in­stal­la­tion and a series of neon plex­i­glass sculp­tures. The in­stal­la­tion will pro­vide a vi­su­al­iza­tion of Mi’kmaw words in re­la­tion to the land and my body. Re/Awak­en­ing will also head­line Mea­gan Musseau’s solo ex­hi­bi­tion at Grunt Gallery in Van­cou­ver, B.C., run­ning from March 13 to April 25, 2020.

Shawn O’Ha­gan Cor­ner Brook

$6,750

June 1 to Aug. 31, 2019 kokodis

Sup­port to cre­ate three to five larger pieces (ap­prox­i­mately 4-by-6 feet) work­ing in­tu­itively with ab­stract tex­tile col­lage ob­jects us­ing mostly vin­tage and sec­ond-hand tex­tiles and in­cor­po­rat­ing labour in­ten­sive tex­tile tech­niques such as stitch­ing, bead­ing, and ap­plique.

D’Arcy Wil­son Cor­ner Brook

$7,319

May 15, 2019 to Feb. 1, 2020 To the Fa­ther and to the Son: a re­sponse to the Thomas McCul­loch Mu­seum Sup­port to cre­ate a new body of work in re­sponse to a his­toric mu­seum collection in Hal­i­fax, N.S. — the Thomas McCul­loch Mu­seum at Dal­housie Univer­sity. Their goal was to col­lect and “pro­tect” a record of species in the re­gion, yet de­spite their sin­cere ef­forts, these col­lect­ing im­pulses are per­me­ated with bru­tal­ity and ex­cess.

Source: Arts NL

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