The Powell Street Festival Society (PSFS) is pleased to present its inaugural partnership with the Artist in Residence Yamanashi (AIRY) program. This artist-run initiative, based in the mountainous region of Yamanashi, Japan, focuses on cultivating community, connections, and work between artists from Japan and abroad. Artists in this program are provided accommodation, studio space, local outreach opportunities, and a final exhibition. PSFS will cover airfare, residency fees, and offer a per diem for eligible applicants. Applications will be open from Sept. 1 to Oct. 15, 2019.
Applicants must identify as Japanese–Canadian
Be at least 21 years of age
Able to participate in the residency for the full duration — one month in April 2020
CV should demonstrate at least 2 years of artistic practice; all genres of art are welcome
Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
More information on the program, accommodations, and accessibility can be found here.
Powell Street Festival Society is seeking a Digital Strategy Consultant to facilitate of a digital maturity and needs assessment (October 2019 to February 2020) and subsequent development of a Digital Strategy (March 2020 to December 2020).
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS EXTENDED to September 23, 2019.