Arts & Disability Network Manitoba, and Disability Matters: Vote 2016 are excited to announce this creative contest with six cash prizes, two categories, and a brain-tickler of a prompt for Manitoba residents.
We were left with a bunch of left over lawn signs after the 2016 Provincial election, and decided we wanted to see what could be done with them to evolve into something more than "just" lawn signs. And who better to ask than the crafty, ingenius, artistic, creative thinkers of Manitoba?
Signs can be picked up at a number of locations around Winnipeg, and entries must fall into one of two categories:
Contest is opened today (May 9, 2016) and closes midnight May 31, 2016.
We can't wait to see what you come up with. Good luck to everyone!
(To download a full colour printable PDF of the poster, please click here)
Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art sent us this job posting asking us to share it with our community. If you're looking right now Plug in is currently looking for an Assistant Curator. The job listing is shared below:
Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art is seeking an energetic and professional Assistant Curator. This position provides essential contributions to the successful operations of Plug In ICA, a dynamic, internationally recognized, and award-winning centre for contemporary art that researches and presents exhibitions, publications, residencies and events including the Summer Institute. This position is intended to progress into a full Curatorial position in two to three years depending on the candidate.
This is a full time position, with some evenings and weekends. A job description is available to download.
Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest by 5pm on Monday May 23rd, 2016.
The download for full postition details, as well as the email address to send your application to can be found at Plug In's website here: https://plugin.org/news/201604/employment-opportunity-plug-in-ica-assistant-curator
ADNM member Debbie Patterson is starring in Shakespeare in the Ruins (SIR) 2016 interpretation of the great Shakespearean tragedy, Richard III. Patterson will star in the play as the titular character, bringing her own colour and experience as a person with a disability / disabled person to the role.
Richard III will be playing at the "ruins" in Trappist Monestary Provincial Heritage Park from June 1-25, 2016. Tickets are on sale now at the SIR website.
A fantastic interview with former ADNM Board Member, Marie Annharte Baker was just published for Room Magazine. Marie is a longstanding member of ADNM, as well as the Indiginous Writers' Collective of Manitoba.
You can find the interview here: https://roommagazine.com/interview/marie-annharte-baker-contemporary-storytelling-interaction-and-community