Artists-In-Residence Program in Estonia
OCAD U’s Material Art & Design and Digital Futures programs are pleased to announce that Khadija Aziz, Charlize Nhung and Olivia Prior are the recipients of the scholarship opportunities to participate in Working with Analog/ Digital Materials – Artists-in-Residence Program in Estonia, May 18–22, 2020, in Tallinn, Estonia.
The residency will bring OCAD U students and/or recent graduates together to work in collaborative duos/teams with students in the Faculty of Design at the Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA) to explore new practice and materials situated between physical and digital spheres.
During the residency, participants will be coached by two advisors (one from OCAD U and one from EKA) and will have access to the following studios and labs with support from technicians:
- Digital Weaving Studio
- Ceramics Studio
- Leather Accessory Studio
- Digital Prototyping Lab
- Virtual Reality (VR) Lab
More information about facilities available within each studio can be found here.
OCAD U International Projects and Partnerships will be supporting the flight and accommodation expenses for three students/graduates to take part in this residency. Participating students/graduates will be responsible for meals and local transit of approximately $12–$20 per day.
Faculty members from Material Art & Design and Digital Futures will assess the candidates based on the number of applications and compatibility with the opportunity.