Eastern Bloc


Ongoing call

For its fifth consecutive year, the Data : Salon series invites current and potential members of Eastern Bloc to present a recent project or work-in-progress. From September 2014 to June 2015, the bi-monthly events, informal and open in nature, allow for direct and immediate feedback with the public. Participating artists are given access to the centre’s exhibition space, our technical resources, the team’s expertise and a range of documentation services and marketing tools. Please submit your proposals in the field of New Media (audio/video installation, A/V performance, sound performance, interactive practices) throughout the 2014 – 2015 season.

Participating artists will receive:

  • A free yearly membership to the centre
  • A participation honorarium
  • 4 hours of technical assistance for the installation of the project in gallery
  • An orientation session with one or more members of the administrative team about grants available to emerging artists
  • Photo and video documentation of the project (including a short interview with the artist)

Please send completed applications to art@easternbloc.ca with the following:
  • Artist statement (max 250 words)
  • Artist bio (max 250 words) and up-to-date CV
  • Project description (max 500 words)
  • List of technical requirements
  • Maximum of 10 images and/or 3 audio/video excerpts