Application: Performance Art Grant

PDF: Performing Arts Grant

The South House is offering a $500 grant to an artist or group of artists to develop and produce a performance art piece. We welcome pieces, projects and performers who use an anti-oppressive and anti-colonial principles and practices.

The grant will be awarded by the board to the candidate whose work is in line with the South House mandate, and demonstrates art as a tactic that can be used against oppression.

The successful candidate(s) will perform the piece in early April, 2014. The South House will help secure a venue.

Applicants must submit a draft budget as well as a brief proposal (approximately 1 page). The funds may be used for operating costs as well as honourariums. Honoraria will be written at the completion of the project, operating costs will be refunded when receipts are provided, or can be purchased by the South House.

Applications are due by February 7, 2014 and can be emailed to volunteer@southhousehalifax.ca. Application can be addressed to “the board of the South House”.

South House is a student-funded, volunteer-driven resource centre that seeks to address and advocate for anti-oppression issues within a feminist framework. South House consciously recognizes that struggles against all forms of oppression are feminist issues. We are first and foremost a resource centre which provides resources and support for students, faculty, staff, and community members on such issues. The South House recognizes that you cannot work for a society free of sexism and patriarchy without also working for a society free of all forms of oppression. Therefore, applications from people marginalized communities including, but not limited to people of colour, queer people, transgender people and dis/abled people,single parents, working class people, members of ethnic minorities, and immigrants are prioritized.

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