The Independent program has been assigned a curator for the first time in its 10-year history.
Toronto artists, museums, galleries, cultural and educational institutions, neighbourhoods and BIAs are invited to submit their proposals to be an Independent Project under the curatorial vision of "Memory Lane."
Watch Curator Che Kothari explain his curatorial vision for "Memory Lane" in a new video , visit the FAQs, Independent Projects 2015 Application Guidelines and Independent Projects 2015 Application for more details.
New this year - "10 for 10th"
To celebrate the 10th edition of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, the City of Toronto is engaging major cultural organizations across the city and creating a City co-produced exhibition area that responds to the curatorial vision, "Memory Lane" for the Independent Project program. "10 for 10th" is an application process within the Independent Projects program where artists can apply to have their project situated in one of the participating partner venues with funding and production support provided.
The "10 for 10th" venues are listed in the Independent Projects Application form.
How to Apply:
Download the event GUIDELINES (PDF) and appropriate APPLICATION form.
Read the Guidelines before completing the Application.
For the "10 for 10th" and Independent Projects you can choose to apply to one or both programs using the same Application form.
Complete all fields within the Application form. If you're not able to access the Word forms, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request assistance. (Please note that in order to be considered you must fill out the relevant Application form and adhere to all programming criteria and submission requirements).
Email your Application and attachments to email@example.com. Please label your email subject heading as "Independent Project Application" and add your ARTIST/ORGANIZATION NAME. e.g. Subject: Independent Project Application - from Art Group Name.
You may send email attachments including PDF, jpg, mp3 and avi files. Please do not send eps or psd files. This mailbox can only accept attachments up to 5MB in total size. Please label all attachments with your name and your project's title.
If your Application was submitted successfully, you will receive an email response within two business days. If you do not receive this message, your Application was not submitted successfully.
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Submission Deadline - "10 for 10th" and Independent Projects:
Tuesday, February 17, 2015.
Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants should be aware that their participation in Scotiabank Nuit Blanche's Open Call, Independent Projects and "10 for 10th" is not automatic solely on the basis of meeting the general eligibility requirements. All Applications are curated/juried against the criteria outlined in the Guidelines and selected based on artistic merit and project feasibility.
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