re:research+design 2023
In partnership with Arts Orillia, adelheid is thrilled to be hosting a second iteration of re:research+design. re:research+design is a residency focused on providing a choreographer or collective of movement artists/performance makers with time, space and facilitation in the area of design. 
The re:research+design residency offers space and resources to deeply investigate the creation process with specific mentorship focused on incorporating design and production elements. The elements of design that can be explored through this opportunity include, but are not limited to sound, costume, lighting, projection and set design.
This residency takes place in Orillia, Ontario from November 12-17, 2023. 
The 2023 Curator of re:research+design is Dedra McDermott, in collaboration with re:research+design's selection committee.
This residency will take place in Orillia, Ontario from November 12 - 17, 2023.
Applications are open to self-identifying emerging independent artists or collectives with a movement-based practice. Applicants should identify as Black, Indigenous or Persons of Colour inclusive of those identifying as 2SLGBTQ+. Applications are open to individual artists or collectives based in Ontario. 
1. Artists should apply with works-in-process (or in a late stage of development) with an interest in integrating design into the next stage of their process.
2. Proposed works can have a maximum cast of 4. Because of the nature of the investigation, applying with a solo work choreographed/performed by the applicant requires defining how this opportunity would be best used, given the program’s mentorship component.
What We Offer
re:research + design will provide the selected artist(s) with the following:
•$5500 residency fee. 
•A design-specific mentor, selected in concert with the applicant.
•Access to 40 hours of space, tech and technical support (resources) at the Orillia Opera House. Details here.
•A chance to share the process with the community in Orillia, in a TBD format.
•Archival footage.
•Travel, per diem and accommodations to work and reside in Orillia during the duration of the residency period.
*re:research+design is accessible to those with mobility needs.
Application deadline: March 1, 2023; notification of results: mid-March 2023.
For additional information or application assistance, contact Jane-Alison McKinney.
The 2023 selection committee
Paul Chambers (lighting designer, Montreal)
Vanessa Lovell (dance artist, Ottawa)
Rachel Forbes (set and costume designer, Toronto)
Lucius Dechausay (filmmaker, illustrator & artist, Toronto)
Dedra McDermott (re:research+design curator, adelheid, dance artist & dramaturg, Toronto)
re:research + design is made possible by:
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