New Residency Program in Public Art Installation and New Media Shanghai – August through October 2018.

Galerie a is excited to announce a partnership with Shanghai CREATER Industrial Co., Ltd to promote a new residency program in public art installation and new media.


CREATER is an innovative artist residency program presented by Shanghai CREATER Industrial Co., Ltd and Yishu Culture & Communication Co., Ltd seeking to break traditional stereotypes about public art, and introduce more fun and engagement into the community.

We invite artists working in new media and public art to participate in this residency, which will last approximately 8 weeks between August and October. Residents willcreate, produce and install their work with the help of the CREATER.


The artist will have the flexibility to choose any spot in the defined area to install his or her artwork. We expect the artwork to be integrated with the environment, and engage people in a positive, fun, and interactive way. The installation must be sustainable and permanent. Public art projects involving technology will be favored. The artist must be open to the production of derived merchandise and limited reproduction of the artwork.


We provide $10,000 USD including tax, which will be divided as follows:

– $2,000 allocation for the artist

– $7,000 production budget (equipment and tools provided by the host)

– $1,000 travel and insurance

– 2-bedroom accommodation (The residency is located in the Hangtian Building on Yuanyuan Road)

– A share of the sales of derived products

– Exhibit space after the residency

– One-year working visa

– Opportunities to participate in various activities (festivals, workshops, performances etc.)



All submissions are due Friday, July 27, 2018, by midnight (Quebec time).

Please send us your application as soon as possible.

All applications must include:

A short biography (max. 250 words)

A short project description (max. 500 words)

A résumé

A selection of images in .jpg (max. 20)

Any additional information (website, video, links or news clippings)


To Apply:

For this call, we will only accept digital submissions via e-mail:

You will receive an e-mail confirming that your application has been received within 48 hours of submission.

All applications must be in English.

All submission documents should be in .pdf or .jpg. Please try and keep image files compact, or submit a Google Drive folder or We transfer upload link.

Contact the Galerie a CEO, Anne D’Amours Mc Donald, for more information:; 418-925-9804



Applicants must be professional artists or groups and meet the following criteria:

Applicants must be Canadian citizens, or permanent residents (landed immigrants).

Applicants must reside in Canada for at least 6 months prior to the application deadline.

Applicants must have created a similar project or public art installation before.

Applicants must retain full copyright, financial and creative control over the submitted project.

Collaborative proposals are eligible. Co-applicants are subject to the same eligibility criteria as primary applicants. The project budget will not be changed according to collaborative proposals.












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