Community Opportunity | Week of April 25, 2022
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Apply now for Intercultural Indigenous Choreographers Creation Lab
July 11-29 | ON-CAMPUSIntercultural Indigenous Choreographers Creation Lab is a three-week program for intercultural Indigenous choreographers and dancers focused on re-embodiment and Indigenous voice. Departing from the belief that the body is the site of emotional, cultural, political, and spiritual history, the lab supports the exploration and creative development of personal voice and physical vocabulary. The IICC Lab is led by esteemed faculty including Director of Dance Training, Alejandro Ronceria, a Canadian choreographer of Colombian descent and a pioneer in Indigenous dance globally. This program is open to Indigenous Canadian and Indigenous international choreographers / dancers. We welcome applications from emerging and mid-level choreographers interested in examining lived experience, personal narratives, and cultural histories as well as developing personal choreographic work. Professional Indigenous dancers working in diverse forms are also encouraged to apply.
Click here to apply. Deadline May 4.
Job Opportunity: INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT ADVISOR
Globally recognized wildlife conservation organization seeks an experienced collaborator with expertise in engaging and stewarding relationships with Indigenous communities in Alberta. Bring your expertise to the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo as our Indigenous Community Engagement Advisor! This part-time limited term role will support both the Brand & Engagement and Fund Development branches in building connection and partnerships with Indigenous communities in Canada. The successful candidate will advise on interpretive planning and narrative development and support projects related to Indigenous community engagement, consultation, and Indigenous knowledge and Ways of Knowing. In this position, you will play a key role in ensuring that Indigenous perspectives are deeply integrated into projects at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo and that relationships are built in the spirit of reconciliation, learning, and respect. The role will report to the Director, Brand & Engagement and work directly with the Interpretive Planning & Experience Strategist.
Start Date: As soon as possible
End Date: October 14, 2022
Approximately 16 hours/week
Must be available to work 2 business days per week during regular business hours
Call for Artists - Bow Trail Community & Family Hub
Commission of External Public-Facing Artwork. The intention of this Request for Qualifications is to commission artwork from an Indigenous Artist or Artist(s) from Treaty 7 based on Qualifications, Experience and References to create the design for a permanent, embedded public-facing artwork installation at the new home of CTH, 3404 Bow Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, opening in early 2024. Sketch concepts ARE requested for this RFQ. These need to capture the essence of the design and need not be fully specific until the final Artist is selected.
Click here for more details. Date of Submission: Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 4:00pm MST
Call for Artists - Mural Opportunity for Indigenous Artists
North Haven Community Association is accepting applications for a mural project in the community. The proposed site is a pedestrian tunnel linking North Haven with Nose Hill Park. We hope to hire an Indigenous artist to create a mural based on the themes of the Indigenous history of the Nose Hill area and the prairie landscape of the park. We are interested is seeing a wide variety of interpretations of this theme and encourage emerging artists to apply.
The artist’s fee for the project is $11,000, and all paint and supplies will be provided by the community association.
Click here for more information. Deadline: May 22, 2022.