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Banff Research in Culture 2013

Program dates: May 27, 2013 - June 14, 2013

Application deadline: January 15, 2013

How to Apply

This page is for reference purpose only as the deadline has passed.

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Application Requirements

Applications, supporting materials, and processing fee must be received by the Office of the Registrar in order to be considered for adjudication.

All applicants must submit:

  1. Application form and fee:  A completed application form including processing fee (fee varies per program and is non-refundable).

  2. Two-page outline:  Describe your background and research or artistic objectives, your interest in the program, and your response to the residency theme (max. 1000 words).

  3. CV/Resume:  Two-pages in length including positions held, dates, exhibitions (artists), publications (artists and researchers), as well as links to work samples online if available.


All required support materials can be sent as an email attachment to the following address: Please indicate “BRiC 2013 Application” in the subject line.

Attachments should be saved as PDF documents, with the program name in the document title. Pages should be numbered with the applicant’s name clearly indicated on each page.

If application support materials are not received, the Office of the Registrar will contact the applicant. 

Adjudication and Notification

Participants are selected by impartial adjudicators on the basis of their submitted material. Consideration will be given to the likelihood that the applicant's work will benefit from the program and to provide a balance of participation of artists, writers and academics.

Applicants will be notified of their status as soon as adjudication is complete. The notification date is approximately 10-12 weeks following the application deadline.


For questions on preparing your application, please contact the Office of the Registrar:

Phone: 403.762.6180 or 1.800.565.9989
Fax: 403.762.6345



Above photo: Hsieh Ying-Chun, Re-Live (2012). Photo by Jerry Hardman-Jones

All programs, faculty, dates, fees, and offers of financial assistance are subject to change. Program fee subject to applicable taxes. Non-refundable fees and deposits will be retained upon cancellation. Any other fees are refunded at the discretion of The Banff Centre.