Kotama Bouabane, Winner of the Post-Residency Award

Kotama Bouabane, winner of the Post-Residency Award presented by Visual + Digital Arts at The Banff Centre. 

Congratulations to Kotama Bouabane, winner of the Post-Residency Award!

Kotama Bouabane is a Toronto-based artist, he took part in the self-directed residency Banff Artist in Residence (BAiR) in Summer 2016. Bouabane has an upcoming solo exhibition at Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography in Toronto as part of Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival. 

Kotama Bouabane has an MFA in Studio Arts, Photography from Concordia University, Montreal and a AOCAD from OCAD. His work has been exhibited in Centre A (Vancouver), Parisian Laundry (Montreal), and Gallery 44 (Toronto). He has received awards and grants from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council & the Canada Council for the Arts. He lives and works in Toronto and is represented by Erin Stump Projects.

Nancy Webb was the inaugural winner of the award last year with Spiffy Moves, a print publication featuring experimental writing and visual art.

The Post-Residency Award presented by Banff Centre is an opportunity for artists who have completed a residency in Visual + Digital Arts. The purpose of the award is to provide financial assistance to alumni for an upcoming public presentation of their work developed during their Banff Centre residency. Artists can use the $500 award for any aspect of the project that requires financial assistance, such as: travel, shipping, publications, vinyl, fabrication, artist/collaborator fees, etc. 

The next deadlines for the Post-Residency Award are Thursday, September 8, 2016 and Wednesday, March 1, 2017 find out more here

Kotama Bouabane. "Face #3", 2015. Silver Gelatin Print.10"x8". Courtesy the artist

Kotama Bouabane. "Face #3", 2015. Silver Gelatin Print.10"x8". Courtesy the artist

Kotama Bouabane. "Sulphur Mountain #3", 2015. C-Print. 28" x 42". Courtesy the artist

Kotama Bouabane. "Sulphur Mountain #3", 2015. C-Print. 28" x 42". Courtesy the artist

Kotama Bouabane. "Mark #2", 2015. Silver Gelatin Print. 8"x10". Courtesy the artist

Kotama Bouabane. "Mark #2", 2015. Silver Gelatin Print. 8"x10". Courtesy the artist

Kotama Bouabane. "Mountain #2", 2015. Silver Gelatin Print. 5"x5". Courtesy the artist

Kotama Bouabane. "Mountain #2", 2015. Silver Gelatin Print. 5"x 5". Courtesy the artist