CALL FOR PROJECTS – FALL 2022 PROGRAMMING

This call for contributions is the gateway to the DEMO component of the Hexagram Network’s programming at UQAM.

It comprises of the two following streams :

  • Residency Program
  • Organization of a group activity

General Terms and Conditions

  • 1. The support offered by Hexagram consists of equipment loans, space preparation and basic technical assistance. It does not include ongoing support from staff. Additional costs for intensive training or coaching will be charged to applicants according to the salary rates of personnel effective at UQAM.
  • 2. Needs should be assessed and planned as much as possible with the help of the technical coordinator before an application is submitted.
  • 3. Important information:
    • Call opening : May 2, 2022
    • Deadline : May 30, 2022, 23h 59
    • Send your forms to : hexagram@uqam.ca
    • Contact us for a list of equipment and floor plans.
  • 4. COVID-19 restrictions: The conditions to conduct projects are subject to change to comply with health directives in place at UQAM.
  • 5. Propositions received after the deadline may be considered and accepted under certain conditions and to UQAM Institution Committee’s discretion.
  • 6. To the extent possible, candidates should receive an answer before July 15, 2022.
  • RESIDENCY PROGRAM
    • 1. Specific goals
      • Support the development of research-creation projects of members, particularly for projects in their experimentation, implementation, dissemination and documentation phases.
      • Optimize the sharing of resources available at the UQAM site amongst members of the Network.
      • Recognize and promote the research-creation activities of the Hexagram network and its site at UQAM.
    • 2. Eligibility criteria
      • Research-creation projects submitted by members must align with Hexagram’s mission and program.
      • Projects submitted by students or collaborators members of Hexagram must be supervised by a co-investigator of the Network (click here to see the list.)
      • The application form must be submitted before the deadline by the co-investigator members supervising the residency.
      • Student members’ projects are eligible only if conducted within the process of research-creation leading to a thesis or research activities related to the study programs.
    • 3. Criteria for project assessment
      • Relevance in relation to Hexagram’s mission and programming.
      • The completeness, consistency and clarity of the proposal and project needs.
      • Feasibility according to the proposed timeline, skills involved, resources requested, and funding or support already obtained towards the project.
      • The number of co-investigator members, collaborators and students involved.
      • The impact and outreach of the project in the academic or cultural milieu.
      • The projects’ contribution to promote a research and creation environment of equity, diversity and inclusion.
    • 4. Specific terms and conditions
      • The duration of residencies is of two consecutive weeks during the semester when the call is launched (12 consecutive days from the first Monday to the second Friday).
      • The same project may be submitted to more than one call for residency in subsequent semesters, providing that the terms and conditions of previous residencies were consistently met. A new form must be filled every semester of additional residencies pertaining to one project and must include a report of the projects’ progress.
      • An application may also be submitted in advance for the two semesters following the current call if a production deadline or presentation activity has already been confirmed in writing (this confirmation must be attached to the form).
      • In order to manage the workload of technical staff, occupancy of premises and sharing of equipment, the residency’s schedule will be determined by coordinators, taking into account as much as possible the dates proposed by applicants.
      • Each residency should conclude with an outreach activity presented to the scientific community or the public to report on the results or the work process.
      • Communication material and documentation to be circulated by Hexagram on various platforms including its DEMO programming must be provided at the end of each residency.
      • A scholarship of 500$ from Hexagram Network may be awarded to student members.
  • ORGANIZATION OF A GROUP ACTIVITY
    • 1. Specific goals
      • Support group activities between Hexagram’s different categories of members, such as symposia, conferences, research meetings, concerts, shows, exhibitions, workshops, seminars, training, etc.
      • Optimize the sharing of resources available at the UQAM site.
      • Promote research-creation activities of the Hexagram Network and its site at UQAM by supporting opportunities for members to meet with the academic and cultural communities, as well as the general public.
    • 2. Eligibility criteria
      • Applications are for research-creation activities that align with Hexagram’s mission and programming.
      • Projects submitted by students or collaborators members of Hexagram must be supervised by a co-investigator of the Network (click hereto see the list).
      • The application form must be submitted before the deadline by the co-investigator members supervising the residency.
    • 3. Criteria for the assessment of the proposed activity
      • Relevance in relation to Hexagram’s mission and programming.
      • Feasibility according to the proposed timeline, skills involved, resources requested, and funding or support already obtained towards the activity.
      • The coherence and clarity of the request.
      • The number of co-investigator members, collaborators and students involved.
      • The impact and outreach of the project in the academic or cultural milieu.
      • The regional, national or international scope of the activity.
      • The activity’s contribution to promote a research and creation environment of equity, diversity and inclusion.
      • Group activities will have priority over residencies when scheduling.
    • 4. Specific terms and conditions
      • The duration of a proposed group activity is from one to five consecutive days.
      • Each residency should conclude with an outreach activity presented to the scientific community or the public to report on the results or the work process, which may be organized in conjunction with Hexagram’s coordination. Note that there is no remuneration for group activities.
Image: Exhibition TRAme TRAjet TRAce : lier un fil sonore Sylvie Laplante, 2021.