02.01.24

BRIC Announces 2024-25 BRIClab Artist Residency Application Cycle

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CONTACT:
James Michael Nichols, BRIC | 718.683.5980 | [email protected]

BRIC Announces 2024-25 BRIClab Artist Residency Application Cycle

BRIC’s multidisciplinary residency program advances opportunities for artists and media makers through three focused tracks. Applications close March 14, 2024.

 

Pictured above: 2022-23 BRIClab Contemporary Art resident Naima Green. Photo credit: Toby Tenenbaum

 

BRIC, a leading arts and media institution, announced today that applications for the 2024-2025 BRIClab residency are now open for New York City-based creatives seeking to deepen their practice in Contemporary Art, Film + TV, and Video Art. Applications will be open from February 1 to March 14, 2024. To learn more and apply, please visit BRIC’s website.

BRIClab offers emerging to mid-career artists essential support and opportunities to share their work across three creative tracks – Contemporary Art, Film + TV, and Video Art. The residency aims to build a stronger and more diverse artistic community in Brooklyn by fostering relationships, supporting long-term growth, and creating a pipeline of engagement with BRIC. All residents receive a $2,500 stipend, mentorship, skills-based learning and professional development, and documentation of their work. Additional support, in the form of funding, space, access to equipment and media classes, and other resources vary according to tracks. The 2024-25 BRIClab cohort will share their work during public programs in Spring and Summer 2025.

ABOUT THE TRACKS:

  • BRIClab Contemporary Art is an interdisciplinary, community-oriented residency program that provides emerging and early-career artists with studio space and professional support to develop and advance their practice. Applications are reviewed by BRIC staff members, BRIClab Contemporary Art alumni, and art professionals. Five artists will be selected for the 2024-25 BRIClab Contemporary Art cohort, and the residency period will run from August 2024 – June 2025. Learn more here:bricartsmedia.org/briclab/contemporaryart
  • BRIClab Video Art is a residency through BRIC’s Media Education and Contemporary Art Departments to support the creation of a video, film short, or longer work-in-progress. Applications are reviewed by a panel of artist alumni and BRIClab program managers.Six artists will be selected for the 2024-25 BRIClab Video Art cohort, and the residency period will run from September 2024 – September 2025. Learn more here:bricartsmedia.org/briclab/videoart
  • The BRIClab Film + TV residency track incubates innovative and ambitious documentary filmmakers working on short form, episodic, or feature length non-fiction films. Filmmakers are chosen through an open call and by a diverse panel of BRIClab program managers and alumni as well as BRIC staff members from across multiple disciplines. Three residencies will be awarded to create opportunities for emerging to mid-career filmmakers, and the residency period will run from September 2024 – May 2025. Learn more here:bricartsmedia.org/film+tv

BRIClab prioritizes applications from disabled, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ artists as part of BRIC’s ongoing commitment towards addressing systemic inequities in creative fields and industries, and as part of BRIC’s efforts to expand access for disabled artists, audiences, and staff. Applicants will not be asked to verify their disability in any way. BRIC will work with all selected artists to support an accessible and accommodating residency. More information about accessibility at BRIC can be found here: https://bricartsmedia.org/about/accessibility/

Major support for BRIClab is provided by the Ford Foundation & TD Bank. 

Lead support for BRIC’s programming is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation. BRIC also benefits from generous private funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies, Con Edison, The Eisner Foundation, The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation, Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, M&T Charitable Foundation, National Grid, The Robert Lehman Foundation, The Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, The Scherman Foundation, The Shubert Organization, Tiger Baron Foundation, and numerous individuals.

Public support for BRIC is provided by The Institute of Museum and Library Services, The National Endowment for the Arts, The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Assemblymember Robert Carroll, State Senator Roxanne Persaud, and the New York City Council. BRIC’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

KEY DATES: 

Application Deadline: March 14, 2024

Artists will receive final word from BRIC by end of July 2024

ABOUT BRIC

BRIC is a leading arts and media institution anchored in Downtown Brooklyn whose work spans contemporary visual and performing arts, media, and civic action. For over forty years, BRIC has shaped Brooklyn’s cultural and media landscape by presenting and incubating artists, creators, students, and media makers. As a creative catalyst for their community, BRIC ignites learning in people of all ages and centralizes diverse voices that take risks and drive culture forward. BRIC builds Brooklyn’s creative future.

BRIC Statement on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

BRIC is committed to creating environments that honor, respect, and celebrate the humanity of all people. We support our artistic and creative communities in their efforts to affect positive social change in Brooklyn and beyond.

As a leading arts and culture institution anchored in Brooklyn, BRIC fosters an evolving workplace focused on the growth of our staff while developing arts, media, and cultural programs that reflect our core values. We embrace rigorous curiosity and collective wisdom to leverage the expertise of our diverse staff and community members and embody our commitment to diversity, equity, belonging, and social justice. Read the full statement here: https://bricartsmedia.org/about/

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