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Media Arts

About Media Arts

Created to ensure the vitality and continued excellence of media arts, the Media Arts Section offers financial assistance to Canadian...

Video Femmes

Artist Story

Machinations and other innovative videos by women

The Vidéo Femmes centre presented Machinations, its first technoculture project, at the Quebec City biennale Manif d’art 6. This interactive work by video artists Geneviève Allard, Émilie Baillargeon and Anne-Marie Bouchard invited visitors to use their mobile devices to interact with a ‘human machine’ in a pedestrian walkway. Since 1973, Vidéo Femmes has presented video works by women, and the Canada Council supports its initiatives…

News Release

Request for Proposals - Interactive artwork content for video wall at 150 Elgin Street

The Canada Council for the Arts has announced a public request for proposals for an interactive media artwork at its new offices located at...

Pub 2014: Governor General's Awards in Visual an Media Arts of the Canada Council for the Arts

Blog Post

See For Your Self: March 3’s reveal

by Lolita Boudreault   Screen Magic In early January, the preliminary film edits of the commissioned video portraits of the winners of the Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts start to come in. Having coordinated the selection of videographers, I can hardly wait to...

Graeme Patterson - press image from VMLS award

Artist Story

Graeme Patterson: A world of play

“My intention as an artist is to attempt to bring the viewer in to the world of play I exist in while creating miniature worlds based...

News Release

Simon Brault named New Director and CEO

Mr. Brault will assume the role on June 26, 2014 for a 5-year term.

Research

Maps of Canada Showing Canada Council funding by Province and Territory

Statistical research and analysis regarding Canada Council funding programs, grant recipients and...

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.