Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Apply for 2014-2015 Queer/Art/Mentorship program

Now in its forth year, the intergenerational Queer/Art/Mentorship program, founded by filmmaker Ira Sachs and writer/dance producer Lily Binns, seeks applications from New York City-based, early-career queer working artists. The mentors for Q/A/M's 2014-2015 program cycle are:

Jibz Cameron
Chitra Ganesh
Thomas Allen Harris
James Lecesne
Simone Leigh
Jaime Manrique
Caden Manson
Carrie Moyer
Bradford Nordeen
Stacie Passon
Yoruba Richen

Applicants must:

*work within at least one of the following disciplines: literary, film, visual arts, performing arts (including dance and music), and curatorial arts (in any kind of medium; e.g. galleries, books, etc.)

*self-Identify as queer, gay, lesbian, bisexual and/or transgendered

*be New York City-based

*not be currently enrolled in school or university

*be early-career and professionally focused

*have a project that they’d like to work on with a mentor during the 2014-2015 Mentorship cycle.

Intent to Apply Deadline: June 7, 2014
Application Deadline: July 1, 2014

Applicants selected to participate in the program will be paired with individual Mentors for year-long support (Oct 2014-Sept 2015) with once-a-month meetings between each Mentor and Fellow. Fellows are also required to meet monthly as a group, further developing a community of artistic peers across disciplines.

For more information and application instructions, click here.

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