Twenty new internships for the 10th edition of the démart-Mtl program


January 12 2021


Diversity / Recipient



The Conseil des arts de Montréal is pleased to announce the 20 new interns and arts organizations that will take part in the 10th edition of démART-Mtl, a program dedicated to the integration of artists and professional cultural workers from culturally diverse backgrounds.

The program gives newcomers and first-generation immigrants a chance to complete a 600-hour internship with experienced managers and practitioners at various Montreal arts organizations.

It will enable participating artists and professional cultural workers from cultural communities or visible minorities to gain invaluable knowledge and hands-on experience of the Montreal arts scene while contributing to the success of host organizations. Since the démART-Mtl program was first introduced in 2012, over a hundred interns have taken part. In 2021, the internships represent a total investment of $336,000.

Here are the participants in démART-Mtl 2021:

• Art Souterrain will welcome Julien Trésor Lubanda-Kandolo.

• Artch – art contemporain émergent will welcome Berirouche Feddal.

• Coop Vidéo de Montréal will welcome Vanessa De Almeida Pessoa.

• Danse-Cité will welcome Carmen Ruiz.

• Femmes du cinéma, de la télévision et des médias numériques will welcome Agnese Cazavillian.

• Festival international de projection illusionniste de Montréal will welcome Ana Alice Santana de Morais Melo.

• Festival international du film pour enfants de Montréal will welcome Mayra Ramirez.

• La danse sur les routes du Québec will welcome John Henry Gerera Forero.

• Les Films de l’Autre will welcome Felipe Pio.

• Les productions Funambules Médias will welcome Mónica Díaz Marín.

• Main Film will welcome Farhad Pakdel.

• Makila, Solidarity Cooperative, will welcome Tiago Gerbasi.

• MAYDAY danse will welcome Misheel Ganbold.

• Momenta – Biennale de l’image will welcome Jessica Sofia Lopez Garcia.

• Montréal Dansewill welcome Kiasa Nazeran.

• Orchestre de l’Agora will welcome Audrey Chea.

• Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal will welcome Juan Camilo Velasquez Buritica.

• Talisman Theatre will welcome Macha Mariia Bashmakova.

• Teesri Duniya Theatre will welcome Ambica Sharma.

• Youtheatre will welcome Sara Meleika.

The Conseil des Arts de Montréal would like to extend its sincere congratulations to all participating interns and arts organizations.