Last December 5 at Livart, representatives from the Conseil, the Mécènes investi-e-s pour les arts (MIA) and the Brigade Arts Affaires de Montréal (BAAM) came together to award the 2022 MIA grants to three arts organizations with very promising artistic projects.
On behalf of everyone at the Conseil, we wish to offer our heartfelt congratulations to the winning organizations:
- Andrea Peña & Artists for its project DIGITAL ETHNOGRAPHIES: a choreographic work that explores the digital dimensions of the sociocultural body through an urban and immersive staging concept ($5,000 grant)
- Chambre noire, compagnie de création for its project La nef: Staging of a ritual for body and light on Usine C’s main stage, combining dance, theatre and piano ($3,250 grant)
- DC – Art Indisciplinaire for its project Rien Sur Nous Sans Nous: A multidisciplinary virtual exhibition showcasing the work of emerging and established D/deaf and disabled artists ($3,250 grant)
About the MIA grants
Designed to support philanthropic activities that showcase Montréal’s unique creativity, these grants are awarded to emerging artists, artists’ collectives and arts organizations that create and produce an artistic work that will have an impact on their community, their audience or their own artistic journey. Since 2013, a total of $155,000 has been awarded in grants for 33 projects from up-and-coming artists, collectives and organizations.
The Conseil wishes to thank the Mécènes investi-e-s pour les arts for their generous contribution: Anonymous, Sébastien Barangé, Elise Beauregard (Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg), Jean-François Cloutier, Isabelle Demers – idmrs, Isabelle Emond, Gérald Fillion, Alexandre Forest, Yemi Houemavo, Stéphanie Lavallée, François Leclair, Stéphane Martel – Yulism, Jean-Mikael Michaud, Alexandre Mogharaei, Jean Yves Ouellet, Anne-Marie Panneton, Miriam Pratte, Olivier Roy Durocher and Karim Talaat.