Project 686km Artistic Exchange considers the distance between the creative centres of Calgary and Vancouver and offers a roadmap for creative exchange for emerging artists of colour who are living and creating in each centre. The residency offers artist driven discussions, creation, and work-in-progress showings. 2020 Vancouver and Calgary residency artists include Eric Cheung, Kristy Janiver, Jessica McMann, Sabrina Naz, Jason Owen Galeos, and Zahra Shahab.⠀
PROJECT 686km is developed by Springboard Performance, the Fluid Festival, and Made in BC – Dance on Tour, with additional funding and administrative support from the CanDance Network, the Dance Section of The Canada Council for the Arts, and Canadian Heritage.
This event is a partnership with SLIPPAGE: PERFORMANCE | CULTURE | TECHNOLOGY@Duke University, and SFU Woodwards Cultural Programming, as well as facility support from partners Decidedly Jazz Danceworks, 45 W Studio.