Awa Meité to begin residency at OBORO New Media Laboratory
The Foundation is pleased to announce that Awa Meité (Mali) has been named the grant recipient of the Research and Experimentation Residency in Montreal for Professional Artists from Emerging Countries or Regions. This residency program is offered jointly by the Daniel Langlois Foundation and OBORO, a Montreal centre promoting the production and presentation of contemporary and new media art and art practices.
Meité will arrive from Bamako on October 24, 2007, to begin her residency and will work at the OBORO MediaLab until December 22. While in Montreal, she will collaborate with independent French filmmaker Anik Hurst from the artist collective Les brasseurs de cages. The residency will be used to develop two interactive Internet portals that will highlight Malian cotton production (Daoula) and local cultural practices from around the world (La Couverture Vivante):
Exhibition e-art: New Technologies and Contemporary Art
e-art: New Technologies and Contemporary Art - Ten Years of Accomplishments by the Daniel Langlois Foundation, an exhibition co-produced by the Foundation and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is open free of charge Tuesday to Sunday until December 9, 2007.