Leap Second Festival 2016-2017 – One Second Residencies

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Leap Second Festival 2016-2017  Saturday New Year’s Eve Dec 31 2016 23:59:60 and lasts one second until Jan 1 2017 00:00:00 (UTC).

Main & Station Nonesuch is proud to be hosting several artists for the 2016 Leap Second Festival.  For the list of artists our Past and Present Artists Page…http://hmsnonesuch.com/artists-past-present/ or visit our Leap Second Residencies page for more detailed information about the participating artists and their projects… http://hmsnonesuch.com/2016-nonesuch-leap-second-residencies/

A leap second is an extra second between :59 and :00 that is left invisible on our watches and most computer systems. It’s usually faked using one of three glitchy processes – repeat, freeze, smear – to correctly adjust clock-time to the rotation of the earth. For us it means an opportunity to intervene in the flow of time creating a virtual synapse for new connections.” For more information about the Festival…http://leapsecond.online

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NAOPA in the news

October 2016_ In Kolaj magazine…http://kolajmagazine.com/content/content/collage-exhibitions/2016-nonesuch-art-on-paper-awards-finalists-exhibition/

September 2016_Amherst News Citizen Record… http://www.cumberlandnewsnow.com/News/Local/2016-09-06/article-4633684/Art-on-Paper-Awards-draws-huge-response/1

April 2016_The Canadian Jewish News… http://www.cjnews.com/culture/arts/awards-recognize-artists-that-work-on-or-with-paper

February 2016_Cumberland News Now… http://www.cumberlandnewsnow.com/News/Local/2016-02-16/article-4437900/Art-on-Paper-awards-wide-open-to-submissions/1

December 2015_PRNewswire…http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/main–station-is-pleased-to-announce-the-international-nonesuch-art-on-paper-awards-300196677.html

Awards & Special Mentions: Nonesuch Art of Paper Awards

Main & Station is delighted to announce the following Award recipients and Special Mentions for the 2016 Nonesuch Art Of Paper Awards ~~ Main & Station est heureux d’annoncer les lauréats suivants et mentions spéciales des prix d’excellence Nonesuch pour les arts papier pour 2016

The Wellington Church Award (People’s Choice Award) was announced in Montreal at the end of the exhibition.  The voting was very close and finally it is a TIE and the award goes to both Yoshimasa Tsuruta’s sculpture Fallen Angel and Bruce St.Clair’s painting Three Gables.

Fallen Angel     Yoshimasa Tsuruta

Fallen Angel
Yoshimasa Tsuruta

Le prix Wellington Church, le prix publique, était sélectionner par le vote des visiteurs lors des expositions à Parrsboro et Montréal~~~  est de 500 dollars en plus d’une résidence de 2 semaines à Main & Station Nonesuch. Le prix est décerné à Fallen Angel par Yoshimasa Tsuruta ET à Three Gables de Bruce St.Clair.

  

Three Gables     Bruce St. Clair

Three Gables
Bruce St. Clair

 

 

The Nonesuch Best Work Award is 5000 dollars plus a 3-week residency at Main & Station (Nonesuch Art Centre) in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia.  The award goes to Untitled by Helene deWinter.

Le prix Nonesuch pour la meilleure œuvre est de 5000 dollars en plus d’une résidence de 3 semaines à Main & Station (Nonesuch Art Centre) à Parrsboro, NS. Le prix est décerné à Untitled par Helene de Winter.


Will Be Fine II               Karol Pomykala

Will Be Fine II
Karol Pomykala

 

 

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A Nonesuch Collaborative Residency : Lancaster, Smallwood, Waldron

Lancaster Elsewhere Exhibition 360 gel transfers on wood

This July Main & Station is delighted to welcome back artist Sydney Lancaster and geologist John Waldron, and to introduce composer Scott Smallwood to Parrsboro.

The team are collaborating on a multidisciplinary project that will “explore both the limitlessness of the tide’s ebb and flow, and the limits of human capacity to comprehend time on that immense scale”.

This summer is a 2 week Research & Development Residency, to plan and develop a new site-specific sculptural installation responding to the tidal range in the Bay of Fundy. The goal is to scout potential locations for an installation, meet with local people (potential collaborators) and get to know the area.  The team will also be learning about local materials and trying some experiments to see what might best be used for the work, a large-scale site-based sculptural installation which they hope to create and document in summer 2017.

Want to know more? Join us for an artist’s talk, a workshop or a walk…

  • Sydney Lancaster will be giving an ARTIST’S TALK at Main & Station on Wednesday, 6 July at 7pm.
  • Scott Smallwood will be giving an ARTIST’S TALK at Main & Station on Wednesday, 6 July at 8pm.
  • Take a GEL TRANSFER PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP with Sydney Lancaster…http://hmsnonesuch.com/gel-transfer-printmaking/
  • Join John Waldron for a Geology Shore Walk on Saturday 16 July, 2 – 4 pm

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Press-mold and Sculptural Pottery Workshop with Jessica Sallay-Carrington

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In this 2-day workshop Nonesuch artist in residence Jessica will teach the process of making plates, bowls and flower pots by taking molds from household objects, adding sculptural elements onto the vessels.

The workshop will take place on Monday the 15th of February from 11-3pm & on Sunday the 21st from 11am -1pm.

For more information and to register…http://hmsnonesuch.com/workshops-seminars-conferences/learn/press-mold-and-sculptural-pottery-workshop/

Les prix d’excellence Nonesuch

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Main & Station is pleased to announce

The international NONESUCH ART ON PAPER AWARDS

These awards are open to all artists.

The awards consist of cash and residencies valued at $ 20,940.00:

  •               The Nonesuch Best Work Award
  •                L’Usine de Papier Award
  •               The Main & Station Award
  •               The Griffintown Award
  •               The Wellington Church Award

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Jessica Returns

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We are delighted to announce that Jessica Sallay-Carrington, a ceramic artist currently residing in Montreal, will be returning to Parrsboro on a Nonesuch Artist’s Residency in February 2016.

During her stay in Parrsboro Jessica will create new work focussed upon questions such as how body hair relates to gender in modern western culture and similar explorations of the female form that contradict stereotypes and preconceived ideas about gender and body image.

As well as making her own art, Jessica will once again be teaching the very popular workshop HOLLOW SOLIDS.

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Jessica is the recipient of a  2016 Nonesuch Fellowship for Ceramics, Sculpture, and Stonework. The fellowship will provide for half the residency fees and includes an offer to purchase a new piece of Jessica’s work for the Nonesuch Collection.

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