The Institute runs from May 31st- June 30th, 2023 on the Skidmore College campus. We seek to bring together a diverse groups of Skidmore students, faculty, community members and Visiting Fellows- professionals from a wide range of experiences, disciplines, and mediums for a rigorous creative and intellectual experience where everyone will be inspired, learn from each other, and grow in their practices.
+ Community and feedback from a renowned group of multidisciplinary artists/storytellers/documentarians
+ $2500 honorarium
+ Travel stipend of up to $500
+ Public presentation/exhibition opportunities
+ Access to production equipment
+ Room and board for the duration of the Institute
+ Workspace access to Skidmore facilities
Applicants must have a non-fiction-based practice and propose a non-fiction-based project.
+ Applicants must have an interest in teaching and learning.
+ Accepted fellows are expected to fully engage with institute events and be in residence for its duration. If a fellow is not in residence for the full institute, their stipend will be reduced.
+ Prepare one seminar on a work that has inspired you for the institute participants.
+ Engage in project feedback sessions once a week for two hours.
+ Engage in other seminars and workshops held for the institute over the course of the month.
+ A completed application, which includes a work sample that demonstrates your experience in non-fiction creative work and two references.