• 518-580-5271
  • John B. Moore
    Documentary Studies Collaborative
    815 North Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

    Offices: Filene Hall, 2nd Floor

    DocLab: Scribner Library 113



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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.

Hear what former Visiting Fellows are saying about the institute!