FORUM 2018 Steering Committee Report — October 2017

Plan­ning is under­way for the upcom­ing 2018 FORUM. The focus is on Inter-Arts and the event will take place in two loca­tions: Vic­to­ri­av­ille and Montréal.


The dates have been confirmed:


May 17 & 18, Victoriaville

May 19 & 20, Montréal


Our part­ners are the Fes­ti­val Inter­na­tion­al de Musique Actuelle de Vic­to­ri­av­ille (FIMAV), Groupe Le Vivi­er and the Depart­ment of Music at Con­cor­dia University.


The call for pro­pos­als is open with a dead­line of Jan­u­ary 3rd 2018.

2016–17 pre­lim­i­nary plan­ning dis­cus­sions touched on the fol­low­ing areas of interest:

  • com­bin­ing music with oth­er artis­tic prac­tices – considerations/challenges/rewards
  • com­bin­ing music with oth­er non-artis­tic dis­ci­plines – considerations/challenges/rewards
  • mov­ing out­side your own music/sound prac­tice, inte­grat­ing new skills
  • mar­ket­ing advan­tages and myths
  • fund­ing inter-arts projects
  • devel­op­ing inter-arts projects
  • chal­lenge to the audi­ence – the brain’s abil­i­ty to process visu­al and audi­to­ry input simultaneously

Want to help, got ideas, have ques­tions? Con­tact Jen­nifer War­ing.

Project team mem­bers: Jen­nifer War­ing (chair), Tim Brady, Po Yeh, Juli­et Palmer, Pier­rette Gin­gras, Sandeep Bhagwati

Sub­mit­ted by Jen­nifer War­ing, Octo­ber 2017


Past reports from this committee

FORUM 2018 Steer­ing Com­mit­tee Report – June 2017
Return to full Bul­letin – March 2018