BioArt MFA

Join INCUBATOR Lab as a MFA Student specializing in BioART!
School of Creative Arts, University of Windsor, CANADA

Approx. 25,000.00 CDN in Teaching and Research Assistant positions over 2 years
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018

We are seeking an incoming MFA student (Canadian or International) interested in pursuing graduate education with an emphasis on bioart. The ideal candidate will have prior interest working at the intersection of art and science. This will be evident in their portfolio and artist statement. However, it is not necessary that all applicants have previous hands-on laboratory experience.

The selected individual will enroll in our MFA Visual Arts Program to work with Dr Jennifer Willet as a Primary Advisor, and as an employer. In addition to a regular Graduate Teaching Assistant position (approx. 7600.00/year) for two years the selected candidate will be offered a position working in the INCUBATOR Lab with guaranteed earnings of 5000.00 in year 01. And if successful the contract can be renewed in year 02 for an additional 5000.00.

In January 2018 INCUBATOR Lab and The School of Creative Arts are moving to new state of the art facilities in Downtown Windsor. INCUBATOR Lab will upgrade to a BSL2 facility.  The lab will also serve as a performance space, with a glass wall opening to a large atrium and theatrical lighting, sound and video, to enable lives performances for audiences. The successful candidate will assist Willet in establishing best practices the new lab facility.

Inquiries to Jennifer Willet: jwillet@uwindsor.ca

The MASTER OF FINE ARTS IN VISUAL ARTS at the University of Windsor is a two-year program geared towards creative exploration, experimentation and the development of a sustainable artistic practice. We encourage a multi-disciplinary approach to art that enables students to experiment with a variety of media and methods to discovers those best suited to realizing their creative projects. Recently student projects have ranged from video installation, audio responsive installation, performance, social practice, bio art and urban intervention.  http://www.uwindsor.ca/mfa/

INCUBATOR Lab is an art/science laboratory at The University of Windsor. Founded in 2009, it functions both as an apparatus in which environmental conditions can be controlled towards the assisted proliferation of life, but also as a site that supports the proliferation of new ideas – new artistic practices.  http://incubatorartlab.com/