Jury Members

Katie Belcher

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Katie Belcher has made her home in Nova Scotia since receiving a BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (2007). Her drawings have been exhibited nationally and internationally, most recently En faisant at HERMES Cooperative (Halifax, NS) and In time’s furrows, at Queen Street Studios (Belfast, Northern Ireland). She has received both provincial and federal grants, and participated in residencies in Canada and Europe—most notably the Canada Council for the Arts studio at the Cité Internationale des arts (Paris, France, 2012)....

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Cory Bowles

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Cory Bowles is a multidisciplinary artist from Nova Scotia, Canada. He has appeared as an actor in a number of film, radio, and television shows, receiving a Gemini for the role of “Cory” in the TV series Trailer Park Boys, which he currently serves as a director. As principal choreographer and director of the companies Verve Mwendo Dance, and Black Rabbit Entertainment, Cory has created over 70 works / choreographies for stage and film – his work reflecting his fascination to racial identity and cultural structures. He...

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Timothy Crofts

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Timothy Crofts is a true 21st Century pianist. His main focus is improvisation and world music aesthetics. In performance, Timothy explores the full sonic capabilities of the acoustic piano through extended techniques and a wide range of piano preparations. He is able to coax a variety of colour and extreme dynamic contract through employing traditional and non-traditional techniques in tandem. In Halifax, Timothy is active in both the performance and teaching of improvised music. He has been presented regularly by suddenlyLISTEN Music in...

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Charles Doucette

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Charles Doucette is a multimedia visual artist, goldsmith and poet. He received a BFA from NSCAD in 1987. He lives in Potlotek First Nation.

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Ann-Marie Kerr

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Ann-Marie is an award-winning theatre director, actor and teacher. Her work has been presented nationally and internationally including the Globe Theatre (Regina), Neptune Theatre (Halifax), Alberta Theatre Projects (Calgary), Under the Radar (NYC), Magnetic North Theatre Festival (Canada), Soulpepper Theatre Company (Toronto), Luminato Festival (Toronto), Cork Midsummer Festival (Ireland), Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Sydney Festival (Australia), Carrefour international de theatre (Quebec City), Groundswell Festival (Toronto) and UNO Festival...

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