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2022/2023'MAINFRAME' is written in a digital, glitchy font on top of a green background representing a computer processing chip.

About this project: 

Mainframe promotes the exploration of digital media tools and technologies to encourage
local artists to engage with different resources and art-making methods. By partnering with
resource spaces with expertise in digital technology, we will facilitate workshops that will expand the digital literacy and toolkit of community members.

Timeline: June 1st, 2022 – July 1st, 2023


June 22, 2022 – Call for Artists: Mainframe Residencies! 

June 17, 2022 – Call for Participants: Digital Resource Survey!

Facilitator: Rachel Gilbert, Residency and Digital Project Coordinator

Rachel Gilbert is a Canadian American of mixed-race descent living and working in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. She works with painting, drawing, and printmaking to explore her identity and home(s). Since receiving a BFA in Visual Arts 2020 and a Graduate Certificate in Museum and Gallery Studies in 2021, Rachel has worked with The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. Michael’s Printshop, and Eastern Edge Gallery, focusing on community programming and outreach. Serving on several boards and committees, Rachel is interested in working to increase diversity, associability, and inclusion in the arts.






This project is funded by the Canada Council of the Arts