Angela Plohman on Fri, 8 Jun 2001 15:56:23 +0200 (CEST)

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[Nettime-bold] The Daniel Langlois Foundation Announces Grant Recipients for 2001

Press Release

A Record Number (400) of Applications Received 
for the Foundation's Third Call for Projects


Montreal, June 8, 2001 - The Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and
Technology has just granted nearly $1 million to 23 projects, including
seven that were submitted by Canadian organizations and artists dedicated to
merging art and science through the use of new technologies.

The Foundation received over 400 applications during its third call for
projects. Its international jury examined 160 of the projects, selecting 23
to benefit from the Foundation's five funding programs. Of the projects
chosen, seven are from Canada and six from the United States (including a
collaboration between the United States and Belgium). Other projects also
come from Britain, France, the Netherlands, Germany, India, Latvia,
Bulgaria, Peru and the Philippines. 

"The growing number of applications we've received over the past three years
clearly shows the relevance of our programs and the vitality of research
combining arts and technology," says the Foundation's president, Daniel

Besides Daniel Langlois, the jury included Catherine Richards (Canada),
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (Mexico-Canada), Peter Ride (Britain) and Jean Gagnon,
the Foundation's director of programs. The jury was particularly impressed
this year by the outstanding quality of the proposals. Grants range from
$10,000 to $80,000. Descriptions of each project can be found at: More extensive
descriptions will be posted in mid-July. 


SOURCE: 	JEAN GAGNON, Director of Programs 
		ANGELA PLOHMAN, Program Officer
		(514) 987-7177

Angela Plohman
Program Officer
The Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and Technology
3530 Saint-Laurent Blvd., suite 402
Montréal, Québec  H2X 2V1  Canada

T: (514) 987-7177 / F: (514) 987-7492
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