Individual member

Individual membership may be granted to an independent professional artist who has presented their artistic work in a professional context recognized by their peers, to a curator, an author, and/or a researcher in the media arts and who:

  • has more than two (2) years of professional practice in media arts;
  • has produced and disseminated at least one (1) independent work in a professional context;
  • corresponds to the definition of a professional independent artist pursuant to the relevant legislation;
  • has as their main artistic activity the practice, research, writing or curating of media arts;
  • shares similar goals to that of the organisation.

Associate member

Associate membership may be granted to a person who shares similar goals to that of the organisation:

  • to independent emerging creators in the field of media arts;
  • to independent creators working in other artistic practices and with less than two (2) years of recognized professional practice in media arts;
  • has neither the right to vote nor the right to sit on the Board of Directors.

Supporting member

Supporting membership may be granted to any individual or organization that acts in solidarity with the independent media arts. This category of membership receives notices of and may attend meetings, but has neither the right to vote at meetings nor to sit on the Board of Directors. They receive relevant information from the CQAM.

Organization member

Organization membership may be granted to any organization that:

  • is incorporated as a non-profit organization or as a cooperative managed by its members, or as a collective with at least two years of active existence and is recognized by funding bodies;
  • is administered by a board of directors composed of a majority of professional artists;
  • devotes most of its annual activities to one or more practices in the media arts discipline;
  • subscribes to the principles of copyright and intellectual property recognition;
  • shares similar goals to that of the organisation.

 

 

CQAM membership offers a range of rights and benefits. Membership allows media artists and other stakeholders to monitor their professional order, obtain recognition for their commitment and receive professional support.

Individual and Organization

  • Automatic receipt of all notices, with the option of attending all Corporation assemblies
  • Voting rights at member assemblies
  • The right to sit on the board of directors
  • Upon invitation, the right to participate in steering and working committees
  • Receipt of the twice-monthly electronic newsletter
  • Receipt of the special funding report two times a year (listing media arts grants, funding and programs)
  • Assistance and advice on a range  of issues
  • Eligibility for a municipal grant covering part of yearly studio rental costs
  • Discount for festivals en media arts event
  • Images/work excerpts hosted in the Member’s gallery window on the website
  • Promotion (on the website) of continuing education programs offered by member organizations
  • Access to the meeting room

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CQAM membership benefits in the Associate category

  • Automatic receipt of all notices
  • The right to attend all Corporation assemblies
  • The right to take part in working committees and issue tables at CQAM’s invitation
  • Receipt of most CQAM communications (twice-monthly newsletter, correspondence pertaining to political representation/professional matters, special formation report, special funding report)
  • Assistance and advice
  • Access to the meeting room
  • Discount for festivals en media arts event

CQAM membership benefits in the Support category

  • Receipt of certain CQAM communications (newsletter)
  • Right to attend Corporation assemblies
  • Access to the meeting room
  • Discount for festivals en media arts event

Members wishing to renew their memberships as well as individuals or organizations who are joining for the first time must send a duly completed membership or renewal form to CQAM by e-mail or regular mail.

First-time members in the Individual and Associate categories must also submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae; their membership will be valid once they have received confirmation.

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Membership form

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Organizational membership form

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Membership Dues 2019-2020


Cotisations 2019-2020