The Maine Arts Commission shall encourage the exploration, creation, exhibition and dissemination of Media Arts. This field includes film, video, television, multimedia computing, sound art , animation, computer-based generative work, electronics and actuators, interface art, use of innovative materials, the innovative recording or exhibition of media, and other analog and digital art forms.
Media Arts is a field that the Maine Arts Commission has recently devoted resources to support. There is some overlap with this program and the Contemporary Art program, the Performing Arts program, as well as some programs at Maine’s Film Office. The Media Arts program was created to support contemporary artwork that is informed by technology as well as to encourage the collaboration between artists and other sectors, such as media production and energy technology.
The primary support from the Maine Arts commission for Media Arts comes in the form of the Innovative Production Grant. The grant encourages innovation in either live or media productions.
For more information please contact the Media Arts and Performaing Arts Associate at the Maine Arts Commission. Kerstin Gilg, 207/ 287-6719 - firstname.lastname@example.org