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Community Membership

Our Community membership is the foundation of our organization and is made up of a dynamic group of individuals who are interested in experimenting, learning, playing and connecting with the media art community in Ottawa. The Community membership offers all the tools necessary to experiment and grow into your artistic practice. Available for Ottawa region residents only.


  • Personalized access to our online member portal, with a full audio/video library of online content (workshops, lectures and artist talks), online publications and other curated artist resources; 
  • Access to experiment with our digital equipment tool library; 
  • Access to technical clinic support hours with DARC technical staff;
  • Access to grant application office hours with DARC staff; 
  • Discounts on SAW Video merchandise and publications; 
  • Access to free PDFs of all our publications;
  • Invitations to special membership events;
  • Opportunities to meet with local, national and international media artists; 
  • Voting and nominating privileges at our Annual General Meeting (because as a community member you help shape our community).