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Applications Now Open for RisingVR

RisingVR is launching its 3rd year of programming, brought to you in support from Canada Council for the Arts, R.I.S.E, CQBC Business Consulting, Futures & Fringes and AstroSankofa Arts Initiative. This free 12-week virtual program is designed to equip Black creators with fundamental virtual reality, business pitching, and design thinking skills. RisingVR programs empower Afro-Diasporic creators with strategic digital knowledge and the capacity in identifying and understanding the challenges, issues, and opportunities in creating through virtual reality. Participants solve real-world problems leveraging their own lived experiences and communities to innovate solutions using VR media and business foundations.

Applications close on Friday, September 1, 2023. Apply now to be considered for a spot in the 2023 cohort! Learn more and submit your application here.

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