Northern Lights  in collaboration with Forecast Public Art  and Black Dog Cafe + Wine Bar  is accepting proposals for installation and/or projection projects during Northern Spark, June 4-5, 2011.
This call is for an installation and/or video projections that will happen in or around Black Dog Cafe. Each project proposal may only be submitted to one Northern Spark open call.
Northern Spark, Forecast Public Art and Black Dog will provide the following for the selected project(s):
- A $500 honorarium
- Production advice
- Permitting and insurance as reasonable, appropriate and possible
- Use of up to two 3,000 lumens projector
- Reasonable use of the Black Dog Cafe, which does not interfere with customers or other activities on site (see above)
- Strength of conceptual framework for proposed project
- Compatibility of project with Northern Spark’s proposed sites and modalities
- Potential for public engagement and participation
- Applicant’s past experience and likelihood for success
The application process is online. Applicants are required to submit:
- Primary contact information
- Proposal concept – (max 1 page, pdf)
- Supporting materials, such as site diagrams, including technical specifications – (max 2 pages, pdf)
- Captions with links to no more than 10 images and 1 video of past, preferably related work – (max 1 page, pdf)
- A budget that fits within the parameters of the grant and/or clearly identifies and confirms additional resources (max 1 page, pdf)
- A brief bio and CV (max 2 pages for each primary participant, pdf)
This call will be juried by programmers associated with Northern Lights, Forecast Public Art, and Black Dog.
Application deadline, 11:59 pm March 7, 2011
Post your submission here:
Selected project(s) will be announced by March 21, 2011.