Northern Lights  is accepting proposals for performances, projections, installations, and other events on and around the Stone Arch Bridge during Northern Spark, June 4-5, 2011.
This call is for one project. The Stone Arch Bridge is a primary site and corridor for Northern Spark. It will be “home” to a number of project, including beneath a glowing ceiling veil of living light , Egg & Sperm Ride , and MURMUR . HOUSEBOAT  and Nightmare  will both pass by the Stone Arch Bridge, and it is visible from Modern Monoliths migrating . Each project proposal may only be submitted to one Northern Spark open call.
We are looking to commission a project that helps activate the site while being respectful of its location – it must remain open as a thoroughfare at all times. The project can be performative, light-based, participatory or any combination of creative and compelling activities, which last at least from dusk to dawn.
Northern Spark will provide the following to the selected project(s):
- A $1,000 honorarium
- Production advice
- Permitting and insurance as reasonable, appropriate and possible
- Free transportation  to and from the site
- Marketing and promotion 
- 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)
- Documentation of work: title/medium/date/credits/description 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.
Application deadline, 11:59 pm March 7, 2011
Post your submission here:
Selected project(s) will be announced by March 21, 2011.