Northern Spark 2018 Open Call: Artwork in Any Medium

Author
mediachef
Post
11.13.2017
 

Summary

This is an open call for two-night projects in any medium for Northern Spark 2018.  Projects may take place at The Commons, inside Minneapolis Central Library or along Nicollet Mall between 4th and 8th Streets in downtown Minneapolis.

More information about Northern Spark 2018 and the theme of commonality is here.

Eligibility

This call is for individual artists, artist collectives or artist-led teams, not organizations or companies. Artists living anywhere are eligible to participate, but there is no additional funding available for shipping or travel. 

Artwork in any medium

We are seeking proposals for projects in any medium* – projections, poetry, installation, indoor sound works, hands-on maker activities, etc.  Your proposal does not have to include a specific footprint or site, but should at least describe the type of site that would be ideal for your project.
*Please note there is also a call for roving, mobile and/or performative works along Nicollet Mall, and a call for Artwork in any medium at Northern Spark and Little Africa Festival.   

Site Parameters and Opportunities:

Specific details about The Commons, Minneapolis Central Library and Nicollet Mall will be added soon.

Note that there are two other calls for artworks on Nicollet Mall, one for performances, and one for a lighting project. In the meantime, if you have a questions, please email submissions@northern.lights.mn

Review projects that took place at The Commons for Northern Spark 2017 in these flickr albums.

Budgets

Projects for this call will be funded at these levels:

The Commons, any medium: $5,000

Minneapolis Central Library, any medium: $2,500 and $1,000

Nicollet Mall, any medium: $5,000

Budgets should include everything necessary to present the project from construction to installation and deinstallation and artist fees. Northern Lights.mn will provide electricity and standard permitting, although some elements such as fire and food may have additional permitting costs, which will come out of your project budget.

Submission Process

The submission process will be outlined here shortly. The deadline for submissions is February 5,2018.

To view our complete list of artist open calls, please visit our Artist Opportunities page.