International Call for Artists: Funded Exhibition Opportunity at Locust Projects (FL)

International Call for Artists: Funded Exhibition Opportunity at Locust Projects (FL)

Deadline: June 30th, 2019, midnight EST

Locust Projects is currently running an OPEN CALL for Project Room exhibition proposals, with the aim of enabling local, national, and international visual artists to experiment with new ideas and media. We encourage artists to propose experimental, site-specific projects that are engaging and risk-taking that extend your practice in concept, scale, and/or scope. We encourage artists from all backgrounds and working in any medium looking to present experimental projects to apply. Proposals should include new installation based work that has never been presented before specifically designed for the Project Room. Collectives and artist collaborations are encouraged to apply as long as the work is presented as a singular vision. Please take a look at our past exhibtions on our website.

Project Room Opportunity:
-Solo exhibition of new installation-based work created specifically for Locust Projects Project Room (approx. 375 square feet) *highlighted in yellow on the floorplan
-Community engagement with the public through an activation (i.e. conversation, collaboration, performance)

Project Room Support Includes:
-$2500-5000 Project Budget (may include but is not limited to: production/fabrication, equipment rental, materials, professional/technical support, installation/construction labor, assistants, shipping, de-installation) Budget determined based upon dates, scope and scale of project, feasibility.
-Artist WAGE Fee (approximately $1000) $750 stipend towards flights and ground transport available to artists that live 150 miles away from Miami. (above and beyond travel expenses shall be applied to production budget)
-Accommodation at the Locust Projects Residency house which is walking distance to the space
-Basic infrastructure provided by Locust Projects includes access to existing tool and av equipment inventory, up to 20 hours preparator labor/assistance, signage, installation documentation, and promotional support.

Submission Requirements:
-A single PDF that is no more than 5mb which includes
-Project description (max. 500 words)
-Project floorplan/rendering of proposed project (floorplan is available here and on our website)
-General artist statement (max. 250 words)
-CV or Resume
-Up to eight images of previous/related work
-Image details

Website link to apply and more details: http://www.locustprojects.org/for-artists/submissions/exhibition-open-call.html

About: Founded by artists for artists in 1998, Locust Projects is Miami’s longest running nonprofit alternative art space. We produce, present, and nurture ambitious and experimental new art and the exchange of ideas through commissioned exhibitions and projects, artist residencies, summer art intensives for teens, and public programs on contemporary art and curatorial practice. As a leading incubator of new art and ideas, Locust Projects emphasizes boundary-pushing creative endeavors, risk-taking and experimentation by local, national and international artists. We invest in South Florida’s arts community by providing artists with project grants and empower creative careers by supporting the administrative work of being an artist through an onsite artist resource hub and access to pro bono legal services.

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