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CALL FOR ARTISTS 4th Annual AKIMBO

CALL FOR ARTISTS

4th Annual

AKIMBO

Site-Specific Dance and Movement Art Festival

Baltimore’s Station North Arts & Entertainment District

PROPOSALS DUE: MARCH 27, 2015

Who we are looking for:

● Dancers & Choreographers

● Theater Artists

● Performance / Movement Artists

● Musicians, Visual Artists, and Literary Artists

that collaborate with movers or have a movement focus to their work.

What we are looking for:

● MOVEMENT Based Projects

● Original and Innovative Work

● Projects with a strong artistic voice and vision

Projects with 2 or more of these:

● A site-specific focus on architecture, space, or sense of place

● A site-specific focus on history, social issues, or community

● Projects experimenting with audience flow and/or interaction

● Interdisciplinary projects involving dance, music, visual art, theater, poetry

● Strong visual elements (art installation, costumes, sets, props, etc.)

● Strong musical/sound elements (sound installation, live music, etc.)

● If outside, projects suitable/adaptable for unexpected weather conditions

Questions? ~ Email the AKIMBO Staff at [email protected]

www.AkimboBaltimore.com

HOW DO I AKIMBO?:

Info Sessions about AKIMBO & the Proposal Process

Attend one of these sessions to see if AKIMBO is the right fit for your work. Learn about the proposal process and how the event is organized. We are open to new ideas and interdisciplinary works so please attend if you are unsure, curious, or have questions.

February 17, 2015 from 7:30-8:30pm, Liam’s in Station North, 22 West North Ave. 21201

February 22, 2015 from 3:00 – 3:30pm (at end of the required Liz Lerman workshop, see below)

Towson University, Center for Arts, room 1006

March 8, 2015 from 1:00pm – 1:30pm (at end of the required Liz Lerman workshop, see below)

Single Carrot Theater, 2600 North Howard Street, 21218

Step-by-Step Application Process

STEP 1 ~ Site-Specific Art Workshop with Liz Lerman RSVP Today!

February 22, 2015 from Noon – 3:00pm

Towson University Center for Arts, 1006

OR

March 8, 2015 from 10:00am – 1:00pm

Single Carrot Theater, 2600 North Howard Street, 21218

*The Liz Lerman workshop is mandatory for artists submitting AKIMBO 2015 proposals*

Feb. 22nd workshop is part of the AKIMBO Uncoiled By/4 Artist Series presented by Deep Vision Dance Company in collaboration with Towson University Community Dance.

A representative from your group must attend. Content varies from year to year and from workshop to workshop. Companies may attend multiple workshops. RSVP to [email protected]. Learn more about Liz Lerman at her website: http://lizlerman.com/

STEP 2 ~ General Application & Proposal Due March 27, 2015

Submit your General Application and

Proposal to [email protected]

STEP 3 ~ If Accepted, Submit Paperwork Due May 15, 2015

Signed Agreement, Release Form, and Invoice.

More information about this step will be supplied

if your proposal is accepted.

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