Indie Memphis is seeking art for exhibition at the 14th annual Indie Memphis Film Festival. Artists may submit existing work or propose new work: installation, sculpture, performance...
Primary locations include Playhouse on the Square and Studio on the Square. Proposals for engaging the sidewalk and outdoor space connecting the two venues are strongly encouraged, as well as proposals for "photo scenes" where festival-goers will pose and collect memories. While there is no financial compensation available, the artist's work will be seen by the film festival attendees, which last year numbered over 7,500. In addition, artists and works will be included in the printed program, and the exhibition will be promoted through press releases, announcements and signage.
An opening reception for the artwork will be part of the festival's opening night events, and participating artists will be given passes to enjoy the film festival. Sculptures and installations must be silent, family-friendly, able to stand alone (there isn't much wallspace) and respectful of the space in which they are installed. If the installation is outdoors, it must be weatherproof. Artists must supply all materials needed for the completion and installation of their piece. Performance artists as well as artist groups or collaborations are encouraged to submit.
WHO CAN ENTER: Open to all. $5 entry fee per submission. **
HOW TO ENTER: Submit 5-10 JPGS of previous work, a 1-3 paragraph explanation of your piece and how it will be installed (keep in mind the lack of wallspace) and a sketch of your proposed installation.
Artists may submit multiple ideas for different spaces. In your 1-3 paragraph proposal, be sure to address the themes of the work, and how the piece will contribute to the festival atmosphere.
Along with your submission, please include a sheet with your contact information: your name, the best phone number to reach you, and your email address.
Submit photos via email to [email protected] or deliver images on CD along with entry fee to:
ART at Indie Memphis
1910 Madison Ave #632
Memphis, TN 38104
** Please be SURE to write the name of the proposal on the check
to ensure entry fee is properly credited and your entry not delayed
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: August 15th, 2011
QUESTIONS? Please contact Natalie Hoffmann at 417-818-4119 or by email at [email protected].