Art to Change the World (ACW) is a non-profit, diverse coalition of artists, educators, scientists, topic experts, and other change makers who join forces in service of positive social change. We employ the arts, education, audience engagement, and organizational partnerships to provoke discussion, reflection, and action. More information at https://www.arttochangetheworld.org/mission.
ACW will host a two-week event with an exhibition, performances and workshops around the theme of See. Say. DO from Oct. 4-14, 2018. The purpose of our events and exhibitions is to provoke discussion, reflection and action and to nurture an emphatic, socially-aware and action-oriented community.
More about See. Say. DO:Twenty established and emerging artists and their topic expert team members are creating social and environmental justice works, transforming the cutting-edge art space Squirrel Haus Arts in South Minneapolis into an inviting and magical universe which draws the visitor into a thought provoking, interactive journey with the intent of inspiring action in our community.
We are looking for performance proposals that are seeking to create positive social change.Your proposal can be of a finalized performance, a work in progress, or a performance installation (you must be able to install and take down in one day). Artists can share work of any medium.Your proposal can be a solo or group piece.Audience participation encouraged!Artists who identify as BIPOC, Queer, Trans, or with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
Artists are encouraged to submit their work with the specific issue(s) they are addressing. We are are interested if proposals can be in response or in connection to the featured See. Say. DO artists and their topics:
Craig Harris - Human Senses-CTSD Barbara Bridges - RecoveryAnne Kleinhenz - Heart ListeningRebecca Ratzlaff - Labor/Unions Candy Kuehn - Dark Energy/Brain Neurology Jill Waterhouse - Gender/Sexual EqualityMaris Gilbert - Water Quality Barb Kobe - Emotional Nature – Embodied Knowing – Empathetic Connection Kira Corser - Climate Change /Human Rights Barry Scanlan - Environmental Corporate Abuse Madelynne Engle - Truth and Resilience Layl McDill - Persuasive TechnologiesDanielle Ricci - Ongoing Refugee Crisis Shira Richter - Motherhood: Women, Men and MoneyGrace Bianchi - Body Image Kate Renee - Seven Deadly Sins-GlutthoneyFelicita Lenee - FE -Compassionate Arts in Action Wesley May - Identity Laura Hill - Reclaiming our Narratives: Exploring Race & Identity Nikki McCoomb - Art is my Weapon
Find out more about the artists and their topics at: https://www.arttochangetheworld.org/events-b
Artists will be given a minimum $50 stipend and any additional proceeds split amongst all Pop Up Performance Night artists. Artist will also receive a free membership to ACW with benefits such as: Fiscal Sponsorship, Connections to a Network of Internationally Diverse Artists, Marketing Assistance from ACW for Personal Events, and more!
Deadline to submit: July 20th at 11:59PM (CT).
Artists will be notified no latter than July 31st, 2018.
Curators: Pedro Pablo, Leila Awadallah, and Ben Swenson-Klatt
If you have any questions, email Ben Swenson-Klatt at email@example.com