ARTIST – OPEN CALL

ARTIST – OPEN CALL

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Earth Celebrations’ – Ecological and Social Change through the Arts
is now accepting proposals to create and present ecologically thematic work for Ecological City, an ecological art and climate action project engaging the Lower East Side community. The project applies creative strategies, co-creating a theatrical pageant, to develop and bring together climate resiliency and ecological sustainability plans within the gardens, neighborhood, and waterfront, and their contributions to city and global climate challenges.

Visual artists, dancers, performers, musicians, & poets present and collaborate with community creating artistic works exploring climate resiliency, water, and ecological sustainability.

ECOLOGICAL CITY – An Ecological Arts and Climate Action Project

Earth Celebrations in partnership with LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens),
Loisaida Inc. Center, over 20 partners and Lower East Side community


TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS:

Please send links to past, current and/or proposed works related to ecological sustainability themes to mail@earthcelebrations.com

Subject Line: “OPEN CALL – ECOLOGICAL CITY”

Deadline: October 31, 2017

*Limited number of honorariums for artist/partner collaborations*


ECOLOGICAL CITY: FALL 2017- SPRING 2018

Creative Engagement Workshops: February – May 2018
@ Loisaida Center – 710 East 9th Street (btw Ave. C & D)

Ecological City Pageant: Saturday, May 12, 2018 (rain date Sunday, May 13)
A spectacular procession with site-specific performances exploring climate resiliency and ecological sustainability through the gardens, neighborhood and East River Park waterfront.

PROJECT SUMMARY: Click here for more info on Ecological City

PROJECT TIMELINE: Click here for full calendar on events, meetings, and workshops

MORE INFO: http://earthcelebrations.com/ecological-city-project/

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Advisory Committee/Partners
LUNGS (Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens – representing 48 Lower East Side Gardens/member of NYCGC – New York City Garden Coalition), Loisaida Inc. Center,  Green Map, Lower East Side Girls Club, GOLES (Good Old Lower East Side-Housing/Resiliency), LES Ready, Lower East Side Ecology, Solar One, Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, , University Settlement, Henry Street Settlement/Abrons Arts Center, The Earth School, Sixth Street Community Center, Times Up, Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, Arts Loisaida, FAB (Fourth Street Arts Block Association), Theatre for the New City, Hunter College-School of Community Organizing and NYU. Numerous groups and residents throughout the neighborhood will be invited to join.