International Open Call for Entries: DLECTRICITY 2017 (MI), with honorarium
Deadline: February 28th, 2017
DLECTRICITY is Detroit’s festival of art + light that showcases site-specific installations by established and emerging artists from the US and around the world. Up to 25 site-specific, outdoor projects for Midtown Detroit’s Woodward Corridor will be selected through this call. DLECTRICITY is looking for high-quality projects that will activate the outdoor, nighttime landscape of Midtown Detroit’s Woodward Corridor. Criteria for selection will include creativity, innovation and suitability for display at DLECTRICITY. Accepted projects will be funded up to 3,000 USD. Artists will also receive a 1,000 USD honorarium.
DLECTRICITY is a biennial Nuit Blanche festival that was last launched in the fall of 2014, transforming the iconic Midtown Detroit neighborhood into a spectacular nighttime environment of temporary public art. 150,000 people attended the 2014 festival. DLECTRICITY is produced by Midtown Detroit, Inc., a nonprofit planning and development agency charged with the revitalization of Detroit’s Midtown District. DLECTRICITY is scheduled for September 22nd – 23rd, 2017.