GRAND POINT WEIRD

C A L L   F O R   E N T R I E S

Grand Point North | Exhibition Dates: September 14th & 15th 2013

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B A C K G R O U N D :

Grand Point North is an annual Music festival that is presented by the band Grace Potter & the Nocturnals and Higher Ground Music venue. This outdoor festival is hosted at the Waterfront Part in Burlington Vermont. For the past three years it has featured musical acts selected by Grace Potter. This year the festival is expanding to include visual art elements organized by Charlotte Potter. This new arena of the festival has been entitled “Grand Point Weird” and features a tent for video art viewing as well as open grounds for temporary installation work. The project has been noted in an interview in Rolling Stone Magazine linked below:

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/grace-potter-promises-expansion-surprises-for-grand-point-north-festival-20130706

www.grandpointnorth.com

Themes for this exhibition surround the fantastic, psychedelic, supernatural, strange or odd.

S U B M I S S I O N S   A R E   D U E   A U G U S T   1 5 T H

Selected artists will be awarded tickets to the concerts.

V I D E O  : Now accepting video submissions for the “Tent of Weird” viewing pavilion. Videos must not exceed 5 mins and a sound element is encouraged. This is a public art venue; therefore explicit material may not be appropriate. Videos will be exhibited in a loop on a large screen in the tent, with seating available.

(.mov, .dv, .m4v files can be sent via file sharing such as: we transfer, you send it, etc.)

S C U L P T U R E /   I N S T A L L A T I O N  : Now accepting temporary interactive/immersive art projects for the outdoor green space. Project proposals should include images of the work and a descriptive paragraph outlining any needed materials and installation guidelines.

All submissions are accepted electronically: cpotter@g.risd.edu (subject line should read: Grand Point Weird)

Or hard copies can be sent to:

Grand Point Weird

C/O Charlotte Potter

813 Manteo Street #4

Norfolk, VA 23507

 

COVER IMAGE:  Brett Day Windham, Circus Tent, 2010

http://www.brettdaywindham.com

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