Open Call for Dlectricity 2020 Festival of Art and Light in Detroit

Feb. 16, 2020

Applications are now open for Dlectricity 2020. Dlectricity is Detroit’s festival of art and light that showcases site-specific installations by established and emerging artists from the US and around the world. Launched in the fall of 2017, Dlectricity transforms the iconic Midtown Detroit neighborhood into a spectacular environment of temporary public art for two nights each year.

Pani Pawlosky and Monika Szpener: ‘OMO Trip’, 2014 //Photo: David Lewinski

Dlectricity is looking for high-quality projects that will activate the outdoor, night-time landscape of the Woodward Corridor. Projects could include light installations, video art, interactive and community engaging technology, performance and talks or workshops. Through this call, up to 25 site-specific outdoor projects will be selected by the Dlectricity Curatorial Committee to be shown alongside a series of commissioned artworks by local and international artists.

Criteria for selection will include creativity, innovation and suitability for display at Dlectricity. Accepted projects will be funded up to $4,000. Artists will also receive a $1,000 honorarium. The chosen works will transform Midtown Detroit over two nights from September 25th-26th, 2020.

Application Info

dlectricity.com/open-call
Deadline: Mar. 03, 2020; 11:59pm EST

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