|Call Type||Proposals / Public Art|
|Entry Dates||11/1/21, 12:00 AM - 1/30/22, 12:00 AM 57 Days Left|
Redline Redefined Call for Proposals
Alameda and Oakland
WE ARE HAPPY TO HAVE SUPPORT FROM THE CALIFORNIA ARTS COUNCIL IN FUNDING THIS PROJECT.
Brief project overview:
Thingamajigs presents East Bay: Redline Redefined, a series of audio narratives that explore the cruel history and lasting effects of redlining. Commissioned artists who live in redlined neighborhoods will create audio pieces that allow the listener to walk through communities affected by redlining.
This project was developed in response to COVID-19, and the many ways it made pre-existing injustices between Bay Area populations all the more visible. Our goal is to utilize a medium that allows for a socially-distance, intimate tour of the East Bay, curated by local artists and in collaboration with community members. While we hope this project will prompt folks from all over the Bay Area to consider their relationship to redlining, we’re designing East Bay: Redline Redefined to be a true community effort--to educate, invigorate, and creatively inspire immediate locals.
We are looking for sound/multi-media artists who currently reside in formerly redlined areas in the East Bay.
If you have a proposal for an audio piece that deals with redlining in your neighborhood, please apply below.
Can include visuals, but must have an audio component.
January 30 - Submissions from artists due
March - Decisions made and artists are contacted
September - Project launched
East Bay, preferably in a formerly redlined neighborhood.
Most commissions will range between $1,000 - $2,000 depending on scope of project.