CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Out of Site, Chicago 2014 – Public Performance
Deadline date: May 26, 2014; City: Chicago, USA; Source: Carron Little
The Wicker Park, Bucktown SSA #33 is inviting applications from local and international performance artists, dancers,
musicians and theater companies to create a two hour long public performance in the Wicker Park/ Bucktown
neighborhood, Chicago, USA.
The concept of this series is to create unexpected encounters in public space each Orange Dot Friday evening from 5pm
-7pm throughout the summer months. We will be selecting 9 proposals from local and international performance artists.
Innovative or unique performances are strongly encouraged. Please check the website for previous years performances at
-Submit a proposal by email. Please include the following:
-A detailed description (minimum 200 words) of the performance including the location or route of the performance
within Wicker Park/Bucktown, Chicago. We want to invigorate the Gateways: Western, Damen and Division L-Stops.
-A short biography.
-The number of performers and equipment required.
-Six images of relevant work and a website address.
-A proposed budget for performance.
Artists fees throughout the series will range between $300 and $600
Jury Panel: Tricia Van Eck, Carron Little, Mark Jeffery and Joseph Ravens.
Deadline for Submissions: Monday May 26, 2014 at 5PM
No late entries will be accepted.
WPB aims to sustain and promote the prosperity, diverse character, and unique qualities of life within the Wicker
Park/Bucktown neighborhood for the benefit of its residents, visitors, and businesses. WPB is excited to celebrate and
support the arts by directly funding the artists. This project has been devised in conjunction with the WPB Arts
Committee. Please watch out for the Off The Wall sculpture project in the WPB neighborhood. Visit
Out of Site is committed to producing a diversity of public performances that provoke public discourse and provide a free
cultural experience for everyone. We are committed to creating a sustainable performance community supporting artists in
their professional practice. Our philosophy is to facilitate artists in the development of their own work. For more
information please visit http://www.outofsitechicago.org
Please send entries to: Carron Little, Coordinator of Out of Site