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CALL FOR ENTRIES – 1708 GALLERY – INLIGHT RICHMOND 2013

Published June 11, 2013

CALL FOR ENTRIES – 1708 GALLERY – INLIGHT RICHMOND 2013

01_jason_peters1708 Gallery invites artists working in all media and disciplines, including performance, to submit proposals forInLight Richmond 2013, 1708 Gallery’s 6th annual one-night, public exhibition of light-based art and performance. InLight Richmond 2013 will take place on Friday, November 8 in Shockoe along the Riverfront Canal Walk. The juror for InLight Richmond 2013 is Ken Farmer, Creative Director of Nuit Blanche New York.

Proposals should involve, be inspired by, investigate, or interpret themes of light, from light as medium to light as concept. Existing work, as well as proposals for new projects, will be considered. 1708 Gallery encourages artists to propose projects that respond directly to the site or are environmentally conscious.

In addition to technical and production support, an honorarium of $300 will be given to each project. All projects are eligible for the Best in Show award ($1500) and the People’s Choice Award ($500). Environmentally conscious works are also eligible for the Most Environmentally Conscious award ($1000).

The Riverfront Canal Walk between the Turning Basin and 17th Street is marked by the intersections of Shockoe Slip and Shockoe Bottom, the Kanawha Canal, the Floodwall, the Richmond Slave, Trail, Interstates 95 and 195 and railroad lines. It is bordered by the James River, the Virginia Capital Trail, and numerous retail spaces, bars and restaurants, and business.

The deadline for submissions is midnight (EST), July 15, 2013.

For more information about InLight Richmond 2013 and to submit a proposal, please visit: www.1708gallery.org/inlight.