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Spoken Word/Performance Art Open call

Published January 8, 2018

The Middle Tennessee State University Todd Art Gallery will be hosting a Spoken Word Performance and Video event on Saturday, February 24th 2018.  The Department of Art and Design is now accepting proposals from students, emerging, and mid-career artists whose art practice is concerned with performance, text, and spoken word. The performances will be scheduled between 11-2 pm on the 24th, around the Todd Building on MTSU’s campus, with videos playing on monitors concurrently.


Performances should relate indirectly or directly to text, communication, education, socio-economic inequities, literacy, or spoken word.


Proposals should include

  • your project description,
  • duration of performance or video and technical requirements.

Submissions are free.

Please submit the following via by February 11, 2018:

  • Proposal
  • Artist statement
  • 5 images of recent work with a short description of the project or hyperlinks to your videos or performances on youtube or vimeo


For more information please contact:

Eric Snyder, Todd Art Gallery Coordinator at

Nicole Foran, Chair of Art and Design at