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Deadline: Artist Commissions & Residencies
Downtown Art is pleased to announce our 2019 Community Engaged Art Commissions & Residencies open to NYC based artists and project teams. Our purpose is to support artists with a practice of civic engagement addressing social justice issues.
Artists may request:
A) Commissions: $1000 commissioning fee for a community-based project in any discipline in NYC or
B) Commissions + Theater Residency: $500 commissioning fee plus 10 day residency in the Downtown Art theater for rehearsal and performance
APPLICATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY, January 22nd, midnight.
Link to details and application
We are interested in proposals
– Demonstrate a creativity of response to and engagement with a community on an issue of social significance
– Reflect experience with civic and/or community engagement
– Are grounded in authentic connection to community impacted by issue