24 hour deck out a lampost

CALLING ALL ARTISTS + DESIGNERS

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Apply by September 1, 2016

Test your IMAGINATION and street art installation skills for a chance to win the Grand Prize of $1,000!

Use this year’s Festival theme Fill Your Heart at Kaleido to inspire your imaginative 3D lampost installation along 118th Avenue to delight festival visitors young and old.

Up to 10 Creative Teams will be selected by our jury, to bring their fantastical 3D visions to Alberta Avenue by designing, creating and installing their heart-filling inspired visions on ten (10) pre-assigned lampposts on the Kaleido Family Arts Festival Site.

Each team will be given 24 hours to ‘Deck Out a Lamppost’ as inspired by the theme of Fill your Heart at Kaleido for the enjoyment of over 60,000 eager festival-goers.

Creative teams will be made up of up to 3 artists/designers/builders.

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  • Use this year’s Festival theme Fill Your Heart at Kaleido to inspire your imaginative 3D lampost installation along 118th Avenue to delight festival visitors young and old.

  • Up to 10 Creative Teams will be selected by our jury, to bring their fantastical 3D visions to 118 Avenue by designing, creating and installing their heart-filling inspired visions on ten (10) pre-assigned lampposts on the Kaleido Family Arts Festival Site.

  • Each team will be given 24 hours to ‘Deck Out a Lamppost’ as inspired by the theme of Fill your Heart at Kaleido for the enjoyment of over 60,000 eager festival  goers.

  • Creative Teams will be made up of up to 3 artists/designers/builders

  • Lamppost Installations must be created between the 24 hour period of 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 10th to 11:00 AM Sunday, September 11th.

  • Installations should be constructed out of materials that do not pose any danger to artists or audience. (Example- heavy objects that could fall from the top of the installation)

  • Each Creative Team will be provided with $100 project credit at Edmonton ReUse Stores and a $75 allowance for purchase of supplies (please provide receipts for expense reimbursement).

  • Components may be created in advance, but anything that can be created during the 24 hour period (embellishments, etc.) must be done on site. (Example – papier maché components can be created in advance, but must be painted and assembled on site)

  • Artists must commit to spending a minimum of 5 hours working on the piece on site.

  • WE WANT FESTIVAL-GOERS TO SEE YOU AT WORK!

  • If any damage to a lamp post site occurs, the artist team will be billed.

  • Judges will select the Grand Prize Winner on Sunday, September 11th after 11AM, and the judges decision will be final.

  • Installations must be dismantled by the artist(s) the evening of September 11th, after the festival closes.

  • Lamppost dimensions & images will be available upon request.

  • All entries must be RECEIVED by August 15, 2016