Call for proposals: Out of the Blue site immersed projects (Annenberg Community Beach House, 415 PCH, Santa Monica CA 90402) July/August 2018
Online Application: https://www.smgov.net/uploadedFiles/Portals/Culture/Public_Art_Program/2018ACBH_OutoftheBlue_Call.pdf
Fee to Apply: free- MUST BE LOS ANGELES COUNTY RESIDENT
Description Of Opportunity:
Santa Monica Cultural Affairs seeks proposals from individual artists, partnerships
and collectives residing in Los Angeles County for temporary art projects at the Annenberg
Community Beach House at 415 Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica in July and August, 2018.
Out of the Blue showcases process, participation, and art as a social practice, engaging the public
through planned and chance encounters with artistic creation. Considering Beach House summer
daytime visitors, which include families enjoying the seaside, athletes working on their moves,
yoga practitioners, kite flyers, café diners, picnickers and swimmers in the pool, applicants are
invited to conceive of works that attract and invite playful interaction, present a sense of the
unexpected, and encourage reflection by a diverse population. Proposals that incorporate
temporary sculptural installation, acoustic sound, oral history, site exploration,
journaling/archiving, game and spectacle, immersive or otherwise transformational environments
Deadline: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by 12:00pm
How To Apply:
Submissions should be sent via email to the contact information
below. Every eligible application must contain the following. Send documents in PDF format:
1. Proposal: Up to five pages detailing the applicant’s plan for the Residency period,
– Description, plan and process for project with reference images if desired
– Applicant’s past experience with public interaction and site-specific work
– Schedule of preferred dates and times
– Budget, with the sources of any additional funds if applicable
2. Work Sample: links to images/video and past projects, press or reviews
3. Resume/References: An artist statement, 3-5 sentence biography, previous showings of
work, a contact list of three professional references, and the artist or key artists’ residential
Applications must be received by 12:00 PM (noon) PST on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.
Please email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org and cc email@example.com.
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