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DLECTRICITY Art and Light Festival’s Call for Entries Is Now Open

DLECTRICITY is Detroit’s festival of art + light that showcases site-specific installations by established and emerging artists from the US and around the world.

Osman Khan, “House,” 2014, fluorescent tube lights, aluminum, copper, electronics, wood, acrylic, 10’x12’x10’ (photo by David Lewinski; design by Unsold Studio)

2017 Open Call for Entries
Application deadline: February 28, 2017
www.dlectricity.com 

DLECTRICITY is pleased to announce its 2017 Open Call for Entries. DLECTRICITY is Detroit’s festival of art + light that showcases site-specific installations by established and emerging artists from the US and around the world. Up to 25 site-specific, outdoor projects for Midtown Detroit’s Woodward Corridor will be selected through this call. DLECTRICITY is looking for high-quality projects that will activate the outdoor, nighttime landscape of Midtown Detroit’s Woodward Corridor. Criteria for selection will include creativity, innovation and suitability for display at DLECTRICITY. Accepted projects will be funded up to 3,000 USD. Artists will also receive a 1,000 USD honorarium. Anyone can apply via our online Slideroom application. The closing date for applications is February 28, 2017. Selected projects will be announced in May 2017.

DLECTRICITY is a biennial Nuit Blanche festival that was last launched in the fall of 2014, transforming the iconic Midtown Detroit neighborhood into a spectacular nighttime environment of temporary public art. 150,000 people attended the 2014 festival.  DLECTRICITY is produced by Midtown Detroit, Inc., a nonprofit planning and development agency charged with the revitalization of Detroit’s Midtown District. DLECTRICITY is scheduled for September 22–23, 2017.

More information about the DLECTRICITY Open Call including full application guidelines are available at dlectricity.com.