Thursday, November 11, 2010

Call for Artists' Submission: Art of Urban Environments

Air • Water • Earth • Energy
International Competition and Festival

Installations and performances that engage places
of nature, art, and culture in transforming the post-industrial American city

Call for Entries—International Competition 

DEADLINE: Friday, December 10, 2010, 4:00 pm (U.S. Eastern Standard Time)—Qualification Round.


Lafayette College and the City of Easton (PennsylvaniaUnited States) are the organizers of an international, juried competition to select up to 16 artists or artist-led multidisciplinary teams to create unique, site-specific, multimedia environmental installations as part of the Art of Urban Environments Festival 2011Located on the Delaware River and in proximity to New York City andPhiladelphia, the scenic and historic City of Easton attracts nearly one-half million visitors each year. Some 24‑million people live within a 75-mile radius.

Artists from all disciplines, architects, landscape architects, engineers, film makers, and multidisciplinary

teams—especially from developing countries—may submit proposals for installations that “re-envision” urban places of nature, art, and culture. The purpose is to involve people of all backgrounds and ages in dialogue about the democratizing and transformative power of art in the city. Partnering with schools, community groups, or arts organizations is encouraged. College students in the last year of design-related programs of study are also eligible.

The festival is one of 21 projects recognized by the National Endowment of the Arts to honor the 25th anniversary of the Mayors’ Institute on City Design,


To receive updates on the Art of Urban Environments 2011, please send a request to:
Lucienne Di Biase Dooley, Administrative

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