Application call for the Art in the public life Residency of ArtCenter South Florida
For more than a year, an artist integrates in the city of Miami Beach, helping to develop his flexibility plan. The artist must have the opportunity to help solve the problems of coastal flooding to homes and public transportation, among others.
In Miami Beach, home of ArtCenter / South Florida, the rise in sea level is a daily reality that demands attention and solutions from all corners of the city. Floods, both because of rising tides and storms, are becoming more common. The city of Miami Beach is being proactive to address sea level rise, investing $500 million to raise roads and install pumps to protect the island and the people who live there. Such a large-scale problem, however, touches all facets of the social, economic and cultural life of the city. Like many other cities in the world, the city of Miami Beach is embarking on creating a resilience plan that incorporates the voices of residents and experts and the preparation for the city to survive, adapt and grow as it faces. a warm climate and other challenges of the 21st century.
ArtCenter's new residency art in public life is an opportunity for artists to have a seat at the table, ideas for the public on ways to address these pressing issues. For more than a year, an artist integrates in the city of Miami Beach, helping to develop his flexibility plan. The artist must have the opportunity to help solve the problems of coastal flooding to homes and public transportation, among others. Throughout the residence, the selected artist develops works of art and public programs for the community, and provides important information about the city during this critical planning phase. The results can be far-reaching, since the work can be shared with other cities around the world.
The residence of Art in public life is based on the premise that art can promote social and political innovation. As a result, we are looking for artists interested in interacting with urban communities and the way in which people in those communities imagine the future in the face of large-scale challenges. In addition, we look for candidates who can connect their artistic practice with other fields of knowledge, such as architecture, science, public policies and urban planning, in order to create new models for public action.
Due to the length of the residence, this option is only available to citizens, citizens who do not have permanent citizenship in the United States or applicants who are not citizens of the United States. UU UU With valid visas to work in the United States. ArtCenter does not offer or cover fees with visas or travel documents. 25,000 USD are offered for the one-year residence, the accommodation in Miami Beach and a maximum of 7,500 USD in production funds. The residency will begin on April 1, 2018.
Art in public life has the support of John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as part of the Knight Arts Challenge, which funds the best ideas to unite South Florida with the arts.
The application deadline is January 8, 2018 until 11:59 p.m.
ArtCenter / South Florida
924 Lincoln Road
33139 Miami Beach, FL