Creative Research Grants for Student Community Arts Practice
*DEADLINE: Fri., April 6th (extended)
THIS GRANT IS FOR YOU!
The PLACE Program is pleased to announce “Expressing CommUNITY III” a call for student proposals for creative research grants in the area of Relational Aesthetics and Community Arts Practice.
READ ON - THIS GRANT IS FOR THE CURIOUS & BRAVE OF HEART
The PLACE Program invites UNM fine arts students--from all disciplines-to submit proposals for art projects that are IN community, ABOUT community and WITH community. We will be awarding five (5!) graduate student grants for $750.00 and five (5!) undergraduate student grants for $500 each. We are building an expressive commUNITY corps of 10 fine arts students interested in learning about Relational Aesthetics and Community Arts Practice. Simply put,
WE WANT YOU - NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
IT’S AS EASY AS THREE SIMPLE STEPS
Step I: Read our website’s introduction to Relational Aesthetic: http://place.unm.edu/relational_art.html
Step II: Click on the links that show examples of national artists’ projects that have engaged communities to think differently about their lives:
Click here to see examples
Step III: Check out last year’s Expressing CommUNITY student projects:
MAKE THE LEAP - APPLY FOR THE EXPRESSING COMMUNITY GRANT
The PLACE Program offers plenty of support to students interested in applying for the Expressing Community grant. We will have information sessions for questions and drop-in hours to discuss your individual proposal ideas. The official call for proposals will be February 21st with April 6th the due date for proposals. Grant awards will be announced April 20th. The Exp. Community project cycle is from May 15th 2007 through May15th 2008- One Year to pursue your creative research and complete your community art project. Throughout the project cycle the PLACE Program offers advisement, provides mentors, guides brainstorming sessions, and fosters a community corps of community-minded artists.
The PLACE Program invites you to spend the next month pondering, mulling and stewing over our invitation to become a member of this year’s Expressing CommUNITY creative researchers - be brave, be RAIR, become a Relational-Artist-in-Residence.
EXPRESSING COMMUNITY-A CREATIVE RESEARCH GRANT FOR YOU
Please forward this to your fine art friends