Performances in Public Spaces 2019 Application

Performances in Public Spaces 2019 Application

This Deadline Expired: Monday, January 14, 2019

The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy has released its annual call to local artists, performers and arts groups to apply to participate in the 2019 season of Performances in Public Spaces.

An initiative of the City’s Arts in Action program, Performances in Public Spaces is a free, summer series of cultural performances in parks and plazas across Philadelphia neighborhoods. The annual series, which runs from May through October, is part of OACCE’s mission to support local artists while connecting Philadelphians of all ages to quality arts experiences in their neighborhood. Performances in Public Spaces offers between $500-$2,500 to Philadelphia artists to share their talent with Philadelphians in neighborhoods across the city.

Philadelphia-based artists and arts organizations of all performing arts disciplines are eligible to participate. Applicants will be asked to select performance locations from a provided list of 27 pre-approved sites. The deadline to apply for the 2019 Performances in Public Spaces series is Monday, January 14, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. To review the Performances in Public Spaces guidelines and complete an application, visit creativephl.org/pps.

Nancy Freeman Tabas, like French Impressionist Master Claude Monet appears to explore the same motif under different conditions of light and or seasons.
Nancy Freeman Tabas
Nancy Freeman Tabas

Nancy Freeman Tabas, like French Impressionist Master Claude Monet appears to explore the same motif under different conditions…

Nancy Freeman Tabas, like French Impressionist Master Claude Monet appears to explore the same motif under different conditions of light and or seasons.…

Nancy Freeman Tabas, like French Impressionist Master Claude Monet appears to explore the same motif under different conditions of light and or seasons.…

Sam Koren
Sam Koren
Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography.  Her work is included in the Philadelphia Museum of Art's permanent collection.  Having grown-up in Juarez, Mexico, she is deeply troubled by the social problems affecting women of the border towns. An example of Trillo’s work is a photo documentary exposé of low-cost sex workers in Mexico. The series includes a collection of photos taken in the brothels there, deglamorizing prostitution and showing the dehumanizing conditions of their work. Trillo’s photographs have been featured in several major press outlets -  and was recently selected Best Series in the Black and White International Awards.  She studied in Italy and Philadelphia, and her work has been shown in solo, and group exhibitions. Trillo lectures at conferences and universities, regarding women’s issues and human trafficking.  She is currently working on a series that tackles the issues surrounding immigration and the Honduran Caravan.
Ada Trillo
Ada Trillo

Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography. Her work is included in the…

Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography. Her work is included in the Philadelphia Museum of Art's permanent collection. Having grown-up in Juarez, Mexico,…

Ada Trillo is an interdisciplinary artist who primarily focuses on documentary photography. Her work is included in the Philadelphia Museum of Art's permanent collection. Having grown-up in Juarez, Mexico, she is deeply…

Mehgan Abdel-Moneim
Mehgan Abdel-Moneim
Erin Elman
Erin Elman
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