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happenings

Open Calls Webinar

Open Calls Webinar

Calling all local, national and international artists! Join Locust Projects co-founder and practicing artist, Elizabeth Withstandley, for a free webinar about applying for an opportunity to create a newly commissioned exhibition at a nationally-recognized alternative art space. Locust Projects' current Open Calls for project proposals for both the Main Gallery and the Project Room are open until February 6, 2021. This is your chance to ask questions to make your proposal competitive and compelling. Learn more about our current Open Calls here.

 

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Closing Program: Taking on Monuments

Closing Program: Taking on Monuments

A Virtual Roundtable with Paula Wilson & Maren Hassinger. Moderated by Alpesh Kantilal Patel

Location:

Via ZOOM

Join us for a conversation with artists Paula Wilson and Maren Hassinger as they take on monuments. This virtual roundtable investigates how the artists' respective site-specific and performance works reflect the moment with daring, emotional, and artist-driven expressions. Drawing our attention to the now, this conversation, moderated by Alpesh Kantilal Patel, sets its sights on the nature of monuments in art.

After registering, you will receive an email with a link to join the Zoom Webinar.

happenings

When and Where I Enter by Loni Johnson

When and Where I Enter by Loni Johnson

Closing performance and activation by Loni Johnson

Location:

Via Instagram Live

Join us on Instagram Live Saturday February 13 at 3:33 PM for a live closing activation by Loni Johnson of Made by Dusk by Mette Tommerup.

The performance is inspired by Oya –the powerful deity of the winds and tempests and Oshun- deity of fertility, love, and prosperity.  The performance is an offering to discuss how we occupy space when and where we enter and what traces we leave behind.

talks

Hamza Walker

Hamza Walker

Location:

Via Facebook Live

Join Locust Projects and Oolite Arts virtually for a conversation with Hamza Walker, executive director of LAXART, streamed on Facebook Live.

Hamza Walker is the executive director of the Los Angeles nonprofit art space LAXART and an adjunct professor at the School of Art Institute of Chicago. 

wavemaker-grants

WaveMaker 2021 Virtual Info Session #2

WaveMaker 2021 Virtual Info Session #2

With past WaveMaker juror Stephanie Seidel

Location:

ZOOM

WaveMaker at Locust Projects supports Miami's visionary artists with incubator grants for innovative projects that are shared with the public. Join us on Zoom on Tuesday, February 23 at 6pm for our second Virtual Info Session to learn how you can apply for up to $6,000 in one of three categories: New Work / Projects, Long-Haul Projects, and R&D + Implementation.
 
You will hear from one of last year's WaveMaker jurors, Stephanie Seidel, Curator at ICA Miami. She will talk about the selection process from her perspective and answer any questions you may have about making your project stand out.

Login early at 5:45pm for an optional meet & greet. We'd love to get to know you!

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