ANTIGONIGHT: ART AFTER DARK APPLICATION FORMSubmission Deadline: July 15, 2011
September 23 and 24, 2011, are the dates for the second annual
Antigonight: Art After Dark
,presented by Antigonish Culture Alive. A two-evening festival for all the arts,
immersesfestival-goers in an environment where they can join in dancing, singing, music-making, theatre,painting, ceramics, printmaking, fibre arts, story telling and sculpture production, mostly outdoorswhere the night sky is part of the events.
September 23 will see the People’s Place Library feature videos from local filmmakers, with shorts andperhaps a longer film from the National Film Board. The library walls will showcase art by children
fromour public schools.
On September 24, the festival will take over Chisholm Park and surrounding area for an evening of magic.
will spill through Chisholm Park, around the Post Office, into the ASAP space at theAlaya Ch’an
Centre and along the river into People’s Place Library and its garden.
all ages and abilities an opportunity to participate in the arts; there is something foreveryone.
Chisholm Park has limited infrastructure. You will be on lawns and gravel paths, parking lotpavement or in the gazebo, as you choose and demand permits. Tents or canopies will provide shelteragainst weather. Power and light can be provided to each tent to meet artists’ needs. A sound systemwill be available at two sites. The park gazebo, roughly 3 x 3 m plus stairs on 4 sides, is also availableand has power. People’s Place Library and the ASAP space will be available for projects that must beguaranteed a dry environment (e.g., printmaking).
Artists agree to create a temporary, site-specific project located in a public space, available free of charge to the public on September 24
between 6:30 and c. 10:30 pm. Video/films are planned forPeople’s Place Library on the evening of September 23.
Projects must be installed and exhibited in a safe manner and abide by all by-laws and laws.
Please provide a 100 word description of your project to include in the
event program and web site.
Artistic merit based on project proposal (up to 250 words) and support material
Feasibility of the project
Where possible, projects opened up for audience participation are preferred.
Benefits of Participation
An artist honorarium
All accepted projects will benefit from event marketing including web site, Facebook,
press releases,public service announcements and posters.
All projects will be included in the Antigonight program.
Please submit your proposal via e-mail to
or mail to:Antigonish Culture Alive, PO Box 1175, Antigonish,
NS, B2G 2L6
Antigonight: Art after Dark
is made possible through support by the Nova Scotia Department of Community, Culture and Heritage, the Town of Antigonish, Antigonish Culture Alive, local corporate andindividual