{Re}HAPPENING call for artists


From a press release:

{Re}HAPPENING call for artists

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) and The Media Arts Project (MAP) announce two opportunities for artists to take part in the 2015 {Re}HAPPENING on Saturday April 4th at Camp Rockmont in Black Mountain, NC.

The Highlighted Artist application is open to artists to submit projects that reflect the innovative spirit of Black Mountain College. Artists are encouraged to take risks and demonstrate elements of spontaneity, experimentation, collaboration, and audience participation. Each selected artist project will receive a $200 honorarium.

The Chance Operations application is open to any artist or technician interested in collaborating with a group in an experimental way. Participating artists are divided into teams, which are presented with various elements and challenges to resolve. The result is a brand new indeterminate creative work that will premiere at {Re}HAPPENING 2015.

ARTISTS OF ALL GENRES AND DISCIPLINES are encouraged to submit to either call. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2014.

For more information on both artist opportunities and to download applications visit: http://rehappening.com


{Re}HAPPENING serves as platform for contemporary artists to share their response to the vital legacy of Black Mountain College by returning to its original site in the present day. This annual celebration honors the dynamic artistic legacy of Black Mountain College and pays tribute to the school’s innovative approach to the creative arts and sciences.

2015 marks the 6th year of {Re}HAPPENING which serves as a fundraising event for BMCM+AC and The MAP. This year {Re}HAPPENING will be open to the public from 3pm until 10pm.

About the Organizers

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center preserves and continues the unique legacy of educational and artistic innovation of Black Mountain College through lectures, exhibitions, publications, films, seminars and oral history interviews. www.blackmountaincollege.org

The Media Arts Project cultivates the advancement of art in WNC by supporting artists who use innovative approaches to technology, design and performance. Through grants, services for artists, and educational programming, the MAP facilitates public dialogue and community engagement with a broad spectrum of artistic disciplines. www.themap.org

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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