CAMPGround23 (March 16–18, 2023)
Call For Installation Proposals
Call for Installation Proposals
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: October 31, 2022
The Contemporary Art Music Project (CAMP) hosts its second festival, CAMPGround23, in Tampa Bay, FL. CAMP is pleased to present a new event featuring comprehensive, multi-disciplinary installation work at Tempus Projects.
CAMP is looking for proposals of installations of any theme or concept. Proposals should succinctly describe the intent of the installation and describe it as completely as possible. They should also delineate all materials required for the production of the installation. Featured CAMP performers are available to play any music required for the installation.
- Roughly 35’x40’ (10.7m x 12.2m) of usable space
- White walls
- Three (3) projectors available for use at venue
- Stereophonic PA system available for use at venue
Please contact us with any questions regarding space and/or tech availability. The feasibility of the proposal will be considered in the adjudication process.
- This call is open to all composers regardless of age, gender, or nationality. Those belonging to disadvantaged or underrepresented ethnic groups are especially encouraged to apply.
- Artists can submit one detailed proposal outlining the production and needs of their installation. A non-refundable application fee of $20USD is required with the submission.
- Selected participants are required to attend the festival.
- The Contemporary Art Music Project is NOT responsible for providing or reimbursing any travel or lodging expenses for selected participants and their performers. Official letters of invitation will be provided upon request to help secure funding from grants or institutions that a participant may be affiliated with.
- If selected, a registration fee of $75USD will be due by December 31, 2022 to secure participation in the festival. Failure to pay this fee will result in the deferral of the selection to another participant.
- Selected composers MUST register and attend the entire festival. If selected, participants must confirm their attendance by January 31, 2023. The registration fee becomes non-refundable after January 31, 2023.
- Proposed installations may be pre-existing or new in conception.
- Works integrating various forms of art/media are encouraged.
- Installations of any style, aesthetic, and approach are accepted.
- Installations may be static or dynamic. If there is an intended sequence of events, please plan to limit this to 60 minutes.
- Two (2) days will be allocated for both setup and tear down.
- Artists may provide their own performers/materials/tech/etc. Components that need to be provided by CAMP must be clearly defined and itemized. The feasibility of providing these components will be considered in the adjudication process.
- Proposals must be uploaded as a PDF file.
- Submission Deadline: October 31, 2022
- Submissions will only be accepted online. No hard copy submissions will be accepted.
- Each applicant may only submit one (1) proposal.
- Submissions must include a brief biography (150 words maximum).
- Submissions must include a brief artist statement (300 words maximum).
- Submissions must include basic stage plots as well as a complete tech rider in PDF files.
- Submissions must include a comprehensive, detailed proposal of the installation, including the central concept, a description of the installation/sequence of events, any required materials, and a plan for execution to address any logistic considerations.
- File submissions should adhere to the following naming guidelines:
- Submissions may include links to any relevant media examples.
- Scores and recordings should be uploaded to an online file sharing service or streaming platform and remain accessible until March 31, 2023. The use of file transfer services like WeTransfer is prohibited.
- Successful submissions will clearly and succinctly explain the installation’s conception and execution, be reasonably feasible in scope, involve multimedia components, and be readily accessible and interesting for any audience.
Should your proposed installation require musicians, please refer to the following list unless you intend on providing your own:
- Flute (TBA)
- Trumpet (Arda Cabaoglu)
- 2 Saxophones (Doug O’Connor and Katherine Weintraub)
- 6 Percussionists (inc. Kevin van Kampen. Please click here for a list of available percussion instruments)
- Piano/Suzuki Andes recorder keyboard (Eunmi Ko)
- Soprano (Jamie Jordan)
- Violin (Sini Virtanen)
- Cello (Laura Usiskin)
Selected composers/artists will be informed individually no later than November 30, 2022.
If selected, the festival registration fee of $75USD is due by December 31, 2022.
This fee becomes non-refundable on January 31, 2023.
For any questions or additional information, please contact us here.