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Project Overview:  Project Blank Space is a collaborative art installation located at the Girl Scouts’ Math & Science Center. The focus of the installation is stargazing, learning about constellations and observing clouds all the while inspiring creativity and facilitating dreams. It is a collaboration project between Arts for Learning (AFL), Girl Scouts of Central Indiana and Salesforce WIN.

Project Goal: To create an artistic stargazing area inspired by the ideas of the Girl Scouts’ troupes in Camp Delwood. The design must allow for participation by the girls and Salesforce employees.

Installation Artist will…

  • Attend and observe a series of arts workshops on 4/8, 9-4 PM
  • Utilize the girls’ poems, dances, and artworks as inspiration
  • Submit two (2) prototypes to girls/parents/Girls Scouts staff
  • Brainstorm, create, execute, and install a student-inspired design of a stargazing area on a vacant lot in Camp Delwood (see photo)
  • Participate in a culminating/public reveal event
  • Attend select planning meetings with the team – Salesforce, Girl Scouts and AFL
  • Create an Instagram account to document the progress of the work during construction
  • Submit brief journal entries to AFL

All-inclusive fee for time, materials, cost of installation and other related expenses is $3,200.

 Timeframe:

Sat, April 8, 9-4 PM: observe several troupes participate in a series of workshops in dance, art, and poetry

June 5, week of: presentation of prototypes

July, end of month: install art work; Salesforce volunteer day

TBD: culminating event

 To Apply for consideration:

Email a cover letter and resume detailing exhibition or installation experience to Calle Tinkham at ctinkham@artsforlearningindiana.org.

Please include photos or websites of portfolio examples if possible.

Applications accepted through March 31, 2017.

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