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Call to artists, arts and community organizations — and you!
Call for 99.1 WQRT FM (www.wqrt.org) contributions: Big Car is seeking audio content to broadcast and share online from Indianapolis artists, musicians, and community builders – generally, the creative community. This content can be as short as a few seconds or as long as an hour. It could be as simple as a radio-friendly song, poem, quote, short story, or even tips or words of encouragement. Or you could propose and then create shows that might include things like panel discussions, community conversations, interviews, curated playlists (they can play all clean licensed music), arts education opportunities, community updates, self-guided walking tours or narrated walks, and health and wellness aspects such as meditations.
Start by sharing your idea to firstname.lastname@example.org. They will also share with you tips for recording at home on WQRT.org. Once you have an MP3, you’ll send it also to email@example.com with the subject headline “Community Content”. If you are sharing a lengthy segment, start the conversation off by introducing yourself to the listeners as well as a reminder of where they are tuning into. “You’re listening to 99.1 WQRT-LP Indianapolis” should be at the intro of your segment.
They’re seeking content that people can make from the safety of their homes or within safe physical distance of others. They have suggestions for online tools to use for interviews and conversations. This content will also be shared through a variety of online platforms such as Instagram and Facebook to further help alleviate social isolation.
Call for Social Media Visual Art Shows and Performances: Have an idea for a virtual art show or performance? Big Car is open to supporting your ideas — visual, audio, or video. Please email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for Classes through Zoom: Have an idea for a class but need an audience? You can e-mail email@example.com and you can use Big Car’s upgraded Zoom account to host your class. Currently, they offer West African Dance and Zumba classes.
Open to anyone: First Friday From Home Art Share: Big Car normally shows new art at our spaces each First Friday. Now they’re asking you to show us yours! Whether you made it or bought it, use your phone to share photos and videos with them and others by posting pictures or video on social media and using the hashtag #FirstFridayFromHome and tag Tube Factory artspace. Maybe even consider going live through Instagram, Facebook, or another platform. We will select different people who share their collections to win Normal Coffee gift cards, a ceramic piece from Soyong Kang Partington, and T-shirts from Big Car.
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