Call to Artists: Gathering the Embers 2013

What: Call to artists to produce work for Gathering the Embers: A Día de los Muertos Tribute Show on October 25, 2013, 7–9:30pm (produced by SOMArts Cultural Center, exhibition and programming curated by Amanda & Natalia Vigil)

When: Click here to submit a proposal before the deadline of Tuesday, September 10, 2013 to be considered

How Much: No entry fee

What else: In addition to being part of the show, artist participation requires an individual artist meeting with the curators and a mandatory dress rehearsal on Thursday, October, 24, 2013

Curators Amanda & Natalia Vigil are soliciting applications from emerging and established artists interested in producing work for Gathering the Embers: A Día de los Muertos Tribute Show on October 25, 2013, 7–9:30pm at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St. (between 8th & 9th) in San Francisco.

Now in its third year, Gathering the Embers brings the spirit of Día de los Muertos  to the stage and is part of SOMArts’ annual Day of the Dead exhibition and accompanying public programming. Gathering the Embers is an opportunity to openly pay tribute to love, life, loss and resiliency.

In connection with this year’s Day of the Dead exhibition theme, “Imagining Time, Gathering Memory”, artists are encouraged to create tribute pieces that look closely  at the relationship between time and memory.

Young people, people of color, and emerging artists are encouraged to apply. Literary artists, dancers/choreographers, media artists, filmmakers, vocalists, spoken word artists, storytellers, musicians, are encouraged to apply. Individual or ensemble performances will be considered. If you don’t have a fully-evolved idea, please fill out the application best you can.

Pictured above: cast & crew of Gathering the Embers 2012