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Monday, March 1, 2010

LATINOS ARTS IN MINNESOTA: A VIDEO DIARY

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LATINOS ARTS IN MINNESOTA: A VIDEO DIARY

A first-of-its-kind project, this one-hour documentary will capture the work of some of Minnesota’s finest Latino artists as they address issues of importance to the State’s Latino community. This program will be produced by Twin Cities Public Television (tpt) and will air on tpt’s Minnesota Channel. It will also be distributed for use in classrooms and will be available in libraries throughout the State.

Artists in all genres: Photography, poetry, dance, theatre, music, media arts, performance art, sculpture, etc. are encouraged to apply.

To Apply Please Submit the Following Required Materials:
• Current Artistic Resume or CV – can be of any length.
• An artist statement which includes 3 dominant themes in your work as they relate to the Latino community (for example: faith, isolation, language.) 1 page maximum (12 point, Times New Roman or Arial font, 1 inch margins.)
• 3-5 examples of your work. Images in JPEG format. Audio in MP3 format. Video on DVD or in WAV files. Text in Word (DOC) or PDF format. Written examples not to exceed 20 pages total.

Deadline: March 17, 2010 – Received, not postmarked.

Send to: Lorena Duarte, Project Coordinator,
lorena_duarte@hotmail.com,
Please put SUBMISSION in the Subject heading.
Or mail to: 4234 39th Ave. So., Minneapolis, MN 44506


Artists will be chosen by CLAC and the Humanities Center and can expect to be notified by March 20. An honorarium will be paid to selected artists.

If you have any questions, please contact Lorena Duarte, Project Coordinator, at lorena_duarte@hotmail.com. Please put LATINO ARTS VIDEO in the Subject heading.


About CLAC:
The Chicano Latino Affairs Council (CLAC), is a statewide government agency created by the legislature in 1978. The primary mission of CLAC is to advise the governor and the state legislature on the issues of importance to Minnesota's Chicano Latino community.

In addition, CLAC serves as a liaison between local, state and federal governments and Minnesota's Chicano Latino community. CLAC also serves as an information and referral agency to ensure that Chicano Latinos in Minnesota are connected to the appropriate government agencies and community based organizations to address their concerns, which range from immigration and education to discrimination and social welfare.


About the Minnesota Humanities Center:Through its emphasis on the humanities, the Minnesota Humanities Center works to build a thoughtful, literate, and engaged society. A Minnesota-based national center and clearing house for the best in the humanities, the Humanities Center: conducts professional development opportunities; creates and disseminates one-of-a-kind educational resources; partners with other organizations to offer humanities programs statewide; and operates a full-service meeting and event center.

Founded in 1971, the Humanities Center is a nonprofit organization affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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