Forbes Digital Plaza - Call for Artists

Forbes Digital Plaza – Call for Artists

Oakland Business Improvement District (OBID) is now accepting submissions of graphic and digital arts for the 21st Century Forbes Digital Plaza LED Screens.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: Ongoing

  • The work will be displayed on a 10′ wide x 8′ high hi-resolution digital screen (80 s.f.) including a 60′ wide x 6.5′ high low-res LED screen (390 s.f.).
  • All artwork must work as a pixel moving image.
  • Work can have both image and sound aspects.

Currently all work for Forbes Digital Plaza is being accepted pro bono and will be displayed in a heavily pedestrian-based neighborhood. This is a great opportunity for student, local, professional, and emerging artists.

About Innovation Oakland:

Home to some of the world’s top research, educational, medical and cultural institutions, Oakland is determined to be America’s first digital community. Innovation Oakland is a technology-based approach to neighborhood transformation introducing new ways of thinking about how community assets, public spaces and commercial corridors contribute towards the economic prosperity of Oakland and of the greater Western Pennsylvania region. Fueled by state-of- the-art technologies, Innovation Oakland will combine art, design, place making and way finding solutions to create new interactive public destinations for the use and pleasure of the over 100,000 residents, employees, students and visitors from around the country and the world that come to Oakland daily.

About the Oakland Business Improvement District:

Serving the heart of Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood, the Oakland Business Improvement District is an economic development agency representing local businesses, commercial property owners, universities, hospitals, non-profit organizations and government agencies focused on keeping Oakland a clean, attractive and vibrant commercial district. The organization also takes the lead on Innovation Oakland, a project with the goal of transforming Oakland into the region’s hub for technology and innovation and Startup Oakland, a campaign helping to grow Oakland’s start-up community.

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