[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] The PASEO is a festival dedicated to bringing the art of installation, performance, and projection to the streets of Taos, New Mexico. This two-day outdoor event, set in the high desert of Taos, New Mexico, is in its tenth year, and is scheduled for Friday and Saturday evening, September 15th and 16th, 2023.
The PASEO is seeking artwork that is immersive, participatory, and/or will make a dynamic impact within the Taos Historic District of Taos during this evening festival, scheduled to start at sunset and run to 11 pm. PASEO 2022 brought thousands of people to the streets of Taos to experience this annual celebration.
Additionally, artists are encouraged to share their process of art-making with the Taos community. As part of the application process, artists are invited to submit proposals for adult and youth workshops, lectures, and forums.
Apply by: 31 March 2023
The PASEO is seeking 20 installations for 2023. They provide stipends ranging from $500 to $3,000 (with larger projects funded at $5,000 to $15,000). Stipend is contingent on size, complexity, and anticipated festival impact. The PASEO provides funds for the shipping of artwork, but artists are responsible for the installation. The festival will provide staff and volunteers to assist.
The PASEO festival brings in thousands of locals and tourists alike to Taos, New Mexico, for this free event.
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About The PASEO
The PASEO started in 2014 as an outdoor arts festival connecting the 40th annual Taos Fall Arts Festival in the Downtown Historic District of Taos, New Mexico. In its tenth year, The PASEO has become the anticipated art event of the year. Taos is a centuries-old art colony and home to Taos Pueblo, a UNESCO protected site and the oldest continually inhabited community in North America. Home to artists for centuries, The PASEO holds to the tradition of bringing artists from around the world to both inspire and be inspired.
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The Paseo Water/Culture 2019 call is seeking artists to bring visibility to Northern New Mexico’s water culture and issues. Working with artists, Paseo wishes to create more inclusive and imaginative planning processes. They provide benefits to the community through artistic installations, designs, and educational opportunities. Paseo seeks proposals for installations to creatively expand public knowledge and appreciation of the acequia networks downtown Taos, NM. Selected art activations will vary in media, scale, and programming.
Deadline: 2 Jun 2019
The goal is to highlight the acequia network for the benefit of the local community and wider audience of visitors traversing the downtown. These installations will be featured at the Paseo 2019 festival, September 13th and 14th, with the opportunity for pre- and post-installation capacities. All installations will be considered as an implementation for permanent installations.
Paseo will work closely with a number of partners to implement the Water/Culture 2019 including the Town of Taos, the Acequia Madre de Rio Pueblo, The Taos Valley Acequia Association, The NM Acequia Association, The Arts and Cultural District, Taos Mainstreet, The Taos Gallery Association, Taos Art Council, and a number of educational institutions and local businesses.
Local acequia and cultural leaders have become increasingly aware of and engaged in the water issues facing Taos. There is tremendous opportunity to utilize arts and culture strategies to advance sustainable, integrated, and inclusive management of the community’s water resources. As creative thinkers and doers, artists can be powerful partners to water leaders. Together, they re-imagine traditional approaches to water planning and management and connect with communities in new ways.
The Paseo is a festival dedicated to bringing the art of installation, performance, and projection to the streets of Taos, New Mexico. This two-day outdoor event, set in the high desert of Taos, New Mexico, is in its sixth year. It is scheduled for Friday and Saturday evening, September 13rd and 14th, 2019.
The Paseo seeks work that is immersive, participatory, and/or will make a dynamic impact within the Taos Historic District during this evening festival. The event is scheduled to start at sunset and runs to 11pm. Paseo 2018 brought over 6,000 people to the streets of Taos to experience this annual celebration.
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