call for work


April 2016 Tinderbox CALL FOR PROPOSALS DEADLINE: February 8, 2016

TINDERBOX@MOBIUS, April 8 and 9, 2016


55 Norfolk Street, Cambridge, MA, USA

Tinderbox @Mobius.
Selected artists will present on one of the following evenings.  

·         April 8 and 9, 2016

·          Deadline for submissions: February 8, 2015

The curatorial focus of the Tinderbox Series is on presenting a stimulating, creative and diverse series of experimental work including but not limited to performance art, film, video, new music, sound art, movement, collaborative and interdisciplinary work.  For the Tinderbox April 2016 we are looking for performances that are a maximum of 15 minutes, but we will consider exceptions.

Please include with your submission: 
1. Specific proposal, i.e. what you wish to do, include expected duration of the performance.  A low-tech or minimal technical approach is advisable to allow for less set up times and easier changeovers during the performance evenings.  You will be expected to provide your own technical needs and equipment
2. A C.V. or short biography.
3. If possible a link to a short video, or images of recent work or audio files that typifies your work.

If sending files, please optimizing the size of pictures and attachments for e-mail (setting=JPEG small) 

Proposals should be emailed to:
subject:  Tinderbox: Call for Proposals April 2016

Accepted artist will be asked for a $20.00 fee to help us defray the administrative costs of producing the show. The fee is due at the time of acceptance.

Documentation:  Mobius documents all performances for our archives. Documentation could be posted on the Mobius website and other online sites such as flickr and facebook.  Artists are welcome to document their performances.

Mobius is a non-profit, artist-run organization, whose mission is to support, generate, shape and test experimental art.  Mobius is funded by an award for artistic excellence from the Tanne Foundation; with support provided by the Metabolic Studio, the Mobius Artists Group and generous private support.  For the Tinderbox Series we ask audience members to donate $10. The box office goes to Mobius to help maintain a space to produce work such as yours. 

Questions can be directed to:
subject:  Tinderbox: Call for Proposals April 2016

We look forward to your proposal,

Mari Novotny-Jones
Joanne Rice
Mobius Artists Group

Photo:  setting up Tinderbox@mobius April 10, 2015, pictured Mary Joy Patchett, Eve Boltax and Christian Bujold.  Photo ©jrice