Project Summary

This is the online submission form for responses to the Request for Proposals (RFP) soliciting applications from local Bay Area artists for HIV-associated performances (e.g., music, dance, spoken word, etc.), visual art (film, photography, painting, sculpture, ceramics, crafts, textiles, etc.), and installations to be presented during the 23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020) being held in San Francisco and Oakland July 6-10, 2020. Before completing this application, please read the complete RFP, which may be found at: www.aids2020local.org.  The Arts & Culture Program will be presented in space within the Moscone Convention Center, Oakland Convention Center. The specific date, time, and location of the display or performance of selected projects will be negotiated with each selected artist. The Arts & Culture Program will provide stipends between $250 and $1,250 (depending on the size and scope of the project and the total amount of funds raised) to support the development and execution of the selected projects.  

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* 1. Basic Information (Required)

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* 2. I am a person living with HIV (Optional)

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* 3. Gender Identity (Optional)

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* 4. Racial, Ethnic, Tribal, etc. Identity (Optional)

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* 5. Age (Optional)

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* 6. Type of Art/Cultural Activity (Please check one)

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* 7. Location Preference

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* 8. For film, video, dance, music, spoken word, poetry, or prose performance please provide a URL, if available, that shows the work you plan to present at AIDS 2020, or a similar sample (not to exceed 15 minutes of performance time).

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* 9. For spoken word, poetry, or prose performance for which there is no film/video available, please upload a Word or PDF document with the text you plan to present at AIDS 2020, or a similar sample (not to exceed 15 minutes of performance time).

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* 10. For visual art (e.g., painting, drawing, print, photography, sculpture, installation), please upload up to 3 images in JPG/JPEG format, 5MB size, or provide URL where images can be viewed. Upload first image here.

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* 11. If you have a second image, upload it here.

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* 12. If you have a third image, upload it here.

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* 13. For works being planned (i.e., that do not already exist) that are responsive to the conference themes (“Resilience” and/or “Art Lost and Art Created” in the context of the HIV epidemic), upload a sketch, schematic, or model sufficient to convey your intent (in Word, PDF, or JPG/JPEG; files must be no larger than 16MB).

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* 14. Please provide (upload) a Word or PDF document with a simple budget for materials associated with the development or exhibition of the work. Bear in mind that stipends will range from $25 to $1,250. Please include: 1) a description of  materials and/or production requirements; and 2) the cost of materials and/or production requirements

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* 15. Please provide (upload) a brief statement – no longer than 250 words – that describes your art and your interest in participating in the local Arts & Culture program at this conference.  Please be sure to address the following in your statement: 1) What is the nature of your art/performance? 2) Why do you want to perform/exhibit your art at AIDS 2020? 3) How does your art/performance fit the conference themes of “Resilience” and/or “Art Lost and Art Created” in the context of the HIV epidemic?

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* 16. Please upload your current, brief (no longer than one page) resume or CV in Word or PDF format

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* 17. If you have an online portfolio, please provide a link to it here.

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* 18. If you have a social media handle, please provide it here.

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* 19. Is there anything else you would like us to know about you and your art as it relates to participation in the local Arts & Culture Program of AIDS 2020 (150 words maximum)?

Thank you very much for your interest in the local Arts & Culture Program of AIDS 2020!  Selected artists will be notified between April 15 and April 30.

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