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Call for Artists: 2014 Farm/Art DTour | Where artists explore the timeless connection between land and people

The Farm/Art DTour is a 50-mile self-guided drive through the working lands of Sauk County, punctuated by Art Works (large-scale temporary art installations), Roadside Culture Stands, Pasture Performances, and more. The DTour is part of Fermentation Fest - A Live Culture Convergence, 10 days of classes, tastings, and art events celebrating food, farming, and fermentation - in all its forms. This project is supported in part through the NEA and ArtPlace America. It has received national attention and in 2013 attracted over 12,000 people. The Wormfarm Institute, creator and host of the DTour, is an award-winning organization with the mission to integrate culture and agriculture.

The Wormfarm Institute will commission 6-8 Art Works to be installed on land along the 50-mile DTour route. The work will be on view from October 4-13, 2014. We are seeking artists (individuals or teams) who are interested in engaging with agricultural landscape, the farmers, landowners, and surrounding communities. This is an opportunity to contribute to a unique and exciting new project with a growing reputation for its innovative approach to creative placemaking.

For details on how to apply, view the complete Call for Artists: http://fermentationfest.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/2014-Farm-Art-DTour-Call-for-Artists.pdf

Deadline to apply: March 21, 5 p.m. CST

Email Katie at dtour@fermentationfest.com with any questions.

Posted by: Katie Schofield
2/4/14

Katie Schofield
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