Call for proposals: Reclaiming the Border Narrative Digital Archive creative reuse

Call for proposals: Reclaiming the Border Narrative Digital Archive creative reuse

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Are you interested in art, politics, experience and/or cultural production around the US-Mexico borderlands and migration?  

University Libraries and the Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry are accepting proposals for creative reuse of the Reclaiming the Border Narrative (RBN) Digital Archive. RBN archive houses contemporary projects of dozens of journalists, activists, culture bearers, storytellers and artists whose work aims to reclaim the border narrative, advance migrant justice, and address gaps in the archival record.

Details

  • Three recipients will each receive a $6,000 grant to complete their project in July and August that analyzes, contextualizes, or builds upon the materials in the archive.
  • See more details and apply now. The deadline to apply is June 24, 12pm MST. 
  • Awardees will be notified via email by June 28.

Eligibility 

  • Community-based artists, community members, practitioners, students, and academic professionals based in Southern Arizona, including people who are or are not affiliated with University of Arizona.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.
  • Previous recipients of Confluencenter funding are eligible.