Donate $15 and UpPENNY FARTHING REWARD for the TWEED RIDER - Papergirl Limited Edition 2013 Poster - 1 special sneak preview link on submissions, before they are officially posted
Donate $35 and UpSINGLE SPEED REWARD for the CITY SLICKER - 2 Papergirl Limited Edition 2013 Posters - 1 Limited Edition 2013 copy of Amy Wood's 'Art of Giving Art' single - 1 sneak preview link on submissions, before they're officially posted
Donate $85 and UpMOUNTAIN BIKING REWARD for the ROUGHRIDER - 2 Papergirl Limited Edition 2013 Posters - 1 Limited Edition 2013 copy of Amy Wood's 'Art of Giving Art' single - Choice of bike bling accessory for their own bike, or Papergirl Printed T-shirt - 1 sneak preview link on submissions, before they're officially posted
Donate $500 and UpTOUR DE FRANCE REWARD for the YELLOW JERSEY PRO - Brand Recognition on flyers, posters, blog, Facebook, Twitter - Can commission a complimentary work by a papergirl artist after visiting the exhibition (The artist will receive a small commission fee) PLUS: - A set of 4 Papergirl Limited Edition 2013 Posters - 1 Limited Edition 2013 copy of Amy Wood's 'Art of Giving Art' single - Choice of 2 bike bling accessories for their own bike, or 2 Papergirl Printed T-shirts - 1 sneak preview link on submissions, before they're officially posted
About the Project
WHAT IS PAPERGIRL?
Papergirl is an art project from Berlin (http://papergirl-berlin.de/) that has grown into a worldwide art distribution phenomenon.
Art should be accessible to everyone. That's the spirit behind Papergirl: a pedal-powered, volunteer based, community art project.
Papergirl redefines “street-art”, questioning where value and meaning lies in art: within the object itself, within its symbolic narrative, its economic prowess or its historical context.
What happens in a Papergirl project?
-A call for 2D artworks is made to the local community (artwork must be able to be rolled for distribution, the longest side measuring no larger than 1 metre. Thinking of submitting work in a non-traditional 2D format? We're flexible, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, we'll let you know if it's possible).
-Art is collected & subsequently, exhibited
-Post-exhibition all works are rolled up, and delivered by Papergirls and boys on bikes to the unsuspecting public, in a mass giftervention
RESULTS OF PAPERGIRL?
Artists gain the opportunity to exhibit and have their work given to a new collector. Papergirls get great exercise & smiles due to their hard delivery work. Volunteers get the chance to work with fellow artists, and get involved in their local community.
It’s Papergirl: the art of giving away art.
-Papergirl Volunteer team recruiting Jan 15 - March 31
-Call for submissions April 2 - July 31
-Flyers and posters printed by April 15
-Flyers and posters distributed by May 10
-Documenting submissions August 2-13
-Exhibition August 14 - 17
-Papergirl Workshops August 15 & 16
-Papergirl Roll up - August 17 6pm onwards
-Papergirl Intervention and Ride out - August 18 - 11am
-Papergirl documentation and wrap up August 20 - Sept 20 2013
-Project complete by October 2013... and preparation for next year's cycle begins in the winter!
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS
Volunteers 20 + hours of your time with PAPERGIRL CALGARY 2013 and receive the Papergirl & Paperboy Street Level Reward:
- 1 of each of the 4 limited edition Papergirl Calgary 2013 Posters. A stunning set of 4 unique posters, from four different artists.
-You also get the satisfaction of knowing you were part of the Art of Giving Art - PRICELESS!
To volunteer, click the "donate now" button on the right side of this page and select "volunteer" located next to the blue "donate" tab.
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