Broward Cultural Division Seeks Photographers for 'Inside Out' Initiative; Deadline 9/30

Broward Cultural Division Seeks Photographers for 'Inside Out' Initiative; Deadline 9/30

Broward County, FL -- Professional photographers are sought for Broward Cultural Division's initiative, Inside Out. Launched in 2007 by French street artist JR, Inside Out is a global art project transforming messages of personal identity into works of art. The movement provides communities an expressive, fun platform through black and white photography. Individuals are captured in headshots, and those portraits are made into a large-scale paper collage of which is later pasted in public spaces. Since 2007, Inside Out installations have graced walls, sidewalks, staircases and historical buildings in more than 112 countries.

Broward County's Inside Out project will develop a unique photographic collage of the community's most valuable resource, its citizens.

Photographer Eligibility:

  • Must be a Broward County resident for a minimum of 12 months and have proof of residency to apply.
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older.
  • Read the full Call to Photographers and submit an application online.
  • Application Deadline - September 30, 2014 at 11:59 PM.

For additional information and questions:
Contact: Dawn Robinson or James Shermer
Phone: (954) 357-7457

Through a unique partnership among Broward Cultural Division, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Community Foundation of Broward, Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community will commemorate Broward County's centennial with bold, innovative art and performance projects that attract visitors and bring Broward residents together using our arts, sports and recreation venues, natural attractions and incredible diversity to creatively bridge, bond and build their communities. This yearlong celebration will be framed by four distinct cornerstones of community engagement: VisualEYES, Inside Out Broward, Calendar 100 and a Grand Finale.

About Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community
'Broward 100 - Celebrating the Art of Community' is a yearlong, community-wide celebration beginning in October 2014. Broward 100 will commemorate Broward County's centennial with bold, innovative art and performance projects that attract visitors and bring Broward residents together using our arts, sports and recreation venues, natural attractions and incredible diversity to creatively bridge, bond and build their communities. The celebration will be steeped in historical perspective and more importantly, will look toward the future. Visit Broward.org/Arts, "like us" on Facebook.com/browardcounty100 and "follow us" on Twitter.com/Broward100. For more information about Broward 100, visit broward100.org or email Broward100@broward.org.

About the Broward Cultural Division
Broward Cultural Division is a local arts agency, one of thousands across the U.S. providing financial, technical and marketing assistance to artists and arts organizations. Broward County has more than 1.8 million residents, 13.4 million visitors, 10,000 artists, 6,523 arts-related businesses employing 23,497 people, 823 not-for-profit cultural organizations and 31 cities, some of which operate their own arts councils and public art programs. For more information about the Broward Cultural Division, call 954-357-7457, visit Broward.org/Arts, "like us" on Facebook.com and "follow us" on Twitter.com/BrowardArts.

About the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau
From the seagrass to the sawgrass, Greater Fort Lauderdale boasts more than 34,000 lodging accommodations at a variety of hotels, luxury spa resorts and Superior Small Lodgings reflecting a "beach chic" vibe. Visitors enjoy 23 miles of Blue Wave certified beaches, discover 300-plus miles of inland waterways that run from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Everglades, dine at thousands of restaurants and eateries, get immersed in a thriving arts and culture scene and indulge in top shopping. For more information, contact the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 22-SUNNY or visit sunny.org.

Follow Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau at Twitter.com/visitlauderdale, Facebook.com/visitlauderdale, Pinterest.com/visitlauderdale and Foursquare.com/visitlauderdale. To have Greater Fort Lauderdale in the palm of your hand, download the free iPhone apps Defrost Your Swimsuit and 'Fork' Lauderdale, and Mild to Wild the LGBT mobile site at sunny.org/apps.

About the Community Foundation of Broward
Founded in 1984, the Community Foundation of Broward's mission is to provide leadership on community solutions, and foster philanthropy that connects people who care with causes that matter. A public nonprofit organization with more than 450 charitable Funds and agency endowments representing $173 million, it has distributed $72 million to support community solutions over the past 30 years. As a community leader, it convenes citizens around critical issues, and builds the capacity of the nonprofit sector to respond to these issues. Visit cfbroward.org for more information.

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