RFP: Looking Through the Past – Capturing McLeod County

  • Commissioning Entity: McLeod County Historic Partnership
  • Budget: $4000
  • Open Date: 2018-07-19
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in region of installation
  • Close Date: 2018-08-31

Brief Description

McLeod County Historic Partnership, in conjunction with the Hutchinson Center for the Arts and the McLeod County Historical Society, is seeking a photographer to research and respond to historic street scene photo- graphs from the McLeod County Historical Society Art Collection, and make in their unique creative voice a body of 18 prints. The artist will collaborate with Historical Society staff and a paid researcher to identify and select up to 24 images from the MCHS permanent collection that represent 9 communities within McLeod County. The artists will create original photographic images in direct response to the source photographs. The final series will consist of 18 framed and matted photographs (no smaller than 8” x 10”) to be displayed and presented during a public reception and gallery talk at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts. The final framed photographs will become the property of the McLeod County Historical Society for the purpose of permanent display and traveling exh