MAP at the Precita Eyes Urban Youth Festival, Saturday July 23rd!

What: The Mobile Arts Platform (MAP) installs at the  Urban Youth Arts Festival

When: July 23, 1PM – 5PM

Where: Potrero Del Sol/La Raza Skate Park (25th and Utah)

How Much: Free

What Else: Click here for more information about the Festival

SOMArts Cultural Center, presents a one-day-only Mobile Arts Platform installation in collaboration with the 15th Annual Urban Youth Arts Festival, hosted by Precita Eyes. The special temporary exhibit will focus on urban art forms and will include:

  • Murals by Miranda Bergman
  • Video slideshows of murals from around the world by Nico Crisafulli
  • Interactive stencil at production by James Gregg
  • Participatory mural painting by Nicole McClure
  • Collaborative video documenting local murals by Peter Foucault, Chris Treggiari, and John Urquhart
  • A crowd-sourced street art slideshow
  • The “Yes, we can ________” Positive Picketing Project
  • Pop-up exhibition seating and structural installations by CCA Furniture Design and Architecture MFA students

All artwork produced at this event throughout the day, including the stencils, Positive Picketing signs, and murals will be instantaneously uploaded to the an online gallery where it will available for public viewing for our online community.The public can also exhibit their art both photographic and street focused by submitting images to our online crowd-sourced street art United Murals Flickr Group to be displayed in a digital slide show on our website and live at the event. Full instructions for submitting images can be found here.

Call to photographers, street artists, and muralists – interactive urban art exhibition!

What: Submit your street photography to the Mobile Arts Platform Exhibition at the Urban Youth Arts Festival.

How: Participate through the United Murals Flickr Group, full instructions below.

Deadline: Upload photos by July 20th, 2011

Questions: Email

Have you ever made a mural or street-based artwork, or taken a picture of an existing piece that you would like to share?  Now’s your chance! SOMArts Cultural Center and the Mobile Arts Platform seek muralists and photographers to participate in the Mobile Arts Platform exhibition at the 15th Annual Precita Eyes Urban Youth Street Art Festival. A slide-show of the submitted photos will be displayed at the Festival on Saturday July 23rd from 1-5PM, as well as in a special online gallery on the SOMArts website.

How to Participate
Just submit your photos to the United Murals Flickr Group with a photo credit, title, and quick description of where you snapped your photo.  If you encounter problems while uploading, please email by July 20th for assistance. All images must be owned by the person submitting them – they cannot be photographs taken or owned by another person or entity.

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