Call for Artists | Day of the Dead at El Pueblo Historical Monument
Call for Submissions: Sacred Memories: Cross-Cultural Celebrations of Day of the Dead
From October 19 to November 27, 2009, El Pueblo Historical Monument will present Sacred Memories: Cross-Cultural Celebrations of Day of the Dead. Sacred Memories follows El Pueblo's acclaimed 2007 exhibition which explored celebrations that venerate the departed including Dia de los Muertos, first observed by the indigenous people of Latin America, China's Qingming, and other rituals practiced in United States, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. Artists are asked to submit for consideration two and three-dimensional work (including ofrendas/altars) that examines rituals honoring the deceased and/or pays tribute to departed ancestors.
Submissions should be sent to: History Division, El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument 125 Paseo de la Plaza, Suite 400 Los Angeles, CA 90012. All submissions must be received by August 1, 2009.