Version 2010: Infrastructures + Territories

02.17.10

Version 2010: Infrastructures + Territories now seeking proposals and presentations about tactics and strategies that help sustain our communities, find better uses of our resources, and maintain and expand our networks.  For eleven days and nights, we will explore the best practices and boldest failures in interventionist, participatory, and collective social, political, and cultural practices. This year’s theme is presented in order to bring together groups and individuals seeking additional methods for connecting our networks and creating solid foundations for the practice of art, education and social activism well into the next decade. We want to use this opening during the current economic and political crisis to expand and amplify our shared ideals, values and strategies for survival and expansion.

Join us to amplify micro-movements and nowtopian ideas!

The festival will include: community gardens, historical re-enactments, antiwar organizing, an art parade, an artist-run art expo, a catalog of interventionist strategies, networking between independent groups and spaces, inflatable art, one-night exhibition formats, anti-oligarchy planning sessions, DIY and DIT media, the Terminator Bar,  a mobile silkscreen printing cart, a national WPA-inspired public poster project, a free school, impressive musical performances, boring theoretical nonsense, mapping projects, pop-up galleries, Korean/Polish BBQ and your proposals.

If you would like to participate in this year’s festival please view our Program Platforms.

When you are ready you will be able to submit your proposal online via this website.
All submissions are public.

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One Response to “Version 2010: Infrastructures + Territories”


  1. VERS10N Orientation Day
    Sunday February 21, 2010
    3 to 5pm
    Co-Prosperity Sphere
    3219 S Morgan St

    Please join us this Sunday to learn about Version Festival 10, our annual convergence of art, activism and radical social action. It takes place April 22, to May 2, 2010 throughout the city of Chicago. If you want to participate, perform, show work, volunteer or just check it out, we strongly advise that you stop by. We will explain how you can submit your project.

    The call for participation is now online. You can submit your project proposal by March 1, 2010.
    visit this url: http://www.lumpen.com/V10/theme.html

    here are submissions so far:
    http://www.lumpen.com/V10/view.html


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