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Call & Response Needs Your Support!
on August 4,2010 by jared

As of August 28th, the deadline is being extended to September 30th, 2010!


Some possible submission ideas....

Top 10 shows, Song Lyrics, time line diagrams of the wpg scene or your entry to the live music scene, poems, interviews, short stories/essays, quotes... pictures of crowds interacting with each other, artists interacting with the crowds...would love to see more of those pics!

Your submission's are only limited to your imagination!!!

 

For more information on the entire project, please read below!

 

Call/Response is a book about live music and youth culture in Winnipeg. It is being produced in support of one of Canada's most vital resources - Kids Help Phone . Call/Response will not only show us the musicians, but will feature the energy of the young crowds that make for a great show. This book of art and literature will collaborate works by local photographers, writers, visual artists, and collectors inspired by the Winnipeg music scene. Submissions are open to the public.

The project’s goal is to raise money for Kids Help Phonewhile increasing awareness for issues facing youth. The book will sell for $25; a minimum of $10 from each sale will be donated to Kids Help Phone. This project is currently seeking support from local businesses and individuals. In order to cover production and print costs, Call/Response must raise $15,000. We accept all donations but ask for increments of $100, $250, $500 and $1000 to help with our goal. All sponsors will have their name and logo printed on a dedicated page with size determined by donation.

"Amazing things happen when the talent of a community comes together. Kids Help Phone is vitally dependent on community support to remain available to kids looking for help. We are thrilled that the organizers have chosen to support Kids Help Phone through this exciting project that will surely become a piece of Manitoba history." Nadine Woon, Manager, Marketing and Fund Development Kids Help Phone , Manitoba Regional Office

Youth have fueled Winnipeg’s music scene. Call/Response will tell this story in a sixty plus page, 12" x 12" large format book made of photographs, collages, writing, and memorabilia. Call/Response will be published in February 2010 and a minimum of 1,000 copies will be distributed across Canada.

Deadline for submissions is AUGUST 31, 2010. Visual elements could include photographs, posters, tickets, memorabilia, and other oddities. Written elements could include essays, lyrics, set lists, and other ramblings inspired by music. You can submit up to 10 photographs, posters, items of memorabilia, etc. You can submit up to 5 pieces of written work.

Photo submission should be in the JPEG format, with a long edge no bigger than 1024 pixels and 72 dpi. Please include the title of the photograph, the names of the bands, the show date, venue, and any other details you think are appropriate. If your work is selected for the book you must provide a high resolution file (either TIFF, or PSD and 300 dpi).

If you are submitting memorabilia, please submit a photo of the piece you wish to contribute. Written works should be submitted as RTF, TXT or DOC files.

Submissions depicting drug and/or alcohol consumption will not be eligible.

Please show your support for Kids Help Phone , the arts and live music in Winnipeg.

For more details please go to www.callresponsebook.com