Fourth Phase of the Speak for the Peaks Art Initiative
( June 13th - July 24th; deadline for submissions has been pushed to July 17th, winners announced July 24th).
Complete the following prompt to qualify for consideration of prizes (1st place receives $900 with $100 donated to a person or organization of the winner’s choosing, 2nd runner-up receives $400, and several $50 runner-up prizes).
Instructions: through your chosen medium create/express through your chosen medium, a work that is loosely guided by the following prompt:
“The mountain is a being, that like any person requires social interaction to retain connection.
As the peaks experience desecration, climate change, and proposals for future expansion, what actions are needed from us as a community to restore the imbalances the mountain endures and also the imbalances we absorb?”
To gain and create more insight, a little research goes a long way! ❤️
Also be sure to carefully review the entry details and submission form at speakforthepeaks.com before starting on your submission so you are aware of judges’ criteria.
Here are a list of mediums to give you a few ideas:
Visual art, written and performed song, choreographed dance, sculpture, interactive piece, infographic, digital comic strip, rug(s), short film, video essay, Tiktok video, YouTube video, written work, spoken word, skate video, poem, jewelry, Twitter essay, illustration, podcast, audio/digital story-telling, digital essay, public service announcement, Instagram story, creative written work, photography, protest signs, etc…
Submissions should also be hosted on a social media platform for others to access and find by searching #speakforthepeaks.
For this third phase of the art initiative, submissions will be accepted anytime before midnight of July 17th. Winners will be announced on July 24th.
Good luck everyone! 💓✊🏽🏔