February 22, 2017
City Design Innovation News

After three years, the city of Detroit turns on the lights on Detroit Dlectricity 2017, a major light-based art and technology festival. The open call is still open: one week left to get your applications submitted. The previous editions in 2012 and 2014 featured over 35 world-renowned and emerging artists whose cutting-edge works of art illuminated Midtown Detroit, with tens of thousands of visitors engaged with these projects. The festival is immersed in a landscape of light through groundbreaking installations of video art, 3D video mapping, lasers, interactive design and engineering, and captivating performances. Dlectricity was inspired by Detroit’s very own Electric Park, formerly located on the site of what is now Gabriel Richard Park. From 1906 until 1928, Detroit Electric Park served as a major attraction, beginning as a trolley park and later expanding into an dazzling amusement park with the development of electrification.

Detroit Dlectricity 
Open call: submit your proposal here throug February 28
Festoval: September 22-23, 2017
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