The 2019 Buffalo Infringement Festival (BIF) is seeking submissions for its 15th annual interdisciplinary art and music festival taking place this summer, July 25th through August 4th, 2019. Call for work is from April 1, 2019-April 15th (April Fools to Tax Day).
BIF organizers will host a workshop to help participants submit their projects. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, April 2nd at 6pm at Pussywillow Gallery (141 Elmwood). RSVP here for a reminder.
In addition, there is a Last Call fundraiser on Saturday, April 13th at 8pm at Milkie's Lounge (522 Elmwood) where organizers will also be available to assist with signing up.
The link for submissions will be live starting April 1. Click here for more information about the festival, submission requirements, sign up for email reminders, and get the link to submit (open April 1)!
The Buffalo Infringement Festival is a non-profit-driven, non-hierarchical grassroots endeavor bringing together a broad range of eclectic, independent, experimental, and controversial art of all forms. Visual, performing, and media arts are all welcome.
Taking place in multiple venues in and around Buffalo’s Allentown District, the festival is an annual eleven-day event running from the last weekend of July through the first weekend of August.
The Infringement Festival welcomes a variety of performances and cultural resistance: theatre groups, performers, street activism, political theatre, musicians, radical performance, visual artists, films, marginalized arts, spoken-word, puppet shows, disadvantaged groups, and anyone wishing to artistically infringe on the monoculture that creeps into every corner of our lives.
The Infringement Festival aims to emphasize both critical practices in the arts and artistic practice in activism. It also aims to provide a positive environment that encourages and nurtures critical art.