The North Oconee River Project is a community-wide call for submissions of original projects that share knowledge, appreciation, experience, or attitudes towards the North Oconee River.
What is the purpose of this project?
The purpose of the project is to highlight the history and cultural significance of the river and to promote dialogue, interest, and inquiry on the river.
What is the submission criteria?
Projects must be original works that in some way share knowledge, appreciation, experience, or attitudes towards the North Oconee River.
Who is eligible to submit?
Anyone. This includes both community members and those affiliated with University of Georgia, as well as children and adults.
Is there a required medium or format for submission?
Entries can fall under any discipline, can be presented in any format, and can use any medium. This includes but is not limited to all forms of material and digital art, performances of any kind, musical compositions, dance choreography, theatrical scripts, and fiction or non-fiction literature or films. It also includes presentations or interactive projects based on original individual or group research in the sciences and the humanities. In addition, entries may be interdisciplinary in nature and may include information or materials from multiple disciplines and mediums. Entries both from individuals and collaborative teams of two or more people are welcome.
What is the selection process?
We accept submissions on a rolling basis up until the submissions deadline, December 31st, 2017. All projects will be reviewed carefully by a highly diverse selection committee representing various disciplines and perspectives. A limited number of projects will be selected to be showcased. If your project is selected, you will notified via email.
How and where will my project be showcased?
Selected projects will be showcased during March and/or April. After your project has been selected, arrangements will be made with you or your team on exact dates for showcasing your work and the location and venue at which your project will be showcased. Your project may be showcased in one of the following venues: a museum, an exhibition space, a performance hall, a theatre, an auditorium, a school, or an outdoor space. This is not an exhaustive list, but rather a sample list of venues where we may showcase selected projects. The venue of your selected project will be decided based on the nature of your project and our curation of events.
When is the submission deadline?
December 31st, 2017.
How can I learn more about the North Oconee River Project?
Information sessions on the North Oconee River Project are being held at multiple locations throughout Athens and the University of Georgia campus. Attend these sessions to learn more about the submission requirements and to talk to project organizers. Check the events calendar for upcoming sessions.