À la cARTe Initiative: Putting food and art on the menu through artist-led interactive activities on the road.
Sprout MN is facilitating a cohort of artists to enhance the Mobile Market shopping experience, as well as various community events, using portable artist studios. These portable studios or art carts will be used to engage the community through art and food, with an end goal of lasting healthy behavior changes that support physical and mental wellbeing.
The geographic territory of this project are the five Central Minnesota counties of Crow Wing, Cass, Morrison, Todd and Wadena. The four (4) artists engaged in this project are from Brainerd, Staples, Little Falls, and Otsego.
Request for Proposals – Scope of Work
Expectations of time and deliverables:
The overall objective is to capture the story of the creation and implementation of each of the four artists’ carts through high resolution imagery and video. The majority of photography and videography will take place at the artist’s residence / art cart build sites and community events. The project assumes 17 hours of travel within the three-month project period in order to capture on location.
1. Photography - Capture 5 high resolution images per artist during the creation phase. Capture 5 high resolution images per artist during the implementation phase. Photos should be edited and “publish ready” upon final submission to Sprout.
2. Video - Capture and edit video footage into the following deliverables:
Total budget is $5,000. The videographer / photographer can determine how the funds are used to support the deliverables of the project in consultation with Sprout MN. It is estimated that no more than $1,210 would be used to reimburse the videographer / photographer for travel time and mileage, leaving $3,790 to compensate the videographer / photographer for the actual capturing of video / photo and editing.
You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of sending your application. If you do not receive a confirmation email after 24 hours of submission, please contact Natalie Keane, firstname.lastname@example.org, 712-899-2268.
Announcement of selected videographer will be made by June 20th, 2019.
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, residing in Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, or Wadena counties or within a 100-mile radius of Sprout MN in Little Falls.
Natalie Keane, email@example.com, 712-899-2268
About Sprout and the Mobile Market
Sprout’s mission is to promote the health, economy and self-reliance of Central Minnesota by facilitating the availability of fresh, locally produced food in the region.
The Sprout Mobile Market is a new pilot project that seeks: (1) to increase food accessibility and affordability, creating new retail food access points, and; (2) to integrate local foods, art and culture that bridges cultural gaps, provides significant economic opportunities for growers and artists and support community engagement opportunities.
Visit www.sproutmn.com and www.facebook.com/SproutMN8 to learn more about Sprout MN.