The PASEO is a festival dedicated to bringing the art of installation, performance and projection to the streets of Taos, New Mexico. This two-day outdoor event, set in the high desert of Taos, New Mexico, is in its sixth year, and scheduled for Friday and Saturday, September 13rd and 14th, 2019.
Eligibility: The PASEO is seeking installations, projection, and/or performance art that can be installed/shown/projected/performed outdoors for this two-day outdoor art festival located in the Taos Downtown Historic District. Art must be designed for outdoor and nighttime viewing. Artists must be on site sunset – 11pm daily, September 13rd and 14th. Artwork must be able to withstand the outdoor environment of the high desert of Northern New Mexico. Overnight security is provided. The PASEO 2019 theme is “Connections.” The PASEO is seeking work that celebrates, contemplates, or questions our interactions with each other, nature, or the world. The PASEO seeks works that are immersive, site-responsive, participatory, and/or will make a dynamic impact within the Taos Historic District. Submissions must be of fully executed projects. No concept proposals. All work must be original and created by or under direction of the artist(s). Collaborations are welcome. Artwork must match type & quality submitted for jurying. The PASEO is able to provide stipends, but artist is responsible for providing equipment and installation of their work. The festival will provide staff and volunteers to assist artists.