Because something amazing is happening soon and my friend Patrick (who officially introduced me to riding a bike around LA) is putting out a call for artists, events organizers and beautiful people to create a arts-bike festival. Go for it. Do something weird!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

CONTACT: TheyLiveToRide@gmail.com
Updated Ride Info: http://www.midnightridazz.com/viewStory.php?storyId=7350

MIDNIGHT RIDAZZ #99 “They Live”  Seeking Proposals
New  Deadline: Midnight:  2/22/12*

RIDE: FRIDAY MARCH 9, 2012 Midnight Ridazz will be hosting it’s 99th Ride monthly ride. They Live will be an outdoor, bicycle-based, mobile, multi-media art festival.

They Live (the ride) is seeking individuals and collaborative groups to present works based on or inspired by the Sci-Fi/Action cult classic film They Live by John Carpenter (and its relevant themes). All Submissions are Welcomed.

Relevant themes include: They Live, Subliminal/ Hidden Messages, Secret Aliens, Social Justice, Occupy Everywhere etc., the movie itself can be your conceptual springboard.

Ridazz from around the city will gather en masse, get maps, and take off in groups to find a series of public presentations that will be happening throughout the greater DTLA area, including a timed convergences for larger group experiences.

Possibilities include but are not limited to: Large Sale Projections, Edits, Overdubs, Remixes, Live Music, Multi-Media Performances, Installations. interventions, etc.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:

Required:
Project Name/ Credit Information
Contact Information:
Initial Proposal: 500 words maximum.

Recommended:
Publishable Contact:
Visual/Audio Samples or References (attachments ok / permanent links preferred)
Possible Location(s):
Do you need, or have access to, presentation equipment?
Do you need, or have access to a, mobile power source?

Submissions will be fairly judged  by an anonymous group of self assigned decision makers, based on Punctuality, Completeness, Relevance, Feasibility, Safety, and other unnamed subjective criteria.

*This is an open source guerrilla art festival in Downtown L.A. all artists, curators, DJs, VJs, remixers, projectionists, musicians, producers, and performers are all welcome to apply. Some proposals for whatever reasons many not be able to be included on our “official” map. However, anybody who submits a proposal (or not) is entitled to present a project in public at their own discretion, by their own accord, and at their own risk regardless of “official inclusion” in this event.

Submissions may be sent by email to TheyLiveToRide@gmail.com
Multiple files (under 5mb) can be attached as a .zip file

Larger Submissions should be submitted as hosted link(s) via http://dropbox.com or ftp server.

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ONLINE RESOURCES:
Midnight Ridazz Forum Discussion:  http://midnightridazz.com/forums.php?topicId=18010
Official Ride Listing: http://www.midnightridazz.com/viewStory.php?storyId=7350
They Live on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/They_Live
Official Website for They Live (Original Movie): http://www.theofficialjohncarpenter.com/pages/themovies/tl/tl.html
They Live (Complete Movie) on Netflix: http://movies.netflix.com/WiMovie/They_Live/60030998?trkid=2361637
Complete Movie in 10 parts on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3CF0DAAC42E0379F&feature=plcp
Official Movie Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L86AAGZ9BBg
“They Live” Music Video by Evil Nine: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nVplcJTtY0
Original “The Making of They Live”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWu9JOB-Tm

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