Call For Artists

Long Exposure Festival

Deadline: May 19 at midnight

The Long Exposure Festival, an outdoor light festival, takes place tentatively July 13, 2019 in Don Mills Park. We are looking for artists and collaborators to fill the park with all kinds of glowing, blinking, or interactive art!

This festival showcasing interactive art, installation, and performance within a family friendly setting. Submissions must have a lighting element and be able to work in various weather conditions. Apart from that, let your imagination run wild!

There is some funding and honorariums available for collaborators, performers, and artists. You may propose an existing work. We have a limited number of funding opportunities (Up to 400$) for a new piece of art.

Submission form

Some items we are interested in:

  • Wearable technology (We can pair you with a performer)
  • Installation art
  • LED based sculpture
  • Glowing or black light work
  • Long exposure photography
  • Interactive art
  • Neon

Performance artists please contact

Long Exposure Festival is committed to diversifying the representation of artists in public arts installations. While all applicants are welcome, preference will be given to voices not often represented in these fields. We encourage people of colour, Aboriginal and First Nations folks, gender variant people, people with disability, and those with cultural, economic, and social backgrounds different from the traditionally presented Canadian settler perspective. If you have any questions, concerns, or require assistance completing the application please contact You may choose to self identify on the submission form.