Welcome Artists, Students & Folks!
LOOKING FOR ARTISTS WITH A VISION TO PUSH THE ENVELOPE AROUND WHAT'S POSSIBLE TO RECYCLE, REPURPOSE, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, REDUCE TRASH. YOUR WEARABLE ART WILL BE SHOWCASED IN THE NIGHT-TIME PERFORMANCE ART PARADE INTERTWINING CULTURE WITH FASHION, DANCE, ART, SPOKEN WORD & MUSIC.
EVENT April 18-23, 2023
NIGHT TIME PARADE
Friday, April 22ND, 2023
Photo: Winner of People's Choice for
Paper Hat from Belle Signature
Photo: Winner of People's Choice for
Paper, Plastics, Wire & Cloth Head Band
from POLLY'S SIGNATURE
CREATE A PAPER DRESS
TYPES OF WEARABLE ART FEATURES!
Click to see the package
ADULTS:$100.00 per 1 or 2 submissions
YOUTH:$25.00 per 1 or 2 submissions
Click below to see information
INDIVIDUAL YOUTH: $150.00
(2) PARENT & YOUTH: $250.00
3) ON A BUDGET: $10.00 (MINIMUM)
This level volunteers their time in-trade.
The small parade with a big punch will be staged as an in-person event and "Live Streamed" at the St. Roch Market location (St. Roch Street at St. Claude to Urguart Street)
HOW MANY WEARABLE ART PIECES WILL BE FEATURED: The aim is to have at minimum twenty-five-plus dresses created by the general public. At present we have in-house 34 paper hats from Nigeria and twenty paper dresses.
WHAT TYPE OF MATERIALS CAN BE UTILIZED:
Photo: Paper Hat
Model: DeJa with Chic Nouvelle Talent Management
Dress: The Fringe Paper Dress by Shanitra Neal
STEPS TO REGISTER
1. Review the article first - on vending with The Recycle Challenge. Click here to review the article.
2. Download or complete the online application
2. These are the items to have ready to add to your artist profile or enter on the Questionnaire
One headshot to the vendor profile.
Add your Instagram handle to your vendor profile.
Mandatory, include a drawing of your planned dress or hat and or photos if, your wearable item is ready. Add this to your vendor profile.
FOLLOW US & WE FOLLOW BACK
It's important that we support our artists, vendors, and all participants. When you sign up for our event, we ask our team to follow you and support you. Help us spread the word about our positive vibe around THE RECYCLE CHALLENGE PARADE & FESTIVAL. When you follow us indicate you are an artist or vendor.
100 PAPER DRESSES & HATS: PARADE
From New Orleans to Nigeria, over twelve paper dresses and over thirty-four hats - fascinators, berets, wide brims crowns have been created
for the 2023 Night Time Parade
$100.00 Artists Pay Per 1 Dress
$25.00 Youth Pay 1 Dress
All participants pay for shipping
Click below, if, you're located in Africa or a European country.
*Designing your promotional flyer
*featured on our social media.
*Your logo will be featured on the 100 Paper & Recycled Dresses & Hats page, with direct links to the website and one social media.
ONLINE Schedule & CIRCULAR Page :
*Features a sliding gallery with CIRCULAR sponsors' and main sponsors' logos
*your brand on one social media, business website, and video your recycle story.
* As a Co-Sponsor for Online experiences which includes “Live Stream” presentations, Zoom, and HOPIN your logo will be featured at the beginning of each scheduled experience to be live-streamed.
* Your paper dress or hat will be featured on various digital billboards located in New Orleans. Photo shoot with queens and models, stylists and etc.
2 days featured
We partner with a tourist platform that will be purchasing tickets to events. As an artist, if an attendee wants to purchase a dress or hat, an ADD ON will be featured. This is a test, we can not guarantee that additional sales will be made.
**As an artist's business name you may select to create paper dresses for attendees. This will be an Add On for travelers to select and pay for additional features.
On your website, there must be a designated page that promotes your participation in THE RECYCLE CHALLENGE Parade & FESTIVAL
**Note that there will be a review of your page prior to adding you to the list. This page must be approved.
* There will be either an in-person or online discussion group talking about the making of your art item. TBA.
* Logo is featured on flyers announcing the ONLINE schedule (printed & digital)
*THE RECYCLE CHALLENGE will post on various social media platforms (2 times) in a month's time before the event. Our social media is: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook & TicTok
*(1) slot to showcase your paper & recycled dress within the parade.
(1) sign will feature the brand's logo within the parade.
(1) Queen or model) to wear your dress/hat along with a choreographed with the performer(s).
*Featured logos on promotional material for THE SMART ART OF TRASH:100 Paper & Recycled Dresses & Hats
Photo: Paper Rose Crowns (left yellow
by Belle Signature & right white by Elizabah Millinery) Queen Dr. Kendra Andrus of The SunFlower Paper Dress with her daughter as a Rose Princess.
BE A ROSE PRINCESS
Photo: Paper Rose Crowns from Milliner's Association of Nigeria
Paper Roses Corsages by Rueben
SMART ART OF TRASH
PAPER ROSE PRINCESSES: PARADE
COST:$200.00 SPONSORSHIP FOR ROSE PRINCESSES
2. Click here, to download the application.
DEADLINE: Completed by January 28, 2023.
a) short bio of your daughter/grand-daughter/ niece
b) Upload or have ready the following:
*Parent Permission Form Click here to download.
*1-minute video Recycle Story (do not use last name of child)
*current photo JPEG/PNG
*provide measurements for chest, waist & shoe size
DROP OFF THE PERMISSION FORM OR, UPLOAD
WHAT TO BRING TO REHEARSAL
The dates for rehearsals will be in February 2023.
One pair of unwanted shoes to be repurposed. Old tennis shoes, flip-flops, or dress shoes.
4 to twelve-year-old girls
WHAT YOUR SPONSORSHIP INCLUDES:
a) Your child will have a dress and rose crown created for her for the April parade,
b) rehearsals (two) for the rose princesses for the parade.
c) 2 Passes to the parade.
d) Featured with bio and short article in Whose Magazine? A Youth Publication.