Community Invited to Submit Photographs for Visual Storytelling Project
PHOENIX (May 27, 2020)— FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel, located at 1100 North Central Avenue, is excited to announce #Together4PHX, a visual storytelling project designed showcase the impact of COVID-19, which has forever changed the lives of people around the valley, the country and the world. The FOUND:RE hopes to unite people through their unique photographic experiences during the Coronavirus pandemic and is seeking submissions to be displayed on the hotel’s six-story exterior video wall.
“Our goal is to create a digital art photography experience for the community, created by the community — because we are all in this together,” says Tim Sprague, Managing Partner of FOUND:RE Phoenix, “We’re seeking photos that embrace a myriad of emotions such as bravery, compassion, selflessness, resilience, and spirit as well as images that showcase fun, entertainment, unique quarantine activities and more. This captivating, large-scale light installation will essentially become our gallery without walls that lights up the night and instills a sense of pride for how we as a community have overcome challenges of this new normal.”
Photography professionals and novices of all ages are invited to submit their high-resolution, vertical photographs. The resolution must be at least 2MB. Photographers are encouraged to submit as many photos as desired. After a photograph is approved, the photographer will be notified via email.
Images that reflect touching personal experiences during the Coronavirus pandemic. Photos must be received in vertical format, and community members are welcome to submit as many photos as they wish via www.foundrehotels.com/submitart. The images will rotate on FOUND:RE Phoenix’s six-story exterior video wall in an effort to bring art, community, and a visual “story” of the pandemic into the downtown landscape for all to experience.
For more information about FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel and its FOUND:RE Contemporary, elevated art program experience that focuses on art, culture, fashion, music and design, visit www.foundrehotels.com. For regular updates, please follow along on social media, Facebook: FOUND:RE Phoenix, Twitter and Instagram: @foundrephx.
About FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel: FOUND:RE Phoenix is a 104-room hotel with details, designs, public spaces and amenities inspired by contemporary art, culture, fashion and music. The hotel enhances the city’s arts offerings with an impressive collection of contemporary art and creative guest programming woven into the entire guest experience for visitors and locals to enjoy. The hotel also has an on-site restaurant, MATCH Restaurant & Lounge.