IMBY 2018 – In My Backyard

IMBY 2018 – In My Backyard

 
I.M.B.Y (In My Backyard) is a one day collective arts festival in downtown Victoria at Centennial Square on May 5, 2018. The event is free, open, inclusive and a great opportunity to bring a taste of the local Burning Man culture to our larger community in Victoria.
 
Bring your art, your workshops or interactive activity, or bring a theme camp to this one day, free, participatory, public arts event! If you don’t have art, join one of the volunteer teams! 
 
FAQ:
 
How do I get involved?
– Post on the Facebook event, and one of the event organizers will be in touch.
 
Who is putting on this event?
– This is a Kindle Arts Society event. Megan Will and Heather Conquergood are the organizers.
 
Will there be fire?
– There will be a fire performance from 9:15 pm to 9:45 pm, but no flame effects or effigy at this time.
 
Can I hand out business cards? Sponsor the event?
– This event follows the Ten Principles, including decommodification and gifting. You can serve food, bring art or do a performance, but you can’t have visible logos, hand-out materials or advertise in other ways. See more: https://burningman.org/culture/philosophical-center/10-principles/
 
Can my theme camp serve alcohol to event participants?
– No. You are welcome to bring food and non-alcoholic drinks to share. Contact the organizers for more information on food and beverage policies.
 
Can I get an art grant?
– KindleArts has an art grant cycle from February 1 to March 15. See more info here:
 
 
Registration form for art and theme camps:
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