2018 is all about INTERSECTION!
Intersection (noun): A place where two or more roads meet.
Intersect (verb):        
To cut or divide by passing through or across.

One word, slightly changed in spelling, can mean a place of meeting or an act of dividing. 

We encourage you to think of INTERSECTION as the place and space where the but, or, and, also, between, either, and other meets. It is the flip in the coin toss of life.

Spirit & Place hopes the INTERSECTION theme will allow you to explore unique and even radical collaborative opportunities! We invite you to explore pairings of atypical ideas, speakers, and event formats in an effort to both delight and challenge. As always, we want you—and your audience—to reflect on what INTERSECTION means to your work, personal life, faith practice, and creative self.

Festival Applications
Click here to review the 2018 guidelines.

CORRECTION TO GUIDELINES: The required partner meeting for successful applicants to the Festival will be June 27, not June 12. 

Ready to begin the online application? Click here. 

Questions about application process? Need help brainstorming ideas, partners, or venues? Contact us!! We'd love to help you craft the best application possible. Just email festival@iupui.edu. 

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More than 93% of Spirit & Place's budget is supported through community donations. Please consider supporting our mission to ignite creativity, inspire place-making, and spark connections in order to strengthen and celebrate our community. (Donate by clicking here. Please select "Spirit and Place Fund" from the drop down menu.)  


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Lilly Endowment

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Christel Dehann Family Foundation
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