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Cards for Community

Postcards of Calgary Project

Cards For Community is a city-wide participatory project created to foster dialogue and community connection through storytelling-on-a-postcard. Residents/artists/poets/writers/songwriters/young & old Calgarians are welcome to share personal neighbourhood stories. The hope is to make invisible parts of our city visible & to amplify stories from all over Calgary.

Project challenge

To receive at least one postcard from every one of Calgary’s 212 neighbourhoods. Cards for Community is more than postcards!

By participating you will join hundreds of your neighbours to share your stories/art/poetry/craft/music/recipe/ through a large scale physical and virtual art show at Loft 112 in Calgary’s East Village & The Central Library in February 2022. 21 postcards from 21 different neighbourhoods will be awarded $300 each and will be printed and available to pick up at library branches around the city. One of those postcards could be yours!

For more information visit loft112.org.

Guidelines & Conditions

Click on the Guidelines button to get all the information and some ideas.

  • Step 1: Read the guidelines.
  • Step 2: Create your actual physical postcard for physical display and send to loft 112 (535, 8th Ave. SE) or drop off by making arrangements through loftonetwelve@gmail.com.
  • Step 3: Submit your design virtually from this page/button.

This project is open to Calgarians of all ages and ability. Postcard designs must be original and in no way hurtful or harmful.

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