Applications for Hyperborea 2018 Effigy Build now open

Hyperboreans! Behold! The Effigy submission is upon you!

The Effigy: A symbol of unity. An act of protest. The life of the party. A birthplace. Ritual. Celebration. Heart.

Applications for the Hyperborea 2018 Effigy Build are now open. Our 2018 Effigy grant offering has increased to $1000. All the details you need to know can be found on the application form, and on the 2018 Art’s Grants Page. 

We wish you the best in your creative endeavors, and hope to create something amazing for all of Hyperborea to see, celebrate, and eventually burn.

To stay up to date with any developments regarding the Art projects and processes for 2018, please check back to the Hyperborea website as it will be updated as information is made available.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or comments please reach out to

Effigy Submissions Opening Soon!

Hyperboreans! Prepare! The call for 2018 Effigy submissions is happening soon!.

The Effigy is the hearthstone of our event. As such we believe that you, the creators of such an important element, should have the freedom to create exactly what your hearts desires. As it is central to our event, this year the selected Effigy will be provide the inspiration for the Hyperborea 2018 theme! That’s right! No limitations. Show us what you’ve got.

Your applications will be judged on a variety of criteria including:

  • Artistic Excellence (Design & Philosophy)
  • Completeness of design
  • Feasibility & Constructability
  • Appropriateness of Budget
  • Moop/LNT Plan
  • Risk Mitigation Plan  

Submissions for effigy will open on October 20th at noon on Submissions will close at midnight on November 24th. We will announce the grant recipient mid-December, along with the theme, and some other fun surprises.

If you are interested in getting involved with the organization of Hyperborea this year, now is the time to reach out and voice your interest!

Questions or interest specific to the Art Department can be directed to Rehanna at

The Hyperborean Speaks!

Hail Traveler!

It is I, the Hyperborean! Mouthpiece of the fabled lands of Hyperborea… I know, a witty and somewhat confusing name on both accounts.

Soon we shall have this website fully functional, and full of information for seasoned Hyperboreans and newcomers alike.

Till then, may your adventures be full of wonder.