Open Call for #Artist Entries for Exhibition: Flat Rate Box

 

This is an opportunity that I discovered while updating our International Art Gallery Directory — now over 800 pages of art galleries and links to their website, address and contact information, and their submission guidelines–all of which require continual ongoing attention, review, and updating as needed.

The opportunity I found is “Flat Rate Box”–

“Flat Rate Box” is an open call to artists for artwork to be exhibited at the Modified Arts contemporary art gallery in Dec. 2017.

In this exhibition, artists working in all mediums are asked to submit work that fits into a USPS Flat Rate Box– regardless of size upon opening. Artists are encouraged to explore the possibilities of art works that transcend shipping size restrictions.

Read the full submission guidelines here.  This is a No entry fee opportunity.

 

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Street Photography Project on Instagram for Women Photographers

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Gittel Price and Bill Price have established and continue to run a multi-faceted women’s photography community.

They run an Instagram project each month or so for women photographers of all levels to encourage, inspire and promote women’s passion and accomplishments in photography. Any woman photographer can participate or help spread the word to others who may want to.

On Instagram the project is at: @womeninphotography and their group on LinkedIn is: Women in Photography Group

As they stated:

“The projects are to increase awareness and we do these projects in our spare time voluntarily. There is no commercialization by us of your image. So If you would like to join and help promote women’s work and passion in photography it is easy to participate. If you do not want to receive project notices like this just let me know and I will take you off our list.”

Project theme for this month is: ‘Street Photography’. What do we mean by this theme?

Simply put, street photography is about documenting everyday life and society. The most important thing in street photography is to capture emotion, humanity, and soul.

Street photos can turn the mundane into something remarkable. To capture the exceptional beauty of everyday scenes, people and moments on the streets, and to show us the sights that might otherwise go unnoticed. Street photography, also sometimes called candid photography, is photography conducted for art or enquiry that features unmediated chance encounters and random incidents within public places.

The idea is to send us one image that represents your Street Photography.

There is no rush as we will post the images until we stop getting them. Bill will post 12 photos a day in the order we receive them until they are all posted. This will take some time if we get many submissions like we have in the past. We will email you when yours is posted.

Gittel and Bill’s Instructions:
Email your image to me or my husband Bill to: gittelprice  (at) womeninfocusinternational.com
1. Attach one of your photos.  It is easier if it is a .jpg
2. Your full name and your Instagram id if you have one so we can post and tag your image
3. One web site link that you want posted with your image: (your website, facebook, other if you have one)
4. Your note about the image if any
5. Any additional hashtags you want posted with your image

Regards,

Gittel and Bill Price

Gittel Price

President of Women in Focus

Founder of Women in Photography Group

 

London UK Contemporary Art Gallery Open Call + Artists Submit for Daily Feature

 

The Chiara Williams Contemporary Art Gallery features art tweeted and shared across their social media accounts with the hashtag #CWCArtDaily.  Follow them on Twitter (here: @ChiaraWilliams_ ).

To be considered, please email them with 2 images of your work, together with artwork title, your name and your social media handles (twitter, instagram, facebook).

 It’s free! They share the work of one artist per day. For full submission details click here.

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If you are a UK artist in the Kent area:

AFTERNOON TEA | Works on Paper | OPEN CALL

Calling all KENT-based artists (and Kent borders), and especially encouraging submissions from artists based in MARGATE or THANET!

Chiara Williams Contemporary is hosting a pop-up tea salon and exhibition of works on paper by local artists 8 – 16 July 2017

 as part of Margate Festival.

This event was last held to great acclaim at the 54th Venice Biennale in 2011…read more about the 2017 edition here…

Participation for artists is FREE but your deadline for emailing us to confirm participation is 26 JuneOPEN CALL guidelines can be found here

Feel free to share!

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Call to Artists: Submit to the Unauthorized SFMOMA Solo Exhibition Series

 

 

Unauthorized SFMOMA Show is a series of solo exhibitions that will take place within the public spaces of SFMOMA from April 6-July 2 on a rotating basis.

How to exhibit your work–
In order to participate in the exhibition go to the upload form, fill in the form, upload the work and press “Submit.”  All works will be accepted at the moment of their submission and will automatically constitute an Unauthorized SFMOMA Solo Show on view at SFMOMA via http://sfmoma.show.

The period of the exhibition starts when a work is submitted and ends when a new work is submitted. There are NO application or exhibition fees.

2 Days Left to #Submit to Series 8 Call for Art + Music

 

There’s TWO DAYS left to submit to the Series 8 Call for Art + Music! The deadline is Monday, March 13, 2017. 

Your Art. Our Beer. The Series 8 Call for Art + Music has no theme; there are no boundaries on creativity.

Show the world your work! Our beer is now being sold across Canada, North Eastern and Mid Western USA, as well as Spain, Italy and Australia. 

We encourage artists to submit work that has been already produced as we respect the time and effort it takes to create. To see ALL of the current art labels click here. 

To submit your art or music, and get details on ALL the artist benefits and payment, visit collectiveartsbrewing.com/submit-art.

We look forward to seeing your work!

Alexandria Museum of Art deadline to enter 30th September Competition is March 18th

Alexandria Museum of Art

30th September Competition

Juried Exhibition

June 2 – September 22, 2017

 

ENTRIES MUST BE COMPLETED ON CaFE.  TO ENTER, FOLLOW THIS LINK:
https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3937

 

For its 40th Anniversary, the Alexandria Museum of Art will be installing its first permanent exhibition galleries in October, 2017. Because of this and the 30th year of the September Competition, the Alexandria Museum of Art has changed the dates for the September Competition exhibit.  In 2017, the exhibition will be on display from June 2nd through September 23rd, 2017.  In 2018 and following, the September Competition exhibition will be on display for four months, from July through October. 

 

Megan Valentine

Curator & Registrar

Alexandria Museum of Art

933 Second Street, Alexandria, LA 71301

www.themuseum.org

 

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YOGURT MAGAZINE CALL FOR ENTRIES: uncanny derivations: desirable body, masculine or feminine, in contemporary photography

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Larisa Oancea, curator and content contributor at Yogurt Magazine, a creative magazine based in Rome focused on contemporary photography and visual arts sent us their Call for Entries to share our with our readers (and on social media)—

Taking its cue from Jung’s concept of “sublimation”, Yogurt Magazine is an ambitious visual research about the new anthropology of Eros. Our current call for artists reflects, as well, on the concept of desirable body and its uncanny derivations in contemporary photography.

YOGURT MAGAZINE

CALL FOR ENTRIES

The desirable body and its uncanny derivations in contemporary photography

Yogurt Magazine is seeking for photographies which grasp an original interpretation of the concept of sensuality and its uncanny derivations: desirable body, masculine or feminine, whole or fragmented.

You are invited to propose your photos to info@yogurtmagazine

DEADLINE: March 30th 2017

 

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Best regards,

Larisa Oancea

Yogurt Magazine

www.yogurtmagazine.com

 

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Alexandria Museum of Art has changed the dates for their September Competition exhibit in 2017, 2018

Alexandria Museum of Art

30th September Competition

Juried Exhibition

June 2 – September 22, 2017

ENTRIES MUST BE COMPLETED ON CaFE.  TO ENTER–CLICK THIS LINK.

Megan Valentine, Curator & Registrar, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA sent us these details on their exhibition opportunities. As a courtesy, we feature non-profit organizations, including museums, when they send us their opportunities for artists.

For its 40th Anniversary, the Alexandria Museum of Art will be installing its first permanent exhibition galleries in October, 2017. Because of this and the 30th year of the September Competition, the Alexandria Museum of Art has changed the dates for the September Competition exhibit.  In 2017, the exhibition will be on display from June 2nd through September 23rd, 2017.  In 2018 and following, the September Competition exhibition will be on display for four months, from July through October. 

Eligibility

·         All artists over the age of 18 – working in any medium – are eligible. 

·         All work must be original and must have been completed in the last two years (2015 or later).

·         AMoA encourages artists working in video and other experimental media to submit entries for judging.

Rules 

·         By entering the competition, the artist agrees that all entered work will be available for exhibition if chosen.  No substitutions will be allowed.       

·         Each artist may submit TWO full view works of art with a non-refundable entry fee of $40. (Additional works, including views and details of 3D works may be submitted for a fee $20 per each entry.)

·         Entries will be blind juried by digital images.

·         All digital images submitted must be smaller than 5MB and saved as a JPG at  the highest resolution possible. Video files must be a maximum of 100 MB.

·         Deadline for entry is March 18, 2017.

·         Video entries must not exceed 30 minutes in length.

·         No work should exceed seven (7) feet (84”) in any direction, or 200 lbs. in weight. Entries exceeding these limitations will automatically be disqualified.

·         If digital images are not correctly representative of work chosen, AMoA has the right to disqualify the entry from the exhibition.

·         By entering the competition, the artist agrees to allow their work to reproduced for the purpose of publicity.

·         Entry must include digital images, entry fee, and a maximum 100 word artist statement for catalog and label use only (not available to juror before selected).

·         ALL SELECTED WORKS MUST ARRIVE PRE-PAID BY May 19, 2017  ­– ALONG WITH A PRE-PAID RETURN ADDRESS LABEL (no order forms with account numbers will be accepted, must be a completed label). 

Awards

$2000 will be available for juror-designated cash awards. These awards will be announced at the Opening Reception on June 2, 2017

Juror

AMoA proudly welcomes Mark Tullos as the juror for the 30th September Competition.  As the 30th year of our annual competition and the 40th anniversary of the Alexandria Museum of Art, the AMoA staff is happy to welcome back a former AMoA Director as the competition juror.

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Mark A Tullos, Jr., has served as Assistant Secretary for the Office of State Museum and Director of the Hilliard University Art Museum at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He has served as Executive Director in art museums and visual arts organizations for over 30 years. In the 1990s Tullos was Director for the Alexandria Museum of Art. Under his eight-year administration, the Alexandria Museum of Art completed a six million dollar campaign for the expansion of museum facilities and the creation of a larger operations endowment. Tullos also served as the founding director of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
Tullos has also served as curator and juror for a number of exhibitions of contemporary art over the past two decades. In 1995, he was the recipient of the Nancy Hanks Memorial Award for Professional Excellence given by the National Endowment for the Arts and most recently was nominated for a prize from the Giacometti Foundation in Paris for his work in protecting the rights of art and artists.
Born and raised in Baton Rouge he is a graduate in Fine Art from Louisiana State University and has conducted graduate studies at Stephen F. Austin State University and Museum Management Institute conducted by the Getty Foundation.

Calendar

March 18        Application deadline.

April 17           Jury notification by email.

No phone calls please!

May 19            Deadline for receipt of juried works and pre-paid return shipment label.

June 2             Artists’ Reception and Gallery Talk.

Sept. 22          Exhibition Closes.

Oct. 1              Deadline for pick up of hand delivered work.

Shipping of art work with pre-paid return label provided by the artist

begins. 

Exhibit Delivery and Packaging

  • After notification of selection, ship entries to:

Alexandria Museum of Art, 933 Second Street, Alexandria, LA  71301. 

  • All artwork must arrive no later than May 19, 2017.
  • ALL SHIPMENTS MUST HAVE A PRE-PAID RETURN LABEL FOR THE RETURN OF WORK.  (Example: FedEx, UPS, or USPS.)  NO ORDER FORMS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
  • Be sure to select a carrier that delivers to Alexandria, LA.
  • Hand deliveries will be accepted Tues.-Fri., 10am-5pm.
  • Please do NOT include personal checks for return shipping.
  • All artwork must have a completed identification card attached to the backside.
  • All shipped works must be in sturdy reusable packaging.
  • Do not use styrofoam peanuts or pieced boxes.
  • Opening instructions should be printed on the outside.
  • All necessary installation instructions must be included with the work.
  • All damaged packages will be returned unopened C.O.D.
  • When open packages contain damaged works the artist will be consulted.
  • Return shipping of artwork will begin October 1, 2017.
  • ALL WORK WILL BE SHIPPED USING THE PRE-PAID RETURN LABEL SUPPLIED BY THE ARTIST.
  • AMoA will not take responsibility for works returned undeliverable.
  • Art work unclaimed after one year becomes the property of AMoA

Exhibitor Obligations

  • Selected work must be display ready.
  • All 2-D work should be wired for hanging, and where appropriate, framed with Plexiglas.
  • Any work notably different from the submitted digital file will be disqualified.
  • Any submitted artwork must be available for exhibition.  No substitutions will be allowed.  

Sales and Liability

  • A 30% commission will be charged on all sales.
  • Every reasonable precaution will be taken to assure protection of entries, but the Alexandria Museum of Art assumes no responsibility for loss or damage from any cause during transit.
  • Works will be insured for the duration of the show while on AMoA premises.
  • Any entries delivered without insurance value will be assigned a maximum value of $500.   

Megan Valentine

Curator & Registrar

Alexandria Museum of Art

933 Second Street, Alexandria, LA 71301

Gallery Taking Submissions From Artists Working in Photography, Related Media, and Contemporary Craft

As we update our International Art Gallery e-list, we’re finding more and more art galleries adding Submission guidelines to their sites and Calls to Artists as well!

Capsule Gallery in Houston, Texas, USA, says that it is dedicated to exhibiting contemporary photography and contemporary craft from emerging, mid-career and established artists.

Review Capsule Gallery’s curated exhibitions on their site here to see examples of their current and archived exhibitions and their unique perspective to determine if your work may be a fit for this gallery–then submit! That’s right–Capsule Gallery is currently taking submissions open to artists working in photography and related media as well as contemporary craft, such as fiber, ceramic and jewelry. Please submit one PDF, which includes a CV, artist statement and 10 images. Capsule Gallery curators and staff will do their best to respond to every submission.

Capsule Gallery is located in the historic 1929 Isabella Court complex in midtown Houston. This complex is also home to Inman Gallery, Kinzleman Art Consulting, Samara Gallery, Art Palace and Devin Borden Gallery.

Exclusive Art Competition for Emerging Artists on ArtSquare

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At ArtSquare they know how important it is for artists to have high-resolution images of their artwork– it’s essential for selling online, making prints, submitting to magazines, etc.

Any artist can sign up for a free portfolio and start getting their work organized and resized, even if they do not have their work digitized by ArtSquare.

The ArtSquare website is a platform for artists to easily connect with professional photographers for creating high-resolution images of their art. ArtSquare has vetted photographers in their local area and are working to make this process easier than it’s ever been. They’re currently in over 60 cities across the U.S. and when there is an appointment request in a new city they can open there in 2 weeks or less.

After an artist’s appointment with one of our photographers they receive their image files in their own free ArtSquare cloud storage portfolio. Each time a high-resolution image is uploaded, the artist portfolio automatically creates 7 different JPEG versions optimized for different common purposes.

ArtSquare LOVES finding fun ways to promote the work of ArtSquare artists…so they’re hosting their first online competition. Any artist with an “Emerging” Portfolio Plan can submit to be part of the competition for free.

They’ll choose a winner on April 20th and the winner will get their artwork printed on a run of T-shirts by TeeSpring. ArtSquare will create AND promote the TeeSpring campaign, TeeSpring takes care of shipping, and the winning artist keeps all proceeds from T-shirt sales and retains all rights to their artwork.

All you need to do for a chance to make money from your art on a T-shirt is:

  1. If you don’t have an Emerging Portfolio Plan, click here to upgrade.
  2. Go to the competition submission page by clicking here.
  3. Follow the submission instructions and after a few minutes you’ll be entered in the competition.
  4. Sit back, we’ll let you know if you win and then do our best to sell as many T-shirts for you as we can– then you get paid 🙂
Upgrade to Emerging Plan

We hope to see you in the competition. Stay tuned for more opportunities to get your artwork out in the world– much more to come over the coming months!

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440 Gallery, NYC: Small Works Exhibit Deadline to Submit Tonight Nov 11th

FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES:

Deadline Tonight Wed. NOV. 11

 

11th Annual Small Works Show
All work under 12″
For more information, dates, deadlines, and application

 

 

440 Gallery is located at 440 Sixth Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn, between 9th and 10th Streets, and is convenient to the F, G, and R subways. The gallery is open on Thursday and Friday, 4-7pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 11am – 7pm, or by appointment.
Contact: Nancy Lunsford/Arielle Stein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Submit Your Art to Jung Katz Art Blog for #Artist Feature

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I’ve posted about Jung Katz before. I like them because they actively promote the artists they feature, and you’ll find drawing, paintings, photographic art, collage and other media on the Jung Katz blog. Recently, I encountered Jung Katz art tweets–follow them on Twitter here–that took me to their site.

From the Jung Katz art blog:

We’re looking for original artists, designers, and photographers to feature on our site.

Jung Katz contemporary art blog is accepting artist submissions for feature artist interviews.

Read the Jung Katz submission guidelines here.

US Gallery Looking for Artists For 6 Month Show

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Dear Artists,

The Gallery staff of Hannah Busch Gallery is reviewing individual artist submissions. Submit now!

The gallery is currently looking for artists to feature in an upcoming show “Novus Conceptum”, which opens Dec 12th, 2015 and is a 6 month show.

They are selecting artists now–submit now–they will be contacting artist by Oct 17th, to inform you of your participation status.

Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery

6900 S. Rice

Bellaire, TX 77401

hannahbacolbuschgallery.com

Call For Artist Submission to Made In Mind Magazine

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Made In Mind Magazine Publication – is accepting artist submissions for Issue 06. All submissions must be received by 18th of October 2015.

Made in Mind Magazine is an independent publishing project dedicated to the promotion of young contemporary visual art. It’s focus is to provide visibility to young art , particularly for lesser known visual artists to showcase their work to an international audience which includes artists, galleries, museums, curators and others interested in art. The aim is to become bridge between the art world and artists. Visual artists of various media are encouraged to enter this juried competition to be included in next issue.

View the magazine here and the Submission Guidelines here.

Art Magazines, art blogs, art publication resources e-list.

Also in the new Artist Marketing Resources Shopify store and Webs store.

Artist Studio Visits Will Find New Art for Series of Curated Online Exhibitions

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AC Institute in New York City will be making studio visits for their new fall initiative to find art for a series of curated online exhibitions.

AC Institute considers itself a hub for experimentation and radicalism and wish to seek out artists whose practice challenges conventional expectations of meaning, objectivity, and medium while looking for work in a wide range of media with a wide range of themes. Read the full submission guidelines here.

If you are interested in taking part in these studio visits please submit the following to submissions@acinstitute.org:

• Up to 10 images (jpeg, 72 dpi) or video link
• CV
• Link to website

Deadline: Tue Oct 13th, 2015

AC Institute
16 East 48 Street
New York, New York 10017
United States of America

 

Opportunity: LandEscape Now! International Call for Artists – 8th Edition 2016

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LandEscape is launching the 8th edition of “LandEscape Now!” which will introduce nine artists selected from the international scenario in various fine arts disciplines. The current edition focuses more particularly on the theme of landscape in all the accepted meanings of the word and the recognition of the fundamental role which the landscapes of any kind have in the composition of an artwork. Landscape will be a recurring theme but not the only one, since LandEscape is open to a large variety of disciplines including, but not limited to:

     Fine Art Photography
     Painting
     Videoart
     Installations
     Audio / Sound
     Performative Arts
     Mixed Art
     Public Art

There are no entry fees and the contest is open to all artists as well as groups of artists.

HOW TO SUBMIT

In order to participate to the selections, please fill the entry form that you will find at https://secure.jotformpro.com/artcall/seattle

Any further related materials (as images, pdf documents as well as videos) can be sent via email directly to landescape@europe.com or to landescape@artlover.com
For any further information please contact our board or visit our website http://landescapeart.yolasite.com/

Deadline: December 4th, 2015

Submissions Open for Unsolicited Exhibition Proposals NYC

Unsolicited Proposal Program

Submissions open: October 131, 2015

apexart
291 Church Street
New York, NY 10013

www.apexart.org

We’ve known about apexart for several years now, and so when we received this opportunity in an email we thought it would be great to share with artists in case they may have missed it—

apexart has developed an Unsolicited Proposal Program, which is a democratic method of selecting exhibitions based on the strength of the idea alone. No CVs, references, or biographical materials are accepted– just 500 words on your brilliant idea for an exhibition in New York. They’ve been doing this for 18 years now!

This year, from October 131, apexart will accept proposals for exhibition ideas. Applications consist of a short written text explaining what the exhibition would be about and why it is of interest.

apexart assembles a jury of 150 people from all different backgrounds, all around the world, who vote on proposals online. This is to make sure that the shows have a broad audience and appeal across cultural borders. The only information jurors can see is the application text; they do not know who submitted the idea and nothing about their background or level of experience. Each proposal is voted on the same number of times by different jurors over the course of a month. apexart developed a custom-made computer script that aggregates all the votes and determines which three proposals have the highest scores. These proposals will be presented as part of apexart’s exhibition season in 2016–17.

Winners receive a budget, curatorial honorarium, and administrative support to mount their exhibitions in the apexart in Manhattan.

You need: a great idea for an exhibition that includes the work of at least 3 artists.
You don’t need: previous curatorial experience, connections at apexart or other organizations, bribes, or a home address in New York City.

More information about guidelines and how to apply here.

South Korean Art Project Open Call to Eurasian Artists

This is something out of the ordinary that I wanted to share.  I’ve reviewed the application forms and there is no fee to enter.

I’ve actually visited Seoul, South Korea, flying there and spending a few days on a side trip during an extended stay in Japan–and my experiences may be at the root of my interest in this project.

Imagining New Eurasia is a participatory project to renew and reinterpret the idea of Eurasia–exploring new and old connections and relations between East and West and in between.

Eurasia is defined as the combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia.

Open Call: Imagining New Eurasia Project invites you to send your drawings, sketches, text, artwork, found object, photographs, maps, memorabilia or other kinds of artifacts from which your city, town or village could be rebuilt or reimagined. They’d like to collect them to exhibit and publish.

Total Prize $10,000
Submission Period: August 24 – October 2, 2015

Please visit website for ONLINE SUBMISSION:
imaginingneweurasia.org

the Asia Culture Center – the ACC Creation and Asia Culture Institute
38, Munhwajeondang-ro, Dong-gu
Republic of Korea
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Found Around the Web: Artist Cookbook Project + Art Book Project + T-shirt Competition Accepting Submissions

You know how it is?! With nearly 2000 Facebook invitations to reply to this week alone, Twitter messages to read across 5 Twitter accounts, LinkedIn messages, and daily emails piling up, it’s hard to keep up and check into everything. But here are a couple of interesting projects that we’re not involved in but wanted to share.

First, there is an artists cookbook project–an anthology of sorts. An artist’s cookbook written by artists and made by artists accepting submissions of recipes and art. You can find the email address for submissions here.

Cookbook image by artist Jason Green

Cookbook image by artist Jason Green

Artists get 25% of all sales with the Arts Thread t-shirt design competition in conjunction with Press Up that has an August 31st deadline–details here.

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Pak Art Gallery has a call for submissions to Artbook “Relevance in the art. Fine art masters of the 21.st century” Submission deadline: 10 December 2015–details here.

Artists can submit their biography and 3 pictures of artworks in JPEG (please no more than 2 Mb per picture). Pak accepts no Zip or rar for submission. They accept for submission: Original artworks (drawings, mixed media, oil and acrylic original artworks, lithograph, screen prints, photography) Giclee Limited Editions on art paper or canvas.

PAK gallery artists mentioned in GQ magazine and Vogue recently.

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The Multiple eXposure Project Call for Artists: Outside the White Cube

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Dear Marie,

I hope you can publish this call for artists to our curatorial project, Outside the White Cube, in your website. Thank you.

Regards,

Sherwin Mapanoo (curator)

The Multiple eXposure Project

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Call for Artists: Outside the White Cube

The Multiple eXposure Project will be curating “Outside the White Cube”, an alternative, traveling, curatorial project which aims to feature image-based works across different disciplines and media by emerging artists from the Philippines and elsewhere. We are inviting local and international artists whose works discuss the notion of the “PUBLIC” and its complexities. Deadline of submission is on October 5, 2015.

Artists working in a variety of media and disciplines are invited to participate and submit their works. We are seeking image submissions such as photographic series, video arts, short films, video mapping, recorded public performances, digital manipulation, animation, digital arts, new media arts, and others. Needless to say, any medium that can be projected to the screen will be accepted.

Please email your submissions, together with description, artist statement, and bionote, to themultipleexposureproject@gmail.com.

For more information, website our website: http://www.themultipleexposureproject.co.nr or our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/themultipleexposureproject.

About the Theme (Public):


The “public” is a multi-layered concept defined differently depending on how the term is used and framed. It is a notion devoid of singularity and is, grammatically speaking, a terrain of contradictions. As a noun and an adjective, the public constitutes the people, masses or community, and suggests anything that is staged, accessed, or seen out in the “open.” The public can also be used as a verb to describe something one does, as in make public or publicize, suggesting the movement or shift from the inside (private) to the outside (public). Paradoxically, however, the same term also points to the limits of such openness and movement. Given that it simultaneously refers to something “involving and provided by the government”, the public is always at risk of becoming merely an apparatus of the sovereign state and its institutions, thus making the flow of its production, distribution, and consumption partial and counterproductive.

With these issues in mind, we are looking for submissions that address and interrogate key topics of interest, but are not limited to, the following:

–         What is public? What counts as public?
–         The public and the private  – their overlapping tensions and ambiguities (ex: private event, object, or space made public)
–         The public as a collective (subject, citizenship, nation, etc.)
–         Politics, institutions, and conflicts (of interests) in public sphere
–         Positioning the public in the city or urban context
–         The value of public-ness (openness, sharing, connection, participation, etc.)
–         The limits and potentials of the public
–         The public and the subaltern counterpublic
–         Public image and identity
–         Public performance, gaze, visual voyeurism, and spectacle
–         Public and biopolitics (power, discipline, panopticon, and surveillance)

Description:

As implied by the project’s title, “Outside the White Cube” seeks to re-frame the practice of curating and spectating images outside the exclusionary, institutional borders of the “white cube” or gallery space.

Public spaces are used as an exhibition site to stimulate a mode of spectator experience that revolves around displacement of the passersby (public) from their “habitus” by interrupting the flow of pedestrian traffic. We alter a familiar public space and transform it into an unusual, dialogic site for image projection and exhibition, taking advantage of its accessibility and site-specificity in order to redefine the ways the spectators look at and engage with images.  Adopting “guerilla urbanism” as a curatorial strategy, we make sense of the immediacy of the “public” and reflect upon its context, meanings, and intersections with representation, place, and discourse. In so doing, we intervene and reformat aspects of the urban landscapes and emphasize the “counter-spectacle” in art viewing and appreciation.

This project also underlines the inherent ephemerality of an open-to-the-public display in relation to time and space. As a “traveling” exhibition which heavily depends on projection technology and public space as its “frame” or “canvas”, this project celebrates the momentary nature of image-viewing, consumption, and mobility in the metropolis at a time of constant flux and transition.

Sites and Duration:


Selected works will be projected and displayed in public spaces in different parts of Metro Manila where there is a massive flow of human traffic. Possible sites defined by law as “public place” include: “any highway, boulevard, avenue, road, street, bridge or other thoroughfare, park, plaza, square, and/or any open space of public ownership where the people are allowed access.” Each exhibition will run anywhere from a few hours to a week. The first phase of the traveling exhibition will run from October to December 2015. An accompanying zine featuring the works of the artists will also be published.

About The Multiple eXposure Project:


The Multiple eXposure Project is a multimedia, multi/trans/inter-disciplinary artistic practice and research-based initiative that explores the many layers of image-making, participatory photography, visual ethnography, and performative encounter(s) between the image and the spectator; the subject and the viewer.

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