Random Orange International Artist Open Call for Submissions

Image by: Ice Tuxedo ‘random orange’ Open Call

Image by: Ice Tuxedo ‘random orange’ Open Call

Organised by Ice Tuxedo

Deadline for applications: Friday 8th July, 2016, Time: 6 pm

Random Orange is an International Open Call exhibition organised by Ice Tuxedo.  Artists are asked to apply with work that respond to an extract taken from ‘The Science in Science Fiction’ ed. Peter Nicholls, 1982, p. 91.

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EXTRACT:

‘There are various intriguing science fiction notions concerning time that can only call upon very distant support from science.  A notable example is A.E. van Vogt’s novel The Weapon Shops of Isher, in which a man throws alternately, as if on a seesaw, increasingly distant past and futures, accumulates so much energy (for surely time travel requires energy) that when he finally explodes in the distant past, it is the intensity of this release of energy that catalyzes the creation of the Sun and the planets.  This is one of the ultimate time paradoxes.  More soberly, Ian Watson’s story “The Very Slow Time Machine’ tells of a future time traveller in a machine which, before it is projected even further into the future, must (like a catapult) first be very slowly pulled back into the past.  To battled present-day observers he seems to be experiencing normal duration, but in reverse.  There is a remote sense in which physics supports the relationship between time and energy that these stories rather vaguely suggest.  The initial energy of the Big Bang that gave birth to our universe is thought to be directly connected to the nature of time in the universe. We do not know exactly how much energy this was, but we do know that the greater the initial energy, the longer time itself will last before the universe reaches its hear-death or collapses back into a monobloc.’

Key dates:
Deadline for applications: Time: 18.00 pm, Friday 8th July, 2016
Selected artists announced on Schwartz Gallery website:
Private view: Thursday 28th July, 6 – 8.30 p.m
Exhibition dates: 28/07/16 – 27/08/2016
Public opening hours: Saturdays only: 11am – 5pm
Thursday & Friday: Viewing by appointment only between 11am and 5pm

Fees:
Application and processing fee: £20 (via paypal: see website) per application of up to three artworks per artist.  The fee is non-refundable. Please include your PayPal Payment Reference Number when completing the ‘random orange’ application form.

Guidelines: Applications guidelines: www.schwartzgallery.co.uk

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Schwartz Gallery, 92 White Post Lane, London, E9 5GU
Travel: Hackney Wick Overground

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