Call for Submissions: Queer Utopia Group Art Show

Call for Submissions: Queer Utopia Group Art Show

The NSCAD Queer Collective is seeking work by emerging artists that engages with topics of futurity, and utopias. We have chosen the concept of utopias as a place to connect critiques of the present with visions of the future. To connect intersectional struggles to visions of resistance. Artists should feel free to challenge accepted conceptions of queerness and envision radical or practical alternative futures. Artists are encouraged to connect to issues affecting themselves or their communities. We hope this show will spark dialogue and challenge viewers to hope and to resist.

All mediums are welcome. This juried exhibition is open to submissions from emerging artists and students. The show will open on December 9thth in the Anna Leonowens Gallery and will run until December 10th to 14 2013. The exhibition will take place in the lowermost gallery space within the Anna Leonowens (gallery 3), and will include the alcove just off of gallery 2.

Submissions must be received by October 15th at 5:00pm. Please include the following:
Artist CV: summarizing your level of education, past exhibitions, and related art experience.
Project Description: explaining the concept, scale, and media (250 words max).
Artwork Documentation: low res jpegs or applicable media on a clearly marked CD or DVD. If submitting by email please upload and video work to Vimeo or Youtube and include the link.
Written Image Index: stating the file name, title of the work, medium, unframed dimensions (if applicable) and date created
Exhibition Needs: list any equipment requests such as plinths, projectors, VCRs, DVD players, headphones, TVs, etc
Successful applicants will be contacted by email.
Submissions/proposals may be mailed or dropped off to:
Anna Leonowens Gallery
5163 Duke St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3J 3J6

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About apartmenthalifax

apARTment is a student operated studio space where students may create & display their artwork(s) at no cost. Monthly exhibitions and bi-weekly workshops will be regularly posted on our calendar so you can stay up-to-date with whats going on. Because this is run out of a student apartment, our hours of operation will vary and will be available on our blog and on our FB & Twitter page. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Apartment Twitter: https://twitter.com/apARTmentHali If you are a student artist and interested in showcasing your work, please don’t hesitate to send us an email with your full name, school of attendance and a brief blurb about yourself along with any works you wish to share. We are continually looking for submissions, so it’s very likely your piece(s) could make it on our walls! apartmenthalifax@gmail.com

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