In-Transit: The Body As Currency

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The Kay Chernush Virtual Gallery is an immersive experience from ArtWorks for Freedom that gives visitors from around the world access to a professionally curated selection of original artwork exploring the complexities of human trafficking. Gallery visitors can engage with a wide range of drawings, paintings, films, videos, murals, performances, textiles, and conceptual art that fights stigmatization and elevates the voices of survivors.

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In Transit: The Body as Currency

Curated by Helen Frederick and Kate Somers 

The gallery’s inaugural exhibition, In Transit: The Body as Currency, will feature multidisciplinary artworks that contemplate what it means to live in a world in which one’s freedom has been cruelly stolen. Possible themes include domestic servitude, labor trafficking, sex trafficking, debt bondage, migrant labor, and trafficking in transit, among others.

Artists who wish to be considered for In Transit: The Body as Currency may apply digitally through 5pm EST on 31 January 2023. The fee to submit is US$12. 

All artistic media and styles are accepted, including 2D, 3D, short film and video, and installation, in addition to literary forms, music, and filmed dance, theater, and other performing arts.

View the full prospectus and register to apply online: 

https://artcall.org/calls/c2842-open-call-for-in-transit-the-body-as-currency

Submissions due: 5pm EST, 31 January 2023

Prizes Details: 

Each participating artist or artist group will receive an honorarium of US$250.

Artists will retain the copyright of their work published in the Kay Chernush Virtual Gallery. Participating artists agree to allow the accepted artworks to be used for publicity, educational, and archival purposes. (A full description of terms will be provided in the Artist Agreement included with notifications to accepted artists.)

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The Kay Chernush Virtual Gallery is an immersive experience from ArtWorks for Freedom that gives visitors from around the world access to a professionally curated selection of original artwork exploring the complexities of human trafficking. Gallery visitors can engage with a wide range of drawings, paintings, films, videos, murals, performances, textiles, and conceptual art that fights stigmatization and elevates the voices of survivors.
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31/January/2023

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$12, unless waived
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