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Black & White Imprint

IMPRINT:  An impression; the mark left behind.  SMI, in celebration of Black History Month, encourages artists to submit works that evoke personal or collective memory, in both traditional and experimental print-making mediums.

JUROR: Onnie Strother is a visual artist, lecturer, and curator, born and raised in Newark NJ.  He is a former art and art history teacher with degrees in fine arts, art education and administration and supervision. He works in a variety of mediums with subjects derived from the media, popular music, political and social issues. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. His artwork can be seen in public and private collections and online.

Orkney Islands Group Residency AIR, SEA AND SOIL: MICRO-MACRO

09 – 16 SEPTEMBER 2023
APPLICATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY 14 AUGUST 2023
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 9
PLACE: BIRSAY, ORKNEY, SCOTLAND

AIR, SEA AND SOIL is The Museum of Loss and Renewal’s Group Residency programme that takes place in Scotland’s Orkney Islands and is a partnership with The Pier Arts Centre, Stromness.

The Ghostly Commission

To celebrate the launch of the International Ghost Appreciation Society we’re looking to commission a piece of artwork to be unveiled at our launch event, and stashed lovingly forever in our archive.

As an open-minded and international ghost hunting society, we’re not prescriptive about medium or format. We’re open to poems, paintings, sculptures, films, interpretive dances and more.

The goal is to create something interesting, memorable and which can help define the identity of our nascent ghost hunting society.

The selected artist will be paid £100. The piece will be unveiled at our launch event in January 2023, which will take place in Edinburgh. As such, ideas from local artists are particularly encouraged.

Call to Artists: Collage Artist Residency in Scotland

An in-person residency at MERZ Gallery in Sanquhar, Scotland centered on collage artists who want to incorporate history and folklore into their artist practice. Residents will make artwork for an exhibition and book. 

Deadline to Apply: 31 July 2022Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis until space is filled. Artists are encouraged to apply well before the deadline. 

ABOUT THE RESIDENCY

Call to Artists: Collagists in the Archives Residency

Collagists in the Archives Residency

Virtual residency centered on the Stewart-Swift Research Center at the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury, Vermont, USA.

Deadline to Apply: Sunday, 17 April 2022

re:visionism

Is it possible to distinguish between art and the artist? Do only meticulous cleaners safe us from unsubstantial art? How free can art be? Does the art scene need a radical clearing out? Is Cancel Culture a threat to art or are we all just too sensitive?

re:visionism is an exhibition that addresses those questions and the topic of historical revisionism from an interdisciplinary and boundary transcending point of view inspired by the debate initiated by Moshtari Hilal & Sinthujan Varatharajah about Germany's Nazi background, which manifests in the wealth of German corporations and institutions.

The exhibition aims to offer a critical debate about artists who profited from historical revisionism and whose works and lives are still trivialized and glorified.

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