Call for Submissions: Queer Identity, Nationality + Diaspora

Curator Dainesha Nugent-Palache is currently seeking artworks by (queer) emerging artists dealing with themes of identity, nationality, and diaspora to be shown in an exhibition at Xpace Cultural Centre, June 24-Aug. 6, 2016.

The direct focus of this exhibition is the threat of discrimination, violence and imprisonment due to the intersection of one’s queer identity, culture, or nationality, with the intent to uncover and expose the often hidden faces of queerness. Existing pieces and works in process, in all mediums will be considered. Works must be ready for exhibition by June 10, 2016.

Deadline: Midnight, Monday January 4, 2016.

Electronic submissions can be sent to: suppressed.oppressed@gmail.com

Please include:
1. Artist statement
2. Project description including technical requirements
3. Short bio (100 words max.)
4. CV
5. 3-5 images or videos of existing work/examples of proposed work and past work as support, along with a list of this support material.

File formats:
Written material: PDF
Images: JPG, 72 dpi
Video: MOV or web-accessible link(s)

All artists selected for the exhibition will be paid a project fee.

E-mail: Dainesha at suppressed.oppressed@gmail.com for any further inquiries.