Group Exhibition Opportunity - Before Greed Became Form

Deadline: 25/05/2020  |  Published: 11/05/2020  |  Venue: www.thisisamyjackson.com/virtual-gallery  |  City: Global  |  Amy Jackson

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Before Greed Became Form is a Group Exhibition, taking place virtually with artists from around the world. It seeks to imagine a world we hope to see ACV (after coronavirus). After decades of greed, from society and in the art world in general, we would like to invite under-represented artists to exhibit in a Group Exhibition and have the opportunity to sell their work. This exhibition will be curated by artist Amy Jackson (@thisisamyjackson) and is open only to artists who are not represented by galleries.

Before Greed Became Form asks artists to respond to the last three decades of decadence and greed, both in society and in the art world in particular and asks them to question if we need more stuff in the world (and if we do, what that ‘stuff’ should be). 

The exhibition responds to the age we are all living through, full of anger, disappointment and fear for the future. Gone are the days of diamond skulls and countless dots. ACV (after coronavirus), if we plan to make something, perhaps it needs to say something and somehow make an impact which sacrifices extreme profit in order to be net positive for people and the planet. 

We would like to understand what you have made since the start of 2020, why you have made it and how you believe it can shape the future for the better either through its materials, themes or both.

We are looking for artists in any medium who can tackle this issue conceptually and thoughtfully. There are no restrictions on size or material as long as it can be displayed in a virtual gallery. You may exhibit a still image of a performance, a short video, a painting, print, drawing, photograph, literally anything that can be hosted online in 2D form.

All artists will be invited to provide original works for sale during the exhibition with the virtual gallery taking only 20% commission to cover hosting costs and transaction fees.

 

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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Anyone, any age, any ethnicity, at any stage in their career. However, please note we will give preference to artists who are not currently represented by a gallery.
When is the deadline?
26th May at 7pm
How many works can I submit?
Ideally 8
When do I need to supply the work by?
If you are selected to exhibit, we will need high quality JPGs of your work (no larger than 20MB), title and description as well as a short biography about yourself no later than midnight on 30th May.
How much does it cost?
Nothing! The exhibition is free, and we will try to help you sell your work and promote your pieces to our wide network :)
Are there payments to artists?
We are hosting the virtual gallery and offering a platform to sell and promote your work so we cannot pay a fee on this occasion. However, the exhibition is free to enter and you will benefit from promotion to all of our networks.
What are the exhibition opening hours?
24 / 7 from 1st June until 1st September 2020.
What publicity will be provided as part of the opportunity?
The exhibition will be advertised on our Instagram feed with over 5,000 followers @thisisamyjackson, it will also be promoted to our contacts in art collection, with galleries in London and New York and will be listed on the KCAW20 'what's on' website.
How do you decide on proposals?
We are choosing work based on its quality and relevance to the theme. We are as interested in the concept as much as the visuals but being strong in both areas will help get your work in the gallery.
What happens if my proposal is chosen?
You will be notified on the 27th May and details will be provided for how you should share the details needed for the exhibition.
What kind of proposals are you looking for?
Anything! We don't want to add too much workload so feel free to keep things simple, just make sure we have your name, email, CV, an idea of your general practice and most importantly the work you want to exhibit with names and descriptions.
What are the selection criteria?
How well the work will exhibit in a virtual gallery and how well it meets the theme Before Greed Became Form.

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