Open call for group exhibition - I'M SO SICKLE OF IT

Deadline: 16/10/2022  |  City: Stoke Newington High Street  |  Region: London  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Uncovered Collective

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Are you sick of capitalism? Are you bored of consumerism? Have you considered that maybe communism isn't the answer? Do you think the old model of left and right is no longer working? Are you just sickle of it all?

Our corporate overlords want us to be indistinguishable meat cogs in their system. Bio-parts that can be swopped out and replaced as long as the machine keeps running, the regime stays stable and the capital keeps flowing to the top.

They want us to be atomised units, floating data points, who are rootless, belong nowhere and believe in nothing. They view us as cattle, to think the same, to consume the same, to be the same. Whilst selling us an inauthentic individualism that makes us believe we are unique and special because of the products we choose to buy.

We are hoping to host an exhibition that responds to the above concerns and communicates a sense of disillusionment with the postmodern world we find ourselves in and offers a critique of the neoliberal order we are all ruled by. We would like to receive a variety of work ranging from the lightly humorous to the deadly serious, as long as they demonstrate a levity and deft touch.  We are particularly looking for satire, irony and all forms of humour. Although all works, in all mediums will be considered (including performance and film/video).

We have secured 147, a white cube space situated on Stoke Newington High Street. Uncovered is a not-for-profit organisation and as with all our exhibitions the cost of the show will be split amongst the participating artists. If accepted each artist will contribute £100.

Exhibition opening times - Friday 25th to Sunday 27th November, 10.00 to 18.00.

Private view - Thursday 24th November, 18.00 to 22.00.

All artwork is requried to be delivered Wednesday 23rd November between 10.00 and 12,00 and collected Sunday 27th between  18.30 and 19.30.

Venue address - 147 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 0NY

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When is the deadline?
16th October.
How many works can I submit?
Up to three, although you will have to fill out an individual form for each work submitted.
When is the delivery date?
Wednesday 23rd November between 10.00 and 12.00
When do I need to collect my work?
Sunday 27th November between 18.30 and 19.30
Is there a submission fee?
There is no submission fee, although if selected each artist will have to contribute £100.
Is there a private view?
Yes, Thursday 25th November between 18.00 and 22.00
What publicity will be provided as part of the opportunity?
Uncovered Collective is a network. To promote our exhibitions we post Artist Showcases across our social media platforms, which include an example of your work alongside an artistic profile. All exhibited works will be shown on the Uncovered website with links to each artist's website and social media. All work exhibited and the private view will be professionally photographed and the images shared with the artists on request.
Do I need insurance?
The exhibition is fully invigilated. The event has Personal Liability Insurance which only covers people and the venue, not any artworks. We leave it to each individual artist to insure their own work if required.
Is any commission taken, if my work is sold?
Uncovered Collective do not charge commission on any works sold during the exhibition.

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