Part of You - Searching for symbolism about body parts

Deadline: 09/08/2020  |  Published: 25/07/2020  |  City: Winchester  |  Country: United Kingdom  |  Kexin Zhou

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Theme: Part of You. What does the body part mean to you? In addition to the physical role, does the body part have role to play with gender, group, and mind?

The exhibition is held by Contemporary Curation students in Winchester School of Art.

Because of COVID-19, the gallery will not open until the situation chnages. Currently we will only display the works online.

Information about the project:

The English phrase 'he has a long face', means he is  unhappy. The face is supposed to be part of our body, but in this sentence, it is given a different meaning, indicating emotion. 

There is also a movement called 'free the nipple' that argues for women’s bodies, sexuality and safety. In this campaign, the nipple stands for empowerment and equality.

By giving meanings to human organs, they may represent an idea, a culture, or an equal rights struggle that brings us closer together.

The theme of this exhibition is'Part of you', where visitors can question what each part of the body means to you and about different cultures' interpretations of body parts.

How to apply:

1. Description of the works (name, size, material, date)

2. Artists' statement about the topic

3. Images

 

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Who is eligible for this opportunity?
everyone
When is the deadline?
August 9th, 2020
How many works can I submit?
As many as you like
Is there a private view / opening?
Current situation does not allow us to open private view.
What are the exhibition opening hours?
It will be displayed online.
What publicity will be provided as part of the opportunity?
Our school official account will help us to spread the information.

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