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You Should Not be Here
Do you Belong? Do they Belong? We are often made to feel unwelcome or invisible either by borders, race, gender, social status, politics, beliefs, our own mind etc. This exhibition will explore these provocative themes, show us your work!
Deadline to enter: September 30th, 2014
A SolArt Radio event hosted by OCCCA You Should Not be Here, Opens at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Arts on November 1st 2014 through December 16th 2014.
The exhibition will feature film screenings, video art & animation installations as well as musical performances through its run time. Schedules & performances to be announced (TBA).
The exhibition opens during the 10th annual Noche de Altares Celebration & Street Festival organized by El Centro Cultural de Mexico & the Noche de Altares Collective . It is also All Saint’s Day or Dia de los Muertos as its traditionally observed in Latin American Countries. The event draws over 10,000 souls to the FREE outdoor event and the Orange County Center for Contemporary Arts is located in the direct area of this celebration in the heart of Downtown Santa Ana’s Artist Village.
This exhibition will include works curated by: Sali Heraldez- Founder and Creative Director of SolArt Media & Design & SolArt Radio & curator at SolArt Gallery Café (2004 to 2011) and Lilia Lamas - Curator and member of the Sixpack Projects and curator for international events in Italy; Venice & Florence Biennials
Concluding the exhibition all participants will receive an e-mail with the website hosting the exhibition Images and list of participants, as well as images from the event.
A selection of accepted artists’ works will be exhibited in a to be announced location in Florence, Italy. Dates and details for participating artists to exhibit in Italy will be determined by January 2015.
The artist will focus the entries on their own concept, views & themes reflecting someone/something that “shouldn’t be here”.
Deadlines and Dates
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS
OCTOBER 1 - FINALISTS ANNOUNCED
NOVEMBER 2 - DEC 16, 2014
Artist Submission Material and Specifications:
Mediums Accepted: video, sound art, moving image, film stills, mixed media, experimental text, interviews, documentaries, video dance works, and photography.
An artist statement of how your work on how fits the theme.
Technical Requirements for your artwork proposed.
A participation fee of $38 U.S. for every 3 or up to 3 entries.
Artist releases OCCCA/SolArt from any and all claims and demands of any kind regarding damage or injury during delivery to and from OCCCA.
RISK AND INDEMNIFICATION
ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
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